http://www.mytrimblenews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en LIGHT UP BEDFORD http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/light-bedford-1 <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/courthouse_front.jpg" alt="Sprinkles began to trickle as a crowd of young and old alike gathered for the lighting of the Trimble County Courthouse Square Friday night. By the time the festivities had begun a heavy rain began to pour forcing the choristers of Trimble County’s elementary schools, under the direction of Melissa Staley, inside the front doors of the courthouse to entertain with spirited holiday music. Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell welcomed the crowd, many of whom had brought umbrellas for protection from the rain. Chaplain Nathan Marrs of Signature Healthcare of Trimble County read the Christmas story from the second chapter of Luke’s Gospel and led the gathering in prayer. Trimble County Circuit Clerk Stacy Bruner led the countdown and suddenly the square was ablaze with lights. The City of Bedford, Trimble County Fiscal Court, Signature Healthcare and the Bedford Rotary Club are sponsors of this year&#039;s Light Up Bedford." title="Sprinkles began to trickle as a crowd of young and old alike gathered for the lighting of the Trimble County Courthouse Square Friday night. By the time the festivities had begun a heavy rain began to pour forcing the choristers of Trimble County’s elementary schools, under the direction of Melissa Staley, inside the front doors of the courthouse to entertain with spirited holiday music. Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell welcomed the crowd, many of whom had brought umbrellas for protection from the rain. Chaplain Nathan Marrs of Signature Healthcare of Trimble County read the Christmas story from the second chapter of Luke’s Gospel and led the gathering in prayer. Trimble County Circuit Clerk Stacy Bruner led the countdown and suddenly the square was ablaze with lights. The City of Bedford, Trimble County Fiscal Court, Signature Healthcare and the Bedford Rotary Club are sponsors of this year&#039;s Light Up Bedford." align="left" hspace="6" width="127" height="85" /> Trimble’s Tevin Taylor: Proud to be a U.S. Marine! http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/trimble%E2%80%99s-tevin-taylor-proud-be-us-marine <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/tevin_taylor_0.jpg" alt="Tevin Taylor (center) is pictured with family members (from left): Linburg Taylor, grandfather; Trace Taylor, brother; Michelle Lehue Taylor, mother; and Barbara Taylor, grandmother; following last month&#039;s Veterans Day program at Trimble County Middle School. " title="Tevin Taylor (center) is pictured with family members (from left): Linburg Taylor, grandfather; Trace Taylor, brother; Michelle Lehue Taylor, mother; and Barbara Taylor, grandmother; following last month&#039;s Veterans Day program at Trimble County Middle School. " align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> By TEENA DRAKE<br /> Special to The Trimble Banner<br /> Tevin Taylor returned after basic training last month to visit with family and friends before he joined his military family in North Carolina. His decision to become a Marine was made during his high school junior year at the age of 17.<br /> Taylor says, &ldquo;I chose the Marines because it was the hardest challenge that I could accomplish.&rdquo;<br /> Celebrating Veterans http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/celebrating-veterans <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bes_veterans.jpg" alt="Thirty-four veterans attended the Veterans Day observance at the Bedford Elementary School Tuesday morning." title="Thirty-four veterans attended the Veterans Day observance at the Bedford Elementary School Tuesday morning." align="left" hspace="6" width="126" height="85" /> Trimble’s Gary Ginn re-elected Fayette Coroner http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/trimble%E2%80%99s-gary-ginn-re-elected-fayette-coroner <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/gary_ginn_group.jpg" alt="Pictured celebrating the outcome of the Nov. 4 election are (from left): Kathy Ginn, June Ginn, Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn and State Representative Rick Rand. " title="Pictured celebrating the outcome of the Nov. 4 election are (from left): Kathy Ginn, June Ginn, Fayette County Coroner Gary Ginn and State Representative Rick Rand. " align="left" hspace="6" width="76" height="85" /><p> Staff Report<br /> Trimble County native Gary Ginn celebrated his re-election to a fourth term as Fayette County Coroner at the Bodley-Bullock House in downtown Lexington, on Tuesday evening, Nov. 4.