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Today's News

  • Milton Baptist launches ‘Connect’ service

    Milton Baptist Church, 10076 U.S. Hwy. 421 N, is hosting a new ministry on the first and third Saturdays of each month. Called the “Connect service,” the new worship experience is an attempt by church members “to meet what we thought was a need in the community,” according to Pastor Ton Starks.

    Starks and others in his congregation had reviewed some statistics regarding church attendance in both Trimble County and the local association of Baptist congregations and discovered that attendance was down in all of the churches.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (April 9, 1981)
    New officers were named at the FFA banquet after Jack Crowner addressed the attendees. Michael Bailey was presented the Star Farmer award by Kentucky PCA member Randal Banks Friday night. The new Chapter officers are Chris Coghill, Lisa Pyles, Doug Kidwell, Bobby Vest, Doug Powell and Jon Dunlap.

    Marcia Haney has been chosen one of the All-State first team and selected as a member of the All-Star Team. Chosen honorable mention on the All-State Team were Debbie Delph and Leatta Staples.

  • RIPPLES OVER THE DIKE

    Editor’s note: The following is the conclusion of the story of Seaman first class George Stanley Abbott, the last Trimble County casualty of World War II.

    George Stanley Abbott, Seaman first class, United States Naval Reserve, was aboard the U.S.S. Indianapolis when—shortly after 12 a.m. on July 30, 1945—the large cruiser-class warship was rocked by explosions. Two Japanese torpedoes detonated near her bow. Abbott, a Trimble County farm boy, had joined the Navy two years earlier.

  • Lindsey Wilson coming to Carrollton

    By HEATHER YOCUM
    Lindsey Wilson College is coming to Jefferson Community and Technical College-Carrollton Campus! LWC is offering an accelerated Bachelor of Arts degree in Human Services and Counseling and a Master of Education  degree in Mental Health Counseling and Human Development at the JCTC Carrollton Campus. 

    Interested in more information about these programs? Join us at JCTC Carrollton’s Campus for an information session on Tuesday, June 28th. Drop by between 5-7 p.m. to find out more. 

  • Bedford Rotary to host author

    Author and retired Ford Motor Company executive Bob Terrell will be the guest speaker at the Bedford Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, April 19, at noon. The meeting will be held at the Trimble County Public Library.

    Terrell, who grew up in Corbin, Ky., played high school sports with longtime Bedford restaurateur Bill Hughes and attended college at Georgetown with longtime Bedford attorney Bobby True.

  • THIS WEEK IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Wednesday, April 13
    Parent Power presents The Fine Line of Child Abuse & Neglect discussion from 12-1:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane. Free childcare, lunch and door prizes. RSVP to 502-255-9634 or 502-472-6257.

    Trimble County Middle School Site-Based Decision Making Council meets at 5 p.m. in the school library.

    Thursday, April 14

  • Wrestlers earn trophies

    Two wrestling styles, Greco and Freestyle and two different days earn some local boys trophies and ribbons.

    Before a crowd of approximately 200, Bryce Turner, 7, son of Chris Turner, Bedford and Devin Turner, Salem, Ind., finished 1st in the Bantam Division of the Club Madison Greco Wrestling Tournament held on Friday, April 8, 2011 at the Madison Consolidated High School in Madison, Ind.

    Brody Cull, 7, son of Daniel and Christy Cull, Bedford finished 2nd in the Bantam Division.

  • Trimble rates high in statewide health rankings

    Trimble County ranks in the top third of the counties with the healthiest residents in Kentucky, according to the annual County Health Rankings, released last week by the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

  • PUBLIC RECORDS, April 13

    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 are cases heard the week of April 4-April 8, 2011.

    Felony

  • Trimble Alumni Banquet is April 30

    The Trimble County Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 30, at the Bedford Elementary School. The banquet is open to all graduates of the former Milton High School and Trimble County High School.

    A special invitation has been extended to members of the Trimble County Retired Teachers’ Association to attend and share an evening with former students.