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Today's Features

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Alex Dixon has been chosen to attend the upcoming Governor’s Scholars Program for the summer of 2015. The mission of the GSP is to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders.
    When asked why he was chosen to be a Scholar he stated, “It was because of my ACT score.”
    He desires to attend Bellarmine University in Louisville. His future plans are to pursue an education in Science and someday become a ‘Software Engineer.’

  • SPC Cody Kidwell has completed his U.S. Army basic training as a member of the 434th Field Artillery Brigade, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 19th Field Artillery Class at Fort Sill, Okla. His graduation exercises were held on May 8, 2015. He is currently enrolled in training as a medic at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
    SPC Kidwell is a 2009 Trimble County High School graduate and has earned a degree in physics from the University of Kentucky. Cody is the son of Carla Kidwell and Doug Kidwell, both of Trimble County.

  • Thursday, May 21
    Senior Citizens Golf Class at Cardinal Hills Golf Course at 10 a.m.
    Monday, May 25
    The Memorial Day Service, sponsored by the Bedford Rotary Club, will be held at 10:30 a.m.on the courthouse lawn.
    Saturday, May 30
    Commencement exercises for the Trimble County High School Class of 2015 will be held at the Trimble County High School gymnasium at 10 a.m.
    Thursday, June 4

  • By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • 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 May 11:
    FELONY
    Jason L. Sachleben—contempt hearing—proof of enrollment in ADE, proof shown.

  • By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 5 office has advised that lane closures and delays are possible in Trimble County this week on Ky. 316 between Buck Creek Road and Ky. 55 (between mile points 4.9 and 7.7) due to road resurfacing. Motorists can also expect lane closures and delays on Ky. 1226 (Palmyra Road) between Culls Ridge Road and the Trimble/Carroll County line (mile points 2.4 to 3.8) due to road resurfacing.

  • Monday, April 20
    7:57 a.m., trespass, 1746 Hwy. 421 S
    8:15 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 6 Hwy. 42 W
    12:07 p.m., escort, Milton
    Tuesday, April 21
    7:47 a.m., traffic stop, 9245 Hwy. 421 N
    10:55 a.m., investigation follow up, 182 Al’s Dr.
    2:50 p.m., traffic stop, 204 Mt. Pleasant Rd
    3:19 p.m., property damage accident, 2610 Hwy. 421 N
    3:22 p.m., property damage accident, 19 Fairground Rd
    3:43 p.m., investigation follow up, Milton
    Wednesday, April 22
    1:34 p.m., DUI, 11000 Hwy. 421 N

  • 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 May 4.
    FELONY

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club participated with Teen Leadership students from Trimble County High School in an exercise demonstrating the importance of one-on-one verbal communication without the aid of cell phones and text messages at our weekly meeting on April 28. As non-verbal/digital forms of communication proliferate, one wonders if we are losing the ability (or interest?) in talking to each other.

  • May 16, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Local crops are early this year, due to an unusually dry, warm spring. Probably the farmers who will benefit most from the lack of moisture are the strawberry growers. The strawberries are already ripening and according to several sources who have sampled them they are luscious and especially sweet. The berries are being readied for market and “U pick ‘ems” are about two to three weeks earlier than usual. Several of the picking fields are already open for business.