Today's News

  • Learning to live on a reduced income

    Many families are facing economic hardship from being laid off, suffering a job loss, shortened hours per week, and other reductions driven by a weak economy. With a high level of debt and low level of savings, families can find themselves in difficult financial situations.

  • Board of Ed commits to college, career readiness improvement

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    The Trimble County Board of Education during their March 16 meeting answered a challenge by Kentucky’s top education official to increase the rates of college and career readiness over the next four years. The board signed on to pledge to that end.

  • Trimble cagers recognized for season achievements

    Monday night the Raider and Lady Raider basketball teams held their annual awards banquet in the high school cafeteria.  After an opening prayer by Lady Raider Jessica Ball, those present enjoyed desserts before the award ceremony began.

  • Concert in Madison Sunday

    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


    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.