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 court the week of Dec. 19-Dec. 23, 2011.


  • A Trimble County man was among more than 2,400 Americans who were killed in the Japanese attack on U.S. military installations in and around Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 70 years ago this month.

  • Small ruminant production is becoming big business in Kentucky as farmers realize the potential of raising sheep and goats.

    The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture is teaming up with sheep and goat breed associations, Kentucky State University and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to offer the 2012 Kentucky Small Ruminant Grazing Conference at the Western Kentucky University Ag Expo Center in Bowling Green.

    Scheduled for Jan. 14, the conference will offer many sessions for all levels of experience.

  • From waking in the morning until resting your head on the pillow at night – your eyes are critical to your day-to-day activities. It is very important to take care of your eyes and eyesight. Often, the loss of eyesight contributes to the loss of quality of life. When an individual does not have good vision, there will be a limit in their movement and independence.

    Consider this

    Over 50, 000 people lose their sight each year. More than 101 million Americans are legally blind. Blindness is the no. 1 complication of diabetes.

  • I love a good reunion story.

    A few years ago The New York Times ran a story about then-New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel and a young man named John Mathieson.

    Thirty-four years prior to Fassel and his wife Kitty meeting Mathieson they had been 19 and unmarried — and the parents of a baby boy whose birth and adoption they kept secret from all but their immediate families.

    And for 34 years, every April 5 the Fassels privately wished their baby boy a Happy Birthday, adding, “Wherever you are, we hope you’re OK.”

  • 30 Years Ago (Dec. 24, 1981)

    Melissa Miller won the honor of All State Band Person and will be going to Cincinnati, Feb. 4-5-6 to participate in a musical clinic under direction of a guest conductor, who will conduct a concert as a climactic crescendo.

    It was a jolly ole Santa Day Friday at the Farmers Bank of Milton as kiddies came by the score to talk with Santa and tell him what they wanted for Christmas

  • Jenna Catherine Clem and Matthew Christopher Mattingly were united in marriage on June 11, 2011 at the Richwood Plantation in Milton, Ky.
    The bride is the daughter of Ray and Stuart Clem, Bedford. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in interior design.

    The groom’s parents are Mark and Jamie Mattingly, Henderson, Ky. The groom graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics. He is employed with Amvac Chemical Corp.

  • Monday, Dec. 12
    8:50 a.m., EMS medical call, 800 block Gossom Ln
    11:07 a.m., alarm, 9900 block U.S. 421N
    2:58 p.m., school zone detail, 1029 U.S. 421N
    3:16 p.m., attempt to locate, 200 block Estelle Ln
    3:50 p.m., process service, 1300 block Button Ridge Rd
    4:08 p.m., domestic abuse, Connector Rd
    5:15 p.m., process service, 1200 block Mt Carmel Rd

    Tuesday, Dec. 13
    4:13 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Leatherbury Cir
    5:55 p.m., alarm, 9200 block U.S. 421N

    Wednesday, Dec. 14
    11:25 a.m., property damage accident, U.S. 421 at Mt Pleasant
    7:11 p.m., alarm, Cedar Cir

  • Wednesday, Dec. 21
    Bedford Christian Church presents “The Old Shoemaker’s Christmas” (a play by Chris Danyluk and produced by special arrangement with Eldridge Publishing Company) at 7 p.m., refreshments following each performance. Donations for the Hands of Christ Community Food Pantry will be accepted.

    Thursday, Dec. 22
    Bedford Christian Church will have their annual Live Nativity from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders host Bellevue in high school basketball. Junior varsity at 6 p.m., varsity following.

    Friday, Dec. 23