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Today's Features

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Has anyone seen signs for the Agape Wilderness Retreat (AWR) where Barebone Road meets U.S. Hwy. 42, just west of Bedford, then wondered what is that?

  • May fifth marks the initial start-up for the Bedford Rotary Club’s 2015 lunch wagon offerings at the Trimble County Courthouse. This popular activity provides delicious lunch items for county residents, and has become an annual program for fundraising to support local community projects.  Offerings include hamburgers and cheeseburgers, pork chop sandwiches, hot dogs, chilli dogs, barbeque, chips, cookies and a variety of soft drinks.  

  • Monday, April 13
    4:32 p.m., traffic stop, 5295 Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, April 14
    11:23 a.m., wanted person, 4121 Mt Pleasant Rd
    3:56 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Sunnyside Dr and Hwy 42E
    Wednesday, April 15
    2:16 p.m., no insurance, 105 S Main St
    2:24 p.m. DUI complaint, Little Town & Country
    2:35 p.m., welfare check, 600 block School Hollow Road & Hwy 36
    Thursday, April 16
    10:26 a.m., process service, 300 block School Hollow Rd
    12:43 p.m., process service,  4000 block Carlisle 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.
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  • 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.

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    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