Today's News

  • Mending fences

    The railroad detectives had shown up at Jared’s front door for the second time in a month.
    “Mr. Walker, your boy is going to have to stay off the train trestle down at the river. One more time and I won’t be coming here to talk.”
    After they left, my uncle turned to Jared, my cousin, and said, “I have talked to your grandfather and grandmother and you are staying the summer with them. Maybe a good dose of farm labor will help you think before you jump.”

  • The ‘Age of Outrage’ let’s end it with love

    On Dec. 8, 2014, no one got eaten alive on the Discovery Channel’s “Eaten Alive” -- and some viewers who tuned in to see carnage were outraged.
    On May 6 of the same year, actress Shailene Woodley outraged feminists by announcing that she’s not a feminist, and on Aug. 28, Hello Kitty fans were outraged when the Sanrio company said Hello Kitty “is not a cat.”


    July 24, 1986 (30 years ago)
    Tina furnish of Route 3 Milton, was crowned Miss Shelby Rural Electric for 1986. Tina is the 17-year-old daughter of Terry and Patricia Morgan. Tina was chosen from a field of 13 young ladies competing for the crown. She received a $1000 scholarship to help with her education.

  • Kentucky home to summer academic opportunities

    Some of Kentucky’s most successful academic programs take place, oddly enough, when the school year is over.
    Several of these got their start in the 1980s, and they have since given thousands of our brightest middle and high school students a chance to come together in a college setting and learn in ways that often extend beyond the traditional classroom.
    The Governor’s Scholars Program (GSP) is perhaps the most well-known of these. It began in 1983 and now serves more than 1,100 students each summer over several campuses across the commonwealth.

  • Youth league football players needed

    It is that time of year again. Football season is just beginning and Trimble County Youth Tackle Football League is accepting players ranging in age from Kindergarten through sixth grade.

  • Trimble County Citizen of the Year
  • Couple to observe golden anniversary

    Allen and Faith Turner Stark will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary July 29. They were married in Bedford at the Bedford Christian Church. The bride’s father, Rev. Earl Turner, and Rev. W.C. McCollum co-officiated the ceremony.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wed-Sat, July 20-23
    Vacation Bible School. Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing will be hosting Vacation Bible School at 6:30 p.m. Wed-Fri, and at 4 p.m. on Saturday. Everyone is welcome! Call Gregg Fisher with any questions at 502-255-7316.
    Thursday, July 21

  • Filing deadline nears for election

    The Trimble Banner
    The deadline to file candidacy for local offices for the November General Election is rapidly approaching, according to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning. Local residents interested in filing as a candidate for a seat on either the Bedford or Milton City Commissions, or one of three seats on the Trimble County Board of Education must file their candidacy with Browning’s office by 4 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 9.