Today's News

  • Caffeine and kids: what you should know

    Caffeine is the most commonly ingested drug found naturally in teas and coffees, the most popular beverages consumed around the world. It can also be found in many beverages commonly consumed by children and youth, such as soft drinks, energy drinks and even chocolate milk. Caffeine is popular because of its energy-boosting, mind-jolting effects, but research is starting to surface that explains the effects this drug may have on children and youth during development.

  • The computer and I


    I have three computers. The three are dedicated to specific roles. The oldest only holds photos. I’m afraid to overwhelm its capabilities. My second laptop initiated an auto destruct but was stopped before the point of no return. We dumped everything it ever knew and started afresh. It’s got a new lease on life. I’m using it for this article.

    The newest member to my little laptop crew has developed a thirst for adventure.

  • The sacred ordinary

    These past few weeks, my husband and I have been doing a whole lot of nothing.

    We both had a mini version of the flu around New Year’s, and his hung on for the rest of the month. So, we mostly spent time at home doing a whole lot of nothing, which turned out to be something.

    One day we hosed off the back porch. One day my husband cleaned the kitchen.

    We sat in the living room – a lot. We watched back-to-back-to-back reruns of “Law and Order,” the regular version as well as SVU and Criminal Intent.

  • Stahl to perform at Bedford Baptist

    Everyone is welcome to attend a concert of Christian music presented by David Stahl at 11 a.m. Sunday at Bedford Baptist Church. For a ride to 10 a.m. Sunday school, please call the church office at 255-3240 by 8 a.m. Sunday.

  • North Oldham gets revenge over Lady Raiders in home defeat, 58-33

    In both contests last year against the Lady Mustangs, it was the Lady Raiders who walked away with the victory. The Lady Mustangs got their revenge this time around as they walked away with the win Friday in Bedford, 58-33.

  • News of Public Record | Feb. 1, 2018

    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Jan. 22, 2018, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log | Feb. 1, 2018

    Jan. 22

    8:27 a.m., lockout, Luckett Lane

    8:55 a.m., warrant service, 44 Riverside Drive

    3:01 p.m., welfare check, Tommy Circle Road

    Jan. 23

    9:59 a.m., property damage accident, 1034 Peck Pike Road

    2:24 p.m., knock-and-talk, Hardy Creek Road

    Jan. 24

    9:52 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 2207 U.S. 42W

    12:35 p.m., social services referral, 1285 Mt. Carmel Road

    2:34 p.m., prisoner in custody, Madison, Ind.

  • Signature spiritual director talks importance of nursing home volunteers to Rotary


    Special to the Banner

     “Every good and perfect gift is from above, coming down from the Father of the heavenly lights, who does not change like shifting shadows.” (James 1:17, NIV)

  • Ramona retires

    Ramona Howard (right) was the guest of honor as staff at the Trimble County Public Library celebrated her retirement with an open house Friday. She is pictured with Marjorie Downey (left).

  • At the Library | Feb. 1, 2018


    Take time to quiet your mind and gently strengthen your body with yoga at 6 p.m. Monday in the library meeting room. Wear comfortable clothes and bring your yoga mat. If you don’t have a mat you can borrow one from the library. The class is free and open to ages 16 and older.

    Heart pin craft

    Create a pin that celebrates a location special to you at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the library meeting room. This would make a great Valentine’s Day gift and is open to ages 16 and older.

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