Today's News

  • Beach joins Trimble Banner staff as intern


    Carroll County native Sarah Beach has joined the staff at The Trimble Banner as a summer intern.

    Beach, a 2011 Carroll County High School graduate, just completed her freshman year at Western Kentucky University where she is a communications studies major. At CCHS, she played tennis and soccer and was student body president, as well as a member of the academic team.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, June 2
    Trimble County Public Library will host Dan Williams, author of “The Duck that lost his Waddle” at 11 a.m. Mr. Williams will read from his book and answer questions. For more info, call 502-255-7362.

    Bedford Christian Church VBS registration party at 7 p.m. at the church. VBS will be Wednesday thru Friday from 6-8:15 p.m. For more info, call Laura (502) 640-1198 or Rhea (502) 535-3169.

    Thursday, June 7
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church. Everyone welcome.


    30 Years Ago
    June 3, 1982
    A torrential rainfall of more than four inches in a gushing downpour in some area of the county played havoc with bridges and roads, with creek bottom crops and other property Saturday night. Severe thunderstorms moved around the area during the weekend and through Monday night, triggering tornado warnings.

  • Congratulations to Trimble County’s Class of 2012
  • News of Public Record 05-30-12

    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 followng cases were heard the week of May 21-May 25, 2012 in the Trimble County Courthouse.


  • Former Trimble resident promoted to Sgt. Major in Kentucky National Guard

    Trimble Banner Intern

    Sgt. Maj. Pat Copas knows the importance of family.

    As the first member of her family to join the Kentucky National Guard in 1981, she influenced her two sisters, Tammy Long and Edith Bledsoe, to join two weeks afterward.

    Now, more than 31 years later, she has achieved the rank of sergeant major — one of the most elite positions in the Guard. Copas achieved this position Feb. 11, 2011.

  • Trimble County Apple Fest Sept. 8-9

    The Trimble County Apple Festival is set for Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8-9, in downtown Bedford.

    The festival includes quality arts and crafts vendors, quilt displayes, musical entertainment, a Little Miss and Mister Apple Festival pageant, an apple-pie baking contest and much more.

    Sponsors are needed. To make a monetary donation, contact Lisa Hatfield at (502) 4362 or at lishatfield@yahoo.com.

  • Board OKs revenue bonds for TCHS roof

    The Trimble County Board of Education on Saturday, going into session as the Trimble Count School District Financial Corporation, OK’d a resolution to issue bonds for $1.25 million to replace the roof at Trimble County High School.

    Superintendent Marcia Haney-Dunaway said Tuesday that work on the building is expected to begin in three weeks.

    The board awarded the project to the lowest bidder, Kalkreuth Roofing and Sheet Metal in Lexington, with a bid of $1.05 million for the project, including an alternate bid to replace rooftop gas lines.

  • New TCHS Principal Adams pays a visit

    New principal Rachael Adams was in Bedford on Tuesday to meet the faculty and staff, as well as other district administrators for lunch.

    Adams comes to TCHS after serving as assistant principal at Edmonson County High School in Brownsville, Ky., where she was in charge of curriculum and instruction. Previously, she taught biology, anatomy, physiology, zoology and other science classes at Greenwood High School in Bowling Green, Ky.