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  • Callis, Pollock to vie for judge-executive in November

    In a primary that drew only 28 percent of Trimble voters to the polls, Eddy Callis and Todd Pollock would be the two on top getting the nod for moving on to the general election in November.

    Callis brought in 873 votes on the Democrat side of the ballot compared to second place David Scott, who had 653 votes. Eric Haller pulled 144 votes and Jason Hankinson had 42.

  • Hayes is guest speaker for Memorial Day service

    Trimble countians will get the opportunity to remember those who sacrificed their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces during a community-wide Memorial Day service at 10:30 a.m. Monday in front of the Trimble County Courthouse.

  • Fiscal court debates AOC reimbursement

    Part of Monday’s Trimble County Fiscal Court discussion centered on a reduced reimbursement from the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC).

    The county would receive $22,000 less in the 2019 fiscal year for the space used by the courts in the Trimble County Courthouse, compared to the 2018 fiscal year.

  • Reed discusses Feed the Children benefit with city commissioners

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    Bedford city commissioners heard about a benefit fundraiser for local children during its regular monthly meeting Tuesday.

  • Work continues on Veterans Memorial Garden

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

  • FRYSC offering summer camps for kids


    The Trimble Banner

    Students from kindergarten to sixth grade could be in for weeks of fun thanks to summer camps being offered at Bedford Elementary School.

    The Trimble County Family Resources and Youth Services Center is offering the camps for the first time this year. They are on weekdays during the summer from 7:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and are open to both Bedford and Milton Elementary students.

  • Bedford man pleads not guilty after altercation with state police

    A Bedford man faces multiple felonies after allegedly having an altercation with a Kentucky State Police trooper and stabbing a motorist with a butcher knife.

    Trooper Ferris from KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg responded to a complaint of a person causing a disturbance at 11:32 p.m. May 7 on Main Street in Bedford.

    When Ferris arrived on scene, Scotty Simpson, 39 of Bedford, was acting erratic and refused to identify himself, according to the arrest report. Simpson fled and disobeyed the trooper’s commands to stop before a Taser was used.

  • RV park ordinance gets first reading

    The Milton City Commission had the first reading of an ordinance governing the establishment of RV parks during its monthly meeting Thursday.

    The previous ordinance, which restricts RV parks to the north side of KY 36, High Street and Coopers Bottom Road, was passed by the commission in 2005. Commissioner Lynn Comeaux shared concerns she had with amending the ordinance.

    “Why in 2005 was it determined that it was for the health and safety of the citizens and 2018 we’re not concerned about the health and safety of our citizens?” Comeaux said.

  • Seniors to take civics test in 18-19

    BY CRYSTAL CAUDILLO | Special to the Banner

    The Trimble County Board of Education approved a required civics test for seniors starting next year at its May 9 regular meeting.

    Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, all seniors will be required to pass the civics test before they can graduate. Students may take the test multiple times. The test will be available online or in a pencil and paper format.

  • Former players honor TCHS baseball coach

    Trimble County High School baseball coach Frank Ragland was honored by teammates past and present Thursday night before Trimble County's matchup against Gallatin County.