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  • Fiscal court fires deputy judge-executive

    After a 20-minute executive session, the Trimble County Fiscal Court voted to terminate Vickie Shuck’s employment as deputy judge-executive during its monthly meeting Monday.

  • Bedford Bash celebrates 30 years


    The Trimble Banner

    The Bedford Bash, a mainstay event drawing crowds for music, food, fun activities and more, is celebrating its 30th anniversary Friday.

    “It don’t seem possible that it’s been 30 years to be honest with you,” said Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank President Jon Dunlap. “Time flies anymore.”

  • State fair continues through Sunday

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    The Bedford Rotary Club is helping advertising our county with a booth in the “Pride of the Counties” section at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. The “Pride of the Counties” exhibit is in the South Wing of the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center. The booth will be operative during the fair, which continues through Sunday. The booth is financially supported by the Bedford Rotary Club and the Trimble County Fiscal Court.

  • Zoning repeal tabled to next fiscal court meeting

    The discussion on the future of planning and zoning in Trimble County continues as the Trimble County Fiscal Court voted to table the second reading of an ordinance to repeal planning and zoning on Friday.

  • State crews begin 'microsurfacing' US 42


    LOUISVILLE — The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) recently awarded a contract for a preventive maintenance project on U.S. 42 in Henry and Trimble counties. This project involves the application of a cost-effective treatment, known as microsurfacing, to extend the life of the pavement. Work will address 14.5 miles of roadway beginning at the Oldham/Henry County line and extending east through Henry and Trimble counties, ending at the Trimble/Carroll County line.

  • Officials field sludge farm questions in public meeting

    Robert Olds from R&R Septic and Excavating Services withdrew his pending landfarm application for the proposed sludge farm off McKinney Lane. This meant a public hearing, officially recording responses from residents, was canceled. However, officials from the Energy and Environment Cabinet still hosted a meeting to answer questions from a crowd of a couple hundred residents wanting to know more about the state’s permitting process and criteria for landfarming.

  • Sheriff's log | Aug. 15, 2019

    Aug. 5

    12:42 p.m., property damage accident, U.S. 421 North

    3:16 p.m., property damage accident, KY 36

    4:01 p.m., property dispute, 2984 Palmyra Road

    5:18 p.m., EPO service, 116 Hilltop Lane

    5:36 p.m., overdose, 10430 U.S. 421 North

    5:52 p.m., threat complaint, 113 Hilltop Lane

    5:55 p.m., intoxicated person, 1425 U.S. 42 East

    Aug. 6

    8:44 a.m., welfare check, 140 Fairground Road

    1:38 p.m., process service, 116 Hilltop Lane

    5:39 p.m., welfare check, 379 Douglas Lane

  • Proposed sludge farm operator had past violation with Henry facility

    A company looking at starting wastewater operations in Trimble County was cited earlier this year by the Kentucky Division of Water for violations at an already existing operation.

  • Bedford commissioners OK funding application for sewer expansion

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    A special called meeting for Bedford city commissioners to approve a resolution to apply for Clean Water State Revolving Fund took place at 5 p.m. July 30 at Bedford city hall. This was in regards to the city’s planned sewer expansion.

  • Bedford commission approves cemetery gravel road repair

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    A need to stop speeders on the gravel road connecting the Bedford Cemetery to Equity Drive by the library was discussed by Bedford city commissioners during the commission’s July 16 meeting.