Today's Features

  • Many Baby Boomers are having the “discussion”:  How are we going to take care of each other in our “golden years,” “active years,” “evening of life years”—any euphemism you can use is fine; it all means the same thing. We are getting OLD.

  • I don’t know why I was so surprised, but I was.
    A few weeks ago, my pastor spoke on a controversial topic, racism, and did an absolutely amazing job, balancing truth and grace.
    That’s not what surprised me.
    What surprised me was learning that he was attacked for it, the target of mean-spirited vitriol, face to face encounters and emails.
    People love grace, but truth? Not so much.

  • October 2, 1986 (30 years ago)
    A car collided into the rear of a school bus last Friday at about 3:40 pm on US Hwy 42, two miles east of Bedford. The bus, which was being driven by Gladys Penick, was stopped when a car driven by Jonathan Parson, 16, Bedford, which was traveling east, skidded about 87 feet, turning completely around and collided into the rear of the bus.

  • The Milton High School Annual Black and Gold Reunion for alumni and former students of the old school formerly located on School Hollow Road in downtown Milton will be held at Noon on Sunday, October 16, at The Pines restaurant in Madison.

  • The Bedford Rotary Club will again be operating the lunch trailer at the courthouse, this time on Tuesday, October 11, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This will be our final offering with the trailer for 2016, but we will take up the activity again starting next May. Come by and support us for this fund raising activity for community support. We will be offering pork chop sandwiches, hamburgers and cheese burghers, barbeque, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and cold drinks. Thank you all for past support, and we hope to serve you again next Tuesday.  

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Our Trimble County High/Middle School facility is overdue for major upgrading or replacement. This according to Superintendent Steve Miracle who brought members of the Bedford Rotary Club up to date on the school’s condition and the potential future funding requirements.  

  • Thursday, Oct. 6
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Hickory Grove Methodist Church,  363 Morton Ridge Rd. in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6. The public is invited.
    Saturday, Oct. 8

  • 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. 26:

    The Trimble Banner
    During the September meeting of the Bedford City Commission, Mayor Todd Pollock and the commissioners commended the Trimble County High School football team for the paint job on the handrail running from the Marathon service station to the former middle school parking lot.
    All commissioners were present and each gave updates on their designated areas.