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Today's Features

  • April 12, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County High School juniors Amy Andrew, Mark Perkinson and Jamie Proctor have been selected to attend the 1984 Governor’s Scholars Program by Governor Martha Layne Collins. The five-week special enrichment program will be held this summer at the University of Kentucky and Centre College. The program, held last year for the first time, offers a broad range of courses, speakers and activities.

  • March 15, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Formal sentencing of Parramore Sanborn is scheduled tomorrow following a guilty verdict in the murder of Barbara Heilman of Campbellsburg. The Henry County jury recommended the death penalty in handing down the sentence against Sanborn who was convicted of the Oct. 12, 1983 kidnapping,  rape, sodomy and stabbing death of Heilman. The case consumed about 214 hours during 37 in-court days.

  • February 23, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a pre-application for a grant to purchase a tract of land to be added to the county recreation park during their recent meeting. The court proposed to make the preapplication to the Department of Local Government for assistance under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965. Estimated cost of the park addition is $67,000. The land is located next to the present park facilities on Highway 421 and belongs to Jim Wood.

  • Nov. 3, 1983 (30 Years Ago)
    District Court Judge Julia Fields ruled Tuesday that the Bedford firehouse is a public place. She said that she believed that the public use and public function with volunteer firemen overrides the private ownership interest in the firehouse. The point of whether or not the firehouse was a public place or a private one had been brought up in the defense of a young fireman who was cited for drinking beer in a public place after  Kentucky State Police Trooper Phillip Marshall passed by the firehouse on May 22 and saw the beer.

  • May 16, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Local crops are early this year, due to an unusually dry, warm spring. Probably the farmers who will benefit most from the lack of moisture are the strawberry growers. The strawberries are already ripening and according to several sources who have sampled them they are luscious and especially sweet. The berries are being readied for market and “U pick ‘ems” are about two to three weeks earlier than usual. Several of the picking fields are already open for business.

  • Monday, June 8
    5:38 p.m., 911 hang up, 57 Heather Dr.
    6:13 p.m., process service, 100 block of Hwy 42 W.
    7:22 p.m., ATV on highway, Mitchell Rd.
    9:00 p.m., process service, 100 block Hardy Creek Rd.
    9:17 p.m., process service, 100 block Hwy 421 N.
    9:23 p.m., process service, 200 block West St.
    Tuesday, June 9
    8:12 a.m., abandoned vehicle, Bells Ridge/42.
    12:05 p.m., domestic abuse, Kidwell Pike.
    1:29 p.m., investigative follow up, 1720 Highland Ave.
    4:11 p.m., suspicious vehicle, McCord Ln.

  • 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 the week of June 15:
    FELONY

  • We often hear how important it is to use sunscreen.  But have you ever wondered what all of those sunscreen numbers mean and which one is best for you?  Sunscreen is a way to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.  Even when the day looks overcast, ultraviolet rays can damage your skin.

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    For the past three years Trimble County Middle School has offered an enrichment class entitled STEM, which is an acronym for Science Technology Engineering Mathematics. This class allows students to utilize critical thinking skills, become innovators, design a multitude of projects, problem solve and have fun while learning.

  • Participants are being sought for the Trimble County Fair Hymn Sing, which will be a highlight of the fair activities on Senior Night, Thursday, July 9, according to fair board member Debbie Perry.
    The hymn sing is set to begin at 7:30 p.m. and continue through 9:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Park. All participants in the program will be admitted to the fairgrounds free of charge on that evening. Senior citizens, ages 62 and up will also be admitted free with a clip out coupon from The Trimble Banner Fair Guide, published last week.