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Today's News

  • 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.

  • Nov. 18 program will tell how 
to keep bed bugs from biting

    I am sure many of you are familiar with the old refrain, “Good night, sleep tight. Don’t let the bed bugs bite.” Until just a few years ago, I can’t recall ever receiving a question about bed bugs.  
    But recently, bed bugs have been the topic of local and national news stories. They have infiltrated private homes and public areas, and we’ve received information about these infestations during Extension trainings.

  • Raiders runnin’ to state tourney

    The 2010 Trimble County High School Boys cross country team made school history last week, as they conquered what no other boys’ program has been able to accomplish: back-to-back regional championships.
    The Lady Raiders’ six year regional championship streak, however, came to an end this year, but the girls did earn regional  runner-up honors.
    The race featured teams from Danville, Sayre, Bracken County, Owen County, Carroll County, Lexington Christian Academy, St. Patrick, Burgin, Gallatin County, and Eminence.  

  • Driver crashes into parked cars

  • Local woman alleges sexual assault by doctor

    By LAURA HAGAN
    The Oldham Era

  • Six stabbed in fracas at Bedford party

    Six people were injured in a fracas Saturday, Nov. 6, that allegedly began as a verbal argument at a Bedford party and escalated when one of the guests pulled a knife and then a sawed-off shotgun on several others.
    Aaron Woosley, 25, of Lancaster, Ky., had been invited to a party hosted by Chris Barnes at his 216 Clark Drive, Bedford, home. During the party, an argument began between Woosley and another guest, Josh Sparkman of Bedford, according to Trooper Michael Webb, public information officer for Kentucky State Police Post 5.

  • Always handle firearms with care

    Fall brings with it hunting season, and Trimble County residents are urged to follow these gun-safety tips to prevent accidents at home or out in the field.

    Store ammunition and firearms in separate, locked cabinets or in closets that are inaccessible to children.

    Never store a firearm that is loaded. It is best to store it with the action open, or taken down when possible.

    Always handle a firearm as if it were loaded, but always check to see if it is loaded when handling it.