Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Aug. 18
    Depression and Bipolar Support group meets third Thursday of each month, 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Byrd Church, Hwy. 421 in Milton, for more info, call (502) 415-0124, or (502) 268-5220.


  • Coping techniques for stress

  • SHERIFF’S CALL LOG 08-10-11

    Monday, Aug. 1
    1:54 p.m., EPO/DVO violation, Tommy Circle Rd
    3:44 p.m., property damage accident, Ky. 36
    7:56 p.m., 911 hangup or unverified, McCord Ln
    8:46 p.m., processed papers, Flood Ct
    9:23 p.m., processed papers, Palmyra Rd

    Tuesday, Aug. 2
    12:47 p.m., no vehicle insurance, 300 block U.S. 42E
    7:01 p.m., hazardous materials incident, 200 block Wises Landing Rd
    9:15 p.m., processed papers, 500 block Lear Ln

    Wednesday, Aug. 3
    7:59 a.m., traffic stop, Button Ridge Rd

  • News of Public Record 08-10-11

    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 court the week of Aug. 1-Aug 5, 2011.


  • Officer responsible for Trimble, Henry animal control

    As the animal control officer for two counties – Henry and Trimble – Dan Flinkfelt spends a lot of his time on the road.

    Flinkfelt arrives daily at Henry County’s shelter in Eminence, where he works on paperwork, checks on the dogs in the kennels and prioritizes which calls require him to go talk to complainants in person.

  • Library to close Thursday, Aug. 25 for relocation

    The Trimble County Public Library will be closed beginning August 25. During the closing, the library will be relocating from the present location at 112 Hwy 42 to the new library building at 35 Equity Dr. in Bedford, Ky. The grand opening date will be announced soon.

    During the library closing, library books and dvds may be returned in a book drop available for your convenience outside the new library.

  • City looks to cut spending

    The Bedford Commission took steps Friday to reduce spending while anticipating reduced revenue in the current budget.

    Commissioners voted to accept an amended plan of recommended cost-cutting measures presented by Mayor Russell Clifton but stopped short of addressing Clifton’s recommendation that the city cease paying half of the garbage bill for city residents.

  • Hammer away!
  • Schools set to open

    School buses will be operating as the 2011-12 school year begins tomorrow in Trimble County.

    For some twenty-three million students nationwide, the school day begins and ends with a trip on a school bus. Unfortunately, each year many children are injured and even killed in school bus related crashes.

    Last year, Kentucky had 985 school bus related crashes resulting in 278 injuries and four deaths. With school starting in many communities, KSP Spokesman Lt. David Jude is urging motorists to be alert for loading and unloading school buses.

  • State races: Beshear ahead as Fancy Farm approaches

    The State Journal

    Gov. Steve Beshear has the advantage over his Republican challenger David Williams leading to the unofficial start of the gubernatorial campaign at Saturday’s Fancy Farm Picnic, political analysts say.

    However, they disagree on how fiercely the two candidates will clash when they deliver stump speeches at the historic political gathering in Western Kentucky. This is the 131st year of the picnic, known for its homemade barbecue mutton and desserts.