Today's News

  • A God I can yell at

    Every Saturday morning I go to the Panera near my house and write my column for the following week.
    I order an egg white and cheese breakfast sandwich and a small coffee and sit at the table that faces the big window so I can watch the traffic go by.
    I spread my stuff out, my notepad and pen and laptop and assorted notes. Most weeks I already know what I’m going to write about, but not always.


    April 24, 1986 (25 years ago)
    The fiscal court voted to set the Deputy County Clerk’s salary at $12,000 upon recommendation by County Judge-Executive Jack Couch. The salary setting came about after an investigation of several months after a request  by County Clerk Robert Moore. The salary funds will be derived from fees of the clerk’s office.

  • Senator Hornback's Frankfort report
  • Legislative session ends with pension agreement

    For more than a decade now, the most pressing long-term problem in Kentucky has been the growing liabilities of our public retirement systems for teachers and state employees.
    Both systems had far more than they needed a dozen or so years ago, but two recessions since then have swept most of those gains away.
    While the systems are able to pay monthly benefits, they are still having to sell assets, making it tougher for their other investments to compensate. This trend could be catastrophic in a decade or two if we don’t act now.

  • Chiropractor addresses Rotarians

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    During the April 12 meeting of the Bedford Rotary Club, chiropractor Cody Taylor provided convincing evidence how regular checkups with qualified chiropractors can lead to healthier living.


    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning has announced that the absentee voting machines are open in her office during office hours.
    Thursday, April 21
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, April 21st 2016 at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office located at 43 High Country Lane Bedford. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.

  • Teens who talk to their parents about sex make the best choices

    Kentucky Health News
    In an average Kentucky high school class of 30 students, almost 13 of the teenagers say they have had sexual intercourse at least once, but many of them have never discussed sex with their parents.

  • LPC takes tour of TCMS

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Local Planning Committee met at the Trimble County Middle School, April 12 at 5:30. The committee, LPC facilitator Mike Ryles and private citizens were guided on a tour of the middle school facility conducted by Principal Mike Genton. Ryles provided critique of the facility to determine if the needs of the students are met in order to make academic progress.

  • TCHS Drama Club presents ‘My Fair Lady’ this weekend

    Special to The Trimble Banner