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Today's Features

  • Trimble County cattlemen have the opportunity to participate three livestock programs starting October 1, and continuing through December 19, 2012.

  • Finding solutions to environmental problems is a focus of scientists around the world. To develop a better understanding of these issues and gain an interest in science-related fields, Trimble County 4th and 5th graders are participating in the Eco-Bot Challenge in their 4-H school clubs.

  • The week of Sept. 23-29, 2012, The Partnership at Drugfree.org is launching the Medicine Abuse Project, a multi-year effort to raise public awareness about and curb prescription drug abuse.   Most of us will take a prescription medication at some point in our lives. It’s important to remember that medicine a doctor prescribes you is only intended for your use.

    Here are some tips for safely storing medication:

  • BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY

    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Sept. 24: Corndog, baked beans, potato smile, carrots, watermelon or pears.

    Tuesday, Sept. 25: Taco on whole wheat tortilla, tomato, lettuce, salsa, refried beans, grapes or Mandarin oranges.

  • 30 Years Ago (Sept. 23, 1982)
     Fiscal Court met Thursday morning at a special meeting to approve the issue of bonds in the amount of $50,000,000 for the LG&E company’s Trimble County Generating Station at Wise’s Landing. The money is to be used in the completion of the pollution control facilities there.

    The Bedford Town Board met Monday night and presented a proposal to annex the area near Bedford called Bedford Commons. The six-acre tract off Cutshaw Lane is the site of the HUD backed project.

  • Wednesday, Sept. 19
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 20
    TCHS Lady Raiders volleyball hosts Shawe-Memorial 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, Sept. 23
    Providence Baptist Church will hold a revival from Sept. 23-26 with special music and guest speaker, Mike Wilson. Nursery available. Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. and nightly services at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    Monday, Sept. 24

  • 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 Sept. 10-Sept. 14, 2012.

    Sept. 11, 2012

    Felony

  • By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    The Trimble Banner

    We live in disposable days: get it, use it, throw it away. With eyes glued to screens all day, we fail to see life as it is and was, beyond the digital world. We miss meaningful lessons others may leave behind. Unseen, these bits of history disappear without a trace.