Today's News

  • Senate seeks to override vetoes

    Last week, I reported that both the House and the Senate voted for a responsible approach to resolving the Medicaid budget shortfall. Unfortunately, late Friday, the Governor vetoed all the key accountability provisions and is now left with an open checkbook combined with an unlimited credit card funded with your tax dollars.


    30 Years Ago (April 2, 1981)

  • Louden, Leap to wed April 9

    Darius and Sandy Louden of Campbellsburg, Ky. announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Carmen F. Louden to Travis A. Leap, son of Donna Ritch of Lakeland, Fla. and Bill and Rose Leap of Vevay, Ind.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 Kentucky Community and Technical College System graduate and is employed as waitress and model.

    The groom-to-be is a 1997 Vincennes University graduate and is employed as a contractor.

  • Relay for Life upcoming events

    The Trimble County Relay for Life will be held at the Bedford Elementary School on June 10-11. Several activities are planned in advance of the event to benefit the cause.

    Trimble County Senior Citizens Yard Sale
    In Loving Memory of Charlotte Newby Friday, April 8 at 9 a.m. At the Senior Center locate at the Trimble County Park. All proceeds go to the Trimble County Seniors Relay for Life team.

    Driving for a Cure:
    Bake Sale April 9 from 8 a.m. Milton Dollar Store
    Bake Sale April 23 from 8 a.m. at Bedford Dollar Store


    Thursday, April 7
    Milton Elementary School Site-Based Decision Making Council meets at 4:15 p.m. in the school library.
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m. at Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God on Smith Lane off US 421S. Everyone welcome.

    Saturday, April 9
    Mt. Byrd Christian Church will open their Food Pantry and Clothes Closet from 10 a.m-1 p.m.

    Fri.-Sun.,  April 8-10

  • Bedford bank earns 5-star rating

  • Wrestling club active in area events

    Trimble County youth have been training at TNT Wrestling Club in Milton. Some attended and participated in the Charlestown Freestyle Wrestling Tournament in Charlestown, Ind. on March 26. Bryce Turner, 7, son of Chris Turner, Bedford and Devin Turner, Salem, Ind. finished 2nd in the Bantam weight division; Bryden Taylor, 5, son of Brent and Lindsey Taylor, Bedford, finished 2nd in the PeeWee division; and Brody Cull, 7, son of Daniel and Christy Cull, Bedford, finished 4th in the Bantam division.


    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 te week of March 28-April 1, 2011.


  • Trimble graduate speaker at Kentucky School Board Association Conference

    By Malinda Beauchamp

    Trimble County High School alumnus Joshua Powell, an emerging national expert in turnaround schools, shared proven strategies for dramatically turning around persistently low-performing schools and districts with Kentucky school board members and superintendents during the recent Kentucky School Boards Association Annual Conference.

    Known as “Josh” to his friends and family here in Trimble County, Powell is the son of Trimble alumni Billy Joe Powell, Carrollton, and the late Suzanne Graham.

  • City officials eye campaign for publicity

    Milton mayor Denny Jackson gave Milton city commissioners an assignment following last Thursday’s special meeting: make lists of what the city’s new Web site should include.

    The assignment came at the end of a meeting with representatives of New West, LLC, the Louisville public relations firm hired by the state of Kentucky to promote the city. The $40,000 campaign will be paid for by bridge-project mitigation funds.