Today's News

  • TCMS to host 6th grade academy on Aug. 2-4

    All incoming sixth grade students are invited to attend the Sixth Grade Academy program at Trimble County Middle School, which will be held Aug. 2-4.  The Academy is a three-day event designed to introduce incoming sixth grade students to everyday life at TCMS. Students attending the Academy will have the opportunity to learn the expectations and procedures of TCMS while being the only students in the building as well as the only students with access to the following information prior to the first day of school:

    •Agenda information and procedures

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log July 20, 2011


    Monday, July 11
    12:33 p.m., property damage accident, U.S. 421 and Hwy 625
    1:03 p.m., assisted motorist, 2000 block U.S. 42E

    Tuesday, July 12
    6:43 a.m., animal complaint, U.S. 421
    10:05 p.m., domestic abuse, 2400 block U.S. 421N
    1:19 p.m., suspicious person, Bray Ridge Rd
    2:02 p.m., property dispute, Pyles Ln
    3:28 p.m., processed papers, 3500 block New Hope Rd

    Wednesday, July 13
    7:11 p.m., terroristic threatening, 1200 block U.S. 421S

  • Trimble County Court News

    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 records were heard in court the week of July 11-July 15, 2011.


  • Support the Band Boosters fish fry

    The Trimble County Band Boosters will host a fish fry on Saturday, July 23, from 10:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department. Fish dinners are $5.

  • Milton Commission to pursue grant

    Milton Mayor Denny Jackson gave City Commissioners some homework following Thursday’s  commission meeting. Jackson, a teacher at Switzerland County High School in Vevay, asked commissioners Jerry Harmon, Gerald Owen, Tom Mahoney and Cecil Robak to consider projects for which the city could seek financial assistance via the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.

  • Want to save big? SmartSource coupons coming to The Banner

    Few products offer individuals the opportunity to save more than they spend. Starting July 20, The Trimble Banner will give readers this opportunity with the return of SmartSource coupons.

    Inside The Trimble Banner each week, readers will find a coupon package regularly valued at more than $100 in savings through manufacturer, retail and restaurant coupons. Subscribers will usually find they can recoup the cost of a subscription in just one week of coupon savings.

  • Street closings get nod for Bedford Bash

    The Bedford City Commission granted permission for the closure of West Street from Spring Street by the Bedford Bed and Breakfast to Church Street and Church Street to Victory Ave. for the annual Bedford Bash being held this year on Aug. 26.

    The commission also unanimously voted to renew contracts with City Attorney Genon Hensley and Constable Craig Lacefield for another year. Commissioner Todd Pollack was absent from the Monday night regular meeting of the City of Bedford.

  • Strand jacks to lift new truss into place

    Work continues on the preparation of bridge piers three, four and five on the Milton-Madison Bridge. The current preparations are necessary to be completed in advance of the pier-strengthening process, which has been described in previous installments of this series.

  • Outdoor Channel to film here

    Trimble County will be in the national spotlight on Saturday, July 30, when the Outdoor Channel’s “Keepin’ It Real Tour” rolls into town.

  • TCHS track/cross country coach suspended

    A Trimble County track/cross-country coach has been suspended with pay by Superintendent Marcia Dunaway.

    Dunaway informed Jeff Vincent in a letter dated June 20 of the suspension. The Trimble Banner obtained a copy of the letter in accordance with the state’s Open Records law.

    “During your suspension, you are not to be on School District property except at my specific direction, or have contact with any School District staff or students,” the letter states.