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Today's Features

  • 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 May 18:
    FELONY

  • The end of the 2014-15 school term is a week away with the final day for students being next Thursday, May 28. Following is a schedule of end of year school activities for local students:
    Bedford Elementary School
    Thursday, May 21—5th Grade Event Night at 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, May 27—Awards Day; Kindergarten Graduation at 9 a.m.
    Milton Elementary School
    Tuesday, May 26—5th Grade Parent Breakfast, 8:15 a.m.; 5th Grade Talent Show, 9 a.m.; 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 6 p.m.

  • Spring has sprung and before you know it, summer will be here. 4-H Camp is a great way to fill those lazy summer days. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence, responsibility, have a lot of fun and make many friends.

  • Gardens are beginning to bear the fruits of our labor. Soon, it will be time to start thinking about preserving some of the excess produce for winter months. Safety is of utmost importance for those of us who will be preserving food, because, let’s face it, no one wants to get sick from poorly processed food.

  • Summer is almost here. We’ve already experienced some heat and within the past couple of weeks little to any rainfall. It could be just a taste of what’s to come. Humans aren’t the only ones who suffer when the temperatures rise. Farm animals feel it, too. You need to be aware when your livestock may be in danger from the heat and what you can do to increase their comfort.

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year students across the state of Kentucky has upcoming Seniors, who apply to the Governor’s Scholar program. It is a highly competitive and long application process. Brennan Kunkel is one of the 2015 recipients from Trimble County High School. He will leave in June to attend the summer residential program along with outstanding students across the state.

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Alex Dixon has been chosen to attend the upcoming Governor’s Scholars Program for the summer of 2015. The mission of the GSP is to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders.
    When asked why he was chosen to be a Scholar he stated, “It was because of my ACT score.”
    He desires to attend Bellarmine University in Louisville. His future plans are to pursue an education in Science and someday become a ‘Software Engineer.’

  • SPC Cody Kidwell has completed his U.S. Army basic training as a member of the 434th Field Artillery Brigade, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 19th Field Artillery Class at Fort Sill, Okla. His graduation exercises were held on May 8, 2015. He is currently enrolled in training as a medic at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
    SPC Kidwell is a 2009 Trimble County High School graduate and has earned a degree in physics from the University of Kentucky. Cody is the son of Carla Kidwell and Doug Kidwell, both of Trimble County.

  • Thursday, May 21
    Senior Citizens Golf Class at Cardinal Hills Golf Course at 10 a.m.
    Monday, May 25
    The Memorial Day Service, sponsored by the Bedford Rotary Club, will be held at 10:30 a.m.on the courthouse lawn.
    Saturday, May 30
    Commencement exercises for the Trimble County High School Class of 2015 will be held at the Trimble County High School gymnasium at 10 a.m.
    Thursday, June 4

  • By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner