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Today's News

  • Bedford fire chief talks about training, department history

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    The Bedford Volunteer Fire Department has provided essential services to the city and surrounding areas since its inception in 1959. Fire chief Will McCoy took time Tuesday to talk with Rotary about the department’s manpower, continual equipment upgrades and responding to the call.

    McCoy has been fire chief for two years and a member for 14 years. A 2002 graduate of Trimble County High School, he also worked as a prison guard in La Grange until 2010, when he was hired by Trimble County EMS.

  • Coleman takes third in Ky. PGA Junior tour

    Gideon Coleman, 13, of Bedford finished in third place for the boys 14 and under division of the Kentucky PGA Junior Tour’s Spring Stableford No. 2 tournament March 31 at Griffin Gate Marriott Resort and Spa in Lexington.

  • Milton Elementary Honor Roll

    Fourth Grade All A

    Zack Busack, Aiden Cable, Ellie Consley, Emma Heaton, Chloe Ginn, Brylee Jones, Aubrie Martin, Emma Newby, Liberty Smith and Bella Stewart.

    Fourth Grade All A/B

    Sue Barrera, Parker Edwards, Alisyn Ely, Emmy Felts, Bailey Foster, Savannah Hendricks, Jacqueline McCoy, Peyton O’Neal, Sophie O’Neal, Ethan Pearson and Wyatt Wilson.

    Fifth Grade All A

  • TCMS BETA Club visits Rotary

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Seventeen students from the Trimble County Middle School BETA Club and the club’s sponsor, Crystal Harris, talked about projects and plans for competitions during a visit to the Bedford Rotary Club March 20.

  • Navigating the supermarket bread aisle

    Sandwich bread is usually one of the first items to go on the grocery list. But with all the options in the bread aisle, it’s easy to become overwhelmed trying to choose the healthiest option for you and your family. Words commonly seen on bread labels include natural, multi-grain, whole grain, whole wheat, enriched and no added sugar. The list doesn’t stop there. What does it all mean?

  • Super Sized

    Horses do everything in a big way. Everything about a horse is huge. Mine are about 1,500 pounds each, which falls into the big range.

  • Public records | March 29, 2018

    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.

  • Community calendar | March 29, 2018

    Thursday, March 29

    Essential Herbs, part of the “DIY” series sponsored by the Trimble County Public Library and the Trimble County Extension Service, starts at 6 p.m. at the library. The class is free, although the extension service requests that RSVPs be made by calling the extension office at 502-255-7188.

    Friday, March 30

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will have its Good Friday service at 7 p.m. March 30.

    Sunday, April 1

  • At the Library | March 29, 2018

    Essential herbs

    Learn about herbs you can grow and use in foods and for health at 6 p.m. today. Attendees will plants small herb pots to take home. Sponsored by the library and the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office. The event will take place in the library meeting room.

    POV films

  • Fraud scheme cost Carroll County man $8,500

    CARROLLTON — The Kentucky State Police are investigating an electronic fraud scheme that resulted in a Carroll County victim losing $8,500.