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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 July 6, 2015:
    FELONY

  • I should have put much, much more thought into that fateful Saturday morning. I began the day full of energy and ambition; in my case, a volatile, sometimes disastrous mix. I decided that we needed bacon. Actually, I made the decision for everybody. I suppose the day was far too calm for the likes of me.

  • With nearly two-thirds of Americans considered overweight or obese, many of us would love a magic bullet to help us instantly shed a couple of pounds so we can look and feel better. Unfortunately, that magic potion or pill doesn’t exist, despite the various marketing efforts you see online or on television that promote products as weight loss cure-alls.

  • A couple of weeks ago I discussed the need to preserve butterfly habitat, in particular that of the Monarch butterfly due to declining populations. Another member of the milkweed family I talked about is the butterfly weed, Asclepias tuberosa. You can find this plant blooming through the summer months along roadsides, but mostly in pastures and abandoned fields.

  • July 11, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • RICHMOND, Ky. – Eastern Kentucky University has announced that 3,099 students earned Dean’s List honors for the Spring 2015 semester.
    The List includes four Bedford residents: Jacob Blair, a senior Journalism major; Brian Hemmer, a senior Aviation major; Brandon Ray, a senior Police Studies major; and Mackenzie Sutherland, a junior majoring in General Studies in Justice and Safety.

  • On June 12, 1965, Thomas, Sr. and Jeannetta Kimberlin (Tom and Netta) exchanged wedding vows and then repeated those vows 50 years later. They have five children, Thomas, Jr., Betty Hoskins, Jack, Neva Wilson, and Laura Brown. They have 13 grandchildren, 1 angel, 12 great-children and counting. They celebrated their anniversary at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford on Saturday, June 13, 2015, with over 150 friends and family.

  • Hannah Roberts, a 2013 Trimble County High School Honor Graduate and recipient of the Kelly Jewell Memorial Scholarship and BES Scholarship that same year, has made Western Kentucky University’s Dean’s List for the Fall 2014 and Spring 2015 semesters.
    To achieve this honor a student must take at least 12 course hours or more while maintaining a 3.5 GPA and above throughout the semester.
    Along with this recognition, Hannah has also been accepted into the limited number of applicants to the nursing program at WKU, beginning with the Fall 2015 semester.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The recent opening for a new Trimble County Schools Superintendent position has necessitated a search process, which includes the Trimble County Board of Education, an appointed screening committee and the engagement of professional search consultant Mike Oder who represents the Kentucky School Boards Association.