Today's News

  • Eastern announces Dean’s List

    RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,099 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2015 semester.
    The List includes four Bedford residents: Jacob Blair, a senior Journalism major; Brian Hemmer, a senior Aviation major; Brandon Ray, a senior Police Studies major; and Mackenzie Sutherland, a junior majoring in General Studies in Justice and Safety.

  • Kimberlin’s celebrate 50 years

    On June 12, 1965, Thomas, Sr. and Jeannetta Kimberlin (Tom and Netta) exchanged wedding vows and then repeated those vows 50 years later. They have five children, Thomas, Jr., Betty Hoskins, Jack, Neva Wilson, and Laura Brown. They have 13 grandchildren, 1 angel, 12 great-children and counting. They celebrated their anniversary at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford on Saturday, June 13, 2015, with over 150 friends and family.

  • Roberts makes WKU Dean’s List

    Hannah Roberts, a 2013 Trimble County High School Honor Graduate and recipient of the Kelly Jewell Memorial Scholarship and BES Scholarship that same year, has made Western Kentucky University’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.
    To achieve this honor a student must take at least 12 course hours or more while maintaining a 3.5 GPA and above throughout the semester.
    Along with this recognition, Hannah has also been accepted into the limited number of applicants to the nursing program at WKU, beginning with the Fall 2015 semester.

  • Consultant briefs Rotary on school superintendent search

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The recent opening for a new Trimble County Schools Superintendent position has necessitated a search process, which includes the Trimble County Board of Education, an appointed screening committee and the engagement of professional search consultant Mike Oder who represents the Kentucky School Boards Association.


    Thurs.-Sat., July 9-11
    Trimble County Fair at the Trimble County Park.
    Thursday, July 9
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Nutrition Education & Bingo offsite at the Fairground Apartments at 1 p.m. Offsite at the Trimble County Public Library, Newport Aquarium Shark Cart at 1 p.m.
    The Trimble County Fair Hymn Sing at 7 p.m. Senior citizens 62+ will be admitted free with coupon.
    The Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Friday, July 10

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday June 22
    12:23 p.m., process service block of 1200 Hwy 625.
    12:41 p.m., process service block of 2000 McCord Ln & 42.
    2:05 p.m., disturbance 79 Hwy 421.
    Tuesday, June 23
    12:52 p.m., lockout 487 Corn Creek Rd.
    4:34 p.m., ATV Mitchell Rd.
    5:43 p.m., process service block of 70 Hwy 421 N.
    5:53 p.m., process service block of 100 Summerfield Ct.
    6:02 p.m., traffic stop Martini Ln.
    6:11 p.m., process service block of 500 Lear Ln.
    6:36 p.m., welfare check 1105 Barebone 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 cases were heard the week of June 29, 2015:

  • Be sure to keep boating safety a priority this summer

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As many families prepare to enjoy time on Kentucky’s numerous lakes and rivers for summertime getaways, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) urges boaters, swimmers, fishers and skiers to be alert and exercise caution while enjoying their day on the water.

  • Carrollton business ‘fuels’ Grand Prix winner

    The Trimble Banner
    Longtime hydroplane racing veteran Jerry Hopp carried the name of a Carrollton restaurant to victory in the championship heat of the Grand Prix West race Saturday in the Madison Regatta.
    The 67-year-old Snohomish, Wash., driver—the dean of drivers active in hydroplane racing—happily praised Down on Main Street, his team’s “food sponsor” who “fed the crew the whole time we were here,” he said Sunday. “Excellent food, we loved their steaks, I mean they were huge!”

  • JMK repeats as Governor’s Cup champion

    The Trimble Banner
    J. Michael Kelly in the Graham Trucking U-5 won the Indiana Governor’s Cup H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race Sunday, taking home the historic Governor’s Cup trophy for the second consecutive year.
    Kelly pulled away from second-place finisher Jimmy Shane in the U-1 Oberto/Miss Madison on the first lap of the winner take all championship heat.