Today's News

  • Tourism is big boost to state’s economy

    Last week, state tourism leaders unveiled the latest annual study on the positive impact this industry has in Kentucky. In a word, the news was good.
    Overall, tourism generated nearly $14 billion in direct and indirect sales in 2015, a five percent increase over 2014’s total. It supported 186,000 jobs and provided nearly $1.5 billion in state and local tax revenue.

  • Consley among Top Scholars at WKU Commencement

    Bedford resident Hunter Consley was recognized among 55 Scholars of the College by Western Kentucky University during Saturday’s undergraduate ceremonies of its 179th Commencement.
    The Scholar of the College is the baccalaureate degree student in each undergraduate college with the highest cumulative overall grade point average and a minimum of 60 semester hours earned in residence.

  • Jared Boehm is latest Trimble Adult Education success story

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Adult Education program has seen some true success with its students in this fiscal year. In fact, we are ranked 3rd in the state and have exceeded our goal in the number of GED’s already obtained. In March of 2016, Jared Boehm reached his goal and received his GED. He says of the process, “You have to keep at it. If you take any time away it’s really going to be harder and take a lot more time.”  


    Saturday, May 21
    Sligo Baptist Church will host Handshakes and Pancakes free breakfast from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome!
    Trimble County Historical Society will meet at 1 p.m., at the Trimble County Public Library. A guest will speak about the Kentucky Genealogy and Historical Websites. All are welcome.
    Wednesday, May 25

  • State police to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of May 1st through the 31st. 

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, May 9
    12:41 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 1474 Coopers Bottom Rd
    1:14 p.m., inspection, 360 School Hollow Rd
    4:26 p.m., attempt to locate, Bedford area
    5:47 p.m., pursuit, Brownsboro Rd
    5:59 p.m., lockout, Trimble County Public Library
    Tuesday, May 10
    Process service, 113 Moreland Ct
    7:43 p.m., process service, 272 Plainview Ct
    Wednesday, May 11
    7:44 a.m., suspicious vehicle, 546 Hwy 421N
    5:55 p.m., pedestrian on highway, Hwy 421N
    5:59 p.m., warrant, 1611 Mt Pleasant Rd


    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following cases were heard the week of May 9, 2016 in Trimble District Court with the Honorable Judge Diane Wheeler presiding:

  • Rotary lunchwagon at the Courthouse servings postponed due to inclement weather

    Bedford Rotary Club members are unhappy to report that after two attempts to serve lunches at the courthouse (May 10 and May 17), nature did not cooperate. We are sorry if this has caused any inconvenience for our valued customers. We will carry on in June and will provide an updated notice as to date and time. Thank you all again for purchasing lunches in the past, and we look forward to serving you again soon.

  • Trimble LPC prepares to draft school recommendations

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Local Planning Committee met at the Trimble County High School library on Tuesday, May 10, with Superintendent Steve Miracle opening the meeting by addressing discussion points from the Public Forum of the previous meeting.
    The sixth grade student consolidation can be phased in at the initiation of any potential restructuring. He also clarified that no restructuring plan may be approved without passing through the Trimble County Board of Education and on to the Kentucky Board of Education.