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Today's Features

  • By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Who is at fault? Landlord? Tenant? These were among the questions asked when the regular monthly meeting of the Bedford City Commissioners met Tuesday, May 17.
    Some of the answers will be presented at a conference presented by the Kentucky League of Cities in Bowling Green June 22-24. Commissioners voted to send Mayor Todd Pollock and Commissioner Jim Helms to hear speaker Alan Wallach talk on “Something BAD is something Good.” BAD is an acronym for Blighted, Abandoned and Dilapidated Property.

  • By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Commissioners met at 9 a.m. on Tuesday May 24 for a special meeting on the Nuisance Ordinance.
    Mayor Todd Pollock stated that in response to citizen’s complaints, City Commissioner Jim Helms and sewer maintenance employee Jim Hoskins toured the city and noted certain properties and gave a list to the mayor. He took pictures and has talked to some of the landlords.

  • Monday, May 30    Memorial Day
    The Bedford Rotary Club is again coordinating the county’s annual Memorial Day Service, scheduled for May 30, 10:30 a.m., at the Trimble County Courthouse lawn. Please join us in honoring and remembering Armed Services people from Trimble County and their families who have made great sacrifices in defending this great country of ours.
    Saturday, June 4
    Trimble County High School Class of 2016 Commencement ceremonies will be held at 10:00 a.m., in the high school gymnasium.
    Thursday, June 9

  • Monday, May 16
    8:07 a.m., animal complaint, Hwy 316 and 421
    11:13 a.m., process service, 101 Riverdale Dr
    12:38 p.m., wanted person, 56 Wilson Ct
    2:57 p.m., process service, 69 Longview Dr
    5:34 p.m., property dispute, 305 Roberts Rd
    5:52 p.m., runaway. 2985 Morton Ridge Rd
    6:08 p.m., juvenile beyond control, 355 Devin Dr
    Tuesday, May 17
    3:23 p.m., traffic stop, Willis Ln
    3:33 p.m., process service, 311 Mitchell Rd
    3:48 p.m., process service, 218 McDowell 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.
    The following cases were heard in Trimble District Court  during the week of May 16, the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • Have you heard about the summer slide? As fun as it might sound, this slide isn’t something to enjoy. Summer slide (or summer learning loss) occurs when children don’t engage in learning activities over their summer break from school. According to Scholastic, teachers typically have to spend the first four to six weeks of the new school year re-teaching concepts that their students have forgotten over the summer.

  • It’s often said that the habits children learn at a young age carry over to adulthood. Safe sun exposure should be included in those healthy habits.

  • When my oldest daughter was 4 or 5 we were riding with my mom and Alison blurted out, “Grandma, want to know a family secret?”
    I sat in the passenger seat frozen, not sure what my daughter was about to say.
    “It’s like Dad wearing Mom’s underwear,” Alison said.
    It was one of those moments when you feel obligated to explain, but you sure as heck don’t want to because no matter what you say your mom will still think you’re an imbecile -- or worse.