Today's News

  • Bedford Commissioners share reports of city activities

    The Trimble Banner
    During the September meeting of the Bedford City Commission, Mayor Todd Pollock and the commissioners commended the Trimble County High School football team for the paint job on the handrail running from the Marathon service station to the former middle school parking lot.
    All commissioners were present and each gave updates on their designated areas.

  • Tingles enter North American Intl. Livestock Expo

    The Trimble Banner
    Two Bedford youths have entered livestock in next month’s 43rd annual North American International Livestock Exposition. The NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with nearly 30,000 entries and nearly $750,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for Nov. 1-17, the event will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Jan completes Ironman!

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Sept. 25, 2016 Jan Powell crossed the finish line of the Ironman, at approximately 11:50 p.m., which means her name was announced along with her new title. Powell recently described her overwhelming emotions at that moment and took time to thank all of her supporters.

  • Rand, other legislative leaders blast Bevin for withholding SEEK funding for Ky. schools

    Frankfort, KY—Responding to the governor’s refusal to disperse $4.64 million to Kentucky public schools, House Speaker Greg Stumbo, House Appropriations and Revenue Chair Rick Rand and House Education Chair Derrick Graham last week expressed outrage that once again the governor has willfully ignored the law.
    At issue is additional funding mandated by law to be released by the governor when schools experience a shortfall in SEEK (Support Education Excellence in Kentucky) funding.

  • Tingle brothers celebrate state fair successes

    Staff Report
    Trimble County was well represented at the 2016 Kentucky State Fair in the sheep division. Walker and Camdyn Tingle, sons of Brian and Brooke Tingle, represented A. Ginn Farms with their lambs after showing at numerous county fairs as well as district competitions.
    Twelve-year-old Walker Tingle had the following success at the Kentucky State Fair
    Junior Sheep Show
    Class 014: Market Showmanship- 3rd place
    Class 017: Breeding Showmanship- 5th place
    Class 009: Late Born Jr. Ewe Lamb Southdown- 6th place

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Day at the park
  • Autumn leaps
  • The possums under the porch

    I’m not so sure that our possum Punchy was actually a boy. We’ve recently encountered a younger marsupial in our trash cans and our cat’s supper dishes. I’ve yet to introduce myself formally although I did have a recent close encounter.

  • National Youth Science Day Project Drone Discovery

    Drones may seem like the ultimate remote control toy, but they are so much more. During the 4-H National Youth Science Day experiment, Drone Discovery, 4-H’ers will learn how drones are used to solve real-world problems like manage invasive weeds, find missing animals or deliver a package. Members will also get the opportunity to design their own drone.

  • The importance of staying positive

    Did you know there are actually health benefits to being positive?  Research has shown that people who are positive and at least once a week keep track of the things they are grateful for had fewer physical complaints than those who did not keep track.  Staying positive is an important part of mental health.