Local News

  • Clocks to roll back Sunday

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. Kentuckians will get back the hour of sleep they lost during the spring time change in March.
    When going to bed on Saturday night, adjust your clocks back one hour. For example, if going to bed at 11 p.m. Saturday, adjust your clocks to 10 p.m. That way, your clocks will be accurate when you awaken Sunday.
    Since 2007, daylight saving time begins in most states on the second Sunday of March and ends in November on the first Sunday.

  • Jury convicts Vaughn Whitt of 2015 Brennan Stewart murder

    The Trimble Banner
    A Jefferson (Ind.) Circuit Court jury returned guilty verdicts of murder and other criminal charges against Milton resident Vaughn Alan Whitt last week in connection with the April 16, 2015 shooting death of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart.

  • Bedford bank to celebrate 125 years Saturday

    Managing Editor
    On Saturday, Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will celebrate the financial institution’s 125th anniversary with a community open house from 2 to 5 p.m.

  • Palmyra Community Halloween Party set

    Nick and Tammy Nixon are once again hosting the Palmyra Community Halloween celebration at their farm, located at 1066 Palmyra Road. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.
    Bring your little ghouls for a howling good time. Too old to trick or treat? Bring your goodies, park in the field and treat the little goblins. You’re welcome to bring a dish but it is not required. There will be good eats for everyone!

  • Bruner joins circuit court clerk colleagues for educational sessions

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy M. Bruner joined other circuit clerks from across the state at the 2016 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the educational program Sept. 26-29 for the state’s circuit court clerks.
    The circuit court clerks received an update on the court system from AOC Director Laurie K. Dudgeon and attended sessions on jury management, record retention and court technology.

  • Wet/dry election provides challenge for clerk

    The Trimble Banner
    The Dec. 20 Local Option Election to determine whether Bedford residents will permit the sale of alcohol within the city limits comes quickly on the heels of the Nov. 8 General Election, providing a challenge of scheduling for Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.
    The clerk’s office will have to provide at least 12 days of absentee voting for the Local Option Election, Browning said. The county’s voting machines will be under quarantine for 30 days following the General Election and that will be through Dec. 8.

  • Whitt trial underway in Madison

    The Trimble Banner
    The trial of a Milton man facing numerous charges, including murder, in the April 16, 2015 shooting death of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart got underway Wednesday of last week in Jefferson Circuit Court in Madison, Ind., before Jefferson Circuit Judge Darrell Auxier.

  • COMPASS provides direction for those struggling with addictions

    By Melissa Blankenship
    Landmark News Service
    A new program of the Tri County Community Action Agency (TCCAA) hopes to provide assistance to individuals and families struggling with addiction.
    The COMPASS program serves Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties with a focus on offering guidance, support and resources to anyone interested in treatment for substance abuse.

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  • KSP taking back unwanted prescription drugs Saturday

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – KSP will partner with the Drug Enforcement Agency on Saturday, Oct. 22, in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets. Collection activities will take place from 10 a.m. through 2 p.m. in every KSP Post area across the state.
    In Trimble County, Deputy Tom Starks will be at the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department, located in the Trimble County Courthouse from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. for residents to dispose of unused and/or expired medication.