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Today's News

  • 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 cases were heard the week of July 6, 2015:
    FELONY

  • Jet boat to offer passenger service between Madison and Frankfort

    By Sam Smith
    The State Journal
    Rockin’ Thunder Jet Boat Rides will provide the first commercial passenger boat service from Madison, Ind. to Frankfort in nearly a century with the first trip on July 24. The recently reopened locks connecting the Kentucky and Ohio rivers ended the long separation of the two cities.

  • Bedford begins steps to seek funding for sewer update

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Bedford will hold a public hearing at 9:45 a.m. on Tuesday, July 21, at Bedford City Hall to receive public input regarding possible improvements to the city’s aging wastewater system. The current system was installed in 1981, according to Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock.

  • 2015 Miss Trimble County Fair
  • Storms cause heavy damage in county

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    All of Kentucky saw significant rainfall from Monday afternoon through Tuesday night and in some instances through Wednesday morning, according to the National Weather Service. Torrential downpours hit Trimble County and surrounding environs with several inches in some regions.
    Wind damage and flash flooding accompanied the storms in various parts of the county, the weather service said.

  • Bacon Blues

    I should have put much, much more thought into that fateful Saturday morning. I began the day full of energy and ambition; in my case, a volatile, sometimes disastrous mix. I decided that we needed bacon. Actually, I made the decision for everybody. I suppose the day was far too calm for the likes of me.

  • Protect yourself from weight-loss health fraud

    With nearly two-thirds of Americans considered overweight or obese, many of us would love a magic bullet to help us instantly shed a couple of pounds so we can look and feel better. Unfortunately, that magic potion or pill doesn’t exist, despite the various marketing efforts you see online or on television that promote products as weight loss cure-alls.

  • Butterfly weed

    A couple of weeks ago I discussed the need to preserve butterfly habitat, in particular that of the Monarch butterfly due to declining populations. Another member of the milkweed family I talked about is the butterfly weed, Asclepias tuberosa. You can find this plant blooming through the summer months along roadsides, but mostly in pastures and abandoned fields.

  • When mercy is the severest gift

    Over the years I’ve heard hundreds of stories from people about how they came to faith in Christ, or how God delivered them from something that had them bound or how they were drawn closer to God because of a certain situation.
    More often than not, the circumstances that precede the turning point or the epiphany or the moment of surrender or rescue are dire, tragic, painful. Sometimes the painful situation is what God uses to bring a person from no faith to new faith or running from God to running to him.

  • LOOKING BACK

    July 11, 1985 (30 Years Ago)