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  • Have you met ... Cton’s longest-serving firefighter retires

    The word commitment means different things to different people. To some, it is fleeting; something to do until something better comes along. To others, it is like choosing an outfit for the day, depending on external factors to make its decision. And yet, to some, it has absolutely no meaning at all. But to a few, commitment means everythin

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Find out how to send news to The Trimble Banner Editor Phyllis McLaughlin is hosting a seminar at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 13, at the Trimble County Public Library to explain how to submit photos and news to the Trimble Banner. The event is free and will include refreshments. Find out how to send photos electronically; what kind of photos work best; when and where to send news; an

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, Feb. 4 Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at Bedford Springs Church at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome. Friday, Feb. 5 Tommy Day and Cool Country will play for the Winter Dance from 6-9 p.m. at the Trimble County Senior Center, 3240 U.S. 421 North, Bedford. Admission is $3 per person. Tuesday, Feb. 9 Free tax preparation for anyone 60 and olderregardless of income level,

  • Organizations address hunger in Trimble Co.

    This letter is in response to the letter in the Jan. 27 issue of The Trimble Banner. I have been working at the Morgan Community Center since March 1997. I work with children and adults every day. The City of Bedford allows me, along with volunteers, to distribute bread and baked goods Wednesday afternoons to the citizens of Trimble County. Recently, the Bedford City Commission

  • Perry announces run for Trimble Co. sheriff

    After 21 years with the Kentucky State Police, three years with the Kentucky State Reformatory and four years in the U.S. Marine Corps, Trooper 1st Class Chip Perry of Bedford announced his retirement Jan. 25. He also announced his candidacy for Trimble County sheriff in the May Primary. Chip has held a variety of jobs with the KSP, including road trooper, detective and public af

  • Trimble falls short against Eminence at Homecoming

    TCHS Correspondent Trimble County High School’s long-awaited Homecoming was Friday, Jan. 29, but it wasn’t a happy one. The Raiders’ boys varsity basketball team took on the Eminence Warriors and put up a tough fight, but after leading most of the game gave it up to the opposing team, 62-60. Before the game, the crowd enjoyed the ceremonial crowning of the Home

  • District poised to weather economic ‘storm’

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County School District is in good shape to weather the economic storm through the next two fiscal years, according to Bob Waggoner of School Management Associates Inc. Waggoner outlined his draft of the district’s 2010-11 budget to the Board of Education at its Jan. 20 meeting at Milton Elementary School. Waggoner said the positive outlook h

  • With Mitchell out, Trimble loses big to Carroll

    The Trimble Banner CARROLLTON, KY. – With leading scorer Macy Mitchell on the bench nursing a leg injury, the Lady Raiders had trouble finding the basket Wednesday, Jan. 20, and lost 52-24 to rival Carroll County.  “We didn’t know until this morning about midday that we weren’t going to have her,” Head Coach Kerrie Stewart said. “That&rsqu

  • Coons faces 3 on May ballot

    The Trimble Banner Several Trimble County races this year may be hotly contested. The sheriff’s race has a slate of four candidates, including incumbent Tim Coons, and incumbents in the races for jailer, judge-executive and magistrates in all four districts will face challengers on May 18. The following is a list of all Democratic candidates for 2010 who filed by the Jan.

  • Banner named 2nd best in class at state press awards banquet

     The Trimble Banner was named one of the best newspapers in its class for 2009 at the Kentucky Press Association awards banquet Friday, Jan. 22, in Lexington, Ky. The banquet was the culmination of a two-day newspaper journalism conference held at the Embassy Suites.