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Today's News

  • Rand: ‘Urgent Needs’ $$$ ‘not guaranteed’

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County voters will have the option on Nov. 8 to approve or reject a nickel tax to be used for capital improvements on current Trimble County school facilities. If the tax is approved by the voters securing additional funding from the Kentucky General Assembly is not a certainty, according to State Representative Rick Rand (D-Bedford).

  • Niles and Betty Bray: A passion for peaches

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Candidates announced for local races in November

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Bedford residents came out of the woodwork to file their candidacy for a seat on the Bedford City Commission prior to the 4 p.m. filing deadline on Tuesday, Aug. 9. Ten candidates will be vying for one of four seats available on the commission in the Nov. 8 General Election, according to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.
    The candidates and their order of appearance on the ballot include the following:

  • Public hearing set Aug. 30 concerning LG&E landfill

    Staff Report
    The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has scheduled a public hearing to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at 7:00 p.m., concerning a proposed Special Waste Landfill on property owned by Louisville Gas & Electric Company in Trimble County.
    The public hearing at Trimble County High School, 1029 U.S. 421N, Bedford, will be an opportunity for the public to make oral comments for the record. Written comments may also be submitted at the meeting.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 Aug. 8, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • 2016 Trimble County Fair Open Class Exhibit Champs

    FINE ARTS
    Painting–MaryAnn Mitchell
    Water Color–Bethany Dearing, Kay Barnes
    Drawing–MaryAnn Mitchell, Kay Barnes
    Pastels–Mindy Shelton
    Oil Painting on Canvas–Kay Barnes
    Pottery–Mindy Shelton  
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Digital–Jordan Dennison
    Nature–Jordan Dennison, Kay Barnes
    TEXTILES                             Quilts

  • Saving for big ticket items

    For many consumers, purchasing a big-ticket item such as a new home theatre system, appliances, or furniture involves swiping a credit card or taking out a loan. Unfortunately, these buying strategies often contribute to an endless cycle of debt. Saving up for a significant purchase is an important step toward staying out of debt and ensuring your future financial success. If you are considering a big-ticket item purchase now or in the future, consider the following tips for saving:
    Establish a goal

  • UK breeder develops new tall fescue variety

    University of Kentucky plant breeder Tim Phillips has developed a new tall fescue variety that is nontoxic to grazing animals.
    The variety, Lacefield MaxQ II, is the result of selections Phillips, a member of the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, made from endophyte-free Kentucky 31 and related lines. Phillips named the variety for UK Professor Emeritus Garry Lacefield upon his retirement to honor his numerous contributions to the forage industry and to the college.

  • 1979 tax, school impact on economic development addressed by superintendent

    Dear Readers,
    In last week’s edition of The Trimble Banner there was an article regarding the 10 cent tax that was passed back in 1979. I have some additional information on that to share this week and then I hope that discussion can be put to rest.

  • Runnin’ Raiders getting ready for 2016 xross country season

    The Trimble County cross country team has once again begun their annual summer training in preparation for another successful fall season.