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Today's News

  • LOOKING BACK

    Feb. 6, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Kentucky State Police at the LaGrange Post report that fatal accidents and fatalities have been reduced for the post area in reporting their summary for 1985. In 1984, 18 people were killed in 16 accidents, compared to 13 people killed in 12 accidents in 1985 There were 452 driving under the influence arrests; 10,929 citations issued; 3,637 courtesy notices; 2,079 motorist assists; 3,401 complaint calls; 930 accidents investigated; 1,029 felony and misdemeanor cases opened; 646 felony and misdemeanor arrests.

  • State House reviews Bevin’s budget

    The biggest responsibility the governor and the General Assembly have during legislative sessions in even-numbered years is enacting a budget to run state government. It sets our priorities in a way no other law can.
    The budget process actually began months ago, when agencies compiled their projected needs while the state’s economists, known as the Consensus Forecasting Group, determined exactly how much the state could appropriate.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Senate passes several priority pieces of legislation

    Week four of the Kentucky General Assembly marked a momentous occasion for our state. Governor Matt Bevin gave his first State of the Commonwealth Budget Address, laying out a plan that will guide Kentucky out of the financial mire that has lingered for the past eight years.

  • Rotary meets new principal

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Rotarians welcomed new Trimble County High School Principal Michael Slider who provided a half hour of information on his priorities and goals for TCHS for the next five years in their Jan. 19 meeting. Slider, a graduate from Western Kentucky, comes to Trimble County with many years of teaching experience in Kentucky public school systems, having only recently moved into school administration activities following completion of training for his administration certification.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Monday, Feb. 8
    Baby & Me 10:30-11 a.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. Story time is for babies, too! Introduce your little one to the library and enjoy reading, singing and playing together! All babies 0-12 months are welcome to bring a favorite adult and learn about the library! Call Trimble County Public Library at (502) 255-7362 for more information.
    Trimble County Public Library Yoga Event Join us at the library for a free one-hour yoga class led by a certified instructor at 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 9

  • Big Brothers/Sisters may come to Trimble

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Gina Lawrence-Freeman has been employed the past 19 years with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Madison, helping disadvantaged kids improve themselves through adult mentoring services. On Jan. 26, she provided a thought-inspiring overview of this program, now active in Jefferson County, Ind., and in Carroll County, to the Bedford Rotary Club. Importantly, she is now working with local educator and Rotarian Dave Eddy, and others, to establish a BBBS for Trimble County also.

  • Feeley resigns as family judge

    Landmark News Service
    After more than ten years, 12th Circuit Family Judge Tim Feeley has resigned from his position to take a new job as deputy secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS).  
    “I was contacted at the beginning of the month by the governor’s office asking if I would take a position in the Bevin administration,” Feeley said.  
    As deputy secretary for CHFS, Feeley’s responsibilities have dramatically expanded.  

  • Trackside opens for business

    By Chris Brooke
    Landmark News Service
    Trackside Butcher Shoppe opened in the second week of deer season and processed 70 animals that hunters brought in, according to co-owner Chris Wright.
    Then, the nearly $1 million, 6,000-square-foot facility went straight into livestock processing.

  • At the State Capitol