Today's News

  • Refuse collection on the way for Milton

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Bowling Family in concert March 20

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford, Ky. will hold a live concert, starring the award winning Bowling Family, 7 p.m., Friday, March 20, 2015, doors open at 5:30 p.m.
    The Bowling Family have performed at Carnegie Hall, The Grand Ole Opry, Brooklyn Tabernacle and many other places. They have had 23 No.1 Gospel songs, three Grammy nominations, 11 Dove awards just to name a few.

  • Hope to share

    Although grace is free, hope recently cost me $8 on Etsy, the Website where people sell their handiwork.
    For $8 I bought a wire bracelet that forms the word “hope,” which I’ve been wearing all week.
    Lately, hope has been my thing. I was talking with a tattoo artist for a story I’m working on and told him if I ever got a tattoo it would be the word hope in simple script, lower-case lettering, written very small, with a period at the end. (hope.)

  • Civil protection orders broadened by HB 8

    While another round of record snow and cold kept the House and Senate from being able to meet for two days last week, both chambers nonetheless finished work on several notable bills and are poised to pass even more in the three days we meet this week.
    Although it has a couple of hurdles still to clear as of this writing, one of the legislative session’s most far-reaching initiatives appears destined to become law.

  • Despite weather, General Assembly still on schedule

    After a successful beginning to the week in the Senate, extreme weather conditions on Wednesday evening into Thursday prevented us from holding session on Thursday and Friday. The LRC offices were closed on Thursday, but were re-opened on Friday, so we held a caucus meeting to discuss some remaining issues facing the final days of the 2015 Session.


    March 14, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Rebecca Ginn Jackson has been appointed editor of The Trimble Banner by Dorothy Abernathy, the paper’s general manager. Jackson replaces June Haney, who resigned the position recently. Haney has been editor of The Banner since June 1982 when Clyde “Jack” Greenwood retired from the position. Jackson, 27, is a 1975 Trimble County High School graduate who has been employed by Landmark Community Newspapers since June 1976.

  • Unmoored houseboat travels 165 miles on Kentucky River

    By Beth Musgrave
    Lexington Herald-Leader
    The owner of a runaway houseboat that traveled more than 165 miles from its moorings in Boonesboro to the mouth of the Ohio River has hired a salvage company to retrieve the boat, emergency management officials said Sunday.
    The houseboat was ripped from its pier in Madison County, probably Friday night, and traveled down the Kentucky River to the Ohio River on Saturday and Sunday, said Tommy Russell, director of Frankfort and Franklin County Emergency Management.

  • Centenarians sought

    In honor of Older American’s Month, KIPDA Area Agency on Aging and Independent Living is planning the A Centenarian Celebration!  Our goal is to recognize and honor citizens who live in the KIPDA region, who are 100 years old or older.  Exceptions will be made for individuals who are 99 years old, turning 100 this year!

  • Bedford Rotary hosts annual speech contest

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club initiated an annual speech contest for high school students in 1996. Since then, many fine students have participated for monetary prizes each spring. This year was no exception, as freshman Joe Pollock and senior Ashby Drake devoted hours of work and formally addressed the Rotary club on March 3. This year’s theme was “Light Up Rotary,” selected by Rotary International’s president Gary C.K. Huang of Taipei, Taiwan.