Today's News

  • God’s mercy: The original GPS

    It all started when I was a kid bothering my dad and he told me to get lost.
    Ever the obedient child, I did, and I’ve been getting lost ever since.
    Oh, I jest.
    Seriously, I have no sense of direction, which for many years was a major source of contention between me and the newspaper’s photographer. In giving him directions to a photo assignment I would often get something wrong and he’d end up in a swamp or empty field.

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  • Rotary names Tracy Heveline Citizen of the Year

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    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.

  • David Eddy named ‘Rotarian of the Year’

    By Charles Liston
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Callis Grove Camp Meeting set Aug. 1-10 at the Grove

    The Annual Callis Grove Camp Meeting will be held beginning Friday, Aug. 1 and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 10 at the Callis Grove Campgrounds, located just off New Hope Road north of Bedford.
    The evangelist will be the Rev. Gordon Tilley. Singers are David and Chris Randolph.
    Services will be held nightly, Monday through Saturday, at 7 p.m. Sunday’s service will be at 6 p.m.
    A special group from God’s Bible School in Cincinnati, Ohio will be featured during the Monday, Aug. 4, service.


    Monday, July 28
    VBS “Scavenger Hunt” at Mt. Herman Baptist Church 6 - 8 p.m. each evening through Friday August 1st.
    Special Notices
    Trimble County Cross Country is looking for runners! Anyone 6th - 12th grade interested in running or to see if running is right for you, summer practice is being held Mon. - Fri. at 7 p.m. at the 4-H Building at the Trimble County Park.

  • Customer Appreciation Day at Milton Water Dept.
  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, July 14
    11:26 a.m., process service, Stauffer Ct
    1:50 p.m., suspicious vehicle, New Hope Rd
    5:32 p.m., theft complaint, 100 block Connector Rd
    Tuesday, July 15
    7:12 a.m., lockout, 100 block Sunnyside Dr
    10:38 a.m., property damage accident, 24 Hwy 421N
    12:32 p.m., process service, 190 Triple J Ln
    12:44 p.m., wanted person, Hwy 55
    2:31 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 132 Luckett Ave
    2:48 p.m., reckless driving complaint, U.S. 42 at Bedford hill
    2:54 p.m., reckless driving complaint, U.S. 42E


    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 15, 2014.


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