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  • Bedford Bank board selects Dunlap as president

    In the summer of 1986, Jon Dunlap began his banking career as a drive-thru teller at the Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank. “My mom actually forced me to get this job,” he said. “She was nagging me about filling out an application for summer employment at the local bank, and I kept on putting it off and putting it off. So I finally did that. I worked at Kentucky Utilities for the different summer months prior to that, and I did that just to keep her quiet. I guess it’s a good thing I listened to her.”

  • Manning retires as Bedford Bank president

    After more than two decades of service, John Manning has retired from the Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank.

    Manning served as president and CEO for 25 years. In a recent interview, he recalled the decision to come to Bedford. He had a background in lending with several banks and was managing an eight-person loan department.

  • Longtime public defender retires after nearly 30 years

    BY ANDREW HENDERSON | Landmark News Service

    Colleagues gathered together at the Main Street Bourbon and Ale House Thursday, Dec. 27, after a day of work.

    District Court judges Diana Wheeler and Jerry Crosby were there, Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad was too and so was Oldham County Attorney John Carter amongst many others.

    This wasn’t a law conference, or panel featuring judges and attorneys; it was a retirement party for Elizabeth Curtin, who’s served as a public defender for nearly 30 years.

  • Long gets 10-year sentence

    A New Castle man accepted a plea bargain Thursday in Oldham Circuit Court in connection with the November 2015 death of Angela Hall.

  • Fiscal court approves new term appointments to county positions
  • 2018 Year In Review: Part II

    July 5

    Elly Buchanan took home the Miss Trimble County Fair title on June 26. Also taking home honors were Blenda Chilton, first runner-up; and Alexis Petty, second-runner up and Miss Congeniality.

  • New members take places on the Board of Education

    BY CRYSTAL CAUDILLO | The Trimble Banner

    During the first school board meeting of the year, newly-elected board members Allie Wright and McKenzie Harper were sworn into office.

    After the swearing in, the board elected its chair and vice chair. William Robertson was elected chairman of the board and Allie Wright as vice chairperson. The School Board is currently comprised of Robertson, Wright, Harper and Kim Temple. There is still a vacancy for the representative of the fourth educational district.

  • Little libraries among library's '19 projects

    As 2018 comes to a close, the Trimble County Public Library is already looking forward to 2019 with several new projects in order to improve community outreach.

  • 2018: Year in Review Part 1

    PART 1


    The Trimble Banner

    Jan. 4

    Six candidates had already filed to run for the magistrate District 3 seat, the most contested race in the May primary. Other contested races at the time of publication were jailer, magistrate District 1, magistrate District 4 and constable District 1.

  • Bedford commission delays second reading of zoning ordinance

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    After the first reading passed last month, the second reading of the planning and zoning ordinance was on the agenda for the Bedford City Commission’s regular meeting Dec. 18. However, commissioners decided to table the matter until Mayor Joe Robinson and new magistrate Will McCoy take office next month.