Today's News

  • Local Church Calendar

    County hymn sing to be held tonight
    Thursday, March 2
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Pleasant View Baptist Church, 498 Wises Landing Road, at 7 p.m.

    ALJC monthly fellowship meeting planned Saturday
    Saturday, March 4
    The First Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, will host the ALJC monthly fellowship meeting, 4 p.m. The Rev. Robert Tilley from Bardstown, Ky.  will be the speaker.

    Feed the Children group sets meeting at Bedford Methodist

  • Preparing for Lent

    A few years ago, I decided to give up recreational shopping for Lent, the 40 days prior to Easter.
    For a week prior to Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, I prepared for my shopping fast by buying new shoes and yet another pair of white pants, several tops, some earrings and a new purse.
    To prepare effectively, I rationalized, one must get one’s obsessions out of one’s system, sort of like the time I ate an entire box of Hostess Ding Dongs at one sitting the day before I went on a diet.


    Feb. 26, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County Judge-Executive Jack Couch proposed forming an economic development council at the Feb. 17 meeting of Trimble County Fiscal Court. Couch stressed the need for such a council to work with the Commerce Cabinet in Frankfort. The council would hold regular meetings and explore the county’s potential to attract industry. Couch stressed the point that Trimble County is in a good location, in a hub between three airports and three major cities in the Midwest.

  • Senate has busy week

    Visits from advocacy groups, a ceremonial bill signing, and rallies in the Capitol Rotunda, along with the bipartisan passage of bills, marked a busy Week Four of the 2017 Legislative Session. We were excited to welcome the children of Kentucky National Guard members from across the state for the First Annual Kentucky Military Kids Day. It was an honor to host these families who have sacrificed so much to serve our state and our country.

  • General Assembly halfway finished

    We passed the half-way point of our 30-day session this week and accrued some historic stats along the way.
    A combined total of 793 bills were filed in the House and Senate this year. That’s the second-highest amount for an odd-year regular session and just two bills shy of the 795 bills filed in 2007.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Feb. 20
    1:25 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 209 West St
    1:30 p.m., escort, en route to Home of the Innocence
    Tuesday, Feb. 21
    10:06 a.m., process service, 300 block McDowell Ln
    10:28 a.m., process service, 200 block Cutshaw Ln
    1:19 p.m., process service, Sprague Ln
    1:22 p.m., inspection, Westrick Ln
    2:03 p.m., process service, Mullins Dr
    Thursday, Feb. 23
    12:01 p.m., terroristic threatening, 120 Luckett Ave
    4:47 p.m., reckless driving complaint, 13 U.S. Hwy 42W
    Friday, Feb. 24


    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 cases were heard in Trimble County District Court during the week of Feb. 20, 2017, with the Honorable Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • LG&E permit approved

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Louisville Gas & Electric Trimble County Power Station has been approved to build a 189 acres landfill on their 2000 acres in Wises Landing.

  • Ordinances in place for alcohol sales in Bedford

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Back to back special called meetings by Mayor Todd Pollock of Bedford and the regularly scheduled meeting have given businesses in Bedford authority to legally sell alcohol.