Local News

  • Rand, other legislative leaders blast Bevin for withholding SEEK funding for Ky. schools

    Frankfort, KY—Responding to the governor’s refusal to disperse $4.64 million to Kentucky public schools, House Speaker Greg Stumbo, House Appropriations and Revenue Chair Rick Rand and House Education Chair Derrick Graham last week expressed outrage that once again the governor has willfully ignored the law.
    At issue is additional funding mandated by law to be released by the governor when schools experience a shortfall in SEEK (Support Education Excellence in Kentucky) funding.

  • Tingle brothers celebrate state fair successes

    Staff Report
    Trimble County was well represented at the 2016 Kentucky State Fair in the sheep division. Walker and Camdyn Tingle, sons of Brian and Brooke Tingle, represented A. Ginn Farms with their lambs after showing at numerous county fairs as well as district competitions.
    Twelve-year-old Walker Tingle had the following success at the Kentucky State Fair
    Junior Sheep Show
    Class 014: Market Showmanship- 3rd place
    Class 017: Breeding Showmanship- 5th place
    Class 009: Late Born Jr. Ewe Lamb Southdown- 6th place

  • Local news in brief

    TCHS Class of ’76 to reunite Saturday
    The Trimble County High School Class of 1976 has scheduled their 40 year reunion for

  • Milton High School reunion Oct. 16

    The Milton High School Annual Black and Gold Reunion for alumni and former students of the old school formerly located on School Hollow Road in downtown Milton will be held at Noon on Sunday, October 16, at The Pines restaurant in Madison.

  • County clerks helping veterans

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning says a birdhouse can help a veteran. For a number of years county clerks around the Commonwealth of Kentucky have raised funds to assist veterans centers around the state. For a donation of $20 individuals may purchase an attractive license plate birdhouse from the county clerk staff.

  • Voting machines inspected, ready for General Election

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Elections conducted a thorough inspection of the county’s voting machines Friday and declared them ready for the Nov. 8 General Election. The process required a little over two hours for Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning and election board members Dale Vincent and Beery Welty to complete.

  • Bedford on edge after alleged sexual assault

    The Trimble Banner
    Residents of the Bedford community are on edge after reports of an alleged brutal sexual assault and stabbing circulated recently.
    A Louisville television station broke the story late last week, a report that served to scare many residents of the community. Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock said he has been inundated with calls, texts, emails and visits from concerned citizens since word began to circulate. Pollock contacted the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and confirmed that an incident had been reported.

  • Miracle: Test improvements ‘Huge’ for Trimble schools

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Schools have been declared “Distinguished/Progressing” and a “High Progress District” with the release today of scores from the 2015-16 Unbridled Learning Assessment and Accountability tests by the Kentucky Department of Education. The tests were administered during the spring of the 2015-16 school year.

  • Voting machine examinations set tomorrow

    The Trimble County Board of Elections will meet September 23, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. The Board will be doing the examination of the voting machines at the County Clerk’s Office. Any candidate, one representative of each political party having candidates to be voted for at the election, and representatives of the news media may be present when the examination of the machines is made by the County Board of Elections per KRS 424.130 (1) (d).

  • Dr. Cody Taylor settling in at Bedford office of Campbellsburg Chiropractic

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Health care issues? Ear infections, stomach problems, lowered immunity or just can’t shake the exhaustion? A new doctor is in town and believe it or not he can do much more than you ever imagined. Welcome Dr. Cody Taylor the new Chiropractor at Bedford Kentucky’s Campbellsburg Chiropractic.