Today's News

  • A Christmas story for all ages

    By Teena Drake

    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County resident Terri Smith always wanted to be an author. On Nov. 30, her first book will be available to the public, just in time for the holidays. The light hearted Christmas story is one which will withstand time and probably be as well- known as “The Night Before Christmas.”

    “When I was a little girl, my mom asked me what I wanted to be when I grow up,” Smith said. “I remember telling her I wanted to be a writer.”

  • Kids Count: Trimble childrens’ well being at risk in key areas, 2015 state report shows

    The 25th annual Kids Count report shows Trimble County ranking 43rd out of Kentucky’s 120 counties on the 16 indicators used to measure child well being.

    That’s the same position the county ranked in the 2014 Kids County report, which is prepared by Kentucky Youth Advocates based on factors such as economic security, education, health and family and community. According to the 2015 report show, Trimble County has 492 children ages 0-4 and 2,079 between ages 0-17 as of 2014.

  • Rumpke wins Bedford garbage collection contract


    The Trimble Banner

    A change is coming at the start of the new year in the company collecting solid waste in the city of Bedford.

    At the Tuesday, Nov. 17, Bedford City Commission meeting, bids were opened and considered for solid waste collection for 2016.

  • TCMS students get a legislative update from Rep. Rick Rand

    By Teena Drake

    The Trimble Banner

    State Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, spoke to seventh and eighth graders Friday Nov. 20 at Trimble County Middle School. He discussed a wide variety of topics and allowed the students to ask questions. It was a great visit and the students were intrigued to hear what Rep. Rand had to say.

  • Rotary prepares to Light Up Bedford during Dec. 4 festivities



    The Trimble Banner

    Bedford will again be alight for Christmas. Kenny Greene and Charlie Liston representing the Bedford Rotary Club were at the Bedford City Commission to coordinate event for Dec. 4.

  • TCMS students learn what makes a hero


    The Trimble Banner

    During Leader in Me at Trimble County Middle School, eighth graders were to identify what makes a hero. They began with listing characteristics of people who are special to them and how they could fall into the classification of a hero.

  • CCMH recognized in top 10 for patient health outcomes

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of Kentucky’s top 10 acute care hospitals for excellence in outcomes.

    The rankings from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health and iVantage Health Analytics are based on factors including patient safety indicators, readmissions and mortality. The recognition for CCMH is part of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 19, which celebrates the accomplishment of rural health organizations this year, according to information from the sponsoring organizations.

  • Kozar resigns as CEO at Carroll County Memorial


    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital CEO Michael Kozar announced his resignation to CCMS board chairman Dennis Raisor in a letter dated Nov. 11, 2015.

    Kozar will become CEO of Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley, Fla. Jan. 1, 2016.

    In an interview Tuesday, Kozar said that his departure was not caused by a lack of satisfaction by either side but an opportunity that he could not turn down.

  • CAC takes part in Operation Christmas Child
  • Church News: Annual psalm of thanksgiving

    Editor’s note: Nancy Kennedy has been writing an annual psalm of thanksgiving since 1999 when she first started writing her column.

    Dear God,

    It’s that time of year when I sit down to compose my annual psalm of thanksgiving. This will be my 16th year of making public my thanks and gratitude to you for yet another year of your faithfulness to me.

    This past year has been difficult in so many ways. At times I’ve felt like a dog’s chew toy, eaten up and slobbered on. I’ve felt pulled and pushed, stretched and torn.