Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, April 6
    The Trimble County Public Library will host a town hall at 6 p.m. featuring local legislators, Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) and Rep. Rick Rand (D-Bedford), who will present updates from the 2017 Kentucky General Assembly. All local residents are encouraged to attend.
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God at 7 p.m. at 124 Smith Lane, Bedford.
    Saturday, April 8


    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 decisions were rendered in Trimble District Court during the week of March 27, 2017, with the Honorable Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Visiting the Music City
  • Kinman pleads guilty, resigns

    The News-Democrat

    Carroll County Sheriff Jamie Kinman pled guilty Monday, April 3, to five felony indictments, three misdemeanor indictments and three malfeasance violations and resigned his position as sheriff.

    He accepted a plea agreement that requires him to successfully complete a one-year residential substance abuse treatment program at Canaan Land Ministries in Autaugaville, Ala., and complete a five-year pre-trial diversion program.

  • Trimble County student population is 1,239; Graduation set for May 27

    By Cyrstal Caudillo
    Special to the Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education held their regular meeting on Wednesday, March 22.  
    The building principals were given the opportunity to describe the happenings in their schools. The board discussed Trimble County’s 180th year. This anniversary coincided with the Rotary Club’s 80th year.
    Jessica Wilcoxsin reported no dropouts and said the district total student population stands at 1,239 as of March 14.

  • Congleton to attend Gatton Academy


    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County High School sophomore Hannah Congleton has been selected to the prestigious Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science Class of 2019 in Bowling Green.

  • Public gets first look at P&Z plan April 11

    Staff Report
    Trimble County residents will have an opportunity on April 11 to get a first look at the Comprehensive Plan currently being drafted by the Trimble County Planning and Zoning Commission.
    On April 18, 2016, Trimble County Fiscal Court unanimously approved an order to form a joint planning unit with the cities of Milton and Bedford to explore the possibility of the county and cities enacting planning and zoning.

  • Newspapers in neighboring Carroll have been numerous

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Our sister newspaper, The News-Democrat at Carrollton, is entering its 150th year of publication. The following is a review of the numerous newspapers that have been in business in our neighboring county down through the years.

    Landmark News Service

  • Easter buffet, events planned at Kentucky State Resort Parks

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Make plans to bring your family to a Kentucky State Resort Park for the annual Easter buffet on April 16 for a great meal.
    The menu at the resort park restaurants includes roast beef carved on the line; baked country ham; catfish and hushpuppies; and a chef’s favorite entree selection. The meal will also include fresh fruit, a cheese bar, garden vegetables, salad and desserts.

  • Trimble’s Sabrina Moll a presenter in WKU’S 47th Annual Student Research Conference, March 25

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – About 400 students, including Sabrina Moll, of Bedford, made presentations at Western Kentucky University’s 47th Annual Student Research Conference Saturday, March 25, at Downing Student Union.
    The abstract title of Moll’s presentation was “Effects of Spine Align for Improving Flexibility in Male College Students: A Pilot Study.”