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  • Trimble court to test electronic filing system

    Trimble and neighboring Oldham and Henry counties will test a new electronic filing system for the state’s court system, area judges announced last week.

    The three counties make up the 12th Circuit in Kentucky, which is only the third circuit in the state to launch e-filing for civic cases, District Judge Jerry Crosby said.

    The new program will allow court clerks to enter motions, filings and other legal documents electronically, allowing for the start of a transition away from the expense of paper, he said.

  • Milton to seek bids for riverside restrooms

    The Milton City Commission will soon advertise for bids from contractors seeking to build a new riverfront restroom at the Milton boat ramp on Ferry Street. The announcement was made during Thursday’s commission meeting.

  • Vampires, witches don’t scare local author

    A local woman is the proud new author of a book entitled “The Grey Curse,” a paranormal romance published Aug. 29.

    Christina McClellan, a.k.a. Krista Kelley, is a mother, wife and now a full-time writer who is excited to share her talent and love for writing.

    The 2009 Trimble County High School graduate is the daughter of Mike Albert of Bedford.

    Filled with suspense, romance, vampires, witches and a mysterious curse, this story is sure to top many Christmas lists this year.

  • Bedford Rotary hosts annual speech contest

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club initiated an annual speech contest for high school students in 1996. Since then, many fine students have participated for monetary prizes each spring. This year was no exception, as freshman Joe Pollock and senior Ashby Drake devoted hours of work and formally addressed the Rotary club on March 3. This year’s theme was “Light Up Rotary,” selected by Rotary International’s president Gary C.K. Huang of Taipei, Taiwan.

  • Trimble Relay for Life to be held June 13

    On June 13,   Trimble  County residents will join together at the American Cancer Society’s  Relay For Life to help finish the fight against cancer. The event will start at 6pm at Bedford Elementary School.  

  • Rotary to conduct Memorial Day service

    The service for Memorial Day 2015 has been organized and will be conducted by the Bedford Rotary Club at the Trimble County Courthouse on Monday, May 25.  The service will begin at 10:30 a.m.

  • Vaughn Whitt, 31 waives extradition, in Indiana custody

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Vaughn Whitt, the Milton resident held in connection with the April 16 shooting death of Madison teenager Brennan Stewart, is now in the custody of Jefferson County Sheriff John Wallace after Whitt waived extradition Tuesday in Trimble County District Court.
    Prior to Tuesday’s extradition proceedings, the 31-year-old Whitt had been held at the Carroll County Detention Center in Carrollton on charges of tampering with physical evidence, a Class D felony, and on a fugitive warrant from the State of Indiana.

  • Businesses celebrate opening at new location
  • The Trimble Banner has moved

    Trimble Banner Staff Report
    The Trimble Banner office in Bedford has moved to a new location above the new Campbellsburg Chiropractic office at 127 Hwy. 42 East.
    “The building is easy to spot with the red roof, directly across the street from Bobby True’s law office,” Publisher Jeff Moore said. “Managing Editor Dave Taylor will be based at the new location to provide our readers with the coverage they expect of Trimble County.”

  • Lacey Miller awaiting heart transplant

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Imagine enjoying an everyday life with your family. Driving your seven year old to school, homework, meals, play and bath time routines. Your home is full of laughter with three children, chatter and sometimes chaos. Then five days later you are cuddling one of them; who has come down with a fever, vomiting and laying limp. Of course the first thought is; this is a 24-hour stomach bug.