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Today's Features

  • Thursday, Aug. 4
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Aug. 4, 2016, at the Callis Grove Camp Ground off New Hope Road and 421 in Bedford, Ky.
    Fri-Sun Aug. 5-14
    The Callis Grove Holiness Camp Meeting will be held beginning Friday, Aug. 5, and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Callis Grove campground, just off New Hope Road and U.S. 421N north of Bedford.
    Tuesday, Aug. 9
    Last day to file as a candidate for the November General Election. Filing must be completed by 4 p.m. today at the Trimble County Clerk’s office.

  • The phone number for District 1 School Board Member Kim Temple published in the July 25 Back to School sample edition was incorrect. Her correct phone number is 502-552-9853. We apologize for the error!

  • 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 July 25, 2016 with the Honorable Judge Jerry Crosby presiding:
    FELONY

  • 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 July 18, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • My daughter calls me Fruit Fly.
    She explained this choice because, “You have the attention span of a fruit fly!”
    Fruit flies drift through life in a cloud. I live my life in a perpetual state of distraction.  Fruit flies don’t sting or bite but they do have the exasperating habit of flying into your eyes or up your nose. I’m not particularly mean. I am exasperating, but I will give your eyes and nose a wide berth. I exasperate in many, many other ways!

  • We hear a lot of financial advice about planning for retirement but receive less advice about what to do with our money once retirement sets in. If you are retired or will be soon, here are some tips to make your money go further.
    Create a budget. Knowing how much money you have coming in and going out sounds so simplistic, but it is so important. Think about all your income sources. For many people this includes Social Security benefits, employer sponsored benefit plans and personal investments.

  • A Back to School Fair will be held from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. tomorrow, July 29, at the Bedford Elementary School Cafeteria.
    Billed as the “one stop to all you need to return to school,” the fair will be the place to get school supplies, health and immunization information, parenting tips, ACES packets, back to school information, community resources information and food resources information. There will be door prizes and other freebies.

  • Staff Report
    This summer, The Kentucky Center hosted more than 250 eager young artists from every region of the Commonwealth, as The Kentucky Center Governor’s School for the Arts (GSA) took place at Danville’s Centre College from June 19 to July 9. 

  • By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    JCTC Trimble County Adult Education recently celebrated the success of student, Kirsten Towels, who received her GED in June. Kirsten worked hard to pass four tests in the areas of reading, math, social studies, and science. She says she was inspired because, “I wanted to better myself so I could have a good job and stable life later on.” Already, Kirsten has found that her GED has paid off, “I am working a better paying job,” she informed us.