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    Trimble County Schools Superintendent

    Dear Readers,


    My family traveled to Arizona to see family. During the drive, it occurred to me that I couldn’t remember Arizona’s state motto. Despite bullying my memory to give up the goods, the answer stubbornly remained in hiding. In true Grinch fashion, I decided, “If I can’t remember the motto I’ll make one instead.” After making this decision the rest came easy. None of these are intended to mock Arizona or Arizonans. Some of my most beloved people live in this fascinating state.

    Special to the Banner

    Chartered Rotary International clubs are required to demonstrate interests beyond the borders of local communities when able. Clubs and districts apply for grants to help provide better living conditions, health and education in developing countries.

  • During the snowy and icy months, a person’s risk of falling increases. Typical injuries include broken ankle, hip, arms and shoulders as well as head and back injuries. LIM College recommends the following safety steps to help you be careful in the winter:

    Walk like a penguin—flat footed and take short steps.

    Wear footwear that provides traction, such as flat and waffled rubber soles versus heals or leather.

    Step down, not out from curbs so that your foot does not slide.

  • Thursday, Jan. 11

    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7 p.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 16

    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office.

    Bedford City Commission meets at 6 p.m. at Bedford City Hall located in the Morgan Community Center.

    Wednesday, Jan. 17

    Trimble County High School Site Based Decision Making Council will meet at the TCHS library at 4:30 p.m.

  • Monday, Jan. 1

    12:11 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 187 Cutshaw Lane

    Wednesday, Jan. 3

    7:24 a.m., repossession, Coopers Bottom Road

    12:22 p.m., shoplifting complaint, 19 Fairground Road

    3:23 p.m., process service, Hardy Creek Road

    3:38 p.m., investigation follow up, Cabinet for Health and Family Services

    Thursday, Jan. 4

    11:39 a.m., knock-and-talk, New Hope Road

    3:37 p.m., assault complaint, 43 Sportsmans Lane

  • 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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Jan. 1, 2018, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • CAMPBELLSBURG – The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin through Jan. 31.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Members of the Trimble County Future Farmers of America Alumni Association and some current FFA members are pictured with the organization’s charter. The association’s first meeting of the new year will be 6 p.m. Jan. 30 at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane in Bedford. Membership is open to everyone, even those who are not FFA alumni, and dues can also be paid at the meeting. For questions or more information, email tcffaalumni@yahoo.com.

  • Editor’s note: This column is adapted from Nancy Kennedy’s book, “Praying With Women of the Bible,” which is no longer in print.

    A number of years ago, amid the mice and filth of a Taliban prison in Afghanistan, two ordinary American young women wrote and sang praise songs to the Lord.