Today's News

  • Property transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in Trimble County during the week of Oct. 24, 2016:

    Donald G. Macon to Donna S. Viox and Amy J. Ware: ½ interest in Lot 20-B of Adams Farm. FMV $100,700.00.
    Linda Stockdale to Ricky Joe and Leah Dawn Peak-real estate in Trimble County-tract 3 of the John Miles lands with exceptions. $118,000.00.
    Susan R. Jones to Michael C. Krutz-10 acres +/- near US Hwy 421 & Sportsmen’s Lane. $35,000.00.

  • AAA cautions drivers: Deer on the move in the fall

    Fewer daylight hours and a spike in deer activity during the fall months increase the chances of a crash on roadways. Animal collisions become more common this time of year, with peak breeding season taking place in November. AAA says a collision with a deer or other animal can put a serious dent in your vehicle, if not destroy it completely, and could result in serious injuries or fatalities.
    AAA East Central estimates that the damage could range from a couple hundred dollars, to a total loss, according to Brett Schurter, Vice President AAA East Central Insurance Agency.

  • Trimble individuals qualify at regional for state meet
  • Church News Briefs

    Apostolic Church of the Living God to hold three-day revival
    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford is holding a three-day revival Nov. 4-6. Services on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, will start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6 will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, West Va., will be the speaker. For more information call Rev. Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.
    Apostolic Church of Campbellsburg hosts Friends & Family Day

  • Grandma and the Butterflies

    I was sitting on the edge of her bed and holding my 85-year-old grandmother’s hand, we weren’t sad, the ravages of the disease had taken its toll on her and she was ready to go.
    Looking out the window of her bedroom, she smiled and said, “Look, there’s a Monarch butterfly, they have returned once again!”
    From the time I was a kid, sitting on her knee, she told me about butterflies, especially the

  • God still stills restless hearts

    By the time I left the newsroom I was ready to rip out my hair or stick a hot poker in my ears.
    All day the noise and commotion drove me to distraction -- and it had been a fairly quiet day.
    I was alone in the pod I share with two other reporters and my phone only rang once.
    You would think the quiet would be conducive to a productive day, but I could barely put two sentences together because of the noise and commotion coming from within, my whirlwind thoughts stirring up fears and anxieties I thought I had put to rest.


    November 6, 1986 (30 years ago)
    A 31-year old Bedford man previously indicted for robbery and rape by a Trimble County Grand Jury has been charged in connection with another indictment.  According to the Oldham Era, Franklin Ralph Roark, Jr. pleaded guilty to charges in connection to rape that occurred at Crystal Lake, LaGrange on July 1 of this year.  

  • A dangerous duck

    The phrase “lame duck” was first used in London in the 18th century.  It was slang for a stockbroker who could not pay off his debts.  In this country, it was later used to describe a politician who has lost re-election or is not running again, but who stays in office for the remainder of his term.  In fact, President Lincoln was one of the first to use the term here in the United States, when he said, “a senator or representative out of business is a sort of lame duck.  He has to be provided for.”

  • Legislation aimed at prevention of child abuse studied

    The start of the 2017 legislative session is still a couple of months away, but the groundwork for what hopefully will become one of its most significant laws began last week.
    It kicked off with the first meeting of the House Task Force on Child Abuse and Exploitation Prevention, which House Speaker Greg Stumbo authorized earlier this fall to see what more we can do to protect children, whether they are at home, on the playground, at camp or school or anywhere in-between.

  • TCHS Class of 1970 to get together at Broadway Hotel Nov. 12

    The Trimble County High School Class of 1970 will hold their annual class “Get-Together” on Saturday, Nov. 12 at 6:30 p.m. at the Broadway Hotel in Madison.
    Dress is casual. It is a time to renew friendships and have fun. Each person can order off the menu and is responsible for his/her own bill. You can look up the menu  on the Broadway Hotel website. Nothing on the menu is pricey.
    The gathering will be held in the back of the patio area. All classmates and their dates are encouraged to attend!