Today's News

  • Tackling conversations about aging

    Staff Report
    Discussing aging issues, such as living arrangements, finances, dating, end-of-life decisions and driving, early and often can save families years of heartache, tension and even legal battles. Yet, research indicates that about two-thirds of American families put off these conversations, either because they are uncomfortable with the topics or they just don’t know where to start. 1

  • It’s the party, dummy!

    You know what really irks me? When people at work don’t turn off the bathroom light when they’re done.
    Our company is trying to reduce expenses and one of the easiest things to do is Turn. Off. The. Light!
    I don’t know if it’s a problem with the men’s bathroom, although I’m guessing it is. So, men: Turn. Off. The. Light. Too!
    There, I said it, and that sure felt good.

  • DNA research and stress Part 2

    Compiled by Rev. Patrice Joy Masterson, MA Reiki Master Instructor from How to Reprogram Your DNA for Optimum Health by Adelle LaBree

    Stress is also linked to several serious diseases such as heart disease, cancer, lung disease, accidents, cirrhosis of the liver, and suicide. It is important to understand how stress can impact; your day-to-day life as well as your long-term health. Here are some ways that chronic stress may affect your physical and mental health.

  • ‘Made in Kentucky’ products increasing

    In recent days, the state’s Cabinet for Economic Development has been highlighting an industry that can be summed up in three words: Made in Kentucky.
    It’s a phrase that applies to more and more products every year.  According to the Cabinet, we now have more than 4,000 factories, and their 220,000 employees manufacture about $27 billion worth of goods, a third more than they did just five years ago.

  • Trick or treat at the library

    Trimble County Public Library will host a Trick or Treat event on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6-8 p.m. Children will be able to enjoy their treats while creating fall-themed crafts and watching Halloween cartoons.
    There will also be a Murder Mystery game that night for children and adults of all ages to participate in. Everyone will be able to investigate crime scenes and question witnesses before making their guess as to “whodunit.” One person who guesses correctly will win a Hometown Pizza gift card!


    Sun.-Sat., Oct. 12-18
    Teen Read Week at the Trimble County Public Library. Follow the library on Instagram @trimblelibrary and snap a #TCPLReadingSelfie to be entered to win a gift card to Hometown Pizza!
    Thursday, Oct. 16
    Meet and Greet Crystal L. Heinz, Candidate for County Attorney, at 5:08 p.m. at Hometown Pizza, 18 Alexander Street, Bedford.

  • Board of Elections to examine voting machines

    The Trimble County Board of Elections will meet Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 10 a.m. at the Trimble County Clerk’s office for the examination of the voting machines. Any candidate, one representative of each political party having candidates to be voted for at the election and representatives of the news media may be present when the examination of the machines is made by the county board of elections per KRS 424.130 (1) (d).

  • Senate candidates spar in KET debate

    By Brenton Ward, Cheyene Miller, Tyler Spanyer, Ben Tompkins and Megan Ingros
    University of Kentucky School of Journalism and Telecommunications
    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Coal, jobs, and the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act were the major subjects of Monday night’s debate between Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell and Democratic challenger Alison Lundergan Grimes.


    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 cases were heard the week of October 7, 2014.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 29
    8:51 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Milton Car Wash
    12:28 p.m., investivation followup, 700 block Webster Ln
    1:00 p.m., assisted motorist, Bedford Stop and Go
    1:38 p.m., process service, 200 block Spring St
    7:57 p.m., process service, 4000 block Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, Sept. 30
    9:05 a.m., process service, 400 block Leisure Ct
    9:30 a.m., process service, 400 block Mosser Rd
    9:45 a.m., process service, Heather Dr
    10:16 a.m., process service, 100 block Ridge Top