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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.

  • Absentee voting underway, election officials getting ready for Nov. 8

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Absentee voting is now under way for Kentucky’s Nov. 8 general election, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced last week.

  • Belle in port
  • Wet/dry election set Dec. 20 for Bedford voters

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Voters within the city limits of Bedford will participate in a Local Option Election on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, to determine whether to allow retail sales of alcoholic beverages in the town. This is not to be confused with the Nov. 8 General Election. Only four precincts— North Bedford, South Bedford, East Bedford and Palmyra (City Residents Only)—will participate in the Dec. 20 election, which will be held at the Bedford Elementary School from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. during the students’ Christmas holiday break.

  • Repairs to begin Monday on U.S. 42 Kentucky River bridge at Carrollton

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    Repairs to the Kentucky River Bridge will begin Monday, Oct. 17, and are scheduled to be completed Nov. 15.
    The bridge will be reduced to one lane and a temporary signal will be placed on each end of the bridge. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet press release said motorists are asked to exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

  • Local cheerleader to perform in Philly Thanksgiving Day parade

    Trimble County Middle School cheerleader Brooklyn Sachleben has been selected along with more than 500 junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States to perform in the 97th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the nation.

  • Trimble visit mentioned by actor in recent Wall Street Journal column

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

  • Milton mayor seeks higher office

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Can anyone run for president? This is a question which was continually asked in Denny C. Jackson’s class at Switzerland County High School. When Jackson’s response was, “Yes, any good standing American can be on the ballot,” the students wanted proof. Therefore, they began the inspiring quest for Mr. Jackson, their teacher, to become a presidential candidate. Has he followed through? Is his lesson true?
    How it all began

  • KSP seeks public’s assistance in assault investigation

    The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault investigation.
    On September 20, 2016 shortly after 10:00 p.m. Kentucky State Police received a call an adult female had been sexually and physically assaulted in the community of Bedford. The incident occurred on West Avenue and the victim walked to the Valero gas station on US 42 to report the incident. 

  • Trimble High welcomes German student Toni Rien

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Antonia Rien, foreign exchange student from Hannover, Germany, says said she enjoys living in a smaller community “because everybody knows everybody.” An added bonus to this small town living is spending her American experience in the mayor’s home in Milton.