Today's News

  • Trimble high school football program on hiatus

    Citing low roster numbers, Trimble County school officials announced Wednesday the Raiders’ junior varsity and varsity football teams would not take to the gridiron this fall.

    A last ditch effort to save the team and dispel rumors resulted in a parent meeting Friday night, but the decision was made Monday to uphold the previous cancelation. Twenty players showed up for Monday’s 8 a.m. mandatory practice, according to a social media post from the school’s athletics program.

  • Deadline to file for election is Tuesday

    Less than a week remains for candidates who want to file for non-partisan races in the November election. The deadline

    The filings available for this election, including mayor of Bedford, mayor of Milton, four commissioner seats in each city, three seats for soil and water conservation supervisor and the Trimble County Board of Education’s District 2 (East Milton and South Milton) and District 3 (North Bedford and South Bedford), said county clerk Tina Browning

  • Bedford Bash set for Aug. 17

    The Bedford Bash returns for its 29th year when the event kicks off at 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 17 in the Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank parking lot.

    The bash, which features the theme “Country Living” this year, has Bobby Robbins and Young Country scheduled to provide the entertainment. The Bedford Rotary Club and the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department will also be set up to sell food.

  • Commissioners eyeing new plots for cemetery

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock and commissioners Harold Greene, Tammy Liter-Scott and Johnny Pollock met with Lee and Frederick Congleton, owners of Ransdell Funeral Home, and David Richmond Saturday morning at a special called meeting concerning the cemetery.

  • Friday night football meeting gauges interest

    UPDATE: The decision has been made to cancel the Trimble County Raiders 2018 high school football season. Twenty players attended a mandatory practice at 8 a.m. Monday. 

    The original story is below.

    After Trimble County Schools announced Wednesday it was suspending the junior varsity and varsity football program due to low participation, the reaction was almost immediate, from nine current players to interested players to community members.

  • Trimble sacks JV, varsity football for 2018 season

    Editor's note: This article appeared in the 8/6 sample edition and was printed prior to Trimble County Schools announcing it would reevaluate the team on Monday, Aug. 6 and determine whether or not to have the 2018 high school football season. For the most recent story following this topic, click the link in the breaking news bar.

    Citing low roster numbers, Trimble County school officials announced Wednesday the Raiders’ junior varsity and varsity football teams would not take to the gridiron this fall.

  • Microclinics program begins tonight

    It was only a month ago when Todd Pollock was in a training session at a University of Louisville classroom. The topic? Microclinics focused on improving the overall health of Kentuckians.

    Now, Pollock is putting the training to use and launching a weekly Microclinic program tonight in Bedford.

    “The Microclinics class is a way to help people learn how to be healthy, in a nutshell,” Pollock said. “It is a class that I took as part of my 122-pound weight loss.”

  • Carroll man faces child sexual exploitation charges

    A Carroll County man is in jail, facing child sexual exploitation charges stemming from an investigation in Bedford.

    Kentucky State Police officers arrested Leonard Andrew Jr., 33, after an Internet Crimes Against Children investigation, according to a news release. The investigation resulted in the search of a Bedford residence last Thursday, where equipment allegedly used to share files of child sexual exploitation online was seized and turned over to the state police forensic laboratory for further investigation. The investigation is still ongoing.

  • Hail wreaks havoc in northern Trimble

    The skies opened up above Trimble on Friday, unleashing winds, heavy rain and large hail.

    Trimble County Emergency Management Director Andrew Stark said the area receiving the most impact from hail was in northern portions of the county.

    “The big stuff and big hail was from the Mt. Carmel area north,” he said.

  • Connector Road bridge opens to traffic