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Today's News

  • Concert in Madison Sunday
  • LOOKING BACK

    50 Years Ago (March 23, 1961)
    Prospects are building up for a most exciting county election year, and the races may take on a torrid complexion before May 23. Filing is still open and will be until April 8. Dallas Ogden is in the County Clerk’s race against Wallace Wright, and Ernest Rowlett is running against Tommie Powell for Magistrate in the Bedford-Barebone district. Other filings are Howard Long filed for Sheriff; Orville Smith and Norman D. Young have filed in their respective districts; Merchant Colbert filed for Trimble County sheriff.

  • Kentucky Senate failed to heed governor’s warning on Medicaid

    Last fall, when the General Assembly finalized the calendar for the 2011 Regular Session, this past week was scheduled to be one of the quietest of the year.  It was set aside as part of a 10-day period known as the veto recess, which gives the governor time to consider legislation sent to him and then gives legislators a chance to use the session’s final day to consider vetoes, if any occur.

  • Regular session ended with success, disappointment

  • THIS WEEK IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Thursday, March 24
    Congressman Geoff Davis will be speaking at the Trimble County Senior Center from 3:15-4:15 pm. Q&A following presentation.
    Easy Exercise Group 4:30 p.m. featuring stretching, light aerobics, yoga & flexibility at the Extension office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. Wear loose clothing and bring a mat or large towel. $3 per class.

  • Bedford man arrested after church bell heist

    The Kentucky State Police have arrested a Trimble County man in connection with the theft of a bell from a Henry County church.

    On March 11, 2011, KSP Post 5 received a complaint in reference to someone stealing the church bell from the Sulphur Christian Church
    Following an investigation, 34-year-old Eric C. Klink, Bedford, was arrested late Tuesday by Trooper Josh Noble. Klink was charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500 and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.

  • Charges brought in check scam case

    Charges have been brought against a couple arrested earlier this month for allegedly forging and cashing checks stolen from mailboxes in Trimble, Carroll and Henry counties, and possibly elsewhere. 

  • PUBLIC RECORDS, March 23

    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 are from court records of March 14-18, 2011.
    Felony

  • Lauster to resign as Raiders head coach

    Trimble County school officials will be on the hunt for a new boys’ varsity basketball coach before the 2011-12 season rolls around. Bob Lauster announced his intention to resign during the school’s annual awards banquet on Monday. Lauster verified his intentions in a statement sent via email to The Trimble Banner yesterday.

  • Trimble County Historical Society