Today's Features

  • June 28, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    A severe thunderstorm struck Bedford Saturday night. Some say, and it was reported on a Louisville television station that a small twister touched down here. Trees were uprooted and limbs taken off and scattered all around Bedford and surrounding districts. Little damage was done to buildings. However, there was extensive damage to the roof of Dow Dunlap’s home on Town Branch allowing interior damage from the subsequent rain.

  • May 24, 1984 (30 Years Ago)

  • April 12, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County High School juniors Amy Andrew, Mark Perkinson and Jamie Proctor have been selected to attend the 1984 Governor’s Scholars Program by Governor Martha Layne Collins. The five-week special enrichment program will be held this summer at the University of Kentucky and Centre College. The program, held last year for the first time, offers a broad range of courses, speakers and activities.

  • March 15, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Formal sentencing of Parramore Sanborn is scheduled tomorrow following a guilty verdict in the murder of Barbara Heilman of Campbellsburg. The Henry County jury recommended the death penalty in handing down the sentence against Sanborn who was convicted of the Oct. 12, 1983 kidnapping,  rape, sodomy and stabbing death of Heilman. The case consumed about 214 hours during 37 in-court days.

  • February 23, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a pre-application for a grant to purchase a tract of land to be added to the county recreation park during their recent meeting. The court proposed to make the preapplication to the Department of Local Government for assistance under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965. Estimated cost of the park addition is $67,000. The land is located next to the present park facilities on Highway 421 and belongs to Jim Wood.

  • Nov. 3, 1983 (30 Years Ago)
    District Court Judge Julia Fields ruled Tuesday that the Bedford firehouse is a public place. She said that she believed that the public use and public function with volunteer firemen overrides the private ownership interest in the firehouse. The point of whether or not the firehouse was a public place or a private one had been brought up in the defense of a young fireman who was cited for drinking beer in a public place after  Kentucky State Police Trooper Phillip Marshall passed by the firehouse on May 22 and saw the beer.

  • Providence Baptist Church, 51 Louden Lane off Providence Road
    Campbellsburg, will host revival services beginning at 11 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 12, and continuing through Wednesday, Oct. 15. Evening services will be held at 6:30 p.m. each evening.
    Former pastor Bro. Doug Boyd will be the guest speaker.
    Free meal will be offered on the closing night, Weds., Oct. 15, at 5:30 p.m. The community is invited.
    For further information, contact 502-532-6321.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year the Bedford Rotary Club sponsors and helps select freshmen students to attend the District’s “Rotary Youth Leadership Awards” program. Incoming freshmen are selected who exhibit potential leadership skills, and who are excellent students. This year’s program was held Sept. 18-21 at the Wendell Ford Regional Training Center in Greenville.

  • On Sept. 16, Aaron Snelling, pastor at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, spoke recently to the Bedford Rotary Club about the church-sponsored 5k run/walk to benefit Youth in Need and the Trimble County Repair Affair on Oct. 11.
    Snelling encouraged all Rotarians and the community in general to come out and support this new charity event. The event will be held at 8:00 am at 6744 Burkhardt Bottom Road in Milton.

  • Monday, Oct. 6
    YOGA at the Trimble County Public Library! Becky from Yoga in Madison teaches a one-hour class for all ages and abilities on the first and third Mondays every month from 6-7 p.m. Call TCPL for more information at (502) 255-7362.
    Thursday, Oct. 9
    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7:00 p.m.
    Oct. 12-15
    REVIVAL at Providence Baptist Church, 11 a.m. Sunday and 6:30 p.m. nightly with evangelist Doug Boyd. Free meal Weds., Oct. 15 at 5:30 p.m.
    Sunday, Oct. 12