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Today's News

  • Bedford Commission votes to seek ‘wet’ election for city

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    For many years people have been on opposite sides of the fence about the sale of alcohol in Trimble County. But the mayor and some of the commissioners have been approached to vote the city “wet.” Menus for a couple of restaurants have a list of drinks and have out of town patrons surprised when they order a drink and are told liquor is not available.

  • County okays P&Z unit

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court in a unanimous vote moved forward during their April 18 meeting to approve an order to form a joint planning unit with the cities of Milton and Bedford to explore the possibility of the county and cities enacting planning and zoning.

  • School board hears updates

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education met at the Administration building Wednesday, April 20. The school year may be coming to a close but the issues facing the Board continue to materialize.    
    The board had an update from OVEC on the progress of the grant to improve health and safety in the Head Start facility.

  • Massie here Tues.

    Congressman Thomas Massie will hold a Coffee with Your Congressman event in Trimble County next Tuesday, May 3, at 10:30 a.m. at Bray Orchards, 2580 Highway 42 W, Bedford.
    The event will be a great way for constituents to talk with the congressman about the national debt and other important issues in an informal setting.

  • Red Cross encourages blood donation

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to make an appointment to give blood and help save lives in honor of World Red Cross and Red Crescent Day.
    Each year, the local and global impact of the Red Cross mission is celebrated on May 8, the birthday of International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement founder Henry Dunant.

  • Franklin Graham to hold prayer rally at Frankfort Wednesday, May 4

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Franklin Graham, the son of famed evangelist Billy Graham, will be in Kentucky on May 4th at noon for a prayer rally at the state Capitol.

  • Trimble County Adult Education planning busy schedule of spring activities

    By ANGELA STETHEN
    Trimble County Adult Education

  • Bedford Commission holds first reading of budget, sewer ordinances

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Bedford City Commissioners had the first reading of the 2016-2017 Bedford City Budget and includes an ordinance increasing the pay for Mayor and City Commissioners to $250.00 monthly effective January 1, 2017 and an ordinance increasing the tap-on fees and the usage of the sewer system.

  • CARES for Life 5K a ‘success’

    By DAISY TOPPETT
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Saturday, April 16, Trimble CARES Coalition partnered with Mike Baird, Trimble County Cross Country Head Coach, Brent Taylor and Lindsay Taylor to host the first ever CARES For Life 5K Walk/Run in the city of Bedford. The event was a huge success.

  • Turn in unused RX drugs during ‘National Take Back’ program

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Police is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on April 30, 2016 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.  Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in every KSP Post area across the state. 
    Sgt. Michael Webb, spokesperson for KSP, advised that the program is designed to be easy for citizens and offered the following tips for those interested in participating: