Today's Features

  • The Milton High School Annual Black and Gold Reunion for alumni and former students of the old school formerly located on School Hollow Road in downtown Milton will be held at Noon on Sunday, October 16, at The Pines restaurant in Madison.

  • The Bedford Rotary Club will again be operating the lunch trailer at the courthouse, this time on Tuesday, October 11, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This will be our final offering with the trailer for 2016, but we will take up the activity again starting next May. Come by and support us for this fund raising activity for community support. We will be offering pork chop sandwiches, hamburgers and cheese burghers, barbeque, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and cold drinks. Thank you all for past support, and we hope to serve you again next Tuesday.  

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Our Trimble County High/Middle School facility is overdue for major upgrading or replacement. This according to Superintendent Steve Miracle who brought members of the Bedford Rotary Club up to date on the school’s condition and the potential future funding requirements.  

  • Thursday, Oct. 6
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Hickory Grove Methodist Church,  363 Morton Ridge Rd. in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6. The public is invited.
    Saturday, Oct. 8

  • 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 Sept. 26:

    The Trimble Banner
    During the September meeting of the Bedford City Commission, Mayor Todd Pollock and the commissioners commended the Trimble County High School football team for the paint job on the handrail running from the Marathon service station to the former middle school parking lot.
    All commissioners were present and each gave updates on their designated areas.

  • I’m not so sure that our possum Punchy was actually a boy. We’ve recently encountered a younger marsupial in our trash cans and our cat’s supper dishes. I’ve yet to introduce myself formally although I did have a recent close encounter.

  • Drones may seem like the ultimate remote control toy, but they are so much more. During the 4-H National Youth Science Day experiment, Drone Discovery, 4-H’ers will learn how drones are used to solve real-world problems like manage invasive weeds, find missing animals or deliver a package. Members will also get the opportunity to design their own drone.

  • Did you know there are actually health benefits to being positive?  Research has shown that people who are positive and at least once a week keep track of the things they are grateful for had fewer physical complaints than those who did not keep track.  Staying positive is an important part of mental health.  

  • If you think spring is the best time to take soil samples, you might want to rethink that. Fall is actually the optimum time to take soil samples for fertility analyses.