Today's News

  • Apple Festival blessed with beautiful weather

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • School board approves tax levy

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Board of Education held its regular meeting following Thursday’s Public Tax Hearing. Superintendent Steve Miracle presented the 2017/18 Tax Levy (see accompanying story for details) which was approved with board members Jodi Ginn, William Roberston, Kim Temple and Tony Walker voting in favor and Kerry Callis the lone dissenting vote.
    Trimble County Public Schools Financial Management

  • Three speak during public tax rate hearing

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Organizers set for Trimble County Apple Festival

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Apple Festival holds its 27th year celebration, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 9 and 10 at the courthouse square in Bedford. The mission of the Trimble Co. Apple Festival is to raise funds for local schools, civic and community groups or activities which support and promote the betterment of our children, citizens and/or community.

  • Preventative maintenance work to begin Sept. 9 on Hwy 55 in Trimble County

    Louisville, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet recently awarded a contract for a preventative maintenance project on KY 55 in Trimble County. This project involves application of a cost-effective treatment, known as a cape seal, to extend the life of the pavement. The construction limits are from the Carroll/Trimble county line to the Trimble/Henry county line (mile markers 0.0 to 1.1).

  • Gov. Bevin applauds ruling by federal court upholding right to prayer at public meetings

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Matt Bevin applauded a federal court ruling last week that upholds the Constitutional right to prayer during public meetings.
    The Bevin Administration had filed an amicus brief in the case of Bormuth v. County of Jackson (Michigan), which was before the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit. At issue was County’s practice of opening their monthly Board of Commissioners meetings in prayer.

  • Family feuds are only fun on TV

    Every weekday at noon I post a question of the day on the Chronicle’s Facebook page.
    Sometimes it’s a fun question about food -- everybody likes food. Sometimes it’s about a local or national issue.
    The questions are meant to get people engaged with the newspaper, although sometimes they get people enraged -- with the paper, with each other, sometimes with me just because I asked a question.
    If I know one thing about human nature it’s that people love to be offended and they love to feud, take sides, lob bombs and throw mud at others.


    Sept. 10, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Seventh grader Susie Sachleben has been showing hogs in 4-H since 1983 and it paid off this year at the Kentucky State Fair as she brought home ribbons and trophies in open show exhibition, including reserve junior champion and reserve grand champion with her Yorkshire sow. In 4-H exhibition, Susie won grand champion, seven blue ribbons and five red ribbons.

  • Apple Festival provides fun weekend for all

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Handmade jewelry, candles, ice cream, fudge, excellent BBQ, terrific music, churches spreading the gospel, pageants-for all ages and beautiful weather—what more could you ask for? It was a beautiful Apple Festival!

  • Consultant report: Pension system needs reductions

    Kentucky’s state pension systems are underfunded by at least $33 billion right now, leaving us among the worst funded retirement systems in the nation.