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Today's News

  • Older citizens subject of recent legislation

    One of the country’s biggest challenges over the next few decades is ensuring that the “golden years” truly live up to their name for our older citizens.

    As more Baby Boomers begin turning 65 – the first began celebrating that milestone birthday in January – this group of citizens promises to be a fastest-growing demographic for quite some time.

  • Library has new offerings

    If you were one of the lucky number who received an e-reader, MP3 player, iPod, or iPad for Christmas, you will be happy to know that library now offers free downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and music.  Users may browse the library’s website, check out with a valid library card, and download these to PC, Mac, and many mobile devises.  Users will need to install free software.  For audiobooks, music, and video, OverDrive Media Console is required.  To read eBooks, users will need Adobe Digital Editions. 

  • Retired teachers feted, honor scholars

    Carl Allen, former principal of Milton Elementary School, and his wife, Ila Allen, who taught at Milton, recently met two counterparts, who will themselves embark on careers as educators.
    In a sense it was a meeting of the ages, one that will not soon be forgotten, the old and the young coming together to be feted by the Trimble County Retired Teachers Association at its recent quarterly meeting.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, July 7
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m. at the Bedford United Methodist Church. Everyone welcome.

    Wednesday-Friday
    July 13-15
    Bedford Springs Church VBS “Walking with Jesus” will be from 5-8 p.m. for ages 4-13. Call 255-7482 if you need transportation, leave info, will call back.

    Thursday, July 14

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log July 6, 2011

    SHERIFF’S CALL LOG

    Monday, June 27
    7:22 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Morton Ridge Rd
    4:30 p.m., property dispute, Reynolds Way

    Tuesday, June 28
    2:35 p.m., ATV on highway, Fairview Circle
    2:55 p.m., criminal mischief, 300 block Devin Dr
    4:22 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 300 block McDowell Ln

    Wednesday, June 29
    11:24 p.m., domestic abuse, 9000 block U.S. 421N

    Thursday, June 30
    12:35 a.m., alarm, McCord Ln
    1:13 a.m.; patrol requested, Greenbriar

  • 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 the week of June 27-July 1, 2011

    Felony

  • Boil water advisory lifted in Bedford

    The boil water advisory for a limited number of Bedford-area customers of Trimble County Water District No. 1 issued last week was lifted at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, June 29. Between 10 and 20 customers had lost water service due to water service repairs, which were conducted Tuesday.

    The advisory was issued as a precaution in the unlikely event of bacteriological contamination occurring while the main was depressurized. No major problems were experienced with the repairs, District representatives said.

  • Milton-Madison bridge reduced to one lane July 15

    The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane on Friday, July 15th from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection.
     
    The lane closure is subject to change due to inclement weather and other unforeseen delays. Dial 511 or visit 511.ky.gov for the latest in traffic and travel information

  • Traffic plans set for influx of fans

    Kentucky Speedway, Kentucky State Police, KDOT District 6 and the Kentucky Tourism Council collaborated to form a comprehensive traffic and parking plan designed to accommodate more than 100,000 race fans that will converge on the commonwealth during  the facility’s July 7-9 NASCAR tripleheader weekend which will feature the inaugural “Quaker State 400.”

  • Gallatin facility ready for big NASCAR event

    Race fans attending this weekend’s inaugural NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race at the Kentucky Speedway “are going to be thrilled when they get here,” according to Marcus Smith, President of Speedway Motor Sports, Inc. “Thousands and thousands of race fans are going to be so excited when they get here and see all of the phenomenal improvements that we’ve made to the speedway. I think that they will all know that they have arrived at what is the newest and greatest speedway on the NASCAR circuit.”