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Today's News

  • Legislature must ensure obligation to state retirees

    Bringing about a flurry of facts and a storm of misconceptions, Kentucky’s pension crisis has become one of the most dominating news stories in recent months. One thing is for certain: if our state pensions are not addressed in the very near future, we will face huge cuts in state funding. Education, Medicaid, and other government services would likely be affected—a risk our state is not in a position to take.

  • Trimble County Challenge Walk set Sept. 16

    The Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities is hosting the annual County Challenge Walks again this year. Thanks to the help of several important community partners, organizers have expanded the challenge to seven counties for the 2017 event. Walks will be held this year in Barren, Bullitt, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties. The walks are scheduled for Sept. 16th with registration starting at 9:30 a.m. and the walks taking place from 10:00-11:00 a.m., local time.

  • Lay leaders training held at Lake Cumberland

    Staff Report
    Last week, Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock attended a training to become a Lay Leader for a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thurs. August 31
    The Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk’s office is having a Trust for Life 25th Birthday Bunco Bash, beginning at 6:00 p.m., at the Morgan Community Center. The cost is $10 per person to play. There will be prizes, snacks, a silent auction and lots of fun. All proceeds go to the Trust for Life Organ Donor program.
    Saturday, September 2

  • School board meeting date change

    The Trimble County Board of Education’s Sept. 6, 2017 regular meeting date has now been changed to a Special Called Meeting to be held on Sept. 7, 2017.  This meeting will follow the Public Hearing Meeting that is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at the Trimble County Board of Education Office located at 116 Wentworth Ave., Bedford, KY 40006.

  • Milton Flea Market/Swap Meet set this weekend

    Flea Market & Swap Meet, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2 & 3, 2017 at the Milton City Park. $20 per space for both days. Contact 502-268-3152 or 502-268-5224.

  • Tips on helping Texas in the wake of the hurricane

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Arlington, Va. – The Better Business Bureau and BBB Wise Giving Alliance are advising people to help as much as they can in the Hurricane Harvey relief efforts, but to do so with caution and make sure their donations get to the people who need it most.

  • Bedford Bash
  • Children and grandchildren grown, Mr. Maintenance keeps busy pace

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “My whole family has worked, attended, or coached at the Trimble County School System,” Danny Black reflected recently. “All my grandkids played sports for Trimble County, and those are and always will be the greatest memories of my entire life.”

  • Remains of missing Trimble man found in Oldham County

    Staff Report
    A death investigation is underway after a Bedford man who was missing for a week was found dead in La Grange.
    Around 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, La Grange Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Cedar Springs Place on a report of a body found in a field. The body was later determined to be that of 32-year-old Noah Jason Law of Bedford.
    Law had been reported missing to the Kentucky State Police a week prior to the discovery of his body, according to Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton.