Today's News

  • Fall tips for the garden

    As many of you know, fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year, but it can also be a messy time. Tree leaves turn from green to vibrant fall colors and then drop, creating big piles. Then there are the leaf and spent shoots from our flower beds.
    The way we address our yard waste can have a significant impact on our gardens and on the environment, according to Richard Durham, University of Kentucky Extension Horticulture Specialist. Gardeners commonly rake up and bag leaves to haul away to yard waste dumps or roadside pick-up.

  • Enjoy Kentucky potatoes

    Potatoes have been a staple in the diet of Americans for over 300 years, but they have been sustaining populations worldwide much longer.  Potatoes were introduced to North America in the 18th century by Irish immigrants, however their native home is South America.  Potatoes were firs cultivated in the Andes Mountains over 7,000 years ago.

  • BES receives lesson on the Civil War

    The Trimble Banner
    The Kentucky Historical Society’s impressive HistoryMobile rolled into the Bedford Elementary School parking lot on Friday, September 11. The HistoryMobile is a mobile museum filled with reproductions of primary and secondary sources used to teach students about life in Kentucky during the Civil War era.

  • TCHS student Alex Dixon is semifinalist in National Merit Scholarship program

    Staff Report
    Alex Dixon, son of Kevin and Jean Dixon of Milton, and a senior at Trimble County High School, has been named a National Merit Semifinalist for 2016. He is one of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the nation to receive this honor and will compete for National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million to be offered next spring.

  • Marine reservist Deatherage addresses TCMS students about making careful life choices

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Gage Deatherage came to Trimble County Middle School to discuss choices each of us makes and how they will affect our lives. He is in the United States Marine Corps Reserves, works as a correctional officer in a prison and is a body builder. Gage explained to the student body how each decision made in life has an effect on one’s future.

  • Providence church to host fish fry Saturday

    Providence Baptist Church, 51 Louden Lane in Campbellsburg, is having a free community fish fry on Saturday, September 19, from 4:00 to 6:00 p.m. Call (502) 532-6321 or (502) 310-9016 for more information.

  • Mumbo jumbo, odds and ends -- and mercy

    Once again it’s time for a mumbo jumbo, bits of odds and ends column filled with random thoughts and various things I’ve found and have been saving that are too short for a full-length column yet too good not to use. I hope there will be something helpful to you.
    * In a sermon at the church in Tampa we often visit, the pastor talked about fear, a subject I am well acquainted with, although I’m much better than I was.


    Sept. 19, 1985 (30 years ago)
    Scott Burrows reported to the fiscal court the costs for full time dispatching from Oldham County for dispatching the following agencies are structured at $2,500 per year for Trimble County EMS, $2,500 per year for the Bedford Fire Department, $2,500 per year for the Milton Fire Department and $3,000 per year for the sheriff’s department.     

  • High-speed Internet in every Ky. county

    Kentucky is embarking on one of the biggest infrastructure projects in more than 50 years – developing a robust, reliable, fiber “backbone” infrastructure that will bring high-speed Internet connectivity to every county of the Commonwealth.
    The network, called KentuckyWired or the I-Way in eastern Kentucky, will break down geographic and financial barriers to education and economic development by providing affordable, high-quality Internet service to connect Kentuckians to the world.