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Today's News

  • Plan early for your retirement

    We all want to get the most out of our retirement, but financially that cannot be possible if we don’t start planning for it early in our careers. While retirement may seem like an eternity away for you, it will come sooner than you think.

  • Bedford hires attorney

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    In a special meeting Tuesday June 14, Mayor Todd Pollock was given authority by resolution of the Bedford City Commission to sign a contract with Attorney Amy Eversole of James & Wells, P.S.C. to provide legal services as Bedford City Attorney. The contract takes effect on July 1, 2016.
    Bedford City Commissioners voted to give Mayor Pollock permission to work with KIPDA to develop a Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan during regular called meeting June 21.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 in Trimble District Court during the week of June 20, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • Magistrates approve rural road plan

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court during its June 20 meeting heard an update from Matt Bullock, District Five Chief Engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, regarding the KYTC Rural Secondary Road Program for 2016.
    Bullock said that the department is late getting to the counties this year due to the change in the state administration.

  • Options pared for bridge approach through Madison

    Staff Report
    The Project 421 team had narrowed the proposed alternatives for a bridge entrance route through Madison to the new Milton-Madison Bridge from nine to four.
    Project 421 is the study of the half-mile section of U.S. Route 421 through Madison that approaches the Milton-Madison Bridge, which spans the Ohio River between Madison and Milton, Ky. The purpose of the project is to select a route that best addresses the safety concerns, mobility challenges and economic development needs of Madison.

  • Two arrested following ATV thefts

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A joint investigation between the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police Post 5 has led to the arrest of two individuals in connection with the theft of five all terrain vehicles, which occurred earlier this month.
    Deputy Lonnie Gullion of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that five ATVs had been stolen in recent weeks in the vicinity of Palmyra Road and U.S. 421N.

  • New author releases novel

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The twinkle in his eye and the glowing wife of over fifty years sitting next to him first grabbed my attention when beginning this interview. Brother Orville Mann has written his first, but not last book!

  • Nickel tax subject to recall should voters so choose

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The resolution approved by the Trimble County Board of Education on Monday, June 20, levying an additional school tax of 5 cents per $100 of assessed property may be subject to recall by the voters of Trimble County should local citizens pursue a petition campaign to force a special election. Kentucky Revised Statute 132.017 makes provision for such an election, according to materials submitted to The Trimble Banner by Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Bevin announces Kentucky Council on Criminal Justice Reform

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – With prisons at capacity, overdose deaths on the rise, and families fractured by incarceration, Gov. Matt Bevin Tuesday announced what he calls plans to seek a smarter, compassionate, evidence-based approach to criminal justice in Kentucky.

  • Manage mosquitoes while enjoying the great outdoors

    By Melinda Myers
    Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your yard.
    Do a bit of yard and garden clean up.  Remove weeds, manage neglected gardens and keep the lawn properly mowed to reduce resting spaces for adult mosquitoes.