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Today's News

  • Everybody come to the BASH!

    Live entertainment, door prizes and a car show on the Trimble County Courthouse square will be among the highlights of tomorrow evening’s 25th Annual Bedford Bash.

    Registration for the Howard and Denny Long/Mark Rexroat Memorial Car Show will be from 5-7 p.m. The car show is open to all vehicles. Trophies to be given away, there will be a drawing, goodie bags and door prizes. Proceeds benefit the Trimble County Search Unit.

  • Back to school time in Trimble
  • Cost of Drugs forum is Tuesday

    What is the cost of drugs?
    A community forum to address that question will be held Tuesday, Aug. 19, from 6-7:30 p.m. at the Bedford Baptist Church, 1425 U.S. 42 East.
    The event is sponsored by the Council on Domestic Violence, Trimble CARES Coalition, The Center for Women and Families, Court Appointed Special Advocates, Trimble County Community Education and the Trimble County Youth Services Center.
    The forum will address the many costs of drug abuse, which takes a toll not only in dollars, but also in violence in homes and the local community

  • ‘D’ declined by board majority

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to the Trimble Banner
    The discussion by the Trimble County Board of Education over the letter ‘D’ in the school system’s grading scale has reached an end. There will be no ‘D.’

  • Local streets reopen

    Vaughn Drive in Madison and High Street in Milton near the Milton-Madison Bridge reopened late last Thursday. The two roads had been closed since bridge construction began in early 2011.

  • Coopers Bottom Road gets new bridge

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Water district to seek grant for improvements

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing the Trimble County Water District No. 1 to seek a grant through the Department of Homeland Security for improvements to the water system. The vote came during last week’s regular monthly meeting of the magistrates. Randy Stevens, Water District manager, informed the magistrates that the deadline to file for the grant is June 30.

  • Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission approved a bid from local contractor Chris Bell to repair sections of sidewalks in the city during their regular monthly meeting last week. Commissioner Harold Greene said there are three areas in Bedford where sidewalks had deteriorated to the point of needing to be replaced.

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    There will be two new members of next year’s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.

  • 82 deficiencies identified in LG&E landfill plan

    The Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch has found 82 deficiencies in a permit application filed by LG&E and KU Energy for a proposed 189-acre special waste landfill to be located at the utility company’s Trimble County Generating Station.

    In a certified letter to LG&E and KU Energy engineer W. Paul Puckett, Solid Waste Branch Manager Ronald Gruzesky, P.E., said that the deficiencies were discovered during a review of the application filed by the utility on Jan. 4, 2014.