Today's News


    All federal, state, county and city offices in Trimble County and its cities will be closed for the Labor Day holiday on Monday, Sept. 5.

    Trimble County Water District No. 1 office also will be closed, as will The Trimble Banner and local banks.

  • Carrollton Natl. Guard unit preparing for call to duty

    The families of Army National Guard’s Alpha Battery 2nd 138th Field Artillery in Carrollton are getting ready for an expected deployment sometime in 2012.

    Preparedness for what lies ahead was the message delivered by speakers and unit leaders at the National Guard unit’s annual family picnic a week ago.

  • Havin’ a Bash
  • State to spend $3.6 million on roads near Kentucky Speedway

    By Kevin Kelly
    The Kentucky Enquirer

    SPARTA – Kentucky Speedway and state officials unveiled their plans Tuesday to correct the traffic and parking problems experienced at last month’s NASCAR Sprint Cup Series race.

  • Group provides support to homeschool families

    EMINENCE, Ky. – Christy Coleman decided to home school her children when she was still in high school and long before she married her husband, Micah, and became a mom.

    Part of her decision likely stems from her own academic experience: She attended a public elementary school, but in middle school was switched to a private school. In high school, she returned to public education.

  • Public invited to comment on utility issues

    Kentucky News Service

  • On the MOVE!


    The Trimble County Public Library was abuzz with activity as employees and movers loaded up books, boxes, furniture, computers and everything else in preparation for the move to its new location.

    The old library, at the corner of U.S. 42 and Church Street in Bedford, closed Aug. 25 to allow employees time to start packing. Movers from B&D Installation of Chandler, Ind., came to haul it all about 2 miles away to the new library, located just south of the Bedford city limits on U.S. 42.

  • A century later, descendants to honor Confederate general

    By Tom Eblen
    Lexington Herald-Leader columnist

    Descendants of Gen. John Hunt Morgan’s men and other Civil War buffs will gather Saturday outside the Lexington History Museum to mark the 100th anniversary of Morgan’s heroic statue being placed there.

  • National economic woes show need to examine the family budget

    Recent national and global economic news has been troubling, with significant long-term issues that contribute to financial uncertainty. While it’s important to remain aware of these issues, concern is better channeled into productive action on a more personal level, such as examining your family’s budget and making decisions that wisely use money.

  • Fall: Taking advantage of the third gardening season

    Gardening this year has surely had its ups and downs. It rained profusely in April and May, delaying planting. Then came the weeds followed by early blight, late blight, Septoria leaf blight and insects! If that wasn’t bad enough, it stopped raining along with 20 plus days of temperatures above 90 degrees. However, gardeners still have one more opportunity to complete the gardening season.