Today's News

  • Enrollment trends show decline over past decade

    A decade ago, the student enrollment picture for Trimble County Schools painted a different picture than the tale today.

  • Former Banner editor publishes new book

    Former Trimble Banner editor Dave Taylor has taken advantage of newfound retirement to return to book publishing.

    Taylor’s new work “Ripples Over the Dike: Vignettes of Life in the Ohio River Valley,” became available for purchase earlier this month. Former Banner and Carrollton News-Democrat graphic designer Carla Kidwell also had a hand in production with the cover design. The collection of stories in Taylor’s new publication was 11 years in the making, he said.

  • Commissioners hear insurance policy pitch

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    The Bedford City Commission heard from Brad Stewart, an insurance agent for Nelson Insurance Agency, Inc., during its June 19 regular monthly meeting.

  • County fair action begins Monday

    For one week only, the Trimble County Park will be transformed into a scene of glowing lights, carnival rides, pageants and more as the Trimble County Fair takes center stage.

    Running Monday through Saturday, June 30, this year’s fair is full of pageants, livestock shows, entertainment, motorsports and a couple of new additions for 2018.

  • Crew cleans up family cemetery

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    The sun rose brightly on June 9, as family and friends came together to clear the Craig-Onstott-Gill Cemetery of weeds and debris.

  • Fiscal court to have special meeting with AOC officials

    Monday’s Trimble County Fiscal Court meeting didn’t answer any questions about the Administrative Office of the Courts reimbursement discussed in May, but there should be more answers than questions after a special-called meeting later this month.

    “The AOC wants to meet with us here,” Judge-Executive Jerry Powell said. The special meeting will be at 1 p.m. June 29 at the Trimble County Fiscal Court Building.

  • Commissioners support resolution naming walkway

    BY TODD POLLOCK | The Trimble Banner

    The pedestrian walkway on the Milton-Madison Bridge is one step closer to being named for two Trimble countians.

  • School board gives Miracle superintendent evaluation

    The Trimble County Board of Education completed its annual superintendent evaluation during a special-called meeting Monday evening at the board office.

    The evaluation of Superintendent Steve Miracle was broken down into seven key leadership components: strategic, instructional, cultural, human resources, managerial, collaborative and influential. For strategic, instructional, collaborative and influential leadership, the superintendent received a score of “exemplary,” while in the three other areas, the board graded his efforts as “accomplished.”

  • School board consolidates middle, high school admins

    Two years ago, citing declining enrollment, the Trimble County Board of Education decided to uproot the middle school from its home at 116 Wentworth Ave. and move it to the portion of the high school that previously housed Bedford Elementary.

    Last week, the board voted during its June 6 regular meeting to fully consolidate the administration of two schools under one name, Trimble County Junior and Senior High School.

  • Fisher travels to D.C. as part of WWII veterans honor flight

    Sixty-two veterans from Kentucky and nearby areas hopped on a chartered flight to visit Washington D.C. last week. Retired U.S. Army Col. Glenn Fisher was one of those on the most recent mission for Honor Flight Bluegrass.