Today's Features

  • LOUISVILLE, Ky. – During Red Cross Month in March, the American Red Cross encourages eligible donors to join in its lifesaving mission by giving blood.
    Since 1943, every U.S. president has designated March as Red Cross Month to recognize how the Red Cross helps people down the street, across the country and around the world.

  • FRANKFORT— The Kentucky Department of Agriculture’s high-tech Mobile Science Activity Center will visit Bedford Elementary School Friday, Feb. 26.
    Two MSACs travel to schools throughout the Commonwealth to give students the opportunity to conduct scientific experiments related to agriculture using current educational standards and core content.

  • The relentless march of time has impacted my eyes in such a manner as to transform me into a latter day Mister Magoo.  Squinting my way through the days became frustrating when any reading was required. My reading glasses were always MIA so I spent my days in a simmering state of frustration with small print on pill bottles, cooking directions, phone numbers, etc.  Having finally acknowledged the fact that squinting was no longer working I relented and went to see the eye doctor.

  • Often times there are many warnings about the hazards that happen when the temperature turns cold.  But did you know that there are actually some benefits too?
    We tend to be more social.  When the nights are longer and colder, people tend to reach out to friends and family more often.  In fact, one study found that people actually talked on the phone longer during bad weather. So if you are stuck inside, call up a friend or family member and chat away!

  • 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.

  • “You can hear it in their voices sometimes and in their delivery that they are sincerely hurting for the pain that they put their own family through,” said Mr. Willett, the director of the Texas Prison Museum in Huntsville, Texas. “I saw the strangest thing one night. You got this little wall here like this, separating those two witness rooms. One night I saw the daughter of the inmate and the daughter of the victim, and they were both leaning against that wall. They were that far apart and didn’t even know it.”

  • Valley Christian Church, located at 817 Eleventh Street in Carrollton, will host a concert by The Infinite Realm this Saturday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m.
    The vocal band, organized in 1969 by a group of Trimble County High School students, will present a concert of inspirational music, including a wide variety of musical styles. The public is invited.

  • “Dear Me,
    You are the most awesome-est thing that has ever walked on this earth. Love, Me” -- found on the Internet
    Just when you think you’ve heard everything, something new comes along that causes you to shake your head in curious amazement.
    According to a Charisma News report, sologamy is on the rise as the latest marriage trend.
    It seems that people, mostly women, are marrying themselves, often in elaborate ceremonies with a bridal gown, bridesmaids, guests, a reception -- and a honeymoon.

  • Feb. 20, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court exercised caution in a request to ban yard sales from the courthouse yard. Instead, the court opted to offer an alternate site and stressed in its proposal that the restriction would only last until June 1 of this year. The court also held the option open to non-profit organizations, such as the fire department or any churches who may wish to hold a fundraising event such as a flea market in the courthouse yard.