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  • Rocks craze hits Trimble County

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    If you have been out and about in the county, you may have observed families searching, finding and replacing a beautiful bunch of ‘rocks.’ Yes, painted rocks are sweeping the county. If you feel behind in this game of hide and seek, do not! It began about a month ago and is going viral.

  • Church Briefs

    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 100765 Hwy 421 N. in Milton.

    Bedford Springs Church Ladies Retreat is Sept. 16 at 12:00 in Fellowship Hall.  Guest speaker is Machele Coleman Bess with message ‘Who Holds The Reins.’  Sandwiches, salads and desserts will be served. If you intend to come, please RSVP by calling or texting 502-640-2645, leaving name and phone number.

  • Preventative maintenance work to begin Sept. 9 on Hwy 55 in Trimble County

    Louisville, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract for a preventative maintenance project on KY 55 in Trimble County. This project involves application of a cost-effective treatment, known as a cape seal, to extend the life of the pavement. The construction limits are from the Carroll/Trimble county line to the Trimble/Henry county line (mile markers 0.0 to 1.1).

  • Organizers set for Trimble County Apple Festival

    By SUE FISHER
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Apple Festival holds its 27th year celebration, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9 and 10 at the courthouse square in Bedford. The mission of the Trimble Co. Apple Festival is to raise funds for local schools, civic and community groups or activities which support and promote the betterment of our children, citizens and/or community.

  • Trimble County Challenge Walk set Sept. 16

    The Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities is hosting the annual County Challenge Walks again this year. Thanks to the help of several important community partners, organizers have expanded the challenge to seven counties for the 2017 event. Walks will be held this year in Barren, Bullitt, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties. The walks are scheduled for Sept. 16th with registration starting at 9:30 a.m. and the walks taking place from 10:00-11:00 a.m., local time.

  • Bedford Bash
  • Children and grandchildren grown, Mr. Maintenance keeps busy pace

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “My whole family has worked, attended, or coached at the Trimble County School System,” Danny Black reflected recently. “All my grandkids played sports for Trimble County, and those are and always will be the greatest memories of my entire life.”

  • Remains of missing Trimble man found in Oldham County

    Staff Report
    A death investigation is underway after a Bedford man who was missing for a week was found dead in La Grange.
    Around 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, La Grange Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Cedar Springs Place on a report of a body found in a field. The body was later determined to be that of 32-year-old Noah Jason Law of Bedford.
    Law had been reported missing to the Kentucky State Police a week prior to the discovery of his body, according to Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton.

  • Bedford Elementary School Jr. BETA competes at nationals

    In only their second year of having a BETA club at Bedford Elementary School, the group competed at the state and national levels.

  • Take precautions viewing eclipse

    By BECCA OWSLEY
    Landmark News Service
    Many cities in Kentucky are in the path for a total solar eclipse Aug. 21. While Trimble County isn’t in the path of the total eclipse, residents will still see a rare celestial event and need to know the proper way to view it.
    According to Dr. Joe Wolf, associate professor of biology and microbiologist at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, the last total solar eclipse that could be seen in the lower 48 states occurred Feb. 26, 1979.