Today's News

  • Memorial Day a time to remember the debt we owe

    It may not be the official start of the season, but for most of us, the upcoming three-day weekend is when summer arrives.
    This time is about much more than that, of course. More importantly, it’s when our nation pays tribute to those who died defending our country.
    That list now has more than 1.2 million names, about half of which were added during the four years of the Civil War.

  • Brennan Kunkel selected honorary Governor’s Scholar

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year students across the state of Kentucky has upcoming Seniors, who apply to the Governor’s Scholar program. It is a highly competitive and long application process. Brennan Kunkel is one of the 2015 recipients from Trimble County High School. He will leave in June to attend the summer residential program along with outstanding students across the state.

  • Alex Dixon selected for Governor’s Scholars

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Alex Dixon has been chosen to attend the upcoming Governor’s Scholars Program for the summer of 2015. The mission of the GSP is to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders.
    When asked why he was chosen to be a Scholar he stated, “It was because of my ACT score.”
    He desires to attend Bellarmine University in Louisville. His future plans are to pursue an education in Science and someday become a ‘Software Engineer.’

  • Cody Kidwell completes basic, now training at San Antonio

    SPC Cody Kidwell has completed his U.S. Army basic training as a member of the 434th Field Artillery Brigade, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 19th Field Artillery Class at Fort Sill, Okla. His graduation exercises were held on May 8, 2015. He is currently enrolled in training as a medic at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
    SPC Kidwell is a 2009 Trimble County High School graduate and has earned a degree in physics from the University of Kentucky. Cody is the son of Carla Kidwell and Doug Kidwell, both of Trimble County.

  • Postal carrier Chilton to retire, party today at Bedford P.O.

    The Bedford Post Office staff will host a farewell retirement party from 9-11 a.m. today for longtime route one postal carrier Larry Chilton. Chilton will retire on May 29, 2015, after 28 years of postal service, according to Bedford Postmaster Denise Dewitt.
    “We would like to invite the public to drop in and wish him well,” Dewitt said. “We will be serving cake in the lobby for all who would like to come.”


    Thursday, May 21
    Senior Citizens Golf Class at Cardinal Hills Golf Course at 10 a.m.
    Monday, May 25
    The Memorial Day Service, sponsored by the Bedford Rotary Club, will be held at 10:30 a.m.on the courthouse lawn.
    Saturday, May 30
    Commencement exercises for the Trimble County High School Class of 2015 will be held at the Trimble County High School gymnasium at 10 a.m.
    Thursday, June 4

  • Tindle to leave as supervisor of Trimble road department

    The Trimble Banner
    Longtime Trimble County Road Crew Supervisor Kenny Tindle will be resigning later this month to take another position in another county. Tindle shared the news during Monday’s meeting of the Trimble County Fiscal Court.

  • Trash pickup coming soon for Milton-area residents

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Rebecca Moore retiring after 34 years of service

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Rebecca Moore has been in education for 34 years serving the community on a multitude of levels. Moore began as a high school math teacher and has worked as an administrator for the past 14 years.
    The next chapter of her life includes relaxing, traveling with her husband, gardening, completing home renovations and playing with her grandchildren.


    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 11:
    Jason L. Sachleben—contempt hearing—proof of enrollment in ADE, proof shown.