Today's Features

  • March 15, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Formal sentencing of Parramore Sanborn is scheduled tomorrow following a guilty verdict in the murder of Barbara Heilman of Campbellsburg. The Henry County jury recommended the death penalty in handing down the sentence against Sanborn who was convicted of the Oct. 12, 1983 kidnapping,  rape, sodomy and stabbing death of Heilman. The case consumed about 214 hours during 37 in-court days.

  • February 23, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a pre-application for a grant to purchase a tract of land to be added to the county recreation park during their recent meeting. The court proposed to make the preapplication to the Department of Local Government for assistance under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965. Estimated cost of the park addition is $67,000. The land is located next to the present park facilities on Highway 421 and belongs to Jim Wood.

  • Nov. 3, 1983 (30 Years Ago)
    District Court Judge Julia Fields ruled Tuesday that the Bedford firehouse is a public place. She said that she believed that the public use and public function with volunteer firemen overrides the private ownership interest in the firehouse. The point of whether or not the firehouse was a public place or a private one had been brought up in the defense of a young fireman who was cited for drinking beer in a public place after  Kentucky State Police Trooper Phillip Marshall passed by the firehouse on May 22 and saw the beer.

  • The Carol Martin Gatton Academy of Mathematics and Science in Kentucky has selected 60 students for its Class of 2017, including Trimble County’s Jenna Rowlett, daughter of Douglas and Missy Rowlett, from Bedford.
    Applicants were evaluated based on ACT/SAT scores, high school grades, awards, extracurricular activities, responses to essay questions, and letters of recommendation. Last month, 108 candidates were invited to interview with community leaders from across the Commonwealth and Gatton Academy alumni.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Rapid Fire Auctions owner Lois Edwards and auctioneer-Danny Marsh had already planned to raise money for the Crusade for Children before their first auction at the Milton business. This year they raised quite a bit of money to donate to both Trimble fire departments.

  • The Trimble County Public Library staff is planning a self-guided, Civil War 150th Anniversary walking tour of the graves of Civil War veterans in the Bedford Cemetery during the month of April. Next month will mark the 150th anniversary of the end of the War Between the States and the assassination of President Abraham Lincoln.
    To commemorate the anniversary, the graves of 42 veterans who served in the Union and Confederate armies will be identified with markers as shown.

  • Saturday, Mar. 28
    Mt. Herman Baptist Church will host a Community Easter Egg Hunt at 2 p.m. at the church, located at 3415 Palmyra Road. Children through the age of 12 years are welcome to participate. If you have questions, call 502-221-5497.
    Wednesday, April 1
    Providence Baptist Church will present a Living Last Supper at 7:00 p.m. Communion will follow the service. All are welcome to attend. For more information call Leslie Chilton, 502-532-6321.
    Thursday, April 2

  • Tuesday, March 10
    7:16 a.m., juvenile out of control, 1000 block Fisher Ridge Rd
    8:18 a.m., property damage accident, Kemp Ln
    1:38 p.m., process service, 3100 block Morton Ridge Rd
    Thursday, March 12
    10:25 a.m., process service, 1300 block Mt Pleasant Rd
    11:40 a.m., process service, 400 block South Carlisle
    1:35 p.m., process service, 100 block Springhill Ln
    Friday, March 13
    8:47 a.m., criminal mischief, 124 Town Branch Rd
    1:56 p.m., process service, 100 block Hwy 42E
    Saturday, March 14

  • 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 the week of March 16: