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Today's News

  • 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 Sept. 26:
    FELONY

  • Fiscal court approves road projects, discuss purchases

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Road Department crew has been at work this week repaving Kidwell Pike. Trimble County Fiscal Court, during their Sept. 19 meeting, chose to have the local road crew pave Kidwell Pike rather than accept a $115,131 bid by an outside contractor to do the job. The magistrates did accept bids for paving of Flood Court ($29,363) and Clark Road ($16,685).

  • Bedford Commissioners share reports of city activities

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    During the September meeting of the Bedford City Commission, Mayor Todd Pollock and the commissioners commended the Trimble County High School football team for the paint job on the handrail running from the Marathon service station to the former middle school parking lot.
    All commissioners were present and each gave updates on their designated areas.

  • Tingles enter North American Intl. Livestock Expo

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Two Bedford youths have entered livestock in next month’s 43rd annual North American International Livestock Exposition. The NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with nearly 30,000 entries and nearly $750,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for Nov. 1-17, the event will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Jan completes Ironman!

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Sept. 25, 2016 Jan Powell crossed the finish line of the Ironman, at approximately 11:50 p.m., which means her name was announced along with her new title. Powell recently described her overwhelming emotions at that moment and took time to thank all of her supporters.

  • Rand, other legislative leaders blast Bevin for withholding SEEK funding for Ky. schools

    Frankfort, KY—Responding to the governor’s refusal to disperse $4.64 million to Kentucky public schools, House Speaker Greg Stumbo, House Appropriations and Revenue Chair Rick Rand and House Education Chair Derrick Graham last week expressed outrage that once again the governor has willfully ignored the law.
    At issue is additional funding mandated by law to be released by the governor when schools experience a shortfall in SEEK (Support Education Excellence in Kentucky) funding.

  • Tingle brothers celebrate state fair successes

    Staff Report
    Trimble County was well represented at the 2016 Kentucky State Fair in the sheep division. Walker and Camdyn Tingle, sons of Brian and Brooke Tingle, represented A. Ginn Farms with their lambs after showing at numerous county fairs as well as district competitions.
    Twelve-year-old Walker Tingle had the following success at the Kentucky State Fair
    Junior Sheep Show
    Class 014: Market Showmanship- 3rd place
    Class 017: Breeding Showmanship- 5th place
    Class 009: Late Born Jr. Ewe Lamb Southdown- 6th place

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau Ag Day at the park
  • Autumn leaps
  • The possums under the porch

    I’m not so sure that our possum Punchy was actually a boy. We’ve recently encountered a younger marsupial in our trash cans and our cat’s supper dishes. I’ve yet to introduce myself formally although I did have a recent close encounter.