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Today's News

  • LOOKING BACK

    Jan. 31, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County High School band director Mark Jonson has announced that the high school band has been invited to be Kentucky’s representative in the National Independence Day Festival Parade in Washington, D.C., on July 4, 1985! The four-day trip will also see the band members visiting Philadelphia. Following the July 4 parade, the students and their entourage will visit many of the historic sites in and around the Capitol City.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Representative recalls the late governor, senator

    Late last week, Kentucky lost one of its true statesmen with the passing of former U.S. Senator Wendell Ford.
    Since then, there have been numerous accolades about his many accomplishments in Washington, D.C. – from helping to write and pass the Family and Medical Leave Act to promoting Kentucky’s signature coal and tobacco industries – but it is worth noting that several actions taken during his time as governor continue to benefit Kentuckians today.

  • Trimble alumnus is new circulation coordinator

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat              The Trimble Banner
    In search of a new challenge, Michelle Oak found one at The News-Democrat and The Trimble Banner. Her first day as the new circulation coordinator was Dec. 22, and she has been learning something new every day since.
    “It’s something I’ve never done before, and I’ve never worked for a newspaper before,” Oak said of why she applied for the position.

  • Newspapers welcome new graphics designer

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat              The Trimble Banner
    After working his entire career in Madison, Ind., graphic designer Darrel Taylor decided it was time for a change. He joined the staff at The Trimble Banner and The News-Democrat Jan. 5, as the new graphic designer.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Sunday, Feb. 1
    Bedford New Life Assembly of God Church would like to invite the community to join them on SUNDAY mornings at 10:30 am. (The church is located next to the Trimble County Courthouse in the old Public Library.) Come check out our vision for the community and learn about our Core Values such as Generosity of Spirit and Spirit-Empowered Believers. (Worship God.)
    Monday, Feb. 2
    The Trimble County Board of Education will meet at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue in Bedford at 6 p.m.
    Saturday, Feb. 7

  • Circuit Clerk’s office going live with new accounts receivable program

    Staff Report
    Trimble County is scheduled to go live with the new court system’s Accounts Receivable program on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, according to Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy Bruner. There are 74 counties using the AR program, Bruner said.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Tuesday, Jan. 20
    1:29 p.m., juvenile out of control, 4800 block Hwy 42W
    2:46 p.m., process service, 1400 block Martini Ln
    Wednesday, Jan. 21
    10:35 a.m., school visit, 2380 Hwy 22E
    10:42 a.m., welfare check, Charlie Purvis Rd
    11:57 a.m., EMS medical call, Trimble County High School
    1:43 p.m., 911 hangup or unverified, 100 block Rowlett Ln
    Thursday, Jan. 22
    6:25 a.m., traffic stop, post office
    Friday, Jan. 23
    8:37 a.m., personal injury accident, McDowell Ln

  • 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 the week of Jan. 19, 2015:
    FELONY

  • Trimble’s permanent Indiana University connection

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Indiana University’s Bloomington campus has a permanent tie to Trimble County, Ky. Named for a Trimble County native, IU’s Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center—a beautifully designed facility providing state-of-the-art technology, expansive and well-planned workshops, spacious directing and acting studios, and two vital performance spaces—opened in January 2002.