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    May 1, 1986 (30 Years Ago)
    The City of Bedford has adopted an ordinance to establish the boundaries of the city. The boundaries are based on the city’s existing records and subsequent annexation ordinances. Mayor James Black stressed that this procedure is not to annex, but is to establish the city’s corporate boundaries.

  • Circuit clerks surpass national goal of registered Kentucky Donate Life donors

    For more than a decade the month of April has been about saving and healing lives. Donate Life champions across the country fill the month of April with powerful testimonials to demonstrate the lifesaving message of donation and transplantation. The goal of National Donate Life Month is to make LIFE possible by educating and motivating individuals to register their decision to be organ, eye and tissue donors.

  • Local Emergency Planning Committee meeting set Wednesday, May 18

    The Trimble County Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC) will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office on Wednesday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m.
    “We really need to try to have all of our utility companies that provide services in the county present at the meeting to review and discuss the types of chemicals and quantities you have on hand,” Shannon R. Hoskins, Trimble Co. LEPC, chairperson said.
    Other items on the agenda include: Upcoming table-top training exercise and Volunteer Drive.

  • Rotary seeks ‘Citizen of the Year’ nominees

    Each year the Bedford Rotary Club solicits nominations for its “Citizen of the Year” award, from Trimble County residents. This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated non-paying “service above self” activities benefiting various Trimble County programs and organizations.  

  • Bedford Rotary Club serving lunch at the courthouse Tuesday, May 10

    Spring is here and the Bedford Rotary lunch wagon begins the monthly lunch program at the courthouse for 2016! Mark your calendars for this for May 10, and come purchase our lunches during 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Relax in the shade around our tables, and have fun talking with many of the Bedford folks. It is a great way to spend a delightful noontime period. If the weather is really bad, we will have a follow-up date well advertised on the trailer and in the papers.


    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning has announced that the absentee voting machines are open in her office during office hours.
    Thursday, April 28
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Center commodities from 12:00-2:00 p.m.
    Tobacco Producers Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training will be held April 28, 2016, 6:00 p.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. This training is for producers needing certification or re-certification. There is no cost to attend.
    Friday, April 29

  • Fair announces advanced weekly pass sales
  • The Wedding Barn @ The Lazy Daisy Farm opens in Trimble

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    It may be common knowledge to many people, but I had never heard of a wedding barn, until I met Kelly Nichols. A new business in Milton has opened. Their mission is to provide a unique place for new budding love to tie the knot, in a barn. Before the grand tour my first thought was a rustic barn, dirt floors and a few tractors sitting around. However, the scene was quite the contrary. Instead the barn is decorated in a beautiful delicate manner to create a perfect country wedding.

  • Massie here Tues.

    Congressman Thomas Massie will hold a Coffee with Your Congressman event in Trimble County next Tuesday, May 3, at 10:30 a.m. at Bray Orchards, 2580 Highway 42 W, Bedford.
    The event will be a great way for constituents to talk with the congressman about the national debt and other important issues in an informal setting.

  • School board hears updates

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education met at the Administration building Wednesday, April 20. The school year may be coming to a close but the issues facing the Board continue to materialize.    
    The board had an update from OVEC on the progress of the grant to improve health and safety in the Head Start facility.