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Today's News

  • No more ‘whiplash’

    Last weekend I finally watched “Whiplash,” the movie with Miles Teller and J.K. Simmons.
    Miles grew up here in Citrus County, and J.K. Simmons is the bald guy in the Farmer’s Insurance commercials and used to be the psychiatrist on “Law and Order”, plus he was in a whole bunch of other stuff.
    The movie focuses on the relationship between Andrew Neiman (Teller), a student drummer at an elite Juilliard-type music school in New York City, and the studio jazz band instructor, Terence Fletcher (Simmons).

  • LOOKING BACK

    March 5, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • State Senate passes 40 pieces of legislation in week

    Late nights, packed committee meetings, and heated debate marked the fifth week of the 2017 Session. The Senate is quickly passing the remaining Senate bills out and receiving bills from the House for consideration. While there were some contested issues, the Senate conducted itself in a bipartisan fashion. We wasted no time this week and passed over 40 pieces of legislation including:
    · Senate Bill 9, redistricting of judicial districts in order to better align caseloads with current census data;

  • Rand blasts House majority for rush in passing measures

    Through a series of extreme parliamentary maneuvers that kept teachers and other interested Kentuckians from effectively voicing their concerns, the House Majority forced a vote on the “charter schools” bill Friday in an early morning committee meeting, before rushing the measure to the House floor where it passed on a 56-39 vote.

  • Elisabeth Goodin is Rotary speech contest winner

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club, along with most other Rotary clubs in District 6710 (58 clubs), sponsors a speech contest annually for high school students, offering prize money to the top three competitors. Winners may go on to compete in sectional, regional and finally the district contests. All contests are completed during February to early May.  

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, March 9
    Sen. Rand Paul’s field representative for Trimble County will hold mobile office hours in Bedford at the Trimble County Public Library from 2 to 3 p.m. 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.
    Trimble County Board of Education will hold a Public Tax Hearing at 6:00 p.m. at the Board Office.
    Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Wednesday, March 15

  • Daylight Saving Time begins Sunday

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Standard Time will soon give way to Daylight Saving Time. The change will occur at 2 a.m. on Sunday. The change means the loss of an hour of sleep but the days will seem longer since sunset will occur an hour later.
    When you go to bed on Saturday night, set you clocks ahead one hour. For instance, if you go to bed at 11 p.m. on Saturday, set your clocks ahead one hour to midnight. They will have the correct time when you awaken Sunday morning.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Feb. 27
    4:54 p.m., drug information, 35 Equity Dr
    5:33 p.m., property dispute, 190 Lykins Ln
    8:03 p.m., Social Services visit, 8800 block U.S. Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, Feb. 28
    2:52 p.m., transport to Our Lady of Peace for a mental evaluation
    3:24 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 2966 U.S. Hwy. 42W
    Wednesday, March 1
    6:27 a.m., alarm, 28 McCord Ln
    Friday, March 3
    2:14 p.m., investigation followup, Dollar General Store
    4:16 p.m., process service, Fairground Rd

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 decisions were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Feb. 27, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diane E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • House passes bill to increase penalties for horse cruelty

    FRANKFORT, Ky. –The House passed a measure last week creating stiffer penalties for horse owners convicted of cruelty to animals in Kentucky. House Bill 200, which is sponsored by Pro Tempore David Osborne, R-Prospect, allows for payment of restitution while also streamlining transfer of ownership.