<br /> Ginn received 55,523 votes which gave him a 20,068 vote win over his opponent. Joining him from Trimble County were June Ginn, Kathie Ginn, and Vicky and Rick Rand, State Representative. Rick Rand and the coroner were Trimble County High School classmates. They joined 75 other guests to watch the election results as they came in.&nbsp; &nbsp;<br /> HEINZ UNSEATS COUNTY ATTY. ARNOLD http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/heinz-unseats-county-atty-arnold <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/crystal_wins.jpg" alt="Trimble County Attorney-Elect Crystal Heinz posed with supporters while reviewing vote totals in the courtroom of the Trimble County Courthouse following Tuesday&#039;s election. Heinz defeated incumbent Perry Arnold by 484 votes. She is pictured with (from left) her husband Andrew L. Heinz, her step-father Doyle K. Miller and her father Kenneth R. Bray." title="Trimble County Attorney-Elect Crystal Heinz posed with supporters while reviewing vote totals in the courtroom of the Trimble County Courthouse following Tuesday&#039;s election. Heinz defeated incumbent Perry Arnold by 484 votes. She is pictured with (from left) her husband Andrew L. Heinz, her step-father Doyle K. Miller and her father Kenneth R. Bray." align="left" hspace="6" width="109" height="85" /><p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> The Trimble Banner<br /> Democrat challenger Crystal Heinz will be the new Trimble County Attorney come January after handily defeating Republican incumbent Perry R. Arnold in Tuesday&rsquo;s General Election.<br /> Heinz outpolled Arnold 1,769 votes to 1,285 and won 10 of the 12 precincts in the county.<br /> DIGNITARIES DEDICATE NEW BRIDGE http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/dignitaries-dedicate-new-bridge <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/ribbon_cutting.jpg" alt="Pictured against a backdrop photo of the new bridge during the ceremonial ribbon cutting are (from left): Milton Mayor Denny Jackson, former Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Michael Cline, KIPDA Executive Director Jack Couch, State Representative Rick Rand, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock." title="Pictured against a backdrop photo of the new bridge during the ceremonial ribbon cutting are (from left): Milton Mayor Denny Jackson, former Indiana Department of Transportation Commissioner Michael Cline, KIPDA Executive Director Jack Couch, State Representative Rick Rand, Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear, Indiana Governor Mike Pence and Kentucky Transportation Cabinet Secretary Mike Hancock." align="left" hspace="6" width="99" height="85" /><p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> The Trimble Banner<br /> The communities of Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind., turned out in large numbers Tuesday afternoon as Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Indiana Governor Mike Pence &mdash; joined by other dignitaries &mdash; led a public dedication of the new Milton-Madison Bridge. Ceremonies were held indoors at Madison&rsquo;s Brown Memorial Gymnasium due to inclement weather.<br /> Man charged with murder after Trimble crash http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/man-charged-murder-after-trimble-crash <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/nicholas_mendenhall.jpg" alt="Nicholas Mendenhall" title="Nicholas Mendenhall" align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> By DAVE TAYLOR</p> <p> The Trimble Banner</p> <p> An Oldham County, Ky., man has been charged with murder after a crash Thursday night, Oct. 16, in Trimble County. The arrest marks the third murder investigation in Trimble County in the past 11 months for local law enforcement.</p> Coopers Bottom Road gets new bridge http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/coopers-bottom-road-gets-new-bridge <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cooperbottom_bridge_2.jpg" alt="Taking a break from their work on the new bridge on Coopers Bottom Road Friday were (from left): Marty Hon, Ron Jenkins, Kujo Galleger, John Hughes and Bobby Reed. The new bridge will allow drainage from the hillside to flow into a trough beneath and allow county workers to keep the road open after heavy periods of rainfall." title="Taking a break from their work on the new bridge on Coopers Bottom Road Friday were (from left): Marty Hon, Ron Jenkins, Kujo Galleger, John Hughes and Bobby Reed. The new bridge will allow drainage from the hillside to flow into a trough beneath and allow county workers to keep the road open after heavy periods of rainfall." align="left" hspace="6" width="175" height="85" /><p> By TEENA DRAKE<br /> Special to The Trimble Banner<br />