en Wet/dry election set Dec. 20 for Bedford voters <p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> Managing Editor<br /> Voters within the city limits of Bedford will participate in a Local Option Election on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, to determine whether to allow retail sales of alcoholic beverages in the town. This is not to be confused with the Nov. 8 General Election. Only four precincts&mdash; North Bedford, South Bedford, East Bedford and Palmyra (City Residents Only)&mdash;will participate in the Dec. 20 election, which will be held at the Bedford Elementary School from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. during the students&rsquo; Christmas holiday break.<br /> Absentee voting underway, election officials getting ready for Nov. 8 <p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> The Trimble Banner<br /> Absentee voting is now under way for Kentucky&rsquo;s Nov. 8 general election, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced last week.<br /> Judicial elections are different; candidates shouldn’t compromise themselves, nor mislead the voters <p> By Charles Boteler, Chair<br /> Kentucky Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee Inc.<br /> In elections by districts across the state, Kentuckians will select in November six judges for family court, three for circuit court, five district court judges, and one justice for the Kentucky Supreme Court. We have selected our state judges in Kentucky by popular election since 1850. Since 1976 we have elected judges in non-partisan elections.<br /> Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log <p> Saturday, Oct. 15<br /> 7:00 p.m., assisted motorist, 1029 Hwy 421N<br /> 7:25 p.m., traffic stop, Hughes Dr<br /> 8:24 p.m., social services visit, Kenlee Dr<br /> 9:20 p.m., drug complaint, Milton Park<br /> 11:08 p.m., suspicious person, Mullikin Ln<br /> 11:06 p.m., prowler, 502 Bedford Village Apts<br /> Sunday, Oct. 16<br /> 12:33 a.m., traffic stop, 28 McCord Ln<br /> 12:37 a.m., traffic stop, Mt Byrd Church</p> TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD <p> Items published in court news are public record.<br /> 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.<br /> Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.<br /> The following cases were heard in Trimble District Court during the week of Oct. 10, 2016:<br /> FELONY<br /> This is why I like cats <p> High in the nighttime sky a spotlight cuts through the darkness. The light is a beacon to every feline within a hundred mile radius. Cats and kittens turn their faces toward the beckoning light and travel to its source. The mewing horde is being drawn forth into the night to answer the call of the Cat Signal!<br /> The drowning of Walker’s Bend <p> Our lives can pivot in a moment. Long held family traditions that you think can go on forever dissolve right before our eyes, all it takes is just one change of circumstance.<br /> Support caregivers when they need it the most <p> Providing full-time care for an older loved one is a selfless job many of us would readily take on if needed, but it comes with its own set of challenges and frustrations. A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine said caregiver recognition and support is one of the most significant challenges facing the U.S.&rsquo;s growing older population and their families.<br />