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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • Aiden Dwayne Newell was born Jan. 12, 2015 at Baptist Health in Richmond, Ky. His parents are April Hoskins Newell and Mark Dwayne Newell, Jr., of Richmond. Aiden weighed eight pounds six ounces and was 21 inches long.
    Grandparents are Ted and Dorothy Holcomb, Bedford; Mark and Donna Newell, Clay City. His great-grandparents include Sue Holcomb, Eckerty, Ind.; Joe and Lona Hensley, Cynthiana; and Luke Newell, Clay City.

  • Sunday, Jan. 25
    Bedford New Life Assembly of God Church would like to invite the community to join them on VISION SUNDAY, January 25th at 10:30 am.  (They are located next to the Trimble County Courthouse in the old Public Library.)  Come check out our vision to Worship God, Connect People, and Serve the World … who doesn’t want a better 2015?
    Monday, Jan. 26
    Bedford City Commission  will meet at 10:00 a.m. at Bedford City Hall located in the Morgan Community Center.
    Wednesday, Jan. 28

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club held its first meeting of 2015 on January 6, highlighting many planned activities for the coming year. Our new President-elect, Kenny Green, was installed and will serve as President during July 1, 2015 to June 30, 2016. Congratulations Kenny! He will undergo training in Nashville during March. This is an annual, intensive two-and-one-half day seminar series for President-elects from many clubs throughout Kentucky, Tennessee and other states.

  • 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 in District Court during the week of January 12, 2015.
    FELONY

  • Monday, Jan. 12
    10:11 a.m., property damage accident, Hwy 421S
    2:07 p.m., suspicious vehicle complaint, 11000 Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, Jan. 13
    9:34 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    10:17 a.m., property damage accident, 116 Wentworth Ave
    2:04 p.m., runaway, 100 block Miller Ln
    Wednesday, Jan. 14
    8:26 a.m., juvenile out of control, Smith Dr
    4:27 p.m., theft complaint, Sunnyside Dr
    Thursday, Jan. 15
    10:12 a.m., juvenile out of control, Miles Rd
    Friday, Jan. 16

  • Many of us have gotten used to going to the grocery and purchasing the same produce all year long. We seldom take the time to look around to see what is new or to consider other options. Here are some produce items that might be worth trying. Most of these are vegetables and provide vitamins, minerals and fiber that improve your health:
    Turnips and Parsnips