Today's News

  • Fitness beginnings: Making workout plans

    If you are just starting to work out or looking to shake up your routine, developing a workout plan can keep you from burning out too quickly as you begin your fitness journey and help you stay focused on your goals.

    To get the results you want, your workout plan should include cardio exercises as well as strength training. Take into consideration your current fitness level and goals and customize a plan for you.

  • This is why chickens cross the road

    The old question concerning why chickens cross the road has confounded us for years.

    The primary answer has been to get to the other side. A more humorous response is the promise of a new day coming when a chicken may cross the road the road without having their motives questioned. Any who know me personally will know which the answer I prefer. The only way we’ll ever know the reason for our beloved barnyard buddy making that journey is only known to them. Based upon my own experience I would like to offer a few of my own ideas behind this commute.

  • Differences between commission versus fee-based advisors


  • Public records | July 12, 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 July 2 by the Honorable Judge Diane E. Wheeler.


  • Sheriff's log | July 12, 2018

    July 2

    2:52 p.m., process service, 1736 U.S. 42E

    3:02 p.m., process service, 256 Church St.

    3:09 p.m., traffic stop, 100 U.S. 42W

    4:15 p.m., DUI complaint, 18 Coopers Bottom Road

    July 3

    9:53 a.m., traffic detail, Ogden Ridge Road to I-71

    5:29 p.m., wanted person, 54 Coopers Bottom Road

    7:46 p.m., assault, 145 Riverdale Drive

    July 5

    2:43 p.m., investigative follow-up, 34 Kenlee Drive

    5:07 p.m., property damage accident, Cedarwood Road

    July 6

  • Rotary brings back awards from district conference

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Rotary International’s District 6710, comprised of 55 clubs with 2,700 members in central and western Kentucky, conducted an annual meeting last month in Paducah to celebrate the various activities and achievements by the clubs. The Bedford Rotary Club was selected to receive the “Outstanding Community Service Award” above the other clubs, both large and small, for this award.

  • Solar energy is a spark for Listons’ Rotary club presentation

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

    Since re-modeling the old Liston house begun in 2013, including attempts to increase energy efficiency such as foam insulations, better windows, and white metal roofs, an interest grew to incorporate renewable energy technology. After three years of study and planning, Jeff and Betsy Liston “took the plunge” and invested in solar panels. The duo discussed the endeavor in the Rotary Club’s June 19 meeting.

  • Community calendar | July 12, 2018

    July 14

    The Betsