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Today's News

  • Rand reviews KSP’s comprehensive state crime report

    For decades now, Kentucky State Police has annually compiled a comprehensive look at crime across the commonwealth, giving the public and law enforcement alike a much clearer picture of the challenges we face.
    The reports come out each summer and pull together data from local and state agencies, highlighting both short- and long-term trends. A comparison of 2014 with 1995, for example, shows that DUIs have dropped significantly – from 33,000 then to 22,500 last year – but that drug offenses have sky-rocketed, growing from less than 18,000 to more than 58,000.

  • Morris graduates WKU

    Megan Mariah-Katherine Morris of Milton recently graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She majored in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Health and Medical Issues. Megan also received a “Congratulations” letter from the Dean at WKU for her outstanding academic performance.
    She is the daughter of Cindy Morris, Milton, and the late C.D. Morris. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Dorothiann Green and J.C. and Joanna Morris of Pendleton.

  • Bedford Rotary Club learns of Hope Health Clinic services

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Representatives from Hope Health Clinic (HHC), including Marsha Biven, Board Chair, Janet Warren, Clinic Administrator, and Steve Shultz of the LaGrange Rotary Club, provided an excellent overview of HHC, which has been providing affordable health services to five counties since 2011. HHC opened in 2011 to serve those who were without insurance and access to health care. It continues to deliver health care to those who are uninsured or underinsured.

  • Ginn’s celebrate 50 years

    Joe and Paula Wise Ginn of Bedford will soon celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Jackson County, Tenn., on Aug. 14, 1965.
    Joe is a graduate of Trimble County High School. He retired after 31 years as Plant Manager at Kentucky Correctional Industries in LaGrange. Paula is also a graduate of Trimble County High School and worked as a secretary in the Trimble County school system and later at Trimble County Farm Bureau. They attend Union Grove Church.

  • Crafton’s celebrate 65 years

    Payne and Thelma Hammons Crafton, Bedford, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11. They were married in Milton on Aug. 11, 1950, by the Rev. Harry Wood.
    Mr. Crafton is retired from the Jefferson Proving Ground and Mrs. Crafton is retired from the U.S. Shoe Factory.
    The couple has one daughter, Kathy Bryan (Neil) and one grandson, Todd Bryan (Natalie). They have three great-grandsons: Gavin, Asa and Trevor Bryan.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, August 6
    The Trimble County High School Open House originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to construction. At the open house, local residents will get the chance to see improvements to the school. The rescheduled date will be announced later.
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., at The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. For more information call Bobby Wade (502)255-7510.
    Friday, August 7

  • Carrollton pursuit results in injury accident, arrest

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    Joshua Winburn, 31, of Ocala, Fla., is facing a slew of charges after alledgely leading Carrollton police officer Keith Dews on a high speed chase through downtown Carrollton, Sunday, Aug. 2.
    Dews had responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Rite-Aid store on the corner of Highland and Park avenues. Rite-Aid employees said the suspect was driving a blue Chrysler PT Cruiser.
    After leaving the store, Dews encountered a vehicle matching the description that was heading west on Highland Avenue.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 the week of July 27:
    FELONY

  • Everyone enjoy the Bedford Bash

    Staff Report
    The Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will host the 26th Annual Bedford Bash tomorrow in the bank parking lot.
     The Bash will kick off at 6:30 p.m., and will feature an appearance by the Trimble County cheerleaders, a concert by Six Miles South and the Ninth Annual Bedford Bash Car Show.

  • Campbell honored by water works group

    Terri Campbell, Office Manager of the Trimble County Water District #1, was honored Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Early Morning Awards Breakfast at the KY/TN American Water Works Association Conference. Nominated for her outstanding customer service, flexibility and personal attention to develop and maintain relationships with customers. She was awarded with the 2015 Customer Service Award from the KY/TN Section of the AWWA. This award is only presented to one nominee from each state.