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  • Jail issues focus of fiscal court discussion

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple has been instructed by Trimble County Fiscal Court to investigate if a collection agency is collecting reimbursement of jail bills from prisoners.

  • Fair fireworks sparks local Fourth celebration

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Fair Board welcomed elected officials from around the county for a special treat last Thursday night at the fair. The officials were served a generous helping of appetizers and sweets while welcoming legendary horse jockey Pat Day to the Trimble Fair. After a small get together with the officials, Mr. Day gave a presentation to a small crowd of about 50 people.

  • Vietnam veterans to be honored with ‘Welcome Home’ gala in Bedford

    Staff Report
    The city of Bedford will host a “Citizen Appreciation/Welcome Home Vietnam Veterans” event on Saturday, July 15, at the Morgan Community Center.

  • 2017 Trimble County Fair underway

    Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day will be speaking tonight at the Trimble County Fair about horse racing, his faith and promoting his wife’s charity, Mom’s Closet. Special music by the Robinson Family will begin at 6:30 p.m. and Day will speak at 8:00. Senior Citizens get in free with a coupon by Signature Health Care.

  • Firefighters injured in accident responding to fire
  • Circuit clerk staff piloting state’s ‘eCourt’ launch

    DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk’s office has been selected as the pilot program for a new Electronic Court project, which will ultimately be implemented in court systems throughout Kentucky.

  • Legendary jockey Pat Day to make appearance at Trimble Co. Fair

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fair welcomes Hall of Fame jockey Pat Day on Thursday, June 22, 2017. The retired jockey travels to a variety of engagements to discuss horse racing and promoting his wife’s charity. Day will be available for autographs immediately after he speaks.

  • Relay surpasses $32K goal

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Despite the late afternoon heat and the grim reality of the battle against cancer, the front parking lot of Bedford Elementary School had a festival atmosphere Saturday. The 2017 Relay for Life was in full swing and the optimism of the participants could be felt in the air.

  • Voters reject tax 2nd time

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    For the second time in eight months a majority of Trimble County voters have rejected a nickel tax levy passed by the Trimble County Board of Education. Tuesday’s final vote tally showed 1,176 voters against the nickel tax, while 590 voters favored the tax levy. The difference of 586 votes indicates the tax levy was rejected by nearly twice as many votes as were recorded in favor, according to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Circuit clerk’s office set for renovation soon

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The office space of Trimble County Circuit Clerk Stacy Bruner and her staff will become a construction area in mid-June as Kentucky’s Administrative Office of the Courts begins updating the facility for a new pilot program which the Trimble staff has been selected to pioneer for the AOC.
    As part of the new “e courts” pilot program “they agreed to update our office to use it more efficiently,” Bruner said Friday.