Today's Features

  • The other day someone congratulated our features editor, Sarah Gatling, on her promotion, which was nice, except she didn’t get a promotion.
    Sarah said if she got a promotion she’d like to be promoted to potentate -- that sounds like a cool thing to be, she said.
    It reminded me of the hymn, “Crown Him With Many Crowns,” in which Jesus is called “the potentate of time,” and also reminded me that a few years ago, Sarah gave me a very old hymnal, copyrighted in 1924, called “Harvest Hymns.”

  • October 29, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Diane Wheeler learned last week that she has passed the bar exam and serves as law clerk for the 12th Judicial Circuit. As law clerk, Wheeler is involved in research, criminal and civil procedures, orders, etc. The 12th Judicial Circuit includes Trimble, Henry and Oldham counties. Wheeler has been employed at the Circuit Court office since Sept. 15.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “A new business will consume much of your life, but there is nothing better than owning your own,” is how John Edwards summed up his recent experiences with partner Chris Wright after opening the successful Trackside Butcher Shoppe in Campbellsburg in November, 2015. Following several years of detailed planning and obtaining funding, John and Chris took the plunge and began what has become a very successful new company serving the meat processing needs of our local communities. The business is growing.

  • National Novel Writing Month Kick Off
    Saturday, November 4th 10am – Stop in for our National Novel Writing Month kick-off. Bring your laptop or notebook in and get a start on your great American novel. Attendees will receive a kit to help them keep writing. We’ll have snacks and drinks. The Trimble County Public Library is a designated Come Write In location. You can use the library space any time to work on your writing projects.
    Art Reception

  • Thursday, Nov. 2
    The monthly Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Bedford Methodist Church, 10 Fairview Circle, in Bedford.
    Saturday, Nov. 4
    Bedford Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will host the annual Bedford Elementary School Fall Festival, Saturday, Nov. 4, at the school, located at 204 Mt Pleasant Road.
    The Trimble County High School Classes of 1970 and ‘71 will hold a combined reunion at the Broadway Hotel in Madison beginning at 6 p.m.

  • Monday, Oct. 23
    3:20 p.m., traffic stop, 30 Hwy 42E
    5:39 p.m., property damage accident, 11000 Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, Oct. 24
    11:46 a.m., traffic stop, Ransdell Funeral Home
    12:34 p.m., juvenile beyond control, alternative school
    2:50 p.m., range, shooting range
    Wednesday, Oct. 25
    10:17 a.m., served emergency protection/domestic violence order, 2080 Hwy 421S
    9:10 p.m., traffic stop, Milton Bedford Pike
    Thursday, Oct. 26
    9:52 a.m., theft complaint, 3547 Peck Pike

  • 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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Oct. 23, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

    The Trimble Banner
    At a special called meeting Thursday, Oct 26, Bedford City Attorney Amy Eversole read a Municipal Order relating to the city’s personnel policies. The policy was changed from advertising in the local paper for employment to read the city can now publish the ad through social media.

  • Monday, Oct. 9
    8:55 a.m., investigation follow-up, Palmyra Rd
    10:35 a.m., for informational purposes, Palmyra Rd
    11:14 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 504 Mosser Rd
    12:10 p.m., property damage accident, Poppy’s General Store
    3:07 p.m., locked out, 250 Fairground Rd
    Tuesday, Oct. 10
    7:53 a.m., traffic stop, United Citizens Campbellsburg/Hwy 421N
    9:46 a.m., locked out, Trimble County Community Center
    10:29 a.m., disturbance, 138 Luckett Ln