Today's News

  • Constitution Day: Celebrate civic history

    It may not be celebrated as much as Independence Day, but Constitution Day is arguably just as important. While July 4th recognizes the birth of our nation, Sept. 17th commemorates the day we established the cornerstone of our government and secured our rights as citizens.
    In the 228 years since that journey began, the U.S. Constitution has become the oldest charter among the world’s major countries and still remains, at 4,400 words, the shortest.

  • Native American peace pipes subject of Rotary presentation

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Rita Davis recipient of city clerk certification

    Bedford Deputy City Clerk Rita Davis is a Certified Kentucky Municipal Clerk. She received the certification July 24, 2015. It takes three years to obtain the certification.
    Applicants must successfully complete 120 hours of course study by the Kentucky Municipal Clerks Association as approved by the International Institute of Municipal Clerks. Rita accomplished this goal by hard work and even harder by being the only employee in city hall. Rita has worked for the City of Bedford for over eighteen years.


    Saturday, Sept. 19
    Ann Johnson, former employee of the Kentucky Historical Society, Cemetery Preservation Program is now a Consultant and Sole Proprietor of “Sacred Ground” is having a seminar and workshop in receiving, protecting and preserving family cemeteries at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office at 1 p.m.
    Providence Baptist Church is having a free community fish fry on Saturday, September 19, from 4:00 to 6:00. Call (502) 532-6321 or (502) 310-9016 for more information.
    Monday, Sept. 21

  • Trimble County Apple Festival Royalty
  • Community Baby Shower to be held Tuesday

    Community Baby Shower for expecting parents and parents with children up to 24 months of age will be held at the Morgan Community Center on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, from 11 A.M. to 1 P.M.  Lunch will be provided and lots of prizes given away.  Arrive by 11:15 to be eligible for the grand prize drawing.  If you have any questions, call 633-1231 and ask for the Hands Department.

  • TCHS welcomes new principal Michael Slider

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Michael Slider arrived Tuesday, Sept. 8, to fill the position of principal at Trimble County High School. His introduction to the student body was quite the buzz around school. Assistant Principal Kerrie Stewart jokingly introduced him as a coach at South Oldham and Slider had an excellent comeback. According to several students: “These two leaders are going to make a great team!”

  • Reception held for new Vocational Agric. teacher

    The Trimble Banner
    Residents of this farm community turned out to welcome new Trimble County High School Vocational Agriculture teacher Courtney Scott during a reception held in her honor Thursday at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office. There had been concerns among many local parents—many of them TCHS alumni who are veterans of the vocational agriculture classes of yore—that the program would be dropped from the curriculum after the previous instructor resigned at the end of the 2014-15 school year.

  • Trimble County Apple Festival
  • Work progresses toward January bridge opening

    By Sheldon S. Shafer
    The Courier-Journal
    It won’t be long now. The opening of the new downtown Louisville bridge is only months away.
    The new downtown bridge is scheduled to open to two-way traffic by January. Crews with Walsh Construction will then turn their attention to the Kennedy Bridge.
    More than $22 million in improvements are planned. A new floor system will be built on top of the Kennedy’s existing floor beams, adding decades of new life to the nearly 52-year old bridge.