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Today's News

  • Don’t miss our local patriotic events

    When our forefathers put their signatures to paper to declare our independence as a nation 241 years ago on July 4, 1776, there was no doubt it was a time to celebrate.
    Public readings of the freshly-written Declaration of Independence were held in Philadelphia’s Independence Square amid bells ringing and bands playing. Bonfires and fireworks were added to the celebration the next year and then the tradition spread, with towns large and small joining in the merriment.

  • Commissioner reports, sewer billing, insurance discussions for Bedford

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Mayor Todd Pollock called the regular monthly meeting of the Bedford City Commissioners to order at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. During the meeting, Commissioner Gary Johnson reported he is checking into prices of pumps for the lift stations, and that a light in Lift 1 is not working. He can replace the bulb if that is the problem.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, June 29
    Bedford Baptist Church, Galactic Starveyors VBS from 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m., for infants through the 6th grade!  Parents are invited on Thursday, June 29, at 7 p.m., to see what their children have learned this year and then enjoy a picnic supper.
    Friday, June 30

  • PSC revises settlement in KU, LG&E rate cases

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) has granted base rate increases sought by Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E) and Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU), but reduced them below the levels agreed to earlier by the utilities and other parties to the cases.

  • Trimble Fair pageantry
  • Jail issues focus of fiscal court discussion

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple has been instructed by Trimble County Fiscal Court to investigate if a collection agency is collecting reimbursement of jail bills from prisoners.

  • Fair fireworks sparks local Fourth celebration

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Fair Board welcomed elected officials from around the county for a special treat last Thursday night at the fair. The officials were served a generous helping of appetizers and sweets while welcoming legendary horse jockey Pat Day to the Trimble Fair. After a small get together with the officials, Mr. Day gave a presentation to a small crowd of about 50 people.

  • Senate health bill expected Thur., McConnell says; could stretch Medicaid expansion but then cut program more than House bill

    By Al Cross and Melissa Patrick
    Kentucky Health News
    Senate Republicans plan to make their repeal-and-replace-Obamacare bill public on Thursday, Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky told reporters Tuesday.
    The bill is likely to continue the Medicaid expansion, which serves 470,000 Kentuckians, longer than the bill passed by the House, but could make deeper cuts to Medicaid in the long run.

  • Deceitful blacktop contractors targeting Kentucky residents

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Monday, Attorney General Andy Beshear and Woodford County Sheriff Wayne “Tiny” Wright said a group of door-to-door blacktop contractors are targeting elderly residents in Woodford County, and possibly families in the Central Kentucky region.

  • Heat ‘frustration’

    My poor, hapless garden has been suffering at my hands for several years. Despite my most well-intentioned of efforts to grow anything, something rots, disappears or develops mysterious holes overnight. I’ve never seen such misfortune afflict one garden in my life. I suppose I thought that last year was the time for the garden to turn the tide and flourish.