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    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.
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    The following judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Feb. 13, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Field representative for Sen. Paul to be in Bedford

    On Thursday, March 9, Sen. Rand Paul’s field representative for Trimble County will hold mobile office hours from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Drive in Bedford. Those who may require assistance in dealing with federal agencies or who wish to discuss matters related to the federal government are encouraged to visit. For additional information, please call or text Robert Augustine at (502) 572-8334, or email robert_augustine@paul.senate.gov.

  • Community Day at the Park set April 8 for community educ.

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court will be partnering with the community education program of the Trimble County Schools and numerous community services providers to present a Community Day at the Park on Saturday, April 8.
    Members of fiscal court agreed to commit $1,175 toward the event after hearing a presentation from Shawna Jent, director of the community education program for Trimble Schools. Jent is in her second year with the program, which is funded through Frankfort, she said.

  • Lady Raiders claim three wins in hectic schedule

    The Trimble Banner
    Playing with perhaps a slight letdown following their recent Final Four appearance in the All A Classic, the Trimble County Lady Raiders nevertheless reeled off three victories in the past week, including a 47-26 drubbing of District 29 foe North Oldham on Friday, a 65-28 triumph over Henry County on Saturday and a 52-42 defeat of Gallatin County Monday night.

  • Raiders continue to show steady improvement

    The Trimble Banner
    It is understandable if a casual fan may have dreaded the rematch between Trimble County’s boys’ varsity and visiting Walton-Verona Saturday. WV had worked the Raiders over pretty thoroughly when the two teams met in the opening round of the Eighth Region All A tournament last month. Pretty probably shouldn’t be used while mentioning that game as Trimble wound up on the short end of a 74-27 score.

  • Bow to Williamstown by 15

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Raiders battled strong against Williamstown Thursday, overcoming a seven-point halftime deficit to take a seven-point lead with 1:38 remaining to play in the third quarter. Unfortunately for Trimble, the wheels came off the Raider scoring machine in the final eight minutes of play and the visiting Demons left Bedford with a 67-52 win.


    Feb. 5, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    WAVE-TV with the help of Bedford Fire Department dispatcher Tyler Tilley has put Bedford on the weather map by reporting daily on the city’s weather conditions and rainfall. The 15-year-old Trimble County High School sophomore reports directly to WAVE-TV meteorologist Tom Wills. The TV station provided the fire department with a set of thermometers and a rain gauge.

  • Additional charge from auditor among school board topics

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Teacher Spotlight: Rene Craig

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    I’d like to start off by saying that I’ve never been a huge fan of mathematics. Numbers have never exactly been something that I was able to identify with—as long as I can remember, my math classes, from basic math to algebra, have perplexed and frustrated me to a great extent. I was always at a point where I “just didn’t get it” or I simply gave up—this all changed, however, when I met Ms. René Craig.

  • Kentucky pair arrested in Madison for passing forged payroll checks

    At approximately 1:45 p.m., Wednesday, February 1, 2017, the City of Madison Police Department received a call of a subject inside German American Bank at 430 Clifty Drive with a fraudulent check.  Lieutenant Dan Slygh, Senior Patrolman Ricky Harris and Patrolman Brian Wyatt responded to the scene.