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Today's News

  • HEINZ UNSEATS COUNTY ATTY. ARNOLD

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Democrat challenger Crystal Heinz will be the new Trimble County Attorney come January after handily defeating Republican incumbent Perry R. Arnold in Tuesday’s General Election.
    Heinz outpolled Arnold 1,769 votes to 1,285 and won 10 of the 12 precincts in the county.

  • Count Your Blessings
  • Alcohol-related traffic deaths increasing in Ky.

    Given the greater focus our nation now puts on highway safety, it can be difficult to remember what it was like before the era of better car and road design and tougher law enforcement.
    In the early 1970s, we were losing more than 50,000 people a year to traffic accidents, but that number has since shrunk to less than 34,000, even with significantly more miles being driven.

  • LEPC Meeting

    The next meeting of the Local Emergency Planning Committee is scheduled for Nov. 20th at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, according to Shannon Hoskins, LEPC Chair.
    Some of the topics to be discussed include: Summary and Discuss of Recent Hazardous Material Training Exercise Topo Maps for Volunteer Services.
    If anyone has any other topics they would like to have put on the agenda, please let Shannon know.
     

  • School board praises higher test scores

    By Todd Pollock
    The Trimble County Board of Education met Wednesday evening, Oct. 15, at the Bedford Elementary School for a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting was held in the library of the school. After the board approved the monthly financial report, the consent agenda board members were invited to various parts of the room where site based groups talked to the board members about test scores and other issues relating to their schools, respectively.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, Nov. 13
    Trimble County Extension District Board will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford at 9 a.m. All meetings are open to the general public.
    Trimble County Extension Council will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford at 10:30 a.m. All meetings are open to the general public.
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  • Rotary learns of Morgan’s 1863 Civil War raid

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    John Hunt Morgan’s “Great Raid of 1863” was the only major military activity in Indiana during the Civil War. The Trimble Banner Managing Editor Dave Taylor provided a fascinating account of the raid to Bedford Rotary on Oct. 21. Morgan’s raid, including some 2000 men, covered many miles through Indiana and Ohio pillaging and destroying much along the way.

  • Grimes campaigns in Bedford

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate worked a crowded room at Bedford’s Little Town & Country restaurant Thursday, Oct. 23. Grimes is challenging U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Nov. 4 election.

  • DIGNITARIES DEDICATE NEW BRIDGE

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The communities of Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind., turned out in large numbers Tuesday afternoon as Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Indiana Governor Mike Pence — joined by other dignitaries — led a public dedication of the new Milton-Madison Bridge. Ceremonies were held indoors at Madison’s Brown Memorial Gymnasium due to inclement weather.

  • Grimes brings bus campaign to Bedford

    Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate worked a crowded room at Bedford’s Little Town & Country restaurant Thursday, Oct. 23.  Grimes is challenging U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Nov. 4 election.