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Today's News

  • How to shock the crowd

    Sometime ago, I read a humorous fictitious manual for those who volunteer in the Peace Corps.

    There was a particular portion directed to those who would be heading to South America. The manual gave specific advice to the volunteers on how to handle an encounter with an anaconda. One of the largest constrictor type snakes in the world. The advice given comes with the heading, “What to do if attacked by an Anaconda?” Here is the list:

    If you are attacked by an anaconda do not run. The snake is faster than you are.

    Lie flat on the ground.

  • Exactly how far will love go?

    Years ago, my granddaughter Caroline couldn’t be trusted to not make a run for it in a crowd.

    As a toddler, she was notorious for breaking loose from my daughter’s grasp and taking off running. She was also fearless and overly friendly when it came to approaching strangers and, if given the chance, would follow anyone anywhere, especially if offered candy or a puppy or a sip of Diet Coke.

  • Public records | Sept. 6, 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 cases were heard the week of Aug. 27 by the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler.

    FELONY

  • At the Library | Sept. 6, 2018

    Sept. 6

    POUND class: Sweat, sculpt and rock with POUND, the fastest-growing group fitness phenomenon inspired by the infectious, energizing fun of drumming! POUND is a full body cardio jam session and is offered every week at 10:30 a.m. the Library for free. The class will take place in the meeting room. All levels of fitness are welcome.

  • Festivals are aplenty across the Commonwealth

    Other states may have their festivals, but few if any can compete with Kentucky when it comes to the sheer number and themes we have.

    If it’s a local product that you can eat, listen to, burn or ride, there is a good chance a community somewhere in the commonwealth has dedicated at least a weekend to it.

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember? | Sept. 6, 2018

    Sept. 8, 1988

    (30 years ago)

    Lt. Gov. Brereton Jones stopped in Bedford for a meal at Little Town and Country. He said the state needed to focus on agriculture marketing, promoting a Kentucky food label and reducing the amount of food imported from other states. “We’ve got the capacity to raise all the beef, the labs, all the hogs,” Jones said. “We’ve got no reason to buy meat from anybody.”

  • Zoning ordinance public hearing set for Tuesday

    BY JACOB BLAIR

    The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Planning and Zoning Commission will have a public hearing for the county’s proposed zoning ordinance from 6-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Trimble County Extension Office.

  • Public records | Aug. 30, 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 cases were heard the week of Aug. 20 by the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II.

    FELONY

  • Sheriff's log | Aug. 30, 2018

    Aug. 20

    9:47 a.m., process service, 313 Douglas Lane

    10:02 a.m., for informational purposes, Beagle Lane

    12:23 p.m., for informational purposes, Jennings County (Ind.)

    1:35 p.m., process service, 295 School Hollow Road

    8:25 p.m., process service, 313 Douglas Lane

    Aug. 21

    9:47 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 2707 U.S. 421N

    2:07 p.m., juvenile out of control, 9245 U.S. 421N

    2:56 p.m., process service, 495 Tilley Lane

    3:34 p.m., theft complaint, U.S. 421

  • Community calendar | Aug. 30, 2018

    Aug. 29

    The Trimble County Extension District Board meets at 9 a.m. at the Trimble County Extension Service, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. The Trimble County Extension Council will meet following the board meeting at 10:30 a.m. All meetings of the Extension Board and Council are open to the public.

    Sept. 6

    The Trimble County Family Resource and Youth Services Center Advisory Council meets at noon at the Trimble County Public Library. Please RSVP before Sept. 1. For more information, email shawna.jent@trimble.kyschools.us.