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Today's News

  • Diabetes and multivitamins

    Diabetes is a condition that affects the way the body uses energy. More than 29 million Americans are affected by diabetes and close to one-quarter of these individuals do not know they have the disease. An additional 86.1 million Americans have prediabetes. Many people believe they can prevent or control these diseases by taking various dietary supplements, but that may not be the case.

  • Bedford Elementary Fall Festival set for this Saturday, Nov. 5

    The Bedford Elementary School Parent Teachers Organization will host the BES Fall Festival this Saturday, Nov. 5.
    The PTO will be serving food from 3-6 p.m., including
    qGrilled Rib-eye Sandwich Meal $9.00
    qGrilled Chicken Sandwich Meal $7.00
    qSides include Mac and Cheese, Baked Beans, Steak Fries, Dessert and Drink
    qHot Dog Meal $3.00
    qSides include Mac and Cheese and Dessert and Drink
    Children’s games will be held from 3:30- 5 p.m. The cost to play is $5.00 for a ticket

  • A student’s perspective on the nickel tax

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Milton Elementary perfect attendance
  • Speech and debate class stands up for animal rights

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Property transfers

    The following property transfers were recorded in Trimble County during the week of Oct. 24, 2016:

    Donald G. Macon to Donna S. Viox and Amy J. Ware: ½ interest in Lot 20-B of Adams Farm. FMV $100,700.00.
    Linda Stockdale to Ricky Joe and Leah Dawn Peak-real estate in Trimble County-tract 3 of the John Miles lands with exceptions. $118,000.00.
    Susan R. Jones to Michael C. Krutz-10 acres +/- near US Hwy 421 & Sportsmen’s Lane. $35,000.00.

  • AAA cautions drivers: Deer on the move in the fall

    Fewer daylight hours and a spike in deer activity during the fall months increase the chances of a crash on roadways. Animal collisions become more common this time of year, with peak breeding season taking place in November. AAA says a collision with a deer or other animal can put a serious dent in your vehicle, if not destroy it completely, and could result in serious injuries or fatalities.
    AAA East Central estimates that the damage could range from a couple hundred dollars, to a total loss, according to Brett Schurter, Vice President AAA East Central Insurance Agency.

  • Trimble individuals qualify at regional for state meet
  • Church News Briefs

    Apostolic Church of the Living God to hold three-day revival
    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford is holding a three-day revival Nov. 4-6. Services on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, will start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6 will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, West Va., will be the speaker. For more information call Rev. Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.
    Apostolic Church of Campbellsburg hosts Friends & Family Day

  • Grandma and the Butterflies

    I was sitting on the edge of her bed and holding my 85-year-old grandmother’s hand, we weren’t sad, the ravages of the disease had taken its toll on her and she was ready to go.
    Looking out the window of her bedroom, she smiled and said, “Look, there’s a Monarch butterfly, they have returned once again!”
    From the time I was a kid, sitting on her knee, she told me about butterflies, especially the