Today's News

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    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

    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.

  • Memorial Day Service Monday at Courthouse lawn
  • A 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,
    Every year at this time I sit down to compose a psalm of thanksgiving, my thanks and gratitude to you for another year that has passed.


    Nov. 22, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County will soon have a helicopter landing pad at the Trimble County Health Department in Bedford. Skycare carries a doctor and Stat Flight carries two nurses and a paramedic. There have been five calls made from Trimble County for the two emergency helicopters in Louisville, recently. A landing pad will assist them in arriving here safely and as quickly as possible.

  • Hoping the wishbone breaks in your favor

    While the Fourth of July is understandably the most American holiday, Thanksgiving can at least lay claim to being the first.
    Its origin, as even our youngest students can tell us, began long before our independence, and we’re now just seven years away from the 400th anniversary of when the Pilgrims and Native Americans held a three-day feast.

  • Thanksgiving Proclamation

    By the President of the United States of America, a Proclamation.

  • One on one with Raiders Coach Johnny Leep

    TB: Last season the team got off to a slow start due to players recovering from football injuries and others with ineligibility issues. Is this year’s team healthy and chomping at the bit to get out of the starting gate?
    COACH LEEP: Yes, the team is completely healthy heading into the season. Everyone is fired up and ready to go. We are going to count on our experienced backcourt of seniors Dusty Wyssbord and Evan Long. Both have started games since they were sophomores and each possess a unique skill set that makes them very difficult to guard and game-plan for.

  • Original 13 states celebrated Thanksgiving Day in 1789

    The Trimble Banner
    While the annual Thanksgiving Day national holiday began with a presidential proclamation issued by Abraham Lincoln at the height of the Civil War in 1863, the very first presidential proclamation of a national day of thanksgiving was issued at the request of Congress by our nation’s first president, George Washington, in 1789. Previously, harvest festivals and special days set aside for thanksgiving had been proclaimed at the discretion of the governors of individual colonies.