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Today's Features

  • The winter monsoon we’ve endured has finally granted us a reprieve. We’re now able to walk on the surface of the ground rather than slogging through inches of goop.

    This opportunity afforded by dry weather gave us time to dig out the horse shelter. A staggering amount of mud, puddles of something which was formerly rainwater before it took residence with the horses; and the wonderful byproduct of grain and hay once it completed its trek through the horse’s digestive system; all of this topped by a soggy mat of straw.

  • In 2017, we had a fire near Hardy Creek Road in Bedford. Ryan and Courtney Callis, the property owners, did not have a fire department subscription. The total charged for services from Bedford Fire and Rescue was close to $10,000.

    When asked about the fire and whether or not they would’ve paid the subscription in hindsight, Courtney Callis said they would be a “good example.”

  • It seems I started a firestorm on Facebook last Sunday.

    I had visited a church that’s not my regular church but one I’ve visited many times and where I know a lot of people. It’s a warm, welcoming, caring church, and I consider the pastor a friend.

    That said, something happened.

    Shortly after I sat down in a seat, a couple stopped near where I was sitting and looked a bit flustered.

    After 40-plus years in church, I knew that look. It was the “Oh dear, she’s in our seat” look.

  • The month of February has been known for some time as the “month of love.” For a number of years it has also been known as “American Heart Month.” Of course, we all know the famed day of love is celebrated in this month. It is a wonderful time to remember that people everywhere need to learn to love and be kind to others. Regardless of one’s race, gender, ethnicity or politics, we are all human beings, made in the image of God and commanded to love one another as God loves us.

  • MADISON, Ind. – King’s Daughters’ Health has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

  • In 2017, we had a fire near Hardy Creek Road in Bedford. Ryan and Courtney Callis, the property owners, did not have a fire department subscription. The total charged for services from Bedford Fire and Rescue was close to $10,000.

    When asked about the fire and whether or not they would’ve paid the subscription in hindsight, Courtney Callis said they would be a “good example.”

  • By now, you’ve likely heard about essential oils, but may not be familiar with their benefits and risks. Essential oils are highly concentrated oils derived from plants. While used for centuries, their popularity has soared, especially among individuals looking for natural healing options.

  • COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Feb. 28

    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors meets at 10 a.m. at the John Black Community Center in Buckner. The public is invited to attend.

    March 1

  • 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 Feb. 18 by the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II.

    FELONY

  • Long-term care is often times an after-thought in someone’s financial plan. I argue that it needs to be a key component of the financial planning process from step one. But why? What’s so important about long term care?