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Today's News

  • Let’s help our hungry friends and neighbors this holiday season and all year long

    By Ryan Quarles
    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture
    The holiday season is well under way. Many of you enjoyed a bountiful Thanksgiving feast with your loved ones and will do so again during Christmas and New Year’s Day.
    But for others, the holidays aren’t so merry. More than 700,000 Kentuckians don’t always know where their next meal will come from, according to the Kentucky Association of Food Banks, a Berea-based organization whose member food banks distributed 52 million meals in all 120 Kentucky counties last year.

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  • Kentucky making great strides in higher education

    It may not have generated much publicity, but Kentucky’s economy hit a high-water mark in October, when our civilian labor force saw its biggest one-month gain in at least 40 years. It grew by almost 15,000 during those 31 days, putting us just shy of two million people who are either working or actively looking for a job.

  • Bedford Christian cast to present ‘The Guiding Star’

    Kim Temple, Director, and the cast of “The Guiding Star” are preparing for another landmark performance at the Bedford Christian Church on Friday, Dec. 9th and Saturday, Dec. 10th at 7:00 pm.  Admission is free and a fun time guaranteed; not necessarily because of the excellent performance by the actors, but the laughs that will ensue when lines are missed and improvising begins.  

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Dec. 1
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Pleasant View Baptist , 489 Wise’s Landing Rd. in Bedford,  7 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 1. The public is invited.
    Friday, Dec. 2
    Ernie Haase & Signature Sound in concert at the North Madison Christian Church at 7 p.m. Doors open at 6 p.m.
    Saturday, Dec. 3
    In conjunction with “Light Up Bedford” festivities, the Bedford Rotary club will be offering its Annual “Rotary Chili Dinner” at Morgan Community Center from  5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

  • 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 County District Court during the week of Nov. 21, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Diane Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

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  • Rumpke awarded bid for City of Bedford sanitation

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Bedford received only one bid in answer to their advertisement for city sanitation collection.

  • Bedford stores observe Small Business Saturday

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    What is Small Business Saturday? Maybe you saw the commercials leading up to the Saturday after Thanksgiving and wondered what does it mean to shop small? Each year small businesses join together to offer a day of shopping small. According to Tracie Heveline this was created by American Express to help promote entrepreneurs to boost their sales.

  • ‘Light up Bedford’ Saturday

    “Light up Bedford” will be held on Saturday, Dec. 3, to give a kick start to the upcoming Christmas season.
    The agenda of activities is as follows: 3 to 8 p.m., Christmas Shopping Vendor Sales; 3 to 4:30 p.m., Children’s Christmas Tea; 5:30 to 7:30 p.m., Bedford Rotary Chili Dinner; 6 to 6:30 p.m., light up at the courthouse lawn; 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., Santa and festivities.