Today's News

  • Little Free Libraries launch at city halls

    The Little Free Library at Milton City Hall. Pictured are Delores Ginn, Rick Hamilton and two of the Girl Scouts from Troop 2281.When the photo was taken, the Little Free Library was already receiving its first patrons. Bedford City Hall also has one of the Little Free Libraries installed.

  • Drake talks to Rotary on county improvement

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Teena Drake became the Trimble County solid waste coordinator in January and has launched into her new role ideas and goals for making Trimble County even more attractive than it already is.

  • Karns receives Ky. libraries 'Fresh Faces' award


    LEXINGTON — The Kentucky Public Library Association recognized the first recipients of its Fresh Faces initiative as part of the awards luncheon at its annual spring conference March 28 in Lexington.

    Honorees received a full complimentary registration to the conference, recognition online and in print, and opportunities to learn from KPLA executive leadership, committee chairs, and fellow Fresh Faces participants at committee meetings and other events.

  • Apple Festival awards grants to organizations

    BY SUE FISHER | Special to the Banner

    The Trimble County Apple Festival is pleased to announce the awarding of its 2019 grants, part of the group’s mission “to raise funds for local schools, civic and community groups or activities which support and promote the betterment of our children, citizens and/or community.”

  • Junior/senior high students hear Ted talk
  • Wood to retire from USPS

    Today’s edition of the Trimble Banner will be the last one delivered to residents of Bedford’s Route 3 by rural carrier Cinda Wood. Wood retires tomorrow from the Bedford Post Office after more than 22 years with the United States Postal Service.

    Wood’s venture into the postal service began when she was responsible for cleaning the post office in Milton. Her husband, Pete Wood, was a mail carrier at Milton when one of the regular carriers was going to take a year off for maternity leave.

  • Town hall focuses on Bedford sewer system expansion

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    Few people were at the Morgan Community Center on June 17 for an advertised town hall meeting on expanding the city of Bedford’s sewer line to the Persell Road subdivision.

    Mayor Joe Robinson introduced Clay Kelly from Strand Associates and KIPDA Senior Regional Planner Justin Carter. Carter addressed the small crowd describing what direction the city needed to take for the project to become reality.

  • Kelley opens furniture store

    A vacant storefront in downtown Bedford is where Milton’s Phillip Kelley is trying a new venture he believes is needed within the county. On Friday, Kelley opened his business Phil’s Deals New 2 U, a used furniture store on U.S. 42 West in town.

  • Bedford commission OKs pursuing community block grant

    BY HILDA PARRISH | The Trimble Banner

    On the heels of a Monday night town meeting, Bedford city commissioners discussed submitting an application for a nearly $2 million loan through the Kentucky Infrastructure Authority under the Clean Water State Revolving Fund.

  • Fiscal court sticks with state auditors

    The Trimble County Fiscal Court discussed the eventual audit for the concluding fiscal year on Friday during a special called meeting.

    Judge-Executive Todd Pollock told magistrates he received an email from Wanda Hale with the state auditor’s office saying that the county could hire its own CPA.

    “It must be completed and they (state auditors) might not be able to get to us,” Pollock said.

    Pollock presented a proposal from Tammy Patrick and Beth Francis of Patrick and Associates, LLC to provide auditing services.