Today's News

  • Ginn’s celebrate 50 years

    Joe and Paula Wise Ginn of Bedford will soon celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary. They were married in Jackson County, Tenn., on Aug. 14, 1965.
    Joe is a graduate of Trimble County High School. He retired after 31 years as Plant Manager at Kentucky Correctional Industries in LaGrange. Paula is also a graduate of Trimble County High School and worked as a secretary in the Trimble County school system and later at Trimble County Farm Bureau. They attend Union Grove Church.

  • Crafton’s celebrate 65 years

    Payne and Thelma Hammons Crafton, Bedford, will celebrate their 65th wedding anniversary on Aug. 11. They were married in Milton on Aug. 11, 1950, by the Rev. Harry Wood.
    Mr. Crafton is retired from the Jefferson Proving Ground and Mrs. Crafton is retired from the U.S. Shoe Factory.
    The couple has one daughter, Kathy Bryan (Neil) and one grandson, Todd Bryan (Natalie). They have three great-grandsons: Gavin, Asa and Trevor Bryan.


    Thursday, August 6
    The Trimble County High School Open House originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed due to construction. At the open house, local residents will get the chance to see improvements to the school. The rescheduled date will be announced later.
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., at The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford. For more information call Bobby Wade (502)255-7510.
    Friday, August 7

  • Carrollton pursuit results in injury accident, arrest

    Landmark News Service
    Joshua Winburn, 31, of Ocala, Fla., is facing a slew of charges after alledgely leading Carrollton police officer Keith Dews on a high speed chase through downtown Carrollton, Sunday, Aug. 2.
    Dews had responded to a shoplifting complaint at the Rite-Aid store on the corner of Highland and Park avenues. Rite-Aid employees said the suspect was driving a blue Chrysler PT Cruiser.
    After leaving the store, Dews encountered a vehicle matching the description that was heading west on Highland Avenue.


    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.
    The following cases were heard the week of July 27:

  • Everyone enjoy the Bedford Bash

    Staff Report
    The Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will host the 26th Annual Bedford Bash tomorrow in the bank parking lot.
     The Bash will kick off at 6:30 p.m., and will feature an appearance by the Trimble County cheerleaders, a concert by Six Miles South and the Ninth Annual Bedford Bash Car Show.

  • Campbell honored by water works group

    Terri Campbell, Office Manager of the Trimble County Water District #1, was honored Tuesday, July 28, 2015, at the Early Morning Awards Breakfast at the KY/TN American Water Works Association Conference. Nominated for her outstanding customer service, flexibility and personal attention to develop and maintain relationships with customers. She was awarded with the 2015 Customer Service Award from the KY/TN Section of the AWWA. This award is only presented to one nominee from each state.

  • Trimble included in request for disaster assistance

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Governor Steve Beshear on Tuesday asked President Obama to issue a major disaster declaration and provide emergency assistance to individuals in Kentucky communities—including Trimble County—recovering from recent flooding.
    Strong storms from July 11-20 caused heavy rain and flash flooding, which claimed lives, washed out roads and forced people from their homes in the affected communities. In his letter the Governor noted the four deaths attributed to the flash flood that destroyed the mountain community of Flat Gap in Johnson County.

  • Mendenhall sentenced in death of Connie Hughes

    The Trimble Banner
    Nicholas Mendenhall was sentenced Friday to 25 years in prison in connection with the Oct. 16, 2014 traffic death of Bedford resident Connie Hughes. The sentence was handed down from the bench by Trimble County Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad after Mendenhall accepted a plea bargain to have a murder charge amended to manslaughter second degree. Mendenhall also pleaded guilty to five counts of wanton endangerment and one count of operating of a motor vehicle under the influence with aggravators.

  • New superintendent

    The Trimble Banner
    It was standing room only at the Bedford Elementary School Library last Thursday as local residents welcomed new Trimble County School Superintendant Steve Miracle.
    Tony Walker, Board Chairman, introduced Miracle during a special meeting of the board of education. “This is a very important time for our school system, our county and our district,” Walker said.