Today's News

  • Conway warns of IRS scam

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – Attorney General Jack Conway warns Kentuckians to protect themselves from fraud and be vigilant of phone scams claiming to be associated with the Internal Revenue Service.

  • Madison winner triumphs at Seattle

    Staff Report
    SEATTLE – It was a wild finish on the water as Jimmy Shane brought the U-1 Oberto/Miss Madison from behind to take the lead from J Michael Kelly in the U-5 Graham Trucking on the last turn of the last lap of the championship final on Lake Washington Sunday. 
    Then before the H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes even returned to the pits, the officials assessed a one-minute encroachment penalty on the Oberto/Miss Madison for a collision on turn one of the final lap making Kelly a back-to-back winner of the Albert Lee Appliance Cup at Seafair.

  • Dunaway will transfer

    The Trimble Banner
    Michael Dunaway, a standout athlete in both basketball and baseball, has announced he will not return to Trimble County High School for his senior year. Instead, the 6 feet 4 inch center will enroll at Owen County High School for his final year of high school studies and hopes to contribute to the Rebels’ basketball and baseball programs.

  • Local church briefs

    Trimble County Hymn Sing is tonight
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 6, at The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. For more information call Bobby Wade (502)255-7510.
    Mt. Hermon Baptist to host Back to School Bash Saturday

  • Run toward grace

    You may not know the name Tullian Tchividjian, but you’ve heard of his grandfather, Billy Graham.
    Tullian is the former pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church in Fort Lauderdale. He resigned last month after admitting to an inappropriate relationship with someone other than his wife.


    August 8, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • Rand reviews KSP’s comprehensive state crime report

    For decades now, Kentucky State Police has annually compiled a comprehensive look at crime across the commonwealth, giving the public and law enforcement alike a much clearer picture of the challenges we face.
    The reports come out each summer and pull together data from local and state agencies, highlighting both short- and long-term trends. A comparison of 2014 with 1995, for example, shows that DUIs have dropped significantly – from 33,000 then to 22,500 last year – but that drug offenses have sky-rocketed, growing from less than 18,000 to more than 58,000.

  • Morris graduates WKU

    Megan Mariah-Katherine Morris of Milton recently graduated from Western Kentucky University with a Bachelor of Arts degree. She majored in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis on Health and Medical Issues. Megan also received a “Congratulations” letter from the Dean at WKU for her outstanding academic performance.
    She is the daughter of Cindy Morris, Milton, and the late C.D. Morris. She is the granddaughter of Bob and Dorothiann Green and J.C. and Joanna Morris of Pendleton.

  • Bedford Rotary Club learns of Hope Health Clinic services

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Representatives from Hope Health Clinic (HHC), including Marsha Biven, Board Chair, Janet Warren, Clinic Administrator, and Steve Shultz of the LaGrange Rotary Club, provided an excellent overview of HHC, which has been providing affordable health services to five counties since 2011. HHC opened in 2011 to serve those who were without insurance and access to health care. It continues to deliver health care to those who are uninsured or underinsured.