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  • Horses recovering in Oldham

    By AMANDA MANNING
    Landmark News Service
    Thirteen horses that were found starving and alive among other dead horses in Trimble County have been recovering in Oldham County for the past week.  
    The Trimble County Sheriff’s office and the Henry and Trimble County Animal Control discovered multiple dead animals on Trimble County resident Marlena Robinson’s property. Robinson now faces 53 counts of animal cruelty second degree and 44 counts of disposition of carcasses within 48 hours.

  • Resident faces 97 charges after dead horses found on Trimble County farm

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 33-year-old Bedford woman was arrested Thursday after the remains of 15 dead horses and several dead rabbits were found on her farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Karen Long

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    True versatility is a rare characteristic. It’s not something that can be learned, it’s a natural talent that is born within a person and ignited as they discover passion and purpose. Mrs. Karen Long is the embodiment of that versatility, a shining example of achievement fueled by passion and dedication based on purpose.

  • Milton couple attend class taught by President Carter

    Milton residents Gary and Janet Greenwood went to Plains, Ga., on Jan. 22, to hear the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, teach Sunday School.
    President Carter teaches Sunday School nearly every Sunday at his home church, Maranatha Baptist Church, Gary Greenwood said. The Greenwoods sat on the front pew as President Carter taught the lesson from the book of Romans and talked of God’s grace and that people should get along with one another. He also talked about the Apostle Paul, the writer of the New Testament Letter to the Romans.

  • Lora Cable murdered at medical office

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    For Milton resident Lora Ann Cable, Tuesday—Valentine’s Day—began with a happy social media post containing a photograph of flowers she had received from a friend, which had brightened her day. By late morning, the daylight for Lora vanished in an instant, and for the many friends she had accrued over the course of her 38 years that instant cast a pall over their day as well.

  • Gunman on the run after fatal shooting in Bedford

    Fatal Shooting in Bedford


    Bedford, Ky. (February 14, 2017)The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a fatal shooting in Bedford Kentucky.

  • School board correction

    Trimble County Superintendent of Schools Steve Miracle emailed to clarify one statement in last week’s front-page story about the Trimble County Board of Education’s recent meeting. “The article last week regarding the budget was very good and concise,” Miracle wrote. “It did however misstate one fact. It said that the auditor was charging $25,000 in additional fees. He is actually attempting to charge $2,200 in additional fees. He stated that it had actually cost him $25,000 to do the budget, which is also not what he charges the district.”

  • Teacher Spotlight: Erin Liter

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Growing up, I’ve always been heavily inspired by my teachers. In my experience as a student, there’s always been a teacher there to challenge me to do better, motivate me to aspire to higher goals, present me with the gift of higher knowledge, and truly awaken every ounce of creative and artistic expression that was previously unrealized.

  • Meet Amy Eversole: New City Attorney for Bedford, Milton

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As new laws are introduced, new politicians take office, administrations change or shift…these events can mean big changes for small towns like Bedford and Milton. To ensure our communities are within the legal parameters of the law Amy L. Eversole has been hired for the job.
    “I have been the City Attorney for Carrolton since 2015, have had the privilege to be the City Attorney for Bedford since 2016 and now in Milton as of 2017,” she said.

  • Trimble’s All A Classic run ends in Final Four

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    FRANKFORT, Ky.—The Trimble County Lady Raiders’ quest to win the school’s first basketball state championship ended in a Final Four matchup with eventual state champion Monroe County in the All A Classic in the Frankfort Convention Center Saturday. The girls are the first ever TCHS team to advance to the Final Four in any state tournament, becoming one of only four teams remaining of the 120 Class A high schools in Kentucky who began the tournament.