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Today's News

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

    COMPILED BY JONNA SPELBRING PRIESTER | The Trimble Banner

    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.

  • Trimble County Prom Royalty
  • Judge-Executive hopefuls talk to voters in ‘Meet the Candidates’ forum

    By JONNA SPELBRING PRIESTER | The Trimble Banner

    The two Republican and three of the four Democrat candidates for Trimble County Judge-Executive gathered last week for the Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Meet the Candidates’ forum.

    With potential voters packed in to the Trimble County Extension Office, the candidates answered questions about their vision for the county’s fiscal management and the future of Trimble County, as well as the hot-button topic of planning and zoning.

    Financial future of the county

  • President approves disaster declaration

    Update

    Editor's Note: Trimble County Emergency Management Director Andrew Stark shared an update Wednesday morning on assistance from the February flooding:

    When Kentucky Emergency Management (KYEM) submitted documentation to FEMA for the February flooding, they requested Individuals Assistance (IA). The six counties submitted for IA was Henderson, Carroll, Trimble, Hardin, Jefferson, and Christian.

  • SWEET VICTORY

    By KRISTIN BECK | Landmark News Service

    It was a pitchers’ duel all night long, with Carroll’s Andrea Searcy (10 strikeouts) and Trimble’s Abby Ponder (eight strikeouts) dominating at the mound. Trailing 3-2 heading into the top of the seventh, Carroll County tied the game, but Trimble County answered, scoring the game-winning run to win the All “A” 8th Region Championship, 4-3, April 11, at Gallatin County High School. The Lady Raiders will compete in the All “A” state tournament April 28-29 in Owensboro.

  • Disaster declaration request includes Trimble

    February flooding took its toll on Trimble County: A monetary toll.

    The county sustained approximately $375,000 of road damage, said Emergency Management Director Andrew Stark. In addition to the road damage, he said five or six residences would also qualify for federal assistance because of damage.