Today's News

  • Pennybaker is Trimble’s ‘Hurricane Harvey hero’

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As the world watched the news about the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, many felt compelled to help out, in one way or another. Then the report came in, about another natural disaster and yet another. With such a vast amount of destruction, across multiple areas, there are many heroes, of whom we will not hear or read about. However, Brooke Montgomery and her family are in awe of their ‘Hometown Hero.’ She arrived in Texas ready to do whatever it took to bring them back to their feet.

  • Next month at the Trimble library

    Monday, October 2, 9, 16, 23 & 30: Yoga - Take time to quiet your mind and gently strengthen your body with yoga. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat or a towel. The class is free and meets in the Trimble County Library meeting room at 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, October 4, 11, 18 & 25: Roaming Readers - Don’t let the colder weather keep you from exercising. Meet up with fellow walkers at the Trimble County Board of Education (old middle school) gym every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. for a 30-minute walk. Join us and get your steps in!

  • Horse sense

    I have conniving horses. As time goes by the boys, Biscuit and Lightning, continue to prove that they are, indeed, horses of a different color.

  • Panel of state lawmakers hear sobering account of opioid crisis

    FRANKFORT – At one Kentucky hospital, people are actually bringing in heroin and shooting up with patients.
    That’s one example of the “very desperate situation” the opioid-abuse crisis has created, Kentucky Chamber of Commerce President Dave Adkisson said while testifying before a panel of state legislators last week in the Capitol Annex.

  • Free Narcan and Narcan training set for Trimble

    Bedford, KY. — In response to the increase in opioid and heroin overdoses and deaths, the Kentucky Pharmacists Association (KPA) and the Kentucky Department of Public Health (KDPH) joined efforts to bring Naloxone, an opiate antidote, also known by the brand name Narcan™, to local communities. The North Central District Health Department will host KPA and KDPH as they bring a community training to Trimble County on Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Trimble County Health Department, located at 138 Miller Lane, Bedford.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 11
    2:39 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Al’s Dr
    3:18 p.m., terroristic threatening, 5550 Hwy 42E
    4:01 p.m., process service, 304 Castle

    Tuesday, Sept. 12
    9:08 a.m., death, 3050 Sulphur-Bedford Rd
    11:29 a.m., juvenile beyond control, Trimble County High School
    1:28 p.m., property dispute, 7592 Hwy 42W
    2:27 p.m., social service referral, Westrick Ln
    3:01 p.m., process service, 181 Richmond Hill Rd
    3:28 p.m., property damage accident, Bedford Marathon Hwy 421N


    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Sept. 18, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • Proclamation
  • Social relationships are important for your health

    Just as we need food and water to survive, we also need meaningful social relationships and connections. Because we are wired for social contact, going without it increases the risks to jeopardize our overall health, well-being and life quality. While it is okay to feel lonely and to be alone at times, chronic loneliness can cause serious health concerns. Researchers continue to demonstrate how important meaningful relationships with others are to our mental, emotional and physical health.

  • Carrollton Guard Vietnam vets to hold reunion Oct. 14 at Cton

    Landmark News Service
    On Oct. 13, 1968, soldiers from Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery, Kentucky Army National Guard, located in Carrollton, were deployed to Vietnam. Almost 49 years later, the unit will reunite Saturday, Oct. 14, at the National Guard Armory.
    Organizer Jerry Oak of Trimble County was a Specialist 4 when the unit was deployed to Vietnam. He served 21 years in the National Guard (1967-1989) and retired as a major.