Today's News

  • Elisabeth Goodin is Rotary speech contest winner

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club, along with most other Rotary clubs in District 6710 (58 clubs), sponsors a speech contest annually for high school students, offering prize money to the top three competitors. Winners may go on to compete in sectional, regional and finally the district contests. All contests are completed during February to early May.  

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, March 9
    Sen. Rand Paul’s field representative for Trimble County will hold mobile office hours in Bedford at the Trimble County Public Library from 2 to 3 p.m. Those who may require assistance in dealing with federal agencies or who wish to discuss matters related to the federal government are encouraged to visit.
    Trimble County Board of Education will hold a Public Tax Hearing at 6:00 p.m. at the Board Office.
    Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Wednesday, March 15

  • Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Standard Time will soon give way to Daylight Saving Time. The change will occur at 2 a.m. on Sunday. The change means the loss of an hour of sleep but the days will seem longer since sunset will occur an hour later.
    When you go to bed on Saturday night, set you clocks ahead one hour. For instance, if you go to bed at 11 p.m. on Saturday, set your clocks ahead one hour to midnight. They will have the correct time when you awaken Sunday morning.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Feb. 27
    4:54 p.m., drug information, 35 Equity Dr
    5:33 p.m., property dispute, 190 Lykins Ln
    8:03 p.m., Social Services visit, 8800 block U.S. Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, Feb. 28
    2:52 p.m., transport to Our Lady of Peace for a mental evaluation
    3:24 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 2966 U.S. Hwy. 42W
    Wednesday, March 1
    6:27 a.m., alarm, 28 McCord Ln
    Friday, March 3
    2:14 p.m., investigation followup, Dollar General Store
    4:16 p.m., process service, Fairground Rd


    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 decisions were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Feb. 27, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diane E. Wheeler presiding:

  • House passes bill to increase penalties for horse cruelty

    FRANKFORT, Ky. –The House passed a measure last week creating stiffer penalties for horse owners convicted of cruelty to animals in Kentucky. House Bill 200, which is sponsored by Pro Tempore David Osborne, R-Prospect, allows for payment of restitution while also streamlining transfer of ownership.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Kyle Helton

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Storms slam Trimble

    The Trimble Banner
    Gov. Matt Bevin declared a statewide emergency Friday, in response to the severe storms that battered Kentucky last week.
    A powerful weather system with torrential rain, hail, flash flooding, straight-line winds, and tornadoes tracked across the Commonwealth on Tuesday, Feb. 28, and Wednesday, March 1, resulting in injuries in some parts of the state and significant property and infrastructure damage.

  • Trimble sheriff dies after cancer battle

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons died Wednesday, March 8, at his Trimble County home after a lengthy, valiant battle with cancer. The 58-year-old Coons had served as the county’s sheriff since January 2003. He had been elected to four consecutive terms and was in the middle of his fourth term when death called.

    Friends may pay respects during visitation at the Bedford Elementary School from 4-8 p.m. Friday, March 10, and from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, March 11. The funeral service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at the Bedford Elementary School.

  • Grand Jury to hear Riddle murder charge

    The Trimble Banner
    A Trimble County Grand Jury will hear the murder-domestic violence case against Milton resident Timothy G. Riddle, accused in the Feb. 14 shooting death of his former girlfriend, Lora Cable, at a Bedford medical office.