Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    June 22-23
    Vacation Bible School continues through Thursday, June 23, at Mount Tabor Wesleyan Church, 1450 Palmyra Road (Hwy. 1226). The sessions will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. each evening. All children ages 4 through 12 are welcome.

    Tuesday, June 28
    Circle of Reiki Friends Harmonizing Health retreat invites you to attend a special dedication presentation from 7-9 p.m. 1028 New Hope Rd, Bedford KY 40006

    Thursday, June 30

  • Trimble County Court News

    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 June 13-June 17, 2011.


  • Trimble engages Henry Co. to provide interim animal control, sheltering

    Trimble County Fiscal Court voted Monday to enter a six-month mutual agreement with Henry County for Henry to provide enforcement of Trimble’s animal ordinances, sheltering services and disposal. The contract, effective July 1 through Dec. 31, 2011, provides for animal strays to be impounded at a facility in Eminence.

    Trimble officials continue to pursue a plan to construct a new animal shelter on land donated from Valley View Landfill. The agreement with Henry County provides a solution during the transition.

  • Apply for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funding

    Tri-County Community Action Agency may possibly be awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Tri-County CAA could be chosen to receive grant money for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs in Trimble County. Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for EFSP Program funds must contact Pamela Sage at 502-255-7514 by July 1, 2011.

  • Neighbors voice fears over proposed skate park

    Several concerned citizens attended Monday’s meeting of the Bedford City Commission to voice concerns over the proposed Bedford Springs Skateboard Park.

    The Commission had voted in April to give permission to local resident Warren Wheeler and a group of interested teens to build a skateboard ramp at the Bedford Springs Park. Once the ramp is installed, the commissioners had said they expected the skaters to police themselves. They must keep the skate arena clean and must not skate on city streets and sidewalks.

  • Panther ‘Leeps’ to take Raider varsity helm

    Trimble County High School basketball fans will see a familiar face in an unfamiliar role on the team bench when cage season dribbles in this fall.

    John Leep III has spent quite a bit of time pacing the floor and directing his teams on the sidelines of Trimble’s high school and middle gymnasiums. But always in the past Leep was plotting strategies to beat the Trimble County Raiders in previous roles as middle school coach and junior varsity coach with archrivals the Carroll County Panthers.

  • Trimble Fair off to flying start
  • Library Progress

    Library Reading Program

    The Trimble County Public Library Summer Reading Program kicks into high gear today with the 1 p.m. arrival of Cambo the Clown in the library reading room. All ages are invited to attend.

    Magician Doug Doolin will entertain on Wednesday, June 22, at 1 p.m. in the The Trimble County Public Library reading room. All ages are invited to attend.

  • Weather key to Ky. agriculture

    Coming out of the wettest combined April and May on record, Kentucky agriculture producers are dealing with a multitude of problems including flooding and increased disease, according to Tom Priddy, UK Extension meteorologist.

    Data from Jan. 1 to May 31 reveals Kentucky’s wettest year on record with an average 31.38 inches of rainfall statewide. That figure surpasses the previous record of 31.18 inches set in 1950.

  • Adapting to a gluten-free diet

    A diagnosis requiring a gluten-free diet can make shopping and meal planning a daunting task. Manufacturers have responded with more products to suit the gluten-free life, ready-made items that are tastier than early counterparts, and an expanded selection of baking and packaged goods. Walk into many grocery stores these days, and you’ll see a selection of gluten-free products, including in the freezer section. These new offerings are a response to shoppers’ needs and requests for an increase in quantity and quality of gluten-free products.