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Today's Features

  • When Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Lawson entered Bedford Rotary’s meeting room on Aug. 16 — in full uniform including dual weapons — we thought surely we were in trouble.  What law(s) had we violated?  Well, isn’t that the first impression many of us have when confronted by a police officer?  A kind of negative feeling about our police at first blush?

  • By Crystal Caudillo

    I love animals. I love all animals. I firmly believe that all creatures were created for a reason no matter how elusive that reason may appear.

    I love the outdoors. I hate to stay inside. I love sunshine, moonlight, thunderstorms and everything in between.

    Given this particular set of attributes one may assume that nothing in the outdoors at any time would disturb me. One may assume that, but one would be wrong.

  • By Jane Proctor

    Football season is here. Across the state, many Kentuckians will mark the season by getting out their tastiest tailgating recipes and firing up the grill. Unfortunately, some tailgating favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken wings and potato chips can cause you to pack on the pounds while cheering for your team. Below are some tips to help you make healthier choices this season.

    Include vegetables in the game plan. Cut them up and serve them with a low-fat dip or hummus. You can also grill them and serve as a side to your main course.

  • 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.

    TRAFFIC

  • Monday, Aug. 1

    4:17 p.m., Accident Property Damage, 4362 Peck Pike

    4:36 p.m., Domestic Abuse, Pendleton Ave

    5:47 p.m., Process Service, 24 Lawson Ave

    5:49 p.m., Process Service, 5463 Highway 42W

    5:59 p.m., Process Service, 638 highway 42W     

    6:02 p.m., Process Service, 51 Pattons Creek Rd & 42W

    6:02 p.m., 911 Hangup,        Luckett Ln

    6:04 p.m., Process Service, 104 Gray St

  • 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 Aug. 8, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • FINE ARTS
    Painting–MaryAnn Mitchell
    Water Color–Bethany Dearing, Kay Barnes
    Drawing–MaryAnn Mitchell, Kay Barnes
    Pastels–Mindy Shelton
    Oil Painting on Canvas–Kay Barnes
    Pottery–Mindy Shelton  
    PHOTOGRAPHY
    Digital–Jordan Dennison
    Nature–Jordan Dennison, Kay Barnes
    TEXTILES                             Quilts

  • For many consumers, purchasing a big-ticket item such as a new home theatre system, appliances, or furniture involves swiping a credit card or taking out a loan. Unfortunately, these buying strategies often contribute to an endless cycle of debt. Saving up for a significant purchase is an important step toward staying out of debt and ensuring your future financial success. If you are considering a big-ticket item purchase now or in the future, consider the following tips for saving:
    Establish a goal

  • University of Kentucky plant breeder Tim Phillips has developed a new tall fescue variety that is nontoxic to grazing animals.
    The variety, Lacefield MaxQ II, is the result of selections Phillips, a member of the UK College of Agriculture, Food and Environment, made from endophyte-free Kentucky 31 and related lines. Phillips named the variety for UK Professor Emeritus Garry Lacefield upon his retirement to honor his numerous contributions to the forage industry and to the college.

  • Walker’s Bend where I began my life was rural, really rural, not gentrified country or suburban—rural. The main difference between rural and city, you have more bathroom options. Self-sufficient, we raised our own food, butchered our own meat, we weren’t part of the farm to table movement, we were garden to mouth.