Today's News

  • CARES for LIFE 5k is Saturday

    Trimble CARES Coalition is hosting a “CARES FOR LIFE 5K Run/Walk” in the city of Bedford this Saturday, April 16, 2016. This run/walk is to bring unity to Trimble County and take a stand against substance use and cancer!
    Organizers say this will be a large substance-free event. Activities for children will be available as well as substance abuse and primary health resources.
    All proceeds will benefit “Trimble County Relay for Life” and “Trimble CARES Coalition.”

  • U.S. 421 may reopen this weekend

    The Trimble Banner
    Repairs are underway on a section of US 421S approximately two miles south of Bedford in Trimble County, after an embankment slide late last month. The roadway is reduced to one lane near Rose Hill Road due to slide repairs. A temporary traffic signal is in place to direct traffic through this area.

  • Milton woman dies in collision

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  • Blandford will run the Kentucky Proud farm marketing program

    FRANKFORT — A global brand manager for a Kentucky-based multinational corporation is the new executive director of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s marketing office.
    Melanie Blandford of Nicholasville assumed her new post today. As the KDA’s executive director of marketing, Blandford will be responsible for Kentucky Proud, the official state farm marketing program.

  • The Return of Mother Loki Conclusion

    I recently had the idea to load the kitties in a laundry basket and carry them downstairs. Loki glanced at Bootsie with an expression which clearly said “Seriously? As if we aren’t running after them enough upstairs. Now she has the nerve to expand their range!” Heaving tandem, resigned sighs the co-mothers followed me downstairs with the basket load of furry mischief balls.

  • Spring clean your refrigerator

    As you tackle spring cleaning, don’t forget your refrigerator! Keeping your refrigerator clean is an important part of keeping your food safe.

  • Soil testing can help keep unnecessary nutrients out of Kentucky streams

    How much fertilizer do you really need to use on your lawn and garden? If you’re just making a guess, you could be using too much. But how can you know for sure? A simple and inexpensive soil test can tell you all you need to know to make your lawn and garden look great and to protect the environment from runoff of excess nutrients.

  • Facilitator explains LPC process

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Local Planning Committee held its first meeting Tuesday, March 22, at the Trimble County High School Library. Facilitator Mark Ryles provided an orientation to the various factors for the LPC to consider during ongoing facilities planning.


    All A
    Fourth grade: Ciara Gilley, Hope Smith and Bree Turner.
    Fifth grade: Jet Chu, Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Kinley Kunkel, Mitchell Lacefield, Shelby McKinney, Kaylee Payton, Halie Purvis, Taylor Sexton, Abbi Spegal, Madelyn Stark, LaMya Thompson and Adelyn Weaver.
    All A/B
    Fourth grade: Austin Bohannon, Macee Callis, Laura Gibson, Brayden Goody, Drew Herman, Ethan Horn, Adeline Howerton, Lily McComas, Kyle Meece, Farrah Rucker, Keylee Smith, Katie Townsend and Connor Walker.

  • Farm ponds and small lakes offer excellent fishing earlier than other bodies of water

    By Lee McClellan
    Kentucky Afield
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – When air temperatures crest the 70-degree mark for the first time in March, anglers swarm reservoirs and state-owned lakes to fish. The warm weather stirs up high expectations, but these anglers often return home frustrated after a fishless day.
    These big waters still retain their winter cold and a few days of shirt-sleeve weather doesn’t warm them up enough to get largemouth bass, bluegill or catfish active. They still feel the lethargy of winter.