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Today's Features

  • By CHRIS BROOKS
    Landmark News Service
    Family and friends are throwing a benefit for Robert Brierly of Henry County, due to his living situation and continuing health issues, according to information from Jennifer Allgeier.
    Brierly lost his home after the death of his wife a few years ago, and he lived in a daughter’s basement until she sold her home, Allgeier said. For a little while after that, he lived in a camper.

  • Friday, Sept. 23
    Trimble County Board of Elections will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Clerk’s office to conduct an examination of the voting machines.
    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln. in Bedford is holding a concert by The Wilbanks, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23. There is no admission fee. A love offering will be accepted. For more information please call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510. All are welcome.
    Fri-Sun, Sept. 23-25

  • 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 County District Court during the week of Sept. 12, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Diane Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • Photography
    Oliva Morgan, Single photo Still Life, Blue Ribbon
    Isabella White, Single photo Animal, Blue Ribbon
    Isabella White, Single photo Horticulture, Red Ribbon
    Paige Heinz, Single photo Person, Blue Ribbon
    Paige Heinz, Single photo Community, Red Ribbon
    Colton Auxier, Single photo Landscape, Red Ribbon
    Colton Auxier, Clover Photograph, Blue Ribbon
    Field Crops
    Beau Turner, ½ Bale Alfalfa Hay, Blue & Class Champion Ribbon
    Arts & Crafts

  • Season: August through October
    Nutrition Facts: Winter squash, which includes acorn squash, butternut squash, pumpkin, and other varieties, is low in fat and sodium and an excellent source of vitamin A and fiber.
    Selection: Winter squash should be heavy for its size with a hard, tough rind that is free of blemishes or soft spots.
    Storage: Store it in a cool, dry place and use it within 1 month.
    Preparation:

  • 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.