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  • Riddle arraigned in Cable murder case

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Timothy Riddle was arraigned in Trimble County District Court Tuesday in connection with the Valentine’s Day shooting death of his former girlfriend, 38-year-old Lora Ann Cable, at her place of employment, First You Medical Center located at 18 Alexander Avenue just off U.S. Highway 42 in Bedford.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Rene Craig

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    I’d like to start off by saying that I’ve never been a huge fan of mathematics. Numbers have never exactly been something that I was able to identify with—as long as I can remember, my math classes, from basic math to algebra, have perplexed and frustrated me to a great extent. I was always at a point where I “just didn’t get it” or I simply gave up—this all changed, however, when I met Ms. René Craig.

  • 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.