Today's News

  • 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.”

  • 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
  • Deadline to file for Nov. general election is Aug. 14

    The large pool of candidates in May’s primary election could have been a foreshadowing of things to come as the 4 p.m. Aug. 14 filing deadline approaches for November’s general election.

    However, that has not proven to be the case in the county clerk’s office this time around.

    “It’s been really quiet,” said Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Commission takes steps to amend signs for ABC ordinance

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    The Bedford City Commission had the first reading of an amendment to the ABC ordinance relating to signage for local businesses during their monthly meeting July 17.

    The previous ordinance allowed business selling alcohol beverages to have one sign placed inside the establishment. The city was approached by several of the businesses for more signs. The city granted the posting of one more sign that must be inside in a window.

  • Public records | July 26, 2018

    Items published in court news are public record.

    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard the week of July 16 by the Honorable Judge Diane E. Wheeler.


  • Sheriff's log | July 26, 2018

    July 16

    8:53 a.m., welfare check, Ewingsford Road

    1:05 p.m., welfare check, 1206 Joyce Mill Road

    1:53 p.m., wanted person, 8217 Burkhardt Bottom Road

    3:46 p.m., property dispute, West Street

    July 17

    1:08 p.m., trespassing complaint, 21 Pond Court

    1:56 p.m., welfare check, 2280 U.S. 42E

    3:17 p.m., juvenile out of control, 2796 Pattons Creek Road

    3:59 p.m., social services call, 29 Beagle Lane

    4:37 p.m., wanted person, 100 Churchwood Lane

  • At the Library | July 26, 2018

    July 26

    Knit Wits craft group: Bring your knitting, quilting, crochet, and scrapbooking to this craft group. We have plenty of room for large projects. Bring your latest project, hang out with fellow crafters, and enjoy some pastries. The group, open to ages 16 and up, takes place at 10 a.m. in the Library meeting room.

    End of Summer Bash: Join us for the last day of summer reading fun at 1 p.m. This is the last day to turn in tickets and register for prizes.

    July 28

  • Community Calendar | July 26, 2018

    July 27

    The Trimble County Family Resources and Youth Services Center will have a back-to-school fair from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Bedford Elementary for students attending Trimble County Head Start, Bedford Elementary, Milton Elementary and Trimble County Junior and Senior High School. Each person can fill one provided bag with needed clothing at the event and each school-age child will also receive a basic school supply kit. For more information, email shawna.jent@trimble.kyschools.us or call 502-663-0102.

    July 28

  • Medicaid dental, vision benefits restored after removal

    Late last Thursday, nearly 400,000 Kentuckians who have health insurance through the Medicaid expansion program got some welcome news when Gov. Matt Bevin’s administration announced it was restoring their dental and vision benefits, which had been removed without notice at the start of this month.