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Today's News

  • Slain teen eulogized

    A community of friends gathered Saturday at the Trimble County Park to remember and “to celebrate a life of a vibrant, smiley, beautiful girl,” as Pastor Tom Starks described Carlin Sarah Davis.

  • Trial date set in Angela Long murder

    Trimble Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad has set a March 2015 date for the jury trial of Robert Louis Baldwin III, according to Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk, Stacy Bruner.

  • City investigating speed humps

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

  • County approves vehicle purchases

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court voted to purchase two vehicles during their July 21 meeting.
    Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple had received bids on two separate vehicles—a Ford Explorer and a Ford Taurus—for use by Temple and his deputies to transport prisoners to and from area jail facilities and the Trimble County Courthouse. While Temple said either vehicle could do the job, his preference was the Explorer. The purchase price of the Taurus was the least expensive of the two, at $30,105.

  • 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.

  • 7 selected Governor’s Scholars

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Class of 2015 is sending more students to the Governor’s Scholars Program than ever before. A record seven students were chosen for the 2014 summer program. Each student will have a choice from several programs to study while preparing for his/her future.