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Today's News

  • Trimble takes 5th in Carroll Co. Classic

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    Two big scoring innings led Trimble County to a fifth place finish when they defeated Milan, Ind., 10-4 in The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic, April 1.

  • God’s plan is always ‘Plan A’

    Recently, I met a woman who had moved to the area to stay with family after a painful divorce and some health problems on top of that.
    She had lost everything and was starting over.
    “I’m too old for this,” she said, although she didn’t divulge her age. She looked to be maybe 40, which isn’t old, but when you’ve lost everything and you’re starting over in a place you really, really, really don’t want to be but feel you have no choice and nowhere else to go, any age is too old, I suppose.

  • Easter egg hunt set at Pleasant View church

    Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing will host an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 15. Hot dogs and chips will be served at around noon. The egg hunt will follow. Everyone is welcome!

  • LOOKING BACK

    April 2, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • 2017 session was busy: 793 bills introduced

    The 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly is now history and with its conclusion comes the consideration of what was accomplished — both good and bad — and how the adoption of these policies will play out for the future of the Commonwealth.

  • AG partnering with Council of Churches to stop child abuse, senior scams

    FRANKFORT, KY. – Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Council of Churches have announced a statewide partnership to prevent child abuse and scams targeting seniors.
    With the collaboration, the council will provide warning signs of child abuse and scam prevention information to its 1,100 member churches statewide.
    Beshear and the Council share a common mission — to better protect some of the state’s most vulnerable populations: children and seniors.

  • New sheriff addresses Bedford Rotary Club

    The Bedford Rotary Club heard directly from recently appointed Sheriff Kelton about his qualifications and approach to his new responsibilities for Trimble County. Our group knew quite a lot about his background and goals from previous articles by the Madison Courier and the Trimble Banner covered much about Sheriff Kelton.  Sheriff Kelton was kind enough to repeat much of this and fielded questions about upcoming challenges.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, April 6
    The Trimble County Public Library will host a town hall at 6 p.m. featuring local legislators, Sen. Paul Hornback (R-Shelbyville) and Rep. Rick Rand (D-Bedford), who will present updates from the 2017 Kentucky General Assembly. All local residents are encouraged to attend.
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God at 7 p.m. at 124 Smith Lane, Bedford.
    Saturday, April 8

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 decisions were rendered in Trimble District Court during the week of March 27, 2017, with the Honorable Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY