Today's News

  • Stumbo, KSP hope for increased officer safety

    When it comes to keeping us safe, it can be easy to take for granted those who protect us – until tragedy re-reminds us that their job can carry a steep price.
    That was very much on everyone’s mind last week, when House Speaker Greg Stumbo joined with the father of Kentucky State Police Trooper Joseph Cameron Ponder – who was killed in the line of duty on Sept. 13 – to pledge their support for actions that would help reduce the dangers frontline officers all too often face. It is a cause I support as well.

  • 10-year-old is Rotary Citizen of the Year

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Drug prevention continues without DFC grant funding



    Thursday, Oct. 1
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at the The Apostolic Pentecostal   Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. For more information contact Pastor Bobby Wade,   (502) 255-7510.
    Mon. Oct. 5-Fri. Oct. 9
    Trimble County schools will be closed for fall break.
    Wednesday, Oct. 7

  • Meet the Principal

    The community is invited to a Meet and Greet of new Trimble County High School Principal Michael Slider tomorrow night prior to the Trimble County High School Football Homecoming. The event will be held at 6:00 p.m. outside the Raider Field gate. Free pizza and drinks will be served until supplies run out by the Teen Youth Coalition.

  • AT&T donates to iLEAD Academy Maker Space

    Landmark News Service
    The AT&T Foundation and the Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative are teaming up to extend the economic benefits of the Maker Movement across Kentucky’s I-71 corridor.
    The Maker Space located at the iLEAD Academy will be the hub of the effort.
    Numerous definitions can be found for the maker movement. The most generic defines it as an umbrella term for independent inventors, designers and tinkerers.

  • School-related traffic issue has city’s focus

    The Trimble Banner
    At the request of two Trimble County school administrators, the Bedford City Commission held a discussion during their September meeting about crosswalks and traffic issues near the Trimble County Middle School. Mayor Todd Pollock said the issue had been raised because a child had been struck by a car several weeks ago at the intersection of Hwy. 421 and Wentworth Avenue.
    “It is congested of a morning at 421, there by Fairgrounds Road,” Pollock said.

  • Voter rolls subject of threatened lawsuit

    The Trimble Banner
    One-fifth of Kentucky’s counties, including Trimble, have more voters on the rolls than residents eligible to vote, according to a claim by an Indiana-based law firm that pushes conservative causes.
    The Public Interest Legal Foundation, of Plainfield, Ind., is threatening lawsuits against 141 U.S. counties that it says has more registered voters than residents who are eligible to vote. The organization claimed in a news release that many of the counties “have more registered voters than people alive.”

  • New general store opens in Bedford

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Poppy’s General Store, located on the south end of Bedford on Hwy. 42W beside the Trimble County Public Library, is open and ready for business!
    A sense of relief filled the air Saturday as customers entered the long-awaited opening of a new grocery store in Trimble County. After the Country Store on the courthouse square closed its doors a few years ago, local residents were forced to drive over 30 miles for their groceries. The staff of the new store is eager to serve the community.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 7
    9:41 a.m. miscellaneous complaint on Hwy. 421 S.
    Tuesday, Sept. 8
    8:06 a.m.  traffic stop at 1029 Hwy. 421 N.
    12:05 p.m. investigative follow up at 2109 Clairmont St.
    12:56 p.m. domestic violence at 154 Ridgetop Dr.
    4:05 p.m. property dispute at 65 Alexander Ave.
    Wednesday, Sept. 9
    3:57 p.m. juvenile out of control at 116 Wentworth Ave.
    Thursday, Sept. 10
    9:16 a.m.  juvenile out of control at 4826 Peck Pike.
    9:27 a.m.  wanted person at 35 Equity Dr.