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Today's Features

  • November 6, 1986 (30 years ago)
    A 31-year old Bedford man previously indicted for robbery and rape by a Trimble County Grand Jury has been charged in connection with another indictment.  According to the Oldham Era, Franklin Ralph Roark, Jr. pleaded guilty to charges in connection to rape that occurred at Crystal Lake, LaGrange on July 1 of this year.  

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Thursday, Nov. 3
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Bedford United Methodist Church, 10 Fairview Circle in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 3. The public is invited.
    Trimble County High School informational meeting and tour of the TCHS/TCMS facility at 6:00 p.m., at the TCHS library.
    Saturday, Nov. 5
    Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank hosts its 125th Anniversary Open House from 1-5 p.m. There will be door prizes, music, refreshments and gifts. Everyone is welcome to attend.
    Tuesday, Nov. 8

  • EDITOR’S NOTE: The following story was published recently in “Lexington Family” magazine as part of the Asbury University Educator of the Month series. Karen Grace, the subject of the article, is the former Karen Beckner, a 1998 Trimble County High School graduate. Karen is also a graduate of Western Kentucky University. Her parents, Richard and Jane Beckner, still reside in Trimble County.

  • I have a credibility problem. The medical profession has an axiom which advises, “When you hear hoof beats look for horses, not zebras.” In other words, look for the most likely explanation and not the unordinary. In my case when I hear hoof beats I think of unicorns! Once an idea is in my head, no matter how unlikely, it captures my imagination and reduces me to a novelty.

  • Over 3000 vehicle-deer collisions occur each year in Kentucky, and autumn is the peak season.  According to the Kentucky State Police, almost half of all such collisions occur in October, November and December.  November is the peak month by far, averaging around 750 collisions annually.  Three people were killed in each of the past two years.

  • It’s hard to believe that winter is right around the corner. If you’re a horse owner, you should already be preparing your winter hay supplies.
    How do you estimate the amount of hay you will need? If you have mature horses at maintenance level, you want to feed a mainly forage diet.
    The estimate would be similar to a 1,100-pound horse eating 2 percent of its body weight. That equals 22 pounds of hay per day. Feeding for 120 days, December through March would equal 1.3 tons of hay per horse.

  • By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission held its meeting on Oct. 18, 2016 at the Morgan Community Center. The Commission first discussed the status and concerns of the cemetery, sanitation and streets/sidewalks.
    Mayor Todd Pollock had received a complaint from a citizen regarding the upkeep of a family member’s grave. Pollock responded that the caretaker of the cemetery had been in the hospital and unable to perform his duties.
    Sanitation had no concerns.