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Today's Features

  • I was sitting on the edge of her bed and holding my 85-year-old grandmother’s hand, we weren’t sad, the ravages of the disease had taken its toll on her and she was ready to go.
    Looking out the window of her bedroom, she smiled and said, “Look, there’s a Monarch butterfly, they have returned once again!”
    From the time I was a kid, sitting on her knee, she told me about butterflies, especially the

  • By the time I left the newsroom I was ready to rip out my hair or stick a hot poker in my ears.
    All day the noise and commotion drove me to distraction -- and it had been a fairly quiet day.
    I was alone in the pod I share with two other reporters and my phone only rang once.
    You would think the quiet would be conducive to a productive day, but I could barely put two sentences together because of the noise and commotion coming from within, my whirlwind thoughts stirring up fears and anxieties I thought I had put to rest.

  • November 6, 1986 (30 years ago)
    A 31-year old Bedford man previously indicted for robbery and rape by a Trimble County Grand Jury has been charged in connection with another indictment.  According to the Oldham Era, Franklin Ralph Roark, Jr. pleaded guilty to charges in connection to rape that occurred at Crystal Lake, LaGrange on July 1 of this year.  

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Thursday, Nov. 3
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Bedford United Methodist Church, 10 Fairview Circle in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3. The public is invited.
    Trimble County High School informational meeting and tour of the TCHS/TCMS facility at 6:00 p.m., at the TCHS library.
    Saturday, Nov. 5
    Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank hosts its 125th Anniversary Open House from 1-5 p.m. There will be door prizes, music, refreshments and gifts. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    Tuesday, Nov. 8

  • EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was published recently in “Lexington Family” magazine as part of the Asbury University Educator of the Month series. Karen Grace, the subject of the article, is the former Karen Beckner, a 1998 Trimble County High School graduate. Karen is also a graduate of Western Kentucky University. Her parents, Richard and Jane Beckner, still reside in Trimble County.

  • I have a credibility problem. The medical profession has an axiom which advises, “When you hear hoof beats look for horses, not zebras.” In other words, look for the most likely explanation and not the unordinary. In my case when I hear hoof beats I think of unicorns! Once an idea is in my head, no matter how unlikely, it captures my imagination and reduces me to a novelty.

  • Over 3000 vehicle-deer collisions occur each year in Kentucky, and autumn is the peak season.  According to the Kentucky State Police, almost half of all such collisions occur in October, November and December.  November is the peak month by far, averaging around 750 collisions annually.  Three people were killed in each of the past two years.