Today's News

  • Fall festival season underway across the Commonwealth

    If there is one theme binding the numerous festivals that take place across the commonwealth each year, it’s that if we raise it, grow it or use a lot of it, there’s almost certainly a community that celebrates it.
    Most of these festivals take place over a 10-week period that begins in late August and runs through Halloween, and food is often the focal point. During that time, you can find events dedicated to apples, chicken, country ham, sorghum, bourbon, honey, barbecue and even salt.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thurs., Sept. 15
    JCTC Trimble County Adult Education will have an Open House & Drawing for 12 Free GED Tests at a $240 value.  The Open House is from 12-2 and the Drawing will be held at 1 P.M.  Refreshments will be served.  Everyone is invited.  The center is now located at 116 Wentworth Ave., Room 112, in Bedford at the former Middle School.  Call 502-255-9191 for more information.
    Friday, Sept. 16

  • Kentucky State Police conducting traffic safety checkpoints locally

    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 Sept. 1 through 30. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Adult Education open house is today

    On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, JCTC Trimble County Adult Education will be holding an Open House and drawing. There will be 12 Free GED tests drawn with a total value of $240.
    Adult Education moved this summer to the former middle school facility at 116 Wentworth Avenue, Room 112, Bedford.  Everyone is invited to the Open House that is from 12 – 2 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and the drawing will be held at 1 p.m.


    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 in Trimble District Court during the week of Sept. 5, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Jerry Crosby presiding:

  • School board approves 70.1 cent tax levy, eyes advanced accreditation

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Dr. Bob Arvin presented the Tax Levy Report during the Trimble County Board of Education’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 3. His report outlined the various tax revenue sources available to the district. In summation, Dr. Arvin suggested a 70.1 cent tax levy to be considered. The Board approved the 2016/2017 Tax Levy.

  • TCHS grad honored as a ‘Hometown Hero’

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    After graduating from Trimble County High School Teresa Ashby attended Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green where the daughter of the late Thurston and Violet Ashby met the love of her life, Bob Stivers. They were married and had two beautiful children, Scott and Trina. She completed her Bachelor’s in Elementary Education and has been educating children for over fifty years!

  • Homecoming Royalty
  • Big Brothers Big Sisters seeking volunteers in Trimble County

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Millions of children all over the world face adversity, including right here in Trimble County. The Big Brothers Big Sisters programs offers mentoring to these children through two different programs. “The mission of Big Brothers Big Sisters is provide children facing adversity with strong and enduring, professionally supported 1-to-1 relationships that change their lives for the better, forever.”

  • Family Court Judge changes campaign mtls

    Landmark News Service
    Interim Family Court Judge Doreen S. Goodwin has been asked by two state entities to change her campaign materials following a complaint from another candidate.
    Goodwin is running for the 12th Judicial Circuit District Two Family Court Judge position, which serves Oldham, Henry and Trimble counties. She is currently serving in the position until November’s General Election.