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Today's Features

  • The 24th Annual Trimble County Senior Citizens Benefit Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, with tee off at 9:00 a.m. at the Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford.
    Bring your own four-man team. The $55 per person entry fee includes cart, green fee, lunch and drinks. All proceeds benefit senior citizens.
    Lots of prizes will be given, and the event will feature a “Win $10,000 Hole in one Contest.”

  • Want a surefire prayer that God will absolutely answer?
    Ask him to show you your sin “so I might hate it as much as you do.”
    Be forewarned: The answer probably won’t come as a lovely handwritten note on lavender-scented stationery or even as a text message with clever emojis.
    It might come as a gentle whisper in your ear, but probably not. Probably it will come when you’re right in the middle of doing something you always do and maybe have occasionally thought you shouldn’t.

  • I have an idea that the Appalachian foothills of North Alabama and the culture it inspires is not very different from many of the rural settings across our great country, North, South, East and West.  

  • Sept. 18, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Trimble County Board of Education last week employed Marsha Haney as girls’ basketball assistant coach for the ’86-’87 season. She will assist coach J.T. Peniston and will also be coaching the junior varsity girls’ team. Haney, a second grade teacher at Bedford Elementary, played on the Eastern Kentucky University Lady Colonels’ team. A TCHS graduate in 1981, she was named to the Kentucky All Stars after playing successfully on the Trimble County Lady Raiders team.

  • Thurs., Sept. 15
    JCTC Trimble County Adult Education will have an Open House & Drawing for 12 Free GED Tests at a $240 value.  The Open House is from 12-2 and the Drawing will be held at 1 P.M.  Refreshments will be served.  Everyone is invited.  The center is now located at 116 Wentworth Ave., Room 112, in Bedford at the former Middle School.  Call 502-255-9191 for more information.
    Friday, Sept. 16

  • On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, JCTC Trimble County Adult Education will be holding an Open House and drawing. There will be 12 Free GED tests drawn with a total value of $240.
    Adult Education moved this summer to the former middle school facility at 116 Wentworth Avenue, Room 112, Bedford.  Everyone is invited to the Open House that is from 12 – 2 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and the drawing will be held at 1 p.m.

  • 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 Trimble District Court during the week of Sept. 5, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Jerry Crosby presiding:
    FELONY

  • By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On June 24, JCTC Trimble County Adult Education held a graduation ceremony at Bedford Elementary School. In addition to being recognized for obtaining their GEDs, graduates, and citizens, received credit for receiving a silver level or higher on their NCRC and/or their Work Ready Certification. The Adult Education Center also acknowledged the students who met their English as a Second Language goals.