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Today's News

  • Welcome Trimble’s new library director Dena Riley

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Public Library has a new director. Her name is Dena Riley. Dena is originally from the state of Idaho. Family obligations brought her to Kentucky. Riley holds a B.S. in General Education from the University of Idaho. She also has a M.S. in Library Sciences from U.K.

  • Bedford Bash is tomorrow

    Staff Report
    The Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will host the 27th Annual Bedford Bash tomorrow in the bank parking lot.
    This year’s Bash will feature music by The Thrillers. Bedford Bank will also be giving away prizes for both children and adults. The Bedford Volunteer Fire Department will once again be having a fish fry in conjunction with the event. The Bedford Rotary Club lunch wagon and other food vendors will also be on location to satisfy every appetite.

  • Robin Welty is Rotary guest artist

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    It was a quiet meeting at Bedford Rotary on Aug. 9. In fact, few sounds were apparent for the better part of 30 minutes except for low background recorded gospel music and the silent “swish” of Robin Welty’s art tools as she completed a full picture starting with just a blank, white paper. The full picture was not apparent until she turned on the black lights above and below the production at the end to reveal a quite inspiring work of art.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, July 25
    3:14 p.m., Criminal mischief; 218 Hardy Creek Road
    5:46 p.m., Process service; 168 Highway 42 E
    6:51 p.m., DUI; Highway 421 N
    7:11 p.m., Traffic stop; 55 Perkinson Ln
    7:17 p.m., Process service; 386 Harley Ln
    8:12 p.m., Traffic stop; Hwy 421 N
    9:30 p.m., Traffic stop; Hwy 421 at New Hope Rd
    9:35 p.m., Traffic stop; Milton Fire Station
    9:35 p.m., Assault; 500 block West Street
    10:39 p.m., Traffic stop; Milton Fire Station 2
    11:26 p.m., Traffic stop; Milton Fire Station 2

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 in Trimble District Court during the week of Aug. 1, 2016:
    FELONY

  • State police conducting traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of August 1 through August 31.   

  • The bugs of summer

    Fortunately for me the wasps and I have declared a ceasefire. I no longer have to avoid the unexpected sting of a winged sniper. Earlier this summer I often found myself pinned down in crossfire on a daily basis. Now, I can walk around my house undisturbed; I sometimes do it just because I can.

  • Ways to pep up lunch

    A new school year is upon us. One of the most challenging daily tasks that goes with back to school is finding something interesting, healthy and tasty for your child to eat if they take their lunch instead of participating in a school lunch program. Here are some tips to simplify the process.

  • Superintendent addresses ‘stream of misinformation’

    Dear Readers,

  • Tax hike for new high school in Scott County abandoned

    By Dan Adkins
    Georgetown News-Graphic
    Four weeks after announcing he would seek a 5-cent property-tax increase and two days after making his case at a public forum, Scott County’s new superintendent backtracked Thursday.
    The decision means activity toward building the proposed $60 million, 750-student Great Crossing High School — already delayed since last fall — will be pushed at least until spring and possibly farther into the future, Superintendent Kevin Hub said after the board’s monthly work session.