Today's News

  • Special session ends with passage of key legislation

    It took a little longer than anyone wanted, but the General Assembly took two major steps forward for the state on Friday when it finalized the funding for the $4.5 billion road plan and approved a far-reaching measure to combat the prescription drug abuse epidemic.

  • Bedford bank gets 5-star rating

    Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank, is proud to be recognized as a 5-star superior bank by the nation’s leading bank rating and research firm,  BauerFinancial, Inc.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, April 26
    Trimble County Public Library will host, “Plan Ahead! Wills, Trusts & Estates” presented by Crystal L. Heinz from 6:30-8 p.m. at the library. This is Money Smart Week, come and learn how to be money smart.

    Friday-Sunday, April 27-29

  • News of Public Record 04-25-12

    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 cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of April 16-April 20, 2012.


  • Deadline is May 7 to apply for FEMA storm assistance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Kentucky Emergency Management reminds Trimble County residents who were victims of the March 2 tornado outbreak that the deadline is approaching to register for federal assistance to aid recovery from the storm.

    “The registration deadline is Friday, May 7,” Trimble County Emergency management Director Ronnie McCane said. “Make sure you register with FEMA. After that date you cannot register.”

  • Prom Court
  • Commissioners approve advance for siren repair

    Residents in the heart of Bedford will once again have adequate warning of an approaching tornado once the warning siren at the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department is repaired. The members of the Bedford City Commission voted on April 16 to advance $12,000 to the department from budgeted funds allocated for the volunteer fire department’s use that would normally be paid in June.

    Lt. Will McCoy approached the commissioners on behalf of the fire department for financial assistance toward repair of the siren.

  • Bridge, boat ramp closed through Sunday

    Special to The Banner

    The first brief closure of the US 421 Milton-Madison Bridge by the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet was scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. today and will continue through Sunday, April 29.

    During the next few days, project contractor Walsh Construction Company will work around the clock to demolish the existing bridge approaches and connect temporary ramps in Milton and Madison to the bridge.