Today's News

  • Tilley named 2018 speech contest winner


    The Bedford Rotary Club, along with most of the 58 other clubs in Rotary’s District sponsors a speech contest each year, allowing students the chance to improve speaking skills, learn much about Rotary and earn a monetary award.

    Mason Tilley was named the club’s winner in the speech contest. Mark Mullins and Sherry Wynn were also participants in the contest.

  • Extension, library partner for spring 'DIY' classes

    The Trimble County Extension Service and the Trimble County Public Library have partnered together to offer five spring “do it yourself” classes starting next Thursday.

  • Partial closures possible on Corn Creek Road

    LOUISVILLE – Louisville Paving and Construction, working on behalf of LG&E, will be making partial road closures on KY 1838 near the Trimble County Generating Station over the next several weeks.

    “We want to be good neighbors and will make every effort to minimize traffic disruptions for our plant neighbors and travelers in the area,” LG&E officials said.

  • Public records | March 15, 2018

    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 the week of March 5 by the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II.


  • Sheriff's call log | March 15, 2018

    March 5

    5:07 a.m., escort

    8:25 a.m., reckless driver, U.S. 421N

    11:56 a.m., social services referral, 159 Bluegrass Court

    4 p.m., process service, 20 Ridgetop Drive

    4:49 p.m., DUI complaint, 6849 U.S. 421N

    March 6

    12:52 p.m., DUI complaint, 25 U.S. 421N

    1:19 p.m., informational purposes, 7039 U.S. 42W

    5:15 p.m., process service, 28 Rowlett Ave.

    5:42 p.m., process service, 1028 New Hope Road

    7:35 p.m., intoxicated person, U.S. 42W

    March 7

  • Bedford lodge presents service awards

    Bedford Masonic Lodge No. 158 F&AM presented Jim Pirtle and Dennie Gosman with service pins for 40 years and 60 years, respectively. Pictured left to right is Pirtle, WM Todd Pollock and Gosman.

  • Community calendar | March 15, 2018

    Thursday, March 15

    The 4-H Communications Contest and Talent Show is at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service. The contest and talent show is open to county youth between the ages of 9 years old and 19 years old. For more information or to register, please call the extension office at 502-255-7188 by March 13.

    Monday, March 19

    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office.

    Tuesday, March 20

  • At the library | March 15, 2018

    Knitting class

    Learn new knitting skills and make a slouchy knitted hat at 11 a.m. Thursday. Bring size 5 & 7 knitting needles and worsted weight yarn. The group is open to ages 14 and up. The class meets in the Trimble Library meeting room.


    Take time to quiet your mind and gently strengthen your body with yoga at 6 p.m. Monday. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat. If you don’t have a mat you can borrow one of ours. The class is free and meets in the Trimble County Library meeting room and is open to ages 16 and up.

  • Transportation plan gets nod from state House

    When it comes to getting from points A to B, few states do as good a job as Kentucky.

    It certainly doesn’t hurt that our central location puts us closer to more Americans than any other state, and only three states have more miles of navigable waterways. We’ve added to that by having not one but two of the country’s busiest cargo airports, and we’re also among the top 10 states when counting the number of railcars originating here, a statistic that sheds light on the true size of our manufacturing and coal industries.

  • USDA working to help feed hungry children in the summertime

    As we near the end of another winter, many parents and children are already beginning to think about summer. Sadly, though, the thought for some parents is: “How will I feed my children?”