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Today's News

  • Adair named District 4’s top player

  • Judge spots DUI suspect buying beer

    By JONNA SPELBRING PRIESTER
    The Henry County Local

  • Fiscal Court releases funds to Bedford VFD

    Officials with the Bedford Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department turned over financial reports to Trimble County Fiscal Court earlier this month.
    On Monday, Nov. 15, the court voted to send the county’s contribution to the department this week.
    The financial reports were requested over the summer by Magistrate Nolan Hamilton Jr., who wanted to scrutinize the needs of both Bedford and Milton’s volunteer departments before turning over $15,000 in county funds set aside to help the department offset costs.

  • Bedford man charged with harassing cyclists

    A Bedford man is charged with second-degree wanton endangerment after authorities say he attempted to run bicyclists off the road during the summer in his truck.
    Following a two-month investigation, Oldham County Police on Tuesday arrested Robert James Wagner, 22, after he reportedly confessed he had attempted to run a cyclist off an Oldham County roadway in August.

  • Fiscal Court to review animal control

    Trimble County Fiscal Court plans to discuss animal control in the county at the Dec. 20 regular monthly meeting.
    County Attorney Perry Arnold told the court that several residents recently have complained that calls to Dan Flinkfelt, the animal control officer assigned to the county by the Kentucky Humane Society, are going unanswered.
    The county contracts with KHS for animal control, paying $55,000 annually for the service. Flinkfelt is based at the KHS Henry County animal shelter in Eminence.

  • TCHS seniors clean up for ‘Light Up Bedford’

    When Trimble County High School guidance counselor Brigette Kunselman saw a story in The Banner that said Bedford may not host its annual Christmas event this year, she had an idea.
    With permission from Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson, she asked the senior class the following day if anyone would be interested in pitching in to help save “Light Up Bedford.”

  • Bedford Christian installs pastor

    Pastor Melissa Fain recently was installed as the new pastor to lead the Bedford Christian Church, Disciples of Christ.

    The installation ceremony was  Sunday, Oct. 31, 2010, with the Rev. Greg Alexander from Christian Church Regional Office in Lexington, Ky., officiating.

    Ms. Fain was selected from numerous applicants received by the pastor Search Committee and was determined to be the best match for the local congregation to lead the church forward.

  • Support the arts at Trimble County High School
  • COURT RECORDS -- Nov. 1-5

    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 Nov. 1-5, 2010.

    FELONIES

  • How to be environmentally considerate at Thanksgiving

    This Thanksgiving go green and keep in mind the local economy by following these simple tips.
    First, when decorating indoors and out, consider using items from your backyard – pine branches or dried flowers, dried leaves and branches, and, of course, gourds. Or, if you have farming friends, see if they have hale bales, dried cornstalks, or dried corn cobs, or pumpkins that you can buy or barter for. Also consider checking out the local farmers’ market for organic decorations.