Today's News

  • The Quilting Bee

    By Bruce Walker

  • Special education has come a long way since the ‘70s

    By Rick Rand

    Before the mid-1970s, special education in our country’s public schools was all but non-existent.  Many students were either outright denied the opportunity to attend because of their disability, or they received inferior instruction if they were able to enroll.

    That, thankfully, began to change in 1975, when Congress passed the Education for All Handicapped Children Act and required each state to provide appropriate services in this critical area.


    Aug. 28, 1986 (30 Years Ago)

  • Trimble County Community Calendar for the week of Aug. 25, 2016

    Thursday, Aug. 25

    The Peacemakers Sewing Group will meet on the fourth Thursday of every month at the Bedford Baptist Church, from 9:30 a.m. until noon. No special skills are required. If you have questions, call 502-255-7724.

    Saturday, Aug. 27

    Trimble County Public Library: Every Saturday in August meet professional photographers for advice on taking better photos! Aug. 27, 10:30 a.m., meet Vickie Eldridge, Apple Tree Studio owner with advice on how to present, frame, and hang photography.

    Monday, Aug. 29

  • Lawson talks to Rotary about Trooper Island

    When Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Lawson entered Bedford Rotary’s meeting room on Aug. 16 — in full uniform including dual weapons — we thought surely we were in trouble.  What law(s) had we violated?  Well, isn’t that the first impression many of us have when confronted by a police officer?  A kind of negative feeling about our police at first blush?

  • Milton bridge approach plan ‘on hold’

    Transportation officials in Kentucky and Indiana are in the process of finalizing alternatives to new approaches to the Milton-Madison Bridge in hopes of improving traffic flow through the downtown business sections of Milton and Madison.

  • School board discusses digital security status


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting at the new Board Office in the former middle school library.

    A moment of silence was held for Dylan Sutherland. Dylan was a middle school student who was lost to an ATV accident recently.

    Superintendent Steve Miracle presented the House Bill 5/Data Security Status report for Rod Smothers – Chief Technology Director.

  • Leisure Apartments to be demolished, rebuilt

    By Hilda Parrish

    Special to the Trimble Banner

    Tenants of the Leisure Apartments soon will be moved to other housing while the existing complex is demolished and rebuilt

    Bedford City Commissioner James Helm reported on the apartment complex renovation at Leisure Apartments on Cutshaw Lane at the commission’s meeting last week.

    Helm said the city received a letter from the Federal Housing Authority that the apartments are to be completely renovated.

  • Detroit celebrates 100 years of boat racing with Gold Cup


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The City of Detroit is getting ready to celebrate its 100th anniversary of boat racing on the Detroit River this weekend (August 26-28) when the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane series returns to the Motor City for the UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest presents the APBA Gold Cup. A field of nine boats is expected to compete for the granddaddy of boat racing trophies.

  • Lady Raiders off to a 2-0 start

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders have begun the 2016 volleyball season in the aggressive style they are known for, quickly dispatching Eminence and Gallatin County in their first two outings, both by scores of 2-0. Trimble toppled Eminence on Aug. 16, 25-14 and 25-16,  and defeated Gallatin 25-15 and 25-10 on Aug. 18. Pictured in the above left photo (from left) Kate Staples and Kaylee Clifford watch as Cheyenne Riddle battles against Eminence. At right, Staples sets up a teammate for a possible score against the Lady Warriors.