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Today's News

  • Pain: The gift nobody wants

    A number of years ago, a man I know had multiple surgeries on his hand, which left him without feeling in it.
    He had had surgery because of pain, so in one respect, not feeling meant he also no longer felt pain, so that’s a good thing, right?
    However, as a craftsman, that also meant he couldn’t use his hand to do his job, which required using both hands and all his fingers.

  • ‘A moment for national mourning and prayer’

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the terrible tragedy that took place last night in Las Vegas, NV:

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  • General Assembly seeks ways to curb drug proliferation

    In many ways, it is impossible to calculate the true cost of the drug epidemic that has grown exponentially since the turn of the century.

  • Rodgers: Retinal detachment forced changes in busy lifestyle

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The story of 1966 Trimble County High School graduate Rick Rodgers in last week’s edition of The Trimble Banner gave a number of readers an opportunity to reconnect with a long ago school or church associate. Rick is the older son of the late Payne and Marjorie Rodgers. His brother Steve, who graduated from TCHS in 1968, now lives in Louisville.
    This newspaper reached out to Rodgers Friday for a more extensive reconnection.

  • This month at the Trimble library

    Monday, October 9, 16, 23 & 30: Yoga - Take time to quiet your mind and gently strengthen your body with yoga. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat or a towel. The class is free and meets in the Trimble County Library meeting room at 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, October 11, 18 & 25: Roaming Readers - Don’t let the colder weather keep you from exercising. Meet up with fellow walkers at the Trimble County Board of Education (old middle school) gym every Wednesday morning at 9 a.m. for a 30-minute walk. Join us and get your steps in!

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    All-ages Pumpkin Painting, 2:00 - 3:00 p.m. Children, teens, and adults of all ages are invited to craft up a spooky pumpkin at the library! We’ll have all the supplies you’ll need to paint your very own pumpkin from the patch behind the library building. Please call the Trimble County Public Library at (502) 255-7362 for more information.
    Thursday, Oct. 5
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 5, at the Hickory Grove Methodist Church, 363 Morton Ridge Road in Bedford.
    Saturday, Oct. 7

  • Streets, sidewalk focus of Bedford agenda

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    There were only a few problems confronting the Bedford City Commission this month. The streets and sidewalks in some places were not repaired to the city’s satisfaction and again the sidewalk from Bedford to Trimble County High School was discussed.
    The patchwork done by OVA on Miller Lane needs to be redone. Commissioner Pollock will contact OVA and discuss this problem with them.

  • Flying WWII museum offering flights

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Have you ever wondered what it was like to be a member of the crew of a bomber aircraft during the Second World War? The World War II Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress “Madras Maiden” will take to the skies over Louisville this weekend. Public flights will begin in the morning Saturday and Sunday with ground tours in the afternoon. Hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Pennybaker is Trimble’s ‘Hurricane Harvey hero’

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As the world watched the news about the devastating effects of Hurricane Harvey, many felt compelled to help out, in one way or another. Then the report came in, about another natural disaster and yet another. With such a vast amount of destruction, across multiple areas, there are many heroes, of whom we will not hear or read about. However, Brooke Montgomery and her family are in awe of their ‘Hometown Hero.’ She arrived in Texas ready to do whatever it took to bring them back to their feet.