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Today's Features

  • Approximately 1 in 6 Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. You can stay safe by following four simple steps: clean, separate, cook and chill.

    Keep hands and surfaces clean. Bacteria can live in many places.

  • Early to mid-August is generally a good time to remove cattle from selected tall fescue pastures and apply 40-100 pounds of nitrogen for stockpiling and later fall grazing. You want to select pastures that have been grazed low or clipped to 3 to 4 inches so stockpiled grass comes from new growth. Well, for most pastures, this isn’t a big problem because we pretty much don’t have any pasture growth due to the lack of rainfall.  Rain last week helped, but we aren’t out of the woods by any stretch of the imagination.

  • Bedford Pentecostal Church welcomes Pastor Carl Litchfield III and family from Portland, ME.

    Pastor Litchfield began his ministry as a young man working alongside his father, Rev. Carl L. Litchfield Jr. Pastor Litchfield attended Apostolic Bible College of Memphis, Tenn. He pastured a home missions work and street ministry in Portland, Maine. In Scottsburg, Ind., he started a home missions work and has assisted fellow ministers in the Indiana area.

  • The annual Callis Grove Camp Meeting begins this Friday, Aug. 3, and will continue through Sunday, Aug. 12. Services will be held each evening—Monday through Saturday—beginning at 7 p.m. Sunday services will be held at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 5 and 12.

    The evangelist for the series of meetings will be the Rev. James Southerland. Rev. and Mrs. Southerland will serve as the music evangelists for the encampment.

  • 30 Years Ago (Aug. 5, 1982)
    Bedford residents were shocked Saturday morning, July 31, 1982, when a two-truck crash just outside of Bedford took the life of Michael W. Schmidt, 28, Bedford. Steven Lee Taylor, 22, Bedford, driver of the other vehicle, sustained substantial injuries and was taken to the King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison by the Trimble County Rescue Squad.

  • Wednesday, August 1
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Wednesday-Friday                August 1-3
    Trimble County Band Camp from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. at TC High School. Full Camp, everyone attend.

    Tuesday, August 7
    We are gearing up for Apple Festival and the Planning Committee will be meeting at 7 p.m. in the Judge Executive’s Office.

    Wednesday, August 8

  • Monday, July 9
    1:34 p.m., warrant service, 600 block Richmond Hill Rd
    1:42 p.m., warrant service, 400 block Harley Ln
    2:22 p.m., warrant service, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    2:57 p.m., warrant service, Stauffer Ct
    4:19 p.m., domestic abuse complaint, 100 block Luckett Ln
    7:54 p.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, July 10
    3:54 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    1:00 p.m., process service, 7000 block Burkhardt Bottom Rd
    2:18 p.m., escort, 30 U.S. 42E

  • 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 case were heard in Trimble County Court the week of July 16-20, 2012.

    Felony