Today's News

  • Sizable gains seen in manufacturing

    The year may be about over, but from an economic standpoint, it won’t soon be forgotten.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Dec. 7
    Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service Open House  from 4 to 7 p.m.  43 High Country Lane, Bedford.  The community is cordially invited to join us for refreshments, giveaways, door prizes and information about programs and services offered by the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service.
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 7, at the Apostolic Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford.
    Saturday, Dec. 9

  • ‘Tips for a Horrible Holiday’

    This time of year my email inbox gets flooded with holiday tips.
    Unless they involve tips to get free cookies or pie I generally delete them without even opening them.
    However, I got one the other day from strategy consultant Lisa McLeod that caught my attention. She writes a weekly column, usually about success in business, but sometimes she writes about more general topics, like her most recent one: “Tips for a Horrible Holiday.”

  • Madison police make arrest in counterfeit case

    Staff Report
    A Madison resident suspected as a possible source in the recent reports of counterfeit bills being circulated around Madison was arrested Wednesday, Nov. 29 in connection with the case, according to a statement released by Madison Police Chief Jeremy Perkins.

  • Grad urges: ‘Believe in yourself!’

    The following is a story by a student, Thomas Moody Jr., that came to JCTC Trimble County Adult Education in June, 2017:

    Adult Ed has given me the opportunity for a bright future. I have heard all my life that I can’t and I believed it even though my small support team would say “yes you can.” My previous school said I would not graduate high school and I would not be able to pass the GED exam. The school withdrew me and I didn’t fight because I thought they were right.

  • 50th wedding anniversary!

    Wayne and Janice Smith will celebrate their 50th Wedding Anniversary, Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017. Their children are hosting an open house from 5-8 p.m. at Wayne and Janice Smith’s home, 447 Mount Pleasant Road in Bedford. Friends and Family are welcome. Refreshments and dancing will be offered, for more information call Melissa West (502) 663-1246.

  • Book signing Nov. 18 at Our Best Restaurant

    There will be a book signing at Our Best Restaurant in Smithfield, Ky., on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. for the book History of  Smithfield.

  • “A Christmas Carol” and “The Gifts of Attention” during December at My Old Kentucky Home

    BARDSTOWN, Ky. – My Old Kentucky Home State Park and its musical cast will perform the Charles Dickens’ classic “A Christmas Carol” on six evenings in December.
    Federal Hill will be decorated for Christmas and guests will meet Charles Dickens, who will set the stage for the holiday classic. Visitors will move from room to room and encounter the world of Ebenezer Scrooge, the ghost of Marley and the spirits of Christmas past, present and future.


    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Oct.30, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • First frost halts hemorrhagic disease outbreak in deer, public response helped department track the spread, severity

    FRANKFORT, Ky. — The recent cold snap experienced across Kentucky effectively ended the state’s worst outbreak of epizootic hemorrhagic disease in white-tailed deer in a decade.
    Epizootic hemorrhagic disease (EHD) is a viral disease transmitted to deer by biting flies or midges. It does not affect people or pets, and outbreaks cease at the first frost, which kills the bugs.