Today's News

  • Bedford Elementary School Fall Festival Royalty
  • This month at the Trimble library

    Lafferty Pike Bluegrass Concert
    Saturday, November 18th 3pm - Toe-tapping bluegrass comes to the library! Don’t miss this free concert! The whole family will enjoy the musical talents of Lafferty Pike. The concert will take place in the Trimble County Library meeting room.
    Pom Pom Pinecone Craft
    Tuesday, November 28th 6pm - Turn pine cones into charming Christmas ornaments with pom-poms glue and glitter. This craft is open to all ages. The craft event will take place in the Trimble County Public Library meeting room.
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  • Kentucky State Parks offer discounts to current military, retirees, veterans

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Current and former members of the nation’s armed services can receive lodging discounts at Kentucky State Parks with the “USA Military Discount” program from Nov. 1, 2017, to Mar. 31, 2018.
    Those on active military duty, retired members of the military, veterans, members of the National Guard and reservists, are eligible for the program.

  • BBB has tips for safe, smart shopping on Black Friday, Cyber Monday

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Lexington – Preparations for the holiday season are underway and many consumers are ready to shop for bargains on Black Friday and Cyber Monday.
    The Better Business Bureau that serves Central and Eastern Kentucky offers advice in a news release to help the public’s holiday shopping go as smoothly as possible and to avoid scams.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday Nov. 18
    Trimble County Historical Society will hold their election for officers today. Meeting at 10:30 at Trimble County Public Library on US 42W, Bedford. All members need to attend for this important event. Officers are elected to serve a two-year term. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Checking In

    The carpet ghosts have finally been laid to rest to from whence they came.  Their irritating custom of materializing once my back was turned has ceased. I had arrived at that happy place of forgetfulness. No longer did they haunt my dreams and disrupt my days. They were (hoped) absolutely, undeniably and forevermore gone!

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 6
    7:51 a.m., animal complaint, 24 Hwy 421N
    9:57 a.m., property dispute, 20 Rowlett Ave.
    12:50 p.m., warrant service, Ridgetop Dr.
    3:08 p.m., lockout, 685 S. Campbell Ln.
    3:21 p.m., social services call, 3753 Motron Ridge Rd.
    Tuesday, Nov. 7
    6:52 a.m., criminal mischief complaint, 206 Leisure Ct.
    9:55 a.m., warrant service, Ridgetop Dr.
    10:58 a.m., inspection, Smitha Rd.
    12:11 p.m., warrant service, High Ridge Ct.
    12:59 p.m., trespassing complaint, 92 Pyles Rd.

  • Commissioner Quarles proclaims ‘Hunters for the Hungry Week’ in Ky.

    FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has proclaimed November 13-17 as “Hunters for the Hungry Week” in honor of Kentucky Hunters for the Hungry (KHFH), a charitable volunteer-run organization that encourages hunters to harvest and donate deer each season.


    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 decisions were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Nov. 6, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Beginning farmers and ranchers benefit from act introduced this week in Congress

    Lyons, Neb. - On Wednesday, the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act was introduced in Congress by Reps. Tim Walz (D-MN) and Jeff Fortenberry (R-NE).
    The bill is to ensure the 2018 farm bill focuses on the future of American agriculture by driving investment toward programs and policies that create opportunities for the next generation of farmers and ranchers.
    The Center for Rural Affairs understands the challenges beginning farmers and ranchers face, and has endorsed the Beginning Farmer and Rancher Opportunity Act.