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Today's News

  • Rumpke wins Bedford garbage collection contract

    By HILDA PARRISH

    The Trimble Banner

    A change is coming at the start of the new year in the company collecting solid waste in the city of Bedford.

    At the Tuesday, Nov. 17, Bedford City Commission meeting, bids were opened and considered for solid waste collection for 2016.

  • Rumpke wins Bedford garbage collection contract

    By HILDA PARRISH

    The Trimble Banner

    A change is coming at the start of the new year in the company collecting solid waste in the city of Bedford.

    At the Tuesday, Nov. 17, Bedford City Commission meeting, bids were opened and considered for solid waste collection for 2016.

  • Rotary prepares to Light Up Bedford during Dec. 4 festivities

     

    By HILDA PARRISH

    The Trimble Banner

    Bedford will again be alight for Christmas. Kenny Greene and Charlie Liston representing the Bedford Rotary Club were at the Bedford City Commission to coordinate event for Dec. 4.

  • TCMS students get a legislative update from Rep. Rick Rand

    By Teena Drake

    The Trimble Banner

    State Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, spoke to seventh and eighth graders Friday Nov. 20 at Trimble County Middle School. He discussed a wide variety of topics and allowed the students to ask questions. It was a great visit and the students were intrigued to hear what Rep. Rand had to say.

  • A Christmas story for all ages

    By Teena Drake

    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County resident Terri Smith always wanted to be an author. On Nov. 30, her first book will be available to the public, just in time for the holidays. The light hearted Christmas story is one which will withstand time and probably be as well- known as “The Night Before Christmas.”

    “When I was a little girl, my mom asked me what I wanted to be when I grow up,” Smith said. “I remember telling her I wanted to be a writer.”

  • Kids Count: Trimble childrens’ well being at risk in key areas, 2015 state report shows

    The 25th annual Kids Count report shows Trimble County ranking 43rd out of Kentucky’s 120 counties on the 16 indicators used to measure child well being.

    That’s the same position the county ranked in the 2014 Kids County report, which is prepared by Kentucky Youth Advocates based on factors such as economic security, education, health and family and community. According to the 2015 report show, Trimble County has 492 children ages 0-4 and 2,079 between ages 0-17 as of 2014.

  • iLead students test homemade catapault designs

    iLead Academy students were given 16 feet of lumber to construct a catapult of their own design. Students researched and designed machines that were catapults and slingshots. The machines were tested Nov. 6 and one slingshot launched a potato 117 feet. Students were allowed to take the machine home over the weekend and director Larissa McKinney said several of the machines changed in design.
    Students attempted to hit various targets with their machines. Distance and accuracy recorded on Nov. 9 were a portion of the grade assigned to the project.

  • KSP investigating Carroll fatality

    Kentucky State Police is investigating a single vehicle incident resulting in a fatality in Carroll County.
    KSP received a call at approximately 6:40 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, of a vehicle overturned on Hwy. 36 West. Troopers, along with Carroll County EMS and Westside Volunteer Fire Department, responded to the scene.
    Steven Harbert, 36, of Indianapolis, Ind., was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Carroll County Coroner.

  • KSP warns motorists of deer activity

    The Kentucky State Police is urging all motorists to be aware of the increased dangers posed by deer wandering onto roadways during November and December.
    “Two factors combine to boost the chances that motorists may encounter these animals during this time of the year: mating season and hunting season” says KSP Sgt. Michael Webb. “This results in increased movement that presents hazards to deer, vehicles and drivers.”

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 9
    4:30 p.m., process service, block of 100 Willard Wilson Rd.
    4:46 p.m., process service, block of 4300 Hwy. 421 S.
    4:57 p.m., process service, block of 100 Leisure Ct.
    Tuesday, Nov. 10
    12:30 p.m., traffic stop, Milton Traffic Stop.
    1:04 p.m., process service, block of 500 School Hollow Rd.
    1:54 p.m., process service, block of 100 Sportsman Ln.
    Wednesday, Nov. 11
    3:37 p.m., traffic stop, Milton Station 2.
    Thursday, Nov. 12
    9:57 a.m., investigative follow up, 227 Church St.