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  • County approves expenditure for new jail vehicle

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County Fiscal Court has authorized the purchase of a new 15-passenger vehicle for Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple and his staff to transport prisoners to and from court appearances.

  • Poe: TCMS Summit Learning ‘exciting’

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Tracy Poe was in training last week and unable to respond to our request for input on the new Summit Learning program at Trimble County Middle School for Monday’s “Back to School” special edition. Following is her perspective.

    By TRACY POE, Principal
    Trimble County Middle School

  • Bedford man charged with human trafficking

    Staff Report
    A Trimble County man has been arrested and charged with human trafficking after he refused to pay a contractor and threatened to have him deported, according to Kentucky State Police.

  • LG&E assists Feed the Children
  • Church Briefs

    Wed. Aug. 2-Fri. Aug. 4
    Vacation Bible School at Mt. Herman Baptist Church, located on Palmyra Road in Trimble County, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. each evening. If you have questions, call 502-221-5497. Everyone welcome!
    Thursday, Aug. 3
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at the Crossroads Church, 4835 U.S. Hwy. 421N in Bedford, beginning at 7:00 p.m.
    Fri. Aug 4-Sun. Aug. 6

  • BES needs volunteers Saturday

    New Bedford Elementary School Principal Shannon Stark is planning a “Volunteer Day” on Saturday, July 29 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. “This would be a day where we ask volunteers to help us finish up a few projects at BES: landscaping, painting, light cleaning,” Stark said. Volunteers are encouraged to meet at the school at 8:30 a.m. for instruction on where they may be of best use. The opening day of classes for Trimble County Schools is Aug. 10.

  • Financial report focus of school board

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    District Finance Officer Phillip Harmon presented a summary of Financial Reports during the July 19 meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education.
    The June 2017 Financial Summary showed the actual balance as of June 30, 2017 to be $2,013,770.41. This is a decrease of $372,970.64 from May.
    For the month of June, the General Fund had $459,487.90 and $1,851,348.28 in expenses.
    Taxes collected to date
    Property Tax
    Month--$0
    Year--$1,833,410.34
    Franchise Tax

  • Back to School Fair tomorrow Bedford Elem.

    Staff Report
    The Trimble County Youth Services Center and Family Resource Center are teaming up to host a Back to School Fair, which will be held tomorrow from 10:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at the Bedford Elementary School.
    This will be a community-wide effort to provide clothes and shoes for those students and adults who are living on a tight budget. Be sure to tell anyone you know might be in need of this outreach effort to make them aware of this opportunity.

  • Shelby Energy office to close

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Shelby Energy Cooperative plans to close the utility cooperative’s Trimble County district office at 10 Alexander Avenue in Bedford at the conclusion of business hours on Sept. 15, according to announcements circulated to cooperative members recently. The cooperative had scheduled an advertisement to be placed in today’s issue of The Trimble Banner but pulled the ad on Tuesday morning.

  • Bedford hosts Citizen Appreciation Day, ‘Welcome Home’ celebration for local Vietnam veterans

    Staff Report
    The City of Bedford had a Citizen Appreciation Day/Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans party on Saturday, July 15 at the Morgan Community Center.
    The party was kicked off with a parade beginning at Trimble County High/Middle School and went through town to end at Signature Health Care (Trimble Nursing Center). At the community center was Razen Blazen BBQ, live music, and bouncy houses for entertainment.