https://www.mytrimblenews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Bedford Bank board selects Dunlap as president https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/bedford-bank-board-selects-dunlap-president <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/jondunlapscottystark.jpg" alt="Scotty Stark (left), vice president of Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank, is pictured with Jon Dunlap (right). Dunlap was named president after John Manning’s retirement. Stark and Bart Leet (not pictured) from the La Grange branch were recently named vice presidents." title="Scotty Stark (left), vice president of Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank, is pictured with Jon Dunlap (right). Dunlap was named president after John Manning’s retirement. Stark and Bart Leet (not pictured) from the La Grange branch were recently named vice presidents." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> In the summer of 1986, Jon Dunlap began his banking career as a drive-thru teller at the Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank. &ldquo;My mom actually forced me to get this job,&rdquo; he said. &ldquo;She was nagging me about filling out an application for summer employment at the local bank, and I kept on putting it off and putting it off. So I finally did that. I worked at Kentucky Utilities for the different summer months prior to that, and I did that just to keep her quiet. I guess it&rsquo;s a good thing I listened to her.&rdquo;</p> Manning retires as Bedford Bank president https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/manning-retires-bedford-bank-president <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/johnmanning_c.jpg" alt="John Manning (above) was presented with a small boat as a retirement gift from the bank’s staff. Manning said he loves to fish and will be spending more time on the water." title="John Manning (above) was presented with a small boat as a retirement gift from the bank’s staff. Manning said he loves to fish and will be spending more time on the water." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> After more than two decades of service, John Manning has retired from the Bedford Loan and Deposit Bank.</p> <p> Manning served as president and CEO for 25 years. In a recent interview, he recalled the decision to come to Bedford. He had a background in lending with several banks and was managing an eight-person loan department.</p> Longtime public defender retires after nearly 30 years https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/longtime-public-defender-retires-after-nearly-30-years <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1-17_curtin.jpg" alt="Elizabeth Curtin, center, chats with Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad, right, during her retirement party Dec. 27 at the Main Street Bourbon and Ale House. " title="Elizabeth Curtin, center, chats with Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad, right, during her retirement party Dec. 27 at the Main Street Bourbon and Ale House. " align="left" hspace="6" /><p> <strong>BY ANDREW HENDERSON</strong> | Landmark News Service</p> <p> Colleagues gathered together at the Main Street Bourbon and Ale House Thursday, Dec. 27, after a day of work.</p> <p> District Court judges Diana Wheeler and Jerry Crosby were there, Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad was too and so was Oldham County Attorney John Carter amongst many others.</p> <p> This wasn&rsquo;t a law conference, or panel featuring judges and attorneys; it was a retirement party for Elizabeth Curtin, who&rsquo;s served as a public defender for nearly 30 years.</p> Long gets 10-year sentence https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/long-gets-10-year-sentence <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/bobbylong_0.jpg" alt="Bobby Long exits the Oldham County courtroom Thursday after pleading guilty to charges in connection with the November 2015 death of Angela Hall." title="Bobby Long exits the Oldham County courtroom Thursday after pleading guilty to charges in connection with the November 2015 death of Angela Hall." align="left" hspace="6" width="61" height="85" /><p> A New Castle man accepted a plea bargain Thursday in Oldham Circuit Court in connection with the November 2015 death of Angela Hall.</p> Fiscal court approves new term appointments to county positions https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/fiscal-court-approves-new-term-appointments-county-positions <p> 2018 Year In Review: Part II https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/2018-year-review-part-ii <p> July 5</p> <p> Elly Buchanan took home the Miss Trimble County Fair title on June 26. Also taking home honors were Blenda Chilton, first runner-up; and Alexis Petty, second-runner up and Miss Congeniality.</p> New members take places on the Board of Education https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/new-members-take-places-board-education <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/1-10_school_board.jpg" alt="Allie Wright (left) and McKenzie Harper (right) were sworn in as Board of Education members at the Jan. 2 meeting." title="Allie Wright (left) and McKenzie Harper (right) were sworn in as Board of Education members at the Jan. 2 meeting." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> <strong>BY CRYSTAL CAUDILLO</strong> | The Trimble Banner</p> <p> During the first school board meeting of the year, newly-elected board members Allie Wright and McKenzie Harper were sworn into office.</p> <p> After the swearing in, the board elected its chair and vice chair. William Robertson was elected chairman of the board and Allie Wright as vice chairperson. The School Board is currently comprised of Robertson, Wright, Harper and Kim Temple. There is still a vacancy for the representative of the fourth educational district.</p> Little libraries among library's '19 projects https://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/little-libraries-among-librarys-19-projects <img src="https://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/littlelibrary.jpg" alt="Members of the Girl Scouts get a helping hand while constructing one of the outdoor little libraries that will be installed at Bedford and Milton city halls in the first part of 2019." title="Members of the Girl Scouts get a helping hand while constructing one of the outdoor little libraries that will be installed at Bedford and Milton city halls in the first part of 2019." align="left" hspace="6" width="119" height="85" /><p> As 2018 comes to a close, the Trimble County Public Library is already looking forward to 2019 with several new projects in order to improve community outreach.</p>