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Today's News

  • Apple Festival pie contest entries sought

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2016 Trimble County Apple Festival is just around the corner and all area bakers young and old are encouraged to get ready for the Apple Pie Contest. This year’s Apple Festival dates are Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 10 & 11.
    Judging for the Apple Pie Contest will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 10, at 11:00 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church, located at 112 Hwy 42E in Bedford.
    Rules for the Apple Pie Contest are as follows:
    1. One entry per person

  • Charlene Kelley opts out of nursing for (Mo) Money

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The owner/operator of (Mo) Money is not a stranger to hard work, helping others and working on an extremely tight budget. However, this lady is on a mission and has found that although working for yourself, may take more hours per week, the payoff is well worth your effort. Charlene Kelley has finally become free of the everyday, punch a clock, hum drum of an hourly J.O.B. Instead, she works from her beautiful river home, working with other affiliates in a relaxing atmosphere.

  • Leg found on riverbank

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    An investigation is underway to determine what happened to a victim after a human leg was found along the banks of the Ohio River downriver from Madison.

  • Apple Festival rapidly approaches

    By SUE FISHER
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The 26th Annual Trimble County Apple Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 11, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Events include an Apple Pie Baking Contest & Auction, Beauty Pageant Contests, Apple Cider Relay Race and a drawing for the beautiful 2016 quilt made the Trimble Thimbles.
    New this year, on Saturday morning at 8 a.m., a 5K Run/Walk will be held and on both days, the Trimble County Public Library will provide a children’s activities tent.  

  • Milton bridge approach plan ‘on hold’

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Transportation officials in Kentucky and Indiana are in the process of finalizing alternatives to new approaches to the Milton-Madison Bridge in hopes of improving traffic flow through the downtown business sections of Milton and Madison.

  • Trimble County News of Public Record for the week of Aug. 25, 2016

    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.

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  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log for the week of Aug. 25, 2016

    Monday, Aug. 1

    4:17 p.m., Accident Property Damage, 4362 Peck Pike

    4:36 p.m., Domestic Abuse, Pendleton Ave

    5:47 p.m., Process Service, 24 Lawson Ave

    5:49 p.m., Process Service, 5463 Highway 42W

    5:59 p.m., Process Service, 638 highway 42W     

    6:02 p.m., Process Service, 51 Pattons Creek Rd & 42W

    6:02 p.m., 911 Hangup,        Luckett Ln

    6:04 p.m., Process Service, 104 Gray St

  • Crystanomoly: Beware the Howler

    By Crystal Caudillo

    I love animals. I love all animals. I firmly believe that all creatures were created for a reason no matter how elusive that reason may appear.

    I love the outdoors. I hate to stay inside. I love sunshine, moonlight, thunderstorms and everything in between.

    Given this particular set of attributes one may assume that nothing in the outdoors at any time would disturb me. One may assume that, but one would be wrong.

  • Healthier tailgating

    By Jane Proctor

    Football season is here. Across the state, many Kentuckians will mark the season by getting out their tastiest tailgating recipes and firing up the grill. Unfortunately, some tailgating favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken wings and potato chips can cause you to pack on the pounds while cheering for your team. Below are some tips to help you make healthier choices this season.

    Include vegetables in the game plan. Cut them up and serve them with a low-fat dip or hummus. You can also grill them and serve as a side to your main course.

  • Rowlett home from study abroad program

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bedford resident Jenna Rowlett is among 48 Gatton Academy students who have returned home following a 23-day study abroad program to London and Harlaxton College in Grantham, England. Rowlett is a member of the Trimble County High School Class of 2017. Accompanying the students on the trip were Professor Walker Rutledge, WKU Department of English, and Derick B. Strode, Tori Hampton, Chloe Muller and Alex Sorrels of The Gatton Academy.