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Today's Features

  • Each year the Bedford Rotary Club solicits nominations for its “Citizen of the Year” award, from Trimble County residents. This award is given to an individual who has demonstrated non-paying “service above self” activities benefiting various Trimble County programs and organizations.  

  • Spring is here and the Bedford Rotary lunch wagon begins the monthly lunch program at the courthouse for 2016! Mark your calendars for this for May 10, and come purchase our lunches during 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Relax in the shade around our tables, and have fun talking with many of the Bedford folks. It is a great way to spend a delightful noontime period. If the weather is really bad, we will have a follow-up date well advertised on the trailer and in the papers.

  • IMPORTANT NOTICE
    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning has announced that the absentee voting machines are open in her office during office hours.
    Thursday, April 28
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Center commodities from 12:00-2:00 p.m.
    Tobacco Producers Good Agricultural Practices (GAP) Training will be held April 28, 2016, 6:00 p.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. This training is for producers needing certification or re-certification. There is no cost to attend.
    Friday, April 29

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    It may be common knowledge to many people, but I had never heard of a wedding barn, until I met Kelly Nichols. A new business in Milton has opened. Their mission is to provide a unique place for new budding love to tie the knot, in a barn. Before the grand tour my first thought was a rustic barn, dirt floors and a few tractors sitting around. However, the scene was quite the contrary. Instead the barn is decorated in a beautiful delicate manner to create a perfect country wedding.

  • Monday, April 11
    2:53 p.m. All EMS, 116 Wentworth Ave.
    Tuesday, April 12
    4:52 p.m. process service, block of 100 Smith Dr.
    4:53 p.m. investigative follow up, 199 Littrell Rd.
    5:18 p.m. social services, Ashtin Ln.
    Wednesday, April 13
    3:42 p.m. disturbance, Meskers.
    4:27 p.m. armed person, Sunnyside Dr.
    4:43 p.m. accident with property damage, 19 Fairground Dr.
    Thursday, April 14
    9:09 a.m. warrant, Alexander Ave.
    10:03 a.m. accident with property damage, 534 Lear Ln.

  • 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 April 11:
    FELONY

  • My driving habits are in keeping with my approach to life; impulsive, distracted and a host of near misses. I don’t set out with the intention of wreaking havoc on the highways and byways of our fair Commonwealth. It just seems that my forays out into the big, bad world are destined for a mishap of one kind or another.

  • We’ve all heard the old saying, “If something is too good to be true, it probably is.” This saying continues to hold true for consumers who are constantly bombarded with products claiming to be cure-alls in areas ranging from germ protection to quick and extreme weight loss.

  • Springtime brings warmer temperatures and more abundant rainfall, and it’s typically when many winged termites emerge inside homes and other structures. Termites swarm from their colony to disburse, fall to the ground, find mates and start new colonies in the soil.
    Through May, you might see swarms of winged termites, called swarmers, inside your home, signaling an infestation that can cause extensive and costly damage. Since swarmers are attracted to light, you often see them or their shed wings around windows, doors and light fixtures.