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Today's Features

  • 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 Trimble District Court on March 14, 2017, with the Hon. Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    There are two sides to every story. Just as many die-hard Kentucky college basketball fans will say, there are two teams to choose from, so which are you? Wildcat or Cardinal fan? At Signature Healthcare in Bedford there are a group of UK fans that declare their lifetime of cheering on the team demonstrates their dedication for the Big Blue Nation.

  • The Trimble County Preschool Program is funded through the Kentucky Department of Education.
    It is available to four-year old children whose family income is no more than 160 percent of poverty level or for children that are three or four years old with developmental or speech delays, regardless of income. For a child to be eligible based on income they must be four (4) years of age on or before August 1, 2017. Children who do not meet the age requirement may be eligible for Head Start.

  • March is colorectal cancer awareness month. Cancers of the colon and/or rectum have long been associated with individuals over 50. While that age group still accounts for the majority of cases, they are declining thanks to increased disease awareness and preventative screenings. But diagnoses among adults in their 20s and 30s are on the rise, according to a recent study conducted by researchers with the American Cancer Society.

  • We’ve all scanned through this agreement at the bottom of a computer document without reading, and clicked accept so that we could get on with our lives. This week I learned a hard lesson about the importance of reading the fine print. I now know not to ever, ever, ever take anything at face value again.

  • The Bedford Fire Department has extended the deadline for local patrons to send in their annual subscriptions. The deadline, originally set for March 31, has been extended to April 30, 2017.
    Department member Amanda Wright said Monday that the number of subscriptions turned in so far has been “very low.”
    She said some residents may have been confused by the new way of notification this year. She stressed that the subscriptions are important to meeting the expenses of the department of volunteers.

  • By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Next week, Trimble County’s one and only group of consistently working thespians will finally follow up their December performance of “White Christmas” with a new, long awaited production of “Arsenic and Old Lace.” The show, which has been in rehearsal since early February and will be the second production in their 2016-2017 season, acts as a return to the club’s murder mystery roots, however, it also offers a twist regarding traditional murder-mystery troupes.

  • A few weeks ago, my pastor’s sermon made me squirm in my seat.
    We’ve been studying the Old Testament book of Exodus. That’s the book that talks about God rescuing the Israelites from their centuries of slavery in Egypt, all the plagues upon the Egyptians, how Moses parted the Red Sea and fed the Israelites with manna -- honey-tasting bread from heaven.
    At one point, Moses meets with God on Mt. Sinai where God gives him two stone tablets with his law written on them.
    God’s law is a gift to his people, my pastor said.

  • March 12, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner