Today's Features

  • Once upon a time I was content with one pillow. This solitary pillow was sufficient to cradle my head through the nighttime hours. I spurned extra pillows and throw cushions because it just seemed redundant. After all, I only had one head so why on earth was it necessary to own more than one pillow? I found the body pillow to be creepy and intrusive. Yes, I was more than content with the lone pillow.

  • Bedford Masonic Lodge No. 158 F&AM presented Jim Pirtle and Dennie Gosman with service pins for 40 years and 60 years, respectively. Pictured left to right is Pirtle, WM Todd Pollock and Gosman.

  • Trimble County Public Schools has announced dates in April for kindergarten registration at both elementary schools.

    Registration for kindergarten students who will attend Milton Elementary will be between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m., April 13. Registration for Bedford Elementary will be from 9 a.m. until 2:30 p.m., April 20.

  • It is likely Eastern Tent Caterpillars will begin to hatch soon, said Lee Townsend, University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment extension entomologist.

    After spending about nine months as eggs in masses on twigs of wild cherry and related trees, the first few tiny Eastern Tent Caterpillars of the season soon should be leaving their eggs, Townsend said.

  • You may have noticed an increase in your take-home pay recently due to the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act passed by Congress in December. Now, you need to determine how that will affect you when it comes time to file taxes next year. The IRS has released a new withholding calculator to help you determine whether to change your withholding status on your W-4 to reflect these changes to the tax law.

    Everyone is encouraged to check their withholding status, but it is particularly important for the following individuals:

    Two-income families.

  • Thursday, March 15

    The 4-H Communications Contest and Talent Show is at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service. The contest and talent show is open to county youth between the ages of 9 years old and 19 years old. For more information or to register, please call the extension office at 502-255-7188 by March 13.

    Monday, March 19

    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office.

    Tuesday, March 20

  • Knitting class

    Learn new knitting skills and make a slouchy knitted hat at 11 a.m. Thursday. Bring size 5 & 7 knitting needles and worsted weight yarn. The group is open to ages 14 and up. The class meets in the Trimble Library meeting room.


    Take time to quiet your mind and gently strengthen your body with yoga at 6 p.m. Monday. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat. If you don’t have a mat you can borrow one of ours. The class is free and meets in the Trimble County Library meeting room and is open to ages 16 and up.

  • 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 March 5 by the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II.


  • March 5

    5:07 a.m., escort

    8:25 a.m., reckless driver, U.S. 421N

    11:56 a.m., social services referral, 159 Bluegrass Court

    4 p.m., process service, 20 Ridgetop Drive

    4:49 p.m., DUI complaint, 6849 U.S. 421N

    March 6

    12:52 p.m., DUI complaint, 25 U.S. 421N

    1:19 p.m., informational purposes, 7039 U.S. 42W

    5:15 p.m., process service, 28 Rowlett Ave.

    5:42 p.m., process service, 1028 New Hope Road

    7:35 p.m., intoxicated person, U.S. 42W

    March 7

  • Have you ever thought about how certain events, words, situations, people, etc. are able to greatly encourage us?