Today's News

  • No worries, Jesus is in the boat

    It was a Monday, about a dozen or so years ago, the sky a brilliant blue, dotted with puffs of white, fluffy clouds.
    At that same moment, 600 miles away, a violent, deadly storm raged and ravaged the nearby Gulf coast states, it’s destructive power beyond my comprehension


    Sept. 11, 1986 (30 Years Ago)
    The United Outreach for Christ tent meeting will be held at Callis Grove Campground, four miles north of Bedford, Sept. 14-21. The evangelist will be Bro. Allen Moran, former pastor of Milton Methodist Church, now of Somerset, Ky. The song leader will be Jessie Harris of New Castle. There will be special music each service.

  • First Responders Day commemorates sacrifices of 9/11

    On Sunday morning, our nation will pause to remember and reflect upon the tragedy known primarily by its date: 9/11.
    Those of us old enough to remember that Tuesday in 2001 will never forget where we were and what we were doing when we heard the news. It had the same impact as such other pivotal moments in history, from the attack on Pearl Harbor and President Kennedy’s assassination to Neil Armstrong’s walking on the moon.

  • Kentucky State Police to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Sept. 1 through 30. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Trimble County Apple Festival schedule

    Saturday, Sept 10
    8:00 a.m.--5K run/walk at TCMS
    10:00 a.m.--Festival opens. T-shirt winner announced, Apple Festival Queen & Princess, Mrs. Apple Festival, Little Miss & Mr, and Sweetheart.
    11:00 a.m.--Apple Pie Contest Judging.
    12:00 p.m.--TCHS Band.
    1:00 p.m.--Gas Money Band
    2:30 p.m.--Kentucky Blue Belles.
    3:00 p.m.--Apple Pie Winners and Auction (stage)
    3:30 p.m.--Kentucky Blue Belles.
    5:00 p.m.--Joe, Bobby and Ronnie.
    Sunday, Sept. 11
    11:00 a.m.--Worship Service

  • Trimble County Historical Society hopes to see you at the Apple Festival this weekend

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    Henry Clay Morrison was born March 10, 1857 and died March 24, 1942. William Jennings Bryan regarded Morrison to be “the greatest pulpit orator on the American continent.”

  • Bedford Rotary learns of humanitarian work by Hand in Hand Ministeries

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Courtney Baxter, LaGrange Rotarian and Commonwealth Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit, took time from her busy schedule to visit Bedford Rotary and present information about “Hand in Hand Ministries” (HHM). HHM is relatively new (1994) with the objective to “build strong communities and transform lives through cultural immersion, education, housing, and healthcare.”  

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Sept. 8
    Milton City Commission will meet a 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Sat.-Sun. Sept. 10-11
    The Trimble County Apple Festival will be held on the Trimble County Courthouse Square.
    Thurs., Sept. 15
    The White Castle truck will be at Riverside Produce in Milton on Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds go to the Milton Masonic Lodge.

  • Perryville Civil War battle re-enactment set Oct. 8-9

    PERRYVILLE, Ky. -- The commemoration of the Battle of Perryville, designated this year as the national Civil War re-enactment, is the weekend of Oct. 8-9, 2016.
    The Battle of Perryville was the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky and left more than 7,500 casualties. Serving as a national re-enactment, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site is expecting up to 4,000 re-enactors. Unlike other re-enactments, the Perryville re-enactment is commemorated on the same ground where the battle took place in October, 1862.