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Today's Features

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Court Appointed Advocates of the River Region (includes Jefferson, Henry, Oldham, Trimble, Shelby, and Spencer Counties) supports and promotes court-appointed volunteer advocacy for abused and neglected children. Begun in 1977 in Seattle, CASA programs today exist in every state and served almost 250,000 children the past year.  

  • Thursday, June 2
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by Antioch Baptist Church, 4247  Hwy 421S on Thursday June 2 at 7:00 p.m.
    Friday, June 3
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Center arthritis exercise at 11:00 a.m.
    Saturday, June 4
    Trimble County High School Class of 2016 Commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., in the high school gymnasium.

  • Monday, May 23
    3:16 p.m., Property damage accident, 24 Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, May 24
    12:51 p.m., process service, 6527 Peck Pike
    1:21 p.m., process service, 80 Woodlawn Rd
    1:38 p.m., process service, 54 Macon Ln
    5:12 p.m., process service, 27 Megan Ln
    5:26 p.m., process service, 10348 Hwy 421N
    Wednesday, May 25
    7:48 a.m., animal complaint, 109 Gatewood Ln
    10:24 a.m., property dispute, Bedford Village Apts
    4:03 p.m., investigation followup, Roberts Rd
    5:01 p.m., runaway, 300 block Hwy 421N

  • 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 May 23, Honorable Judge Diane Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • The Bedford Rotary lunch wagon will be at the courthouse from 11:00 to 1:00 pm Tuesday June 7. Come join and support us for delicious pork chop sandwiches, hamburgers and cheeseburgers, hot dogs, barbeque sandwiches, chips and drinks. Your business is greatly appreciated and all proceeds and donations go back into community services.

  • Many old-time recipes are family favorites, handed down through the years and enjoyed by everyone. But for safe home canning, only current, research-based recipes should be used. Old or untested recipes from the internet, cookbooks or grandma’s recipe stash should not be canned. Instead, enjoy those recipes freshly made, or frozen for longer storage.

  • The chaotic nature of my life, despite my best efforts, has made me realize the enormous amount of patience required by others to refrain from strangling me. I sincerely feel badly for those unfortunates who are drawn into the unpredictable orbit of Crystal.

  • Do you know a middle or high school student who is looking for something fun and meaningful to get involved in this summer? The Trimble County Public Library is accepting applications for their VolunTeen program through June 2. Applications may be picked up at and returned to the front desk at the library.

  • Uncle Willis, my alcoholic Uncle Willis, spent a year and day in the Jackson County, Alabama jail. Let me explain how it happened….
    Grandma said, “Willis is a good Christian boy, he just got baptized in dirty water.”

  • On my last birthday I turned 61.
    I thought by this age I’d get the hang of the whole sainthood thing, at least the Protestant definition of a saint as simply being a follower of Jesus, although that somehow doesn’t seem to be enough. Shouldn’t there be more to it than that? Hitting a benchmark of obedience? Praying without ceasing? Saying no to temptation eight out of 10 times, or at least two out of 10?
    If so, then I’m a poor excuse for a “saint.”