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Today's News

  • Zoning changes public hearing set for July 11

    With a presentation anticipated at this month’s Trimble County Fiscal Court meeting and a decision about the future of planning and zoning hanging in the balance, the Trimble County Planning Commission will have a public hearing at 6 p.m. July 11 in the judge-executive’s office, 123 Church St., Bedford.

    Since the new court suspended enforcement of planing and zoning regulations in January through Aug. 1, the commission has review several changes from the original regulations presented.

  • County employees to see pay increases in July

    County employees will have some good news hitting their paychecks after the new fiscal year begins.

    Magistrates voted to raise the base pay for road department and EMS employees to $12 per hour and the remainder of county employees will see a 36 cents per hour increase, effective July 1. The county’s mechanic will also have an increased base pay of $16 per hour.

  • Rotary district governor-elect reports on detecting, ending cervical cancer in Haiti

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    As a member of “Rotary International,” the Bedford Rotary Club is called upon to help with efforts to address humanitarian issues beyond our borders as well as serving local needs.

  • School board names interim superintendent

    BY JACOB BLAIR

    The Trimble Banner

    Facing a July 1 deadline to have someone leading the district, the Trimble County Board of Education was tasked with selecting an interim superintendent at its June 11 meeting.

    Letters seeking interest in the interim role were hand-delivered to four individuals in the county that hold valid superintendent certificates, board chairman William Robertson said. Of the four, two individuals responded and the board met with each individually in a closed session.

  • Milton renews Rumpke contract

    Milton commissioners approved renewing the city’s contract with Rumpke for solid waste collection services at the city commission’s regular meeting June 13.

    City Clerk Angela Dunaway noted a price increase the city will incur as collection for one 96-gallon can goes from $6.87 to $7.50 per month under the new contract. The dumpster the city has at the sewer plant will increase from $54.97 to $59.92 per month.

  • Trimble Hymn Sing keeps old worship melodies alive

    A small Baptist church along a feeder creek for the Little Kentucky River opened its doors Thursday night to the more than 50 people ready to sing and make a joyful noise to the Lord.

    “Give me that old-time religion. Give me that old-time religion. Give me that old-time religion. It’s good enough for me,” the crowd sang in unison.

  • Fair activities begin Monday

    Carnival rides and fun activities for one week at the Trimble County Park can only mean one thing…the county fair has returned!

    Running Monday through Saturday, June 22, the fair has mainstay pageants, demolition derby, Razr Rumble, entertainment, livestock shows, motorsports action and more.

    Admission

  • Trimble County Relay for Life raises $37K

    BY HILDA PARRISH

    Saturday morning came with clouds and rain. Not a good day for the annual Relay for Life. I knew I had to get batteries for my camera so at 1 o’clock I took off to the Dollar General. After purchasing said batteries I decided to go to the school and check on the tents. There was nobody in sight and only one car parked in the parking area.

  • Bedford Rotary Club awards scholarships

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    A most enjoyable, annual activity of the Bedford Rotary Club is providing scholarships to several outstanding seniors whose plans are to attend college and pursue important careers.

  • Track teams compete in state meet

    Special to the Banner

    The junior and senior high track teams found success in the state track meets during the final week of May.