Local News

  • Heating assistance available from Tri-County Community Agency

    The Trimble Banner
    Cold weather season is just around the corner. The cost of home heating is a problem for many low-income Kentuckians. Your local Tri-County Community Action Agency may be able to help through LIHEAP, otherwise known as the Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance Program.

  • 5 arrested in Bedford in connection with drug trafficking activity

    Five persons have been arrested in connection with alleged drug trafficking activity at a Bedford residence, according to a statement released by Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton.

  • TCHS grad an accomplished mountaineer

    Managing Editor
    Trimble County High School students have been challenged from day one to achieve great heights in their education and in their later careers. Dustin Bray, a 2006 TCHS grad, has taken that challenge to new levels—literally.

  • CARES awarded grant to prevent substance abuse

    The Trimble CARES Coalition was awarded a FY 2017 Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant in the amount of $125,000 by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, in cooperation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The coalition serves Trimble County’s community of 8,783. The goal of the coalition is to establish and strengthen community collaboration in support of local efforts to prevent youth substance use. The coalition will achieve its goal by implementing these strategies:

  • Rodgers: Retinal detachment forced changes in busy lifestyle

    Managing Editor
    The story of 1966 Trimble County High School graduate Rick Rodgers in last week’s edition of The Trimble Banner gave a number of readers an opportunity to reconnect with a long ago school or church associate. Rick is the older son of the late Payne and Marjorie Rodgers. His brother Steve, who graduated from TCHS in 1968, now lives in Louisville.
    This newspaper reached out to Rodgers Friday for a more extensive reconnection.

  • Streets, sidewalk focus of Bedford agenda

    The Trimble Banner
    There were only a few problems confronting the Bedford City Commission this month. The streets and sidewalks in some places were not repaired to the city’s satisfaction and again the sidewalk from Bedford to Trimble County High School was discussed.
    The patchwork done by OVA on Miller Lane needs to be redone. Commissioner Pollock will contact OVA and discuss this problem with them.

  • Flying WWII museum offering flights

    The Trimble Banner
    Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a member of the crew of a bomber aircraft during the Second World War? The World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Madras Maiden” will take to the skies over Louisville this weekend. Public flights will begin in the morning Saturday and Sunday with ground tours in the afternoon. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Pennybaker is Trimble’s ‘Hurricane Harvey hero’

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As the world watched the news about the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, many felt compelled to help out, in one way or another. Then the report came in, about another natural disaster and yet another. With such a vast amount of destruction, across multiple areas, there are many heroes, of whom we will not hear or read about. However, Brooke Montgomery and her family are in awe of their ‘Hometown Hero.’ She arrived in Texas ready to do whatever it took to bring them back to their feet.

  • Next month at the Trimble library

    Monday, October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30: Yoga - Take time to quiet your mind and gently strengthen your body with yoga. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat or a towel. The class is free and meets in the Trimble County Library meeting room at 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, October 4, 11, 18 & 25: Roaming Readers - Don’t let the colder weather keep you from exercising. Meet up with fellow walkers at the Trimble County Board of Education (old middle school) gym every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. for a 30-minute walk. Join us and get your steps in!

  • Fourth graders enjoy Trimble County Ag Day