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Today's News

  • Have you tried Quinoa?
  • Program for nature lovers
  • Hornback addresses the Senate
  • The joy of being a sinner

    Every once in a while, like 20 or 50 times a day, I wonder if I’ll ever get better.
    I wonder if my faith will ever grow deeper or stronger, if I’ll ever have more passion for God, more desire for holiness.
    Sometimes I think I must surely be the sorriest excuse for a Christian in the history of Christendom.
    Sometimes people ask me when my next book is coming out, and I tell them probably never. I explain that the publishing market has changed dramatically, which is true, and that people don’t buy books the way they used to, also true.

  • LOOKING BACK

    March 15, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Formal sentencing of Parramore Sanborn is scheduled tomorrow following a guilty verdict in the murder of Barbara Heilman of Campbellsburg. The Henry County jury recommended the death penalty in handing down the sentence against Sanborn who was convicted of the Oct. 12, 1983 kidnapping,  rape, sodomy and stabbing death of Heilman. The case consumed about 214 hours during 37 in-court days.

  • Senate awaits action on House budget

    As March rolls along, we are near the end of our work in Frankfort for this session. Although we did not have session on Monday due to the wintery weather conditions, the Senate continues to work on bills to make governmental processes more efficient, clean up statutes and save taxpayer money.

  • Juvenile issues, medical decisions studied by House

    The week may have been cut short by a day because of another round of winter weather, but the Kentucky House of Representatives didn’t let that stand in the way of approving a broad collection of bills.
    Those ranged from the relatively simple – helping sheriff’s departments fill vacancies – to the morally complex, which in this case would build on the current directives people have regarding what life-saving measures, if any, they want taken.

  • Program on Icelandic horses captivates Bedford Rotary Club

    By Charles Liston
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Heard of the Icelandic horse breed? Maybe one or two of the Bedford Rotary Club attendees at the Feb. 18 meeting had. An excellent and informative presentation on this fascinating breed was given by Carrie Brandt and her mother, Maggie, of Shelbyville.

  • Iron Man race competition explained

    By Charles Liston
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Anyone want to try an “Iron Man” competition? It’s only a 140.6-mile distance, which must be completed between 7:00 a.m. and midnight the same day, and involves a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and finally a marathon run of 26.2 miles.
    It was exhausting sitting there and hearing about this at the recent Bedford Club meeting on Feb. 11. John and Stacey Crawley of Crawley Heating and Cooling, Madison, provided a comprehensive overview of the program, of which they are participants.  

  • Good Samaritan of Trimble County

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Thirteen-year-old Trystan Liter recently demonstrated a random act of kindness placing him in the category of a Good Samaritan. Instead of asking for presents at his birthday party, Liter requested all of his guests bring canned goods.
    Trystan explained, “My parents provided me with a great party at the old elementary school in Milton. I really didn’t need anything else. Therefore, I had my friends donate canned goods so we could give them to a local food bank.”