Today's Features

  • New Extension Canning Publications are Available

  • Our friends at the Farm Service Agency in Carrollton wanted me to remind farmers of this impending sign-up deadline. Produ-cers who suffered eligible livestock, honeybee or farm-raised fish losses have until August 1, 2014, to submit a notice of loss and application for payment under the Emergency Assistance for Livestock, Honeybees and Farm-raised Fish Program (ELAP). Time is short. You only have about fifteen (15) days left to submit a claim if you have suffered a loss.

  • Thursday, July 17-19
    Pleasant View Baptist Church will host Vacation Bible School,  6 - 8:30 p.m. each night.
    Friday, July 18
    Mike Armstrong with The Waters of Clifty Falls will be at the Senior Center at the Trimble County Park at 10:30 a.m.
    Saturday, July 19
    Trimble Co. Historical Society will meet at the Trimble County Public Library at 1 p.m. Bring a recipe to share along with its family history.
    Monday, July 21
    Bedford City Commission regular monthly meeting will be held at 10 a.m. at Bedford City Hall.

  • Monday, July 7
    10:09 a.m., warrant service, 1200 block Bells Ridge Rd
    11:29 a.m., harassment, 100 block Pyles Rd
    3:34 p.m., criminal mischief, 400 block McDowell Ln
    5:40 p.m., drug information, Hardy Creek Rd
    6:36 p.m., process service, Anderson Ln
    6:47 p.m., process service, Clark Rd
    6:53 p.m., process service 300 block Clark Rd
    7:17 p.m., process service, 1300 block Mt Pleasant Rd
    8:27 p.m., traffic stop, 13 U.S. 42W
    10:28 p.m., Mt Carmel Church
    Tuesday, July 8

  • 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 July 8, 2014.

  • Lexie Roberts made the A/B Honor Roll for Trimble County High School for the 4th nine weeks. Lexie’s name was inadvertently omitted from the honor roll list, which was published in the June 12 edition of The Trimble Banner.

    The Trimble Banner Intern
    Some of Trimble County’s youngest students helped the school district surpass the state average scores during the first year of a standardized kindergarten screening.

  • We live in a world with information readily available at our fingertips 24/7. While this is a great convenience, it can be dangerous if you are behind the wheel.
    According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, at any given second in the United States, an estimated 660,000 people are driving while using a cell phone or manipulating an electronic device. In 2012, over 3,000 people died and around 420,000 more were injured in automobile accidents involving a distracted driver.