Today's News

  • Farm Bureau celebrates Customer Appreciation Day

    Over 360 Trimble County Farm Bureau members attended the Customer Appreciation Day held at the Trimble County Park last weekend. Members had the opportunity to visit the Trimble CARES booth, talk with candidates for county office, win door prizes and visit with friends. The Milton Fire Department provided the meal and the Bedford Fire Department provided inflatables for the children. (center photo above).

  • Drug Court apparently working for county

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Wegner presents TCPL program summary

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Librarian Lisa Wegner provided an overview of the Trimble County Public Library’s summer reading program for Aug. 19 meeting of the Bedford Rotary Club.
    Wegner has been directing and coordinating the county library’s activities for the past three years. A favorite initiative of hers is the summer reading program recently highlighted in The Trimble Banner’s Aug. 21 issue. Many details of this program were provided in that article, which raised much interest from the Bedford Rotary club members.

  • Hemp field toured by state legislative committee

    LEXINGTON--A morning stroll through Kentucky’s first legal industrial hemp crop in almost 80 years led to discussion about the plant’s Kentucky future at a state legislative meeting Monday.

  • Snack better after school

    As most parents know, children tend to be ready to eat as soon as the school bell rings. But with dinner still a few hours away, it’s too easy to let kids reach for convenient snacks that are packed with calories, excess sugar and too much fat. You can help your child—and family—snack healthier by following these steps:

  • Haley Wright ready for Philly parade

    The Trimble Banner
    For the second year in a row, a Trimble County teenager will be participating in the historic Dunkin’ Donuts Thanksgiving Day Parade, in Philadelphia, Pa.
    Fourteen-year-old Haley Wright, Bedford, will appear with an all-American group of cheerleaders from around the country performing dance routines along the 1.4-mile parade route.

  • ‘Thimble’ quilts to be exhibited at Trimble’s Kentucky State Fair booth

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County booth at the Kentucky State Fair will have the theme “Quilting in Trimble County” during August 14 -24 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Fatal accident in Milton

    (Milton, KY) - One person was killed this morning in a crash on Highway 36 in Trimble County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of the crash at 7:55 a.m. Preliminary investigation shows that a mini-van, driven by 21 year old Jennifer Lundergan of Huntingburg, Ind., was traveling toward Milton on Highway 36 when she attempted to pass another vehicle in very foggy conditions. Lundergan's van crashed head-on into a car driven by 41 year old Miachel Hancock-Eccles of Madison, Ind.

  • GED test reduced for limited time

    For a limited time and effective immediately, eligible Kentucky adults can take each module of the GED® test at the reduced cost of $10, a savings of $20.
    The offer is being made possible in Kentucky through $20 limited-time vouchers using federal Workforce Investment Act funds. Through the offer, the full GED® test is available at the reduced cost of $40, a savings of $80.

  • Muncie is EKU grad

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester. The graduates honored at commencement ceremonies on May 10 included Milton resident Eric Lee Muncie, who earned a PSYS in School Psychology.
    The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world. Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students.