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Today's News

  • 2nd trial begins in rape case

    The second trial in the rape/sexual abuse case against a Bedford man started Monday in Trimble County Circuit Court.

    After five hours of interviewing potential jurors, a 12-member jury and one alternate juror was empaneled at 2 p.m. The jury, composed of six men and six women, began hearing testimony after a one-hour late lunch break.

  • Census 2010 shows ‘sustainable growth’

    The population of Trimble County has increased by 684 residents during the past decade, according to data released last week by the United States Census Bureau. Census 2010 figures show a total of 8,809 Trimble residents compared with 8,125 in 2000.

     

  • BES students get tips on stranger safety

    Last Tuesday, students at Bedford Elementary School learned about preventing encounters with strangers and what to do if a person they do not know tries to take them.

    “The Child Connection Inc.,” is an independent, non-profit organization that actively searches for missing and exploited children throughout all of U.S.A. and Canada. TCC was founded in 1992 to aid and assist local law enforcement and other federal agencies in the recovery of missing children. TCC also acts as a liaison between law enforcement and parents.

  • Living well is the focus this March

    During March, family and consumer science professionals with the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service will make special efforts to educate citizens about ways to improve the quality of life for adults, youth, individuals and families.

    The emphasis is on eating right through nutrition and food safety, spending smart through financial management skills, enjoying home through safety, relationships and parenting skills, and sharing time through community and volunteerism.

  • Good samples provide best results

    The results of soil analyses are no better than the core samples you collect for your home lawn, garden, orchard or crop field. It’s like the adage, “garbage in, garbage out.”

  • CORRECTION

    In a photo depicting the Trimble County Middle School's Junior Beta Club’s Living Literature event, which appeared on Page 6 in the March 9, 2011, issue of The Trimble Banner, Josh Rexroat was misidentified as Zach Nelson. We apologize for the error.

  • Trimble agriculture students raising plants to market

    Area residents will have an opportunity this spring to purchase plants raised from seed by Trimble County High School agriculture students.

    “The students are starting plants from seed to grow in the greenhouse,” TCHS agriculture teacher Jo Ann Gripshover said. “They are watching them germinate, transplanting them to bigger pots or cell packs, and making hanging baskets. We are growing petunias, morning glories, marigolds, zinnias, etc., and some vegetables.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago --
    March 12, 1981

  • Special session to address Medicaid deficit

    When the General Assembly began the 2011 Regular Session in January, there was only one thing that had to be done: Plug a sizeable deficit in Medicaid.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, March 16

    Today is the last day to submit orders for March 2011 Trimble County AngelFood. Distribution will be on Saturday, Mar. 26 from 10-11 a.m. at the Milton Wesleyan Church, Rt. 36E in Milton.

    Simply Sharing Homemaker Group 10:30 a.m. at the Extension office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford.

    Homemaker Council Meeting 1 p.m. at the Extension office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford.

    Trimble County Board of Education meets 6:30 p.m. at the school Administration Building.