Today's News

  • Bedford Rotary to host author

    Author and retired Ford Motor Company executive Bob Terrell will be the guest speaker at the Bedford Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, April 19, at noon. The meeting will be held at the Trimble County Public Library.

    Terrell, who grew up in Corbin, Ky., played high school sports with longtime Bedford restaurateur Bill Hughes and attended college at Georgetown with longtime Bedford attorney Bobby True.


    Wednesday, April 13
    Parent Power presents The Fine Line of Child Abuse & Neglect discussion from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane. Free childcare, lunch and door prizes. RSVP to 502-255-9634 or 502-472-6257.

    Trimble County Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council meets at 5 p.m. in the school library.

    Thursday, April 14

  • Wrestlers earn trophies

    Two wrestling styles, Greco and Freestyle and two different days earn some local boys trophies and ribbons.

    Before a crowd of approximately 200, Bryce Turner, 7, son of Chris Turner, Bedford and Devin Turner, Salem, Ind., finished 1st in the Bantam Division of the Club Madison Greco Wrestling Tournament held on Friday, April 8, 2011 at the Madison Consolidated High School in Madison, Ind.

    Brody Cull, 7, son of Daniel and Christy Cull, Bedford finished 2nd in the Bantam Division.

  • Trimble rates high in statewide health rankings

    Trimble County ranks in the top third of the counties with the healthiest residents in Kentucky, according to the annual County Health Rankings, released last week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS, April 13

    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 are cases heard the week of April 4-April 8, 2011.


  • Trimble Alumni Banquet is April 30

    The Trimble County Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 30, at the Bedford Elementary School. The banquet is open to all graduates of the former Milton High School and Trimble County High School.

    A special invitation has been extended to members of the Trimble County Retired Teachers’ Association to attend and share an evening with former students.

  • Apple Festival commitee seeking volunteers, leaders

    The Trimble County Apple Festival committee will meet on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 7 p.m. at the Fiscal Court meeting room.  The purpose of this meeting will be to determine the future of the Trimble County Apple Festival.  Unfortunately, the committee is low in volunteers and needs participation now in the early planning months to continue.  Those willing to serve in a leadership position are highly encouraged to attend this meeting.

  • Bedford officials launch citywide cleanup

    The City of Bedford is taking steps to enforce a nuisance ordinance that has been in effect since 1995.

    Bedford City Clerk Joyce Teague issued a news release on April 8 announcing that properties within the city limits need to be cleaned up by May 1.

  • Fair Board hopes for homegrown pageant field

    Shouldn’t Miss Trimble County be a Trimble County girl?

    That’s the question many were asking last summer when a Henry County girl claimed the title and a Carroll County girl took first runner-up honors. The Trimble County Fair Board was forced to open the pageant to contestants from other areas after an insufficient number of Trimble County girls entered the pageant.


    By Karen Long
    While members of Congress were wrestling with the threat of a government shutdown last week, students and staff from Trimble County High School were in our nation’s capital to visit the monuments and show respect to the many people who have shaped and protected our country.