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Today's News

  • Auction to raise funds for library

    The Trimble County Public Library is hosting an auction sponsored by the  Modern Woodmen of America Fraternal Life Insurance Company at 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 1.

    Items for sale will be on display Friday, July 31, during regular library hours.

    The company will give a matching grant for funds raised during the auction to the library. Proceeds will be used to buy books and equipment needed for the people of the community to use at the library.

  • What's Happening In Trimble County this week

    Wednesday, July 29

    Get Creative meet and greet Ronald McDonald at 10 a.m. at Bedford Elementary School. This is the last Wednesday for the Trimble County Public Library’s summer reading program. Prizes will be awarded to top readers.

    Monday, Aug. 3

    Kindergarten Parent Night is 5:30-6:30 p.m. at Bedford Elementary School.

    Tuesday, Aug. 4

    Open House is 5-7 p.m. at Bedford Elementary.

  • A lesson learned from the weekend’s bridge closure

    Finally, the long-awaited first weekend closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge for structural repairs has come and gone. And think it may have been educational for many of us here in Trimble County.

    First, knowing that the bridge would be closed, my Better Half and I traveled to Indianapolis on Saturday to visit family and wineries. (Not necessarily in that order.)

  • 2009 TRIMBLE COUNTY YOUTH LEAGUE TEAMS
  • Powell state’s top superintendent for 2nd year

    Landmark News Service

    For the second time in three years, Trimble County High School graduate Josh Powell has been named School Administrator of the Year by the Kentucky Association of School Administrators.

    A member of the Class of 1993 and former Trimble teacher, Powell is the youngest superintendent in Kentucky, serving the Union County School Corporation in Morganfield, Ky.

    Powell is the son of TCHS alumni Billy Joe Powell and the late Suzanne Graham.

  • Signature to offer new community program

    The Trimble Banner

    Signature Healthcare is preparing to launch a new program to offer aid to  employees, their families and other Trimble County residents when disaster strikes.

    Signature’s Compassion Fund is a nonprofit grant program for anyone in the communities in which the company operates its facilities, said spokeswoman Erica Staley.

    To explain how the program works, Signature has invited the community at large to its launch from 9-11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 5, at the Bedford facility on Shepard Lane.

  • Water District plans event to thank customers

    Doughnuts and coffee in the morning and hot dogs, hamburgers and drinks in the afternoon comprise the menu for Trimble County Water District’s Community Appreciation Day, set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, July 31.

    Hot-air balloon rides were planned, but have been cancelled because of weather. 

    Picnic foods at lunch also will include baked beans, slaw, tenderloin, potato wedges and desserts.

    Door prizes and give-aways will also be offered to those who attend.

    The event will be held at the district office, 34 E. Morgan Drive, Bedford.

  • Fundraiser for Luckett proved to be a tremendous success

    Editor:

    We wanted to take this opportunity to thank everyone for a successful Golf Scramble benefit for Renee Luckett.

    First off, we are in complete awe of the wonderful people here in our community and surrounding counties and the people of Madison, IN.  The outpouring of donations and hole sponorships to help Renee were beyond what we could have hoped for or ask for. There were too many of you to list here. You know who you are and we are forever grateful for your generosity and kindness.  It will not be forgotten.

  • Messer Bank robbery case moves to federal court

    All charges against two defendants in the Jan. 23 First National Bank robbery have been dismissed without prejudice Monday, July 27, following a federal court indictment.

     Cecil Messer, 46, has been indicted by the federal court on bank robbery charges so in an effort to avoid a double jeopardy problem the Commonwealth’s indictment has been dismissed without prejudice, meaning the charges could be re-filed if necessary, special prosecutor Kurt Kruthoffer said.

  • English graduates plan October reunion

    Editor:

    I’m writing to attempt to make contact with as many people as possible for an important event being planned this fall. 1929 marked the first year of the English School functioning as an education facility for grades one through eight.  Several years later, it expanded to include some high school grades, but only for a few years. The school was an important part of numerous lives and was the center of activity for the English community for many years. The last graduating class walked across the stage in May of 1963.