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Today's News

  • Relay returns on Saturday

    BY JACOB BLAIR

    The Trimble Banner

    Trimble County’s Relay for Life returns Saturday to Bedford Elementary, featuring staples including the survivor dinner, “Dude Looks Like a Lady” lap and Luminaria ceremony.

    Organizer Michelle Griffith said the activities start at 5 p.m. with the catered meal for cancer survivors. Griffith added that they are inviting Carroll County cancer survivors since the county isn’t hosting a Relay this summer.

  • Trimble Circuit Clerk’s office among counties honored for support of organ donor awareness

    The Circuit Court Clerk’s office in Trimble County was among 64 Kentucky counties to receive an accolade of gourmet popcorn for recent support of Kentucky’s organ donor awareness program. This year, in recognition of April as National Donate Life Month, the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life sponsored a challenge for the state’s driver’s license offices to thank you for collecting $1 donations in support of organ and tissue donation awareness.

  • Miss Madison team tests in Washington state

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

    The Miss Madison Racing Team members are excited to see the 2019 H1 Unlimited season get underway later this month.

    The jubilant outlook comes after a successful test session Friday, May 31, on the Columbia River at Kennewick, Wash. The spring test session has become an annual event in which Unlimited teams and Grand Prix World hydroplanes gather for a tune-up session in advance of the racing campaign. Six Unlimited teams were on hand to sort out the off-season improvements made on their equipment.

  • Husband, wife dead after murder-suicide

    Kentucky State Police is investigating after a husband and wife were found dead inside their residence.

    KSP Post 5 Public Information Officer Trooper Steven Dykes said Julian Marsh, 84, and Helen Cecil, 81, were discovered deceased at 2:20 p.m. Tuesday, May 21, inside their residence at 3941 Wises Landing Road. Dykes said law enforcement received a welfare check call.

    “(The caller was) supposed to do some work at the residence, or something of that effect,” Dykes said.

  • County continues overtime, technology discussions

    Magistrates focused a portion of the May 20 regular fiscal court meeting on two recurring topics, technology and employee overtime.

    The court was informed through the monthly payroll information that one employee had 31 hours of overtime last month and had 40.5 overtime hours for this month.

    “We still need to try and get that under control,” magistrate Kenny Green said.

  • Bedford commission OKs zoning ordinance 3-2

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    The agenda was short but last week’s Bedford City Commission was a long, and at times unruly meeting.

  • Bedford Rotary discusses legislative session

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    State Rep. Rick Rand (D-Bedford) once again visited the Bedford Rotary Club and led an informative, informal discussion with focus on the 2019 Kentucky 30-day General Assembly.

    Much of meeting consisted of many questions and issues raised by Rotarians on topics such as pension problems, taxes, public health, renewable energy (solar), KentuckyWired for rural counties (broadband internet), drug problems, vaping, and school safety.

  • Trimble's Dixon selected for cybersecurity research program

    RICHMOND — A junior computer science major at Eastern Kentucky University was one of only two students chosen nationally for the prestigious Summer Cybersecurity Research program at Wright State University.

    Alex Dixon will spend 10 weeks this summer at the university in Dayton, Ohio, researching cybersecurity topics such as malware detection and software vulnerability assessment, among mentors at the top of the field. At the end of the experience, he will submit an academic paper detailing his research.

  • Preparations in full swing for county fair

    The Trimble County Fair is only a month away and preparations are in full swing for this year’s festivities.

    Linda Craig, fair board president, said this year’s fair, which runs from June 17-22, features a Mardi Gras theme and will also have a new carnival operator from Ohio.

  • Milton City Park hosts annual Mother’s Day weekend swap meet