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Today's Features

  • March 5, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club, along with most other Rotary clubs in District 6710 (58 clubs), sponsors a speech contest annually for high school students, offering prize money to the top three competitors. Winners may go on to compete in sectional, regional and finally the district contests. All contests are completed during February to early May.  

  • Thursday, March 9
    Sen. Rand Paul’s field representative for Trimble County will hold mobile office hours in Bedford at the Trimble County Public Library from 2 to 3 p.m. Those who may require assistance in dealing with federal agencies or who wish to discuss matters related to the federal government are encouraged to visit.
    Trimble County Board of Education will hold a Public Tax Hearing at 6:00 p.m. at the Board Office.
    Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Wednesday, March 15

  • Monday, Feb. 27
    4:54 p.m., drug information, 35 Equity Dr
    5:33 p.m., property dispute, 190 Lykins Ln
    8:03 p.m., Social Services visit, 8800 block U.S. Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, Feb. 28
    2:52 p.m., transport to Our Lady of Peace for a mental evaluation
    3:24 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 2966 U.S. Hwy. 42W
    Wednesday, March 1
    6:27 a.m., alarm, 28 McCord Ln
    Friday, March 3
    2:14 p.m., investigation followup, Dollar General Store
    4:16 p.m., process service, Fairground Rd

  • 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 decisions were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Feb. 27, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diane E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • We all know to call 911 to report life-threatening emergencies, but knowing what to say to a dispatcher can help increase police, fire or EMT response time, which in some situations can save a life.

  • County hymn sing to be held tonight
    Thursday, March 2
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Pleasant View Baptist Church, 498 Wises Landing Road, at 7 p.m.

    ALJC monthly fellowship meeting planned Saturday
    Saturday, March 4
    The First Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford, will host the ALJC monthly fellowship meeting, 4 p.m. The Rev. Robert Tilley from Bardstown, Ky.  will be the speaker.

    Feed the Children group sets meeting at Bedford Methodist

  • A few years ago, I decided to give up recreational shopping for Lent, the 40 days prior to Easter.
    For a week prior to Ash Wednesday, the beginning of Lent, I prepared for my shopping fast by buying new shoes and yet another pair of white pants, several tops, some earrings and a new purse.
    To prepare effectively, I rationalized, one must get one’s obsessions out of one’s system, sort of like the time I ate an entire box of Hostess Ding Dongs at one sitting the day before I went on a diet.