Today's News

  • General Assembly approaching ‘concurrence’ days

    The 2017 session is coming down to the wire, with major legislation still left to consider on two “concurrence” days next week. After March 15th, we recess until March 29th and 30th, when we reconvene for our final two days to review any gubernatorial vetoes.

  • City holds first reading of ordinance granting KU easement access

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Beware of tax fraud phone calls

    Staff Report
    At least one Trimble County resident has received a tax fraud telephone call so far during tax season. During tax season, Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear is asking consumers to be on alert for IRS scams targeting Kentuckians, especially seniors, through unsolicited phone calls and emails.

  • New hair shop coming to Bedford

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    LAC Hair Studio is coming to Bedford in the near future, offering a wide variety of services for the entire family’s cosmetology needs: color, cut, style, highlights, waxing (face/eyebrows) and much more. Lori Clifford is back and in high demand.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, March 18
    FREE Handshakes and Pancakes Breakfast, with eggs, bacon, sausage and grits at Sligo Baptist Church, 65 N Loop Sligo from 8:30-10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome!
    Monday, March 20
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive office annex to the Trimble County Courthouse.
    Tuesday, March 21
    Bedford City Commission meets at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at Bedford City Hall located in the Morgan Community Center.
    Wednesday, March 22

  • Local justice, judges take part in Kentucky Opioid Summit

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Local Justices and Judges recently joined the statewide discussion on the escalating opioid epidemic at the court system’s first-ever summit on this crisis. Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. hosted the Kentucky Opioid Summit for the state’s justices and judges Jan. 25 in Louisville.


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    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 on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • Teacher Spotlight: Angela Brown

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Board of Education votes again to levy nickel tax

    EDITOR’S NOTE: According to a legal advertisement placed in today’s edition by the Trimble County Schools, on March 9, 2017, the Trimble County Board of Education adopted a General Fund rate of 72.6 cents per hundred dollars of assessment. Of this rate, 5.7 cents is subject to recall.
    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning has advised that a citizen picked up a recall packet from her office on Monday, seeking to form a committee to petition the community for another county-wide vote on the nickel tax.
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Meet Sheriff Charlie Kelton

    Managing Editor
    Former Kentucky State Police Sgt. Charlie Kelton was sworn in as the new Trimble County Sheriff on Tuesday afternoon, March 14. Trimble County District Court Judge Diane Wheeler administered the oath to Kelton and his entire staff.
    Sheriff Kelton succeeds the late Tim Coons, who passed away last week following a valiant battle with cancer. Coons had served 14 years as Trimble’s sheriff and was midway through his fourth term when he reached the end of his watch. Kelton will serve out the remaining 22 months of that term.