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  • Hurst honored at holiday hoops event

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

  • ‘I do solemnly swear’
  • Dec. 31 final day to change party registration

    Voters who are already registered should be aware that Dec. 31 is the final day to change their party registration for the 2015 primary election.
    The state constitutional offices will be on the ballot in 2015. These offices are governor/lieutenant governor, attorney general, auditor of public accounts, commissioner of agriculture, secretary of state and treasurer.
    Candidates have until 4 p.m. Jan. 27 to file to run in the primary for those offices.
    First-time voters have until April 20 to register for the primary elections.

  • Mendenhall arraigned in death of Connie Hughes

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Nicholas Mendenhall was arraigned in Trimble County Circuit Court on Thursday, Dec. 18 on a charge of murder in connection with the Oct. 16 collision that caused the death of Bedford resident Connie Hughes.
    Through public defender Jessica Schulte, Mendenhal, 29, entered a not guilty plea in the hearing before Circuit Judge Karen Conrad.

  • MERRY CHRISTMAS!
  • Crash claims 20-year-old Kayla Jackson

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Bedford resident Kayla Nicole Jackson suffered fatal injuries early Saturday in a single vehicle crash around the 1900 block of Hwy 42 East in Trimble County.
    According to Kentucky State Police public information officer Mitchel Hazelett, KSP dispatchers at Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a call of the crash at 2:11 a.m. Saturday. Preliminary investigation shows that the 20-year-old Jackson was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by Kyle D. Hawkins, 18, also from Bedford.

  • More holiday music fills the air
  • Bedford Baptist youth reaching out for the homeless

    Members of the “Holy Huddle” youth group from Bedford Baptist Church shopped Sunday for five Angel Tree kids from our community, then raised money for Louisville Homeless Shelters. They stood outside, in the cold, raising over $500 for the charity!

  • Tax increase discussion to continue in January mtg

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court will revisit the Insurance Premium Tax issue at the January 19 meeting, according to Judge-Executive Jerry Powell who told the magistrates in Monday’s meeting that “we have got to increase our revenue. I feel it is my job to have the people to know and understand the condition of the county and our finances.”

  • Neighbors push six-county coalition

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Judge-executives of two counties bordering Trimble were on hand at Monday’s meeting of the Trimble County Fiscal Court to encourage local officials to remain active in a six-county coalition known as Kentucky Connected.
    The coalition was formed in June 2012, consisting of six counties—Gallatin, Owen, Carroll, Trimble, Henry and Oldham—along the Interstate 71 corridor in north central Kentucky in an effort to expand local businesses and employment.