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  • Fiscal court approves road projects, discuss purchases

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Road Department crew has been at work this week repaving Kidwell Pike. Trimble County Fiscal Court, during their Sept. 19 meeting, chose to have the local road crew pave Kidwell Pike rather than accept a $115,131 bid by an outside contractor to do the job. The magistrates did accept bids for paving of Flood Court ($29,363) and Clark Road ($16,685).

  • Tingles enter North American Intl. Livestock Expo

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Two Bedford youths have entered livestock in next month’s 43rd annual North American International Livestock Exposition. The NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with nearly 30,000 entries and nearly $750,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for Nov. 1-17, the event will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Jan completes Ironman!

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Sept. 25, 2016 Jan Powell crossed the finish line of the Ironman, at approximately 11:50 p.m., which means her name was announced along with her new title. Powell recently described her overwhelming emotions at that moment and took time to thank all of her supporters.

  • Rand, other legislative leaders blast Bevin for withholding SEEK funding for Ky. schools

    Frankfort, KY—Responding to the governor’s refusal to disperse $4.64 million to Kentucky public schools, House Speaker Greg Stumbo, House Appropriations and Revenue Chair Rick Rand and House Education Chair Derrick Graham last week expressed outrage that once again the governor has willfully ignored the law.
    At issue is additional funding mandated by law to be released by the governor when schools experience a shortfall in SEEK (Support Education Excellence in Kentucky) funding.

  • Tingle brothers celebrate state fair successes

    Staff Report
    Trimble County was well represented at the 2016 Kentucky State Fair in the sheep division. Walker and Camdyn Tingle, sons of Brian and Brooke Tingle, represented A. Ginn Farms with their lambs after showing at numerous county fairs as well as district competitions.
    Twelve-year-old Walker Tingle had the following success at the Kentucky State Fair
    Junior Sheep Show
    Class 014: Market Showmanship- 3rd place
    Class 017: Breeding Showmanship- 5th place
    Class 009: Late Born Jr. Ewe Lamb Southdown- 6th place

  • Local news in brief

    TCHS Class of ’76 to reunite Saturday
    The Trimble County High School Class of 1976 has scheduled their 40 year reunion for

  • Milton High School reunion Oct. 16

    The Milton High School Annual Black and Gold Reunion for alumni and former students of the old school formerly located on School Hollow Road in downtown Milton will be held at Noon on Sunday, October 16, at The Pines restaurant in Madison.

  • County clerks helping veterans

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning says a birdhouse can help a veteran. For a number of years county clerks around the Commonwealth of Kentucky have raised funds to assist veterans centers around the state. For a donation of $20 individuals may purchase an attractive license plate birdhouse from the county clerk staff.

  • Voting machines inspected, ready for General Election

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Elections conducted a thorough inspection of the county’s voting machines Friday and declared them ready for the Nov. 8 General Election. The process required a little over two hours for Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning and election board members Dale Vincent and Beery Welty to complete.

  • Bedford on edge after alleged sexual assault

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Residents of the Bedford community are on edge after reports of an alleged brutal sexual assault and stabbing circulated recently.
    A Louisville television station broke the story late last week, a report that served to scare many residents of the community. Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock said he has been inundated with calls, texts, emails and visits from concerned citizens since word began to circulate. Pollock contacted the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and confirmed that an incident had been reported.