Today's News

  • Record duck numbers portend good waterfowl hunting in 2015-16

    The work done by conservation groups as well as state and federal fish and wildlife agencies over the past 60 years to increase waterfowl populations is nothing short of remarkable.

    “This year, we’ve had the highest counts of ducks as a whole by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Canadian Wildlife Service,” said John Brunjes, migratory bird coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “It is the highest counts ever with 49,522,000 ducks as well as 11,643,000 mallards, also a new record.”

  • Looking Back

    Nov. 28, 1985 (30 years ago)

  • Thanksgiving is a time for families to gather, give thanks


    This week, our family and friends will gather around the dinner table as they have for generations to celebrate a holiday that is nearing its 400th anniversary.

    As even some of our youngest students can tell us, what is widely considered to be America’s first Thanksgiving took place in 1621, when the Pilgrims and a tribe of Native Americans came together for a three-day feast to give thanks for a successful harvest.

  • Lady Raiders to ‘Honor the Legacy’ Dec. 4

    “Honor the Legacy, Inspire the Dream” is the motto adopted by the Lady Raiders team for the 2016 season. The team wants to honor those who came before them, while they seek to inspire future Lady Raider players.

  • Bedford Rotary joins in Haiti early detection of cervical cancer program


    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Community Calendar for the week beginning Thursday, Nov. 26

    Thurs.Fri., Nov. 26-27

    The Trimble County Courthouse (all offices) will be closed for the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend.

    The Trimble County Senior Citizens Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend.

    Bedford City Hall and the Morgan Community Center will be closed for the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend.

    The Milton Municipal Building will be closed for the Thanksgiving Day holiday weekend.

    Saturday, Nov. 28

  • Rumpke wins Bedford garbage collection contract


    The Trimble Banner

    A change is coming at the start of the new year in the company collecting solid waste in the city of Bedford.

    At the Tuesday, Nov. 17, Bedford City Commission meeting, bids were opened and considered for solid waste collection for 2016.

  • iLead students test homemade catapault designs

    iLead Academy students were given 16 feet of lumber to construct a catapult of their own design. Students researched and designed machines that were catapults and slingshots. The machines were tested Nov. 6 and one slingshot launched a potato 117 feet. Students were allowed to take the machine home over the weekend and director Larissa McKinney said several of the machines changed in design.
    Students attempted to hit various targets with their machines. Distance and accuracy recorded on Nov. 9 were a portion of the grade assigned to the project.

  • KSP investigating Carroll fatality

    Kentucky State Police is investigating a single vehicle incident resulting in a fatality in Carroll County.
    KSP received a call at approximately 6:40 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, of a vehicle overturned on Hwy. 36 West. Troopers, along with Carroll County EMS and Westside Volunteer Fire Department, responded to the scene.
    Steven Harbert, 36, of Indianapolis, Ind., was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Carroll County Coroner.

  • KSP warns motorists of deer activity

    The Kentucky State Police is urging all motorists to be aware of the increased dangers posed by deer wandering onto roadways during November and December.
    “Two factors combine to boost the chances that motorists may encounter these animals during this time of the year: mating season and hunting season” says KSP Sgt. Michael Webb. “This results in increased movement that presents hazards to deer, vehicles and drivers.”