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Today's Features

  • Aug. 13, 1987 (340 Years Ago)
    The Trimble County Board of Education has appointed Bedford pharmacist Robert Yowler to a position on the board. Yowler will fill the vacancy left by Carole Martin who recently resigned due to moving to Madison. Martin who had recently served as board chairman, had served on the school board for the past 12 years. Yowler will fill the remaining term of Martin, which expires in January 1988.

  • It was a warm summer night in a town near Washington, D.C.
    A group of friends sat around a backyard table eating dinner when a young man with a gun appeared and interrupted the dinner party, according to a 2016 NPR story.
    “Give me your money or I’m going to start shooting,” he said, pointing the gun at one of the women.
    The people believed him; however, no one had any money on them.
    So, they started talking to the man, first trying to play on his guilt: “What would your mother think about you doing this?”

  • Part One
    As much as it pains me, and despite the illusion that my mind insists upon indulging, I find myself thinking and saying things that I never thought I would.
    Statements such as “Back when I was a kid, this was nothing but farmland”,
    “When I was your age my mother couldn’t keep me inside. Now I can’t get you out!”

  • Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Aug. 7, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • If you are interested in learning something new or giving back to your community, you may consider joining the Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association. Clubs across Kentucky are currently recruiting new individuals.
    The goal of KEHA is to improve the quality of life for families and communities. Each group carries out this objective differently based on region or interest.

  • Phi Sigma Beta is proud to announce that Katelyne Sue Temple, daughter of Bob and Kim Temple, Bedford, has recently become a member of Phi Sigma Beta National Honor Society at the University of Kentucky. Temple is a 2012 Trimble County High School graduate.
    Phi Sigma Theta is a national honor society dedicated to recognizing and rewarding academic achievement in undergraduates at institutions of higher learning.

  • Saturday, August 19
    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford will host the annual Assembly of the Lord Jesus Christ (ALJC), The Kentucky District, Foreign Mission Rally, 4 p.m., Saturday, Aug.  19.  The Rev. Timothy Gill of Medora, Ind. will be the speaker. All are welcome. Call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510 for more information.

    Bedford Baptict Church Clothes Closet, located at 1425 U.S. Hwy. 42E, will be open the third Saturday of every month from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m.

    Sunday, August 27

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Yesterday, August 16, 2017, Isaac Romans, Jr.—better known as Junior to his friends—celebrated his 90th birthday.
    “Dad served in Korea during the Korean Conflict 1951-53 with the Army,” explained his daughter Lynn Romans. “Upon enlistment he was sent to Atlanta, Ga., to welding school. He served as a welder with the 120 Engineer C BN and welding was his occupation for most of his life. He retired after 30 years of welding from Rotary Lift in 1990.”

  • Thursday, Aug. 17
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the John Black Community Center located at 1551 N. Highway 393, La Grange, KY 40031. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.
    Friday, Aug. 18