Today's News

  • Rotary provides dictionaries to third graders at Bedford, Milton

    Special to the Banner

    The printed word is still popular and valuable.

    Each year, the Bedford Rotary Club presents all third graders in county schools with personalized dictionaries for them to use throughout their school years. These are not just full of word definitions, but contain many important facts about our country, such as our state geographies, a listing of our presidents, and the U.S. Constitution. Students have expressed how they have valued these books many times in past years.

  • Smart shopping for the whole family

    Building a healthy diet starts at the grocery store. Knowing your store is helpful when shopping with a list to avoid making unnecessary purchases. Keep MyPlate in mind when creating your grocery list and shopping. Use these tips below to see how:

    Fruits and vegetables: Choose a variety. See what is on sale and what makes the most sense for your family. Try fresh, frozen, canned and even dried fruits and vegetables.

  • Ag. Market Report | March 8, 2018

    Livestock | Feb. 28, 2018

    Cattle receipts: 318

    Last week: 314

    Last year: 202

    Compared to the previous sale: Feeder steers and heifers sold steady to 2.00 higher with the most increase on grass-type cattle. Slaughter cows 3.00-4.00 higher, bulls 2.00 higher.

    Feeders: 281

    Slaughter: 28

    Replacements: 9

  • The Ramblin' Man
  • State police conducting traffic safety checkpoints

    CAMPBELLSBURG – The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties through March 31.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers.

    Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws. 

  • Public records | March 1, 2018

    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 Feb. 19 by the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II.


  • Sheriff's call log | March 1, 2018

    Feb. 19

    9:50 a.m., alarm, 75 Noah’s Lane

    12:50 p.m., EMS assist, Signature Healthcare

    4:45 p.m., reckless driver, U.S. 421S

    Feb. 20

    12:02 p.m., lock out, Trimble County Board of Education

    12:51 p.m., property damage accident, Trimble County High School

    1:16 p.m., fire, Trimble County Middle School

    Feb. 21

    7:17 a.m., theft complaint, 64 Ransdell Court

    1:59 p.m., process service, 311 Mitchell Road

  • Community calendar | March 1, 2018

    Thursday, March 1

    The Trimble County hymn sing starts at 7 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church.

    Tuesday, March 6

    The American Red Cross will have a blood drive from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Trimble County High School. This is a rescheduling from when the drive was previously canceled due to schools being closed.

    Thursday, March 8

    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7:00 p.m.

    Saturday, March 10

  • Trimble CARES talks about reducing substance abuse

    Special to the Banner

    Organizers of the Trimble CARES Coalition were on hand to discuss the history of fighting substance abuse and other issues prevalent in the community at the Feb. 20 meeting of the Bedford Rotary Club.

  • Despite flooding, resilient nature persists

    The waters have receded since this time last week and hopefully the river levels trend toward normal. Despite the damage done, stories shared by others online help show that here in small towns, we persevere through whatever is thrown at us.