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Today's News

  • Jerry Powell is new Trimble Judge-Executive

    Jerry Powell, who has served as Trimble County Clerk for nearly 23 years, was sworn in Friday afternoon as the new Trimble County Judge-Executive.

    Powell, a 1965 Trimble County High School graduate, worked at the Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank for nearly 15 years before seeking the only elected office he has held. A 1974 Western Kentucky University graduate, Powell is also a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.

  • Jerry Powell is the new Trimble Judge-Executive

    Jerry Powell, who has served as Trimble County Clerk for nearly 23 years, is the new Trimble County Judge-Executive.

    Speculation had centered on Powell as the successor to Randy Stevens, who resigned from the position to accept the position of Executive Director of the Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts. Stevens’s resignation was effective on Wednesday, Aug. 15. On the following day, the members of Trimble County Fiscal Court elected Magistrate Stephen Stark to serve as Interim Judge-Executive until Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Stevens’s successor.

  • Bedford Bash blessed by beautiful weather
  • Trimble youths attend leadership mtg

    Trimble County High School Youth from the Trimble CARES Coalition in Bedford, participated in Community Anti-Drug Coalitions of America’s National Youth Leadership Initiative in Nashville, Tenn. The NYLI was part of CADCA’s 2012 Mid-Year Training Institute, which brought together more than 1,900 substance abuse prevention specialists and advocates from throughout the country to learn new strategies to tackle their community’s substance abuse problems.

  • Local Guard unit preparing for deployment to Africa

    Members of the Carrollton National Guard unit are preparing for deployment to Africa, which will occur sometime in October.

    Capt. Chris Fitzwater, who heads Alpha Battery, 2nd Battalion, 138th Artillery based in Carrollton, said the unit will be activated Saturday, Sept. 1. The 62 members of the unit will meet at 2 p.m. that day in the Carroll County High School gymnasium for a send-off from friends, family and the public.

  • Infrastructure investments could save farmers millions

  • Extension Office offers tips to reduce grocery costs

    You have probably heard that the cost of food is expected to rise next year. You can do several things to reduce your current grocery expenses and hopefully prepare yourself for the expected price increase.

  • Respiratory protection recommended for farmers

    Usually we only think of wearing respiratory protection around the farm when spraying pesticides on field crops. However, when it comes to corn and soybean harvest time, I have observed the dust so thick that combine operators had to put their lights on to see where they were going. I am not kidding! It is important for farmers to use respiratory protection to safeguard their lungs against dusts in the coming weeks and months as they harvest crops, clean out grain bins, open silos, and strip tobacco among other seasonal farming activities.

  • Trimble designated among drought disaster counties

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Steve Beshear Monday announced that Trimble is among a number of additional Kentucky counties that have been classified as drought disaster areas by U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack. Other area counties included in the declaration include Carroll, Gallatin, Owen, Franklin and Shelby.

  • Trimble County school lunch menus

    Week of August 27-31

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY

    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt

    Monday, Aug. 27: Pizza stick, California style veggies, tossed salad, apple or pineapple

    Tuesday, Aug. 28: Ham/turkey/cheese on bun, tomato, lettuce, spicy fries, banana or peach half