Local News

  • Trimble’s 2011 Relay for Life this weekend

    Meetings have been held monthly, teams have been chosen, yard sales, cookouts, bake sales and bike runs have been going on for months. All to benefit the 2011 Trimble County Relay for Life.
    Friday night will start the fourth continuous year in Trimble County. And it’s the fourth year to use the front parking lot of Bedford Elementary School.

    The community is invited to attend the festivities Friday night. For those of you who do not know what the Relay for Life is all about, you will be in for a huge surprise.

  • Utilities warn of high rate increases


    Officials of the state’s utility companies told lawmakers Thursday that all Kentucky customers can expect average rate increases of 20 percent during the next five years. Utilities are preparing to spend around $9 billion over the next five or six years to comply with proposed or pending federal environmental regulations.

  • Congratulations!

    There were smiles. There were hugs. There were tears. There was music. There was applause. There were cheers. There were words of reflection, encouragement and congratulations. There were goodbyes.

    The Trimble County High School gymnasium was packed to capacity Saturday morning as family members, friends and faculty came to celebrate the completion of the secondary education of 90 young scholars.

  • Cyclist faces charges in accident

    A Milton man was transported to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital following a motorcycle accident on Hwy. 36 Friday.

    Trooper Michael Webb, Public Affairs Officer for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg, said yesterday that law enforcement and emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene about three-quarters of a mile east of Milton at 8:14 p.m.

  • Budget focus of Bedford Commission

    The Bedford City Commission approved the first reading of the annual budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, during their May 23 meeting. The proposed budget includes General Fund income and expenditures of $267,000, sewer account income and expenditures of $171,000, projected income and expenditures of $546,000 from Miscellaneous Accounts and savings account certificates of deposit totaling $267,403.97.

  • Body found after fatal bridge fall

    An investigation continues into the death of a Madison, Ind., woman who police say “apparently jumped to her death from the Milton-Madison Bridge” early Sunday morning.

    Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg and officers with the Madison City Police Department responded to the bridge at 5:03 a.m. after receiving reports of an unattended vehicle left running in the roadway, according to Trooper Michael Webb, Post 5 Public Affairs Officer.

  • FFA Week at TCHS

    By Corey Cornett
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Members of Trimble County High School’s Chapter of the Future Farmers of America celebrated FFA week May 16- 20. Several events were held to celebrate and many members enjoyed a good time. Each day of the week was designated as a different dress up day.  Monday was hat and pajama day, Wednesday was western wear, followed by Thursday favorite truck/tractor attire, and Friday concluded with blue and gold or official dress attire.   

  • Man held in connection with alleged Trimble rape

    A 62-year-old man is being held in the Jefferson County, Ind., Jail in Madison in connection with an alleged assault on a Bedford minor, according to the Kentucky State Police.

    A Trimble County Grand Jury issued an indictment on Thursday, May 19, for the arrest of Robert H. Graham on three counts related to improper conduct with a minor. Graham, whose address is unknown, was arrested by the Madison Police Department.


    Offices closed for Memorial Day

    City and county government offices, as well as state government offices, will be closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

    Community plans observance for Memorial Day

    The annual community memorial Day observance is set for 10:30 a.m. on the Trimble County Courthouse lawn. Please join with your neighbors in honoring our veterans and the military for their service to our country.