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Today's News

  • Trimble among 6 counties to form new I-71 Task Force

    By SARAH BEACH
    The Trimble Banner Intern

    Six counties joined forces last Thursday to expand local businesses and employment.

    The judge-executives from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties have been meeting together to form the I-71 Kentucky Corridor Regional Task Force, Inc.

  • EPA weighs in on LG&E

    A recent letter from Region 4 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has weighed in on several aspects of a proposed landfill project at LG&E’s Trimble County Generating Plant, located at Wise’s Landing on the Ohio River.

  • Stevens to resign

    Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens has announced his resignation from that office to accept the position of Executive Director of the Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts. The resignation will be effective in early August when Stevens begins his new role.

    “It’s with a mixed bag of emotions that I have come to this decision,” Stevens said Friday. He had informed the members of Trimble County Fiscal Court during a public hearing concerning road use funds on Friday morning.

  • Kloie among 17 fatalities on Kentucky roads last week

    (FRANKFORT, KY) - Preliminary statistics* indicate that 17 people died in 16 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Tuesday, May 29, through Sunday, June 3, 2012.

    The death of Kloie Garcia was one of four fatalities involving pedestrians. The other three occurred in Boone, Madison and Martin counties. The crash in Boone County involved the suspected use of alcohol.

    Ten of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and five victims were not wearing seat belts.

  • Two-year-old dies after being struck by car

    Trimble County residents, members of the law enforcement community and emergency responders are overcome with grief following the death of a two-year-old child who was struck by a car in Bedford on Thursday.

    Kloie Garcia had been with her family at a yard sale in front of their home on Highway 421 North in Bedford, law enforcement authorities said.

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg responded to the call at 11:06 a.m., according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, who is leading the ongoing investigation.

  • Beach joins Trimble Banner staff as intern

    STAFF REPORT

    Carroll County native Sarah Beach has joined the staff at The Trimble Banner as a summer intern.

    Beach, a 2011 Carroll County High School graduate, just completed her freshman year at Western Kentucky University where she is a communications studies major. At CCHS, she played tennis and soccer and was student body president, as well as a member of the academic team.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, June 2
    Trimble County Public Library will host Dan Williams, author of “The Duck that lost his Waddle” at 11 a.m. Mr. Williams will read from his book and answer questions. For more info, call 502-255-7362.

    Bedford Christian Church VBS registration party at 7 p.m. at the church. VBS will be Wednesday thru Friday from 6-8:15 p.m. For more info, call Laura (502) 640-1198 or Rhea (502) 535-3169.

    Thursday, June 7
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Pleasant View Baptist Church. Everyone welcome.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago
    June 3, 1982
    A torrential rainfall of more than four inches in a gushing downpour in some area of the county played havoc with bridges and roads, with creek bottom crops and other property Saturday night. Severe thunderstorms moved around the area during the weekend and through Monday night, triggering tornado warnings.

  • Congratulations to Trimble County’s Class of 2012