Today's News

  • Former players honor TCHS baseball coach

    Trimble County High School baseball coach Frank Ragland was honored by teammates past and present Thursday night before Trimble County's matchup against Gallatin County.

  • RV park ordinance gets first reading

    The Milton City Commission had the first reading of an ordinance governing the establishment of RV parks during its monthly meeting Thursday.

    The previous ordinance, which restricts RV parks to the north side of KY 36, High Street and Coopers Bottom Road, was passed by the commission in 2005. Commissioner Lynn Comeaux shared concerns she had with amending the ordinance.

    “Why in 2005 was it determined that it was for the health and safety of the citizens and 2018 we’re not concerned about the health and safety of our citizens?” Comeaux said.

  • Seniors to take civics test in 18-19

    BY CRYSTAL CAUDILLO | Special to the Banner

    The Trimble County Board of Education approved a required civics test for seniors starting next year at its May 9 regular meeting.

    Beginning with the 2018-2019 school year, all seniors will be required to pass the civics test before they can graduate. Students may take the test multiple times. The test will be available online or in a pencil and paper format.

  • Thrift store remains closed after vehicle fire

    An April 19 vehicle fire has left a Bedford storefront closed and owners’ asking for an insurance company to cover the non-profit’s losses.

  • TCHS boys basketball coach resigns

    The search is on for a new head varsity basketball coach for the Trimble County High School boys basketball team after Stacey May tendered his resignation last week.

    May was hired as Trimble’s head coach in 2015. The Raiders went 19-68 during his three seasons with the most victories coming from this year’s team, winning 13 out of 30 games.

    “I retired from the state police in 2017. It’s a huge time commitment,” May said in a phone interview.

  • Magistrate candidates share views on fiscal responsibility, vision for county


    Candidates for magistrate throughout Trimble County’s four districts got their chance to win over potential voters during the Trimble County Farm Bureau’s “Meet the Candidates” forums April 23-24. Answers from candidates have been edited for clarity.

    Donald Carson, Democrat running for District 3 magistrate, and Neil Abney, Democrat running for District 4 magistrate, were not in attendance during the Monday night forum.

  • Apple Festival board distributes '18 grants
  • Code officer: Open cisterns are cause for concern

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    Mayor Todd Pollock and three of the four Bedford city commissioners attended a special called meeting Thursday for the second reading of an ordinance on the commission’s pay scale.

    The ordinance would increase the commission’s pay rate from $300 per month to $350 monthly starting Jan. 1, 2019. Commissioners Harold Greene, Tammy Liter-Scott and Gary “Newt” Johnson voted unanimously in favor of the second reading.

  • Trooper recovering after on-duty accident in Henry County

    An April 25 crash on I-71 resulted in the death of a Campbellsburg man and serious injuries to a Kentucky State Police trooper.

    Kentucky State Trooper Michael “Mickey” Gonterman responded to a report of dogs in the roadway around 7:30 a.m. Wednesday, at the 30-mile marker on I-71 south.