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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.

  • Trimble County Public Library will host a Trick or Treat event on Tuesday, Oct. 28, from 6-8 p.m. Children will be able to enjoy their treats while creating fall-themed crafts and watching Halloween cartoons.
    There will also be a Murder Mystery game that night for children and adults of all ages to participate in. Everyone will be able to investigate crime scenes and question witnesses before making their guess as to “whodunit.” One person who guesses correctly will win a Hometown Pizza gift card!

  • Sun.-Sat., Oct. 12-18
    Teen Read Week at the Trimble County Public Library. Follow the library on Instagram @trimblelibrary and snap a #TCPLReadingSelfie to be entered to win a gift card to Hometown Pizza!
    Thursday, Oct. 16
    Meet and Greet Crystal L. Heinz, Candidate for County Attorney, at 5:08 p.m. at Hometown Pizza, 18 Alexander Street, Bedford.

  • 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 cases were heard the week of October 7, 2014.
    FELONIES

  • Monday, Sept. 29
    8:51 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Milton Car Wash
    12:28 p.m., investivation followup, 700 block Webster Ln
    1:00 p.m., assisted motorist, Bedford Stop and Go
    1:38 p.m., process service, 200 block Spring St
    7:57 p.m., process service, 4000 block Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, Sept. 30
    9:05 a.m., process service, 400 block Leisure Ct
    9:30 a.m., process service, 400 block Mosser Rd
    9:45 a.m., process service, Heather Dr
    10:16 a.m., process service, 100 block Ridge Top