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Today's News

  • Jury convicts Vaughn Whitt of 2015 Brennan Stewart murder

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A Jefferson (Ind.) Circuit Court jury returned guilty verdicts of murder and other criminal charges against Milton resident Vaughn Alan Whitt last week in connection with the April 16, 2015 shooting death of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart.

  • Bedford bank to celebrate 125 years Saturday

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    On Saturday, Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will celebrate the financial institution’s 125th anniversary with a community open house from 2 to 5 p.m.

  • Credibility

    I have a credibility problem. The medical profession has an axiom which advises, “When you hear hoof beats look for horses, not zebras.” In other words, look for the most likely explanation and not the unordinary. In my case when I hear hoof beats I think of unicorns! Once an idea is in my head, no matter how unlikely, it captures my imagination and reduces me to a novelty.

  • It’s your reality
  • Watch for deer on area roads this fall

    Over 3000 vehicle-deer collisions occur each year in Kentucky, and autumn is the peak season.  According to the Kentucky State Police, almost half of all such collisions occur in October, November and December.  November is the peak month by far, averaging around 750 collisions annually.  Three people were killed in each of the past two years.

  • Now is the time to think about the winter hay needs for our horses

    It’s hard to believe that winter is right around the corner. If you’re a horse owner, you should already be preparing your winter hay supplies.
    How do you estimate the amount of hay you will need? If you have mature horses at maintenance level, you want to feed a mainly forage diet.
    The estimate would be similar to a 1,100-pound horse eating 2 percent of its body weight. That equals 22 pounds of hay per day. Feeding for 120 days, December through March would equal 1.3 tons of hay per horse.

  • Commissioners give department reports

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission held its meeting on Oct. 18, 2016 at the Morgan Community Center. The Commission first discussed the status and concerns of the cemetery, sanitation and streets/sidewalks.
    Mayor Todd Pollock had received a complaint from a citizen regarding the upkeep of a family member’s grave. Pollock responded that the caretaker of the cemetery had been in the hospital and unable to perform his duties.
    Sanitation had no concerns.

  • Board reviews assessment results

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education held their regular meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Trimble County High School library. The Board recognized Governor’s Scholars Tessa Chilton, Trevor Browning, Chandler Howerton and Zachary Wright.
    The Board also recognized Bedford faculty member Mandy Clark who is the Reading Recovery teacher for Bedford Elementary. Clark described how the program is implemented as well as its use in conjunction with other programs.

  • Lady Raiders battle but fall in opening round of 29th District

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Top seed North Oldham defeated Trimble 3-0 in the opening game of the 29th District Volleyball Tournament, held last week in Bedford. Match scores were 25-17, 25-5, 25-13.
    Trimble led 8-5 in the first match but North Oldham reeled off 6 straight points to take a 11-8 advantage and never looked back.

  • Veterans encouraged to attend lunch and program at Milton Elementary on Nov. 7

    Milton Elementary will celebrate Veterans Day on Monday, November 7, with a lunch at 12:30 p.m., and a program at 1:15 p.m. Veterans may bring a guest and are asked to RSVP to Milton Elementary at 502.268.3322, or 502.255.5100, extension 5001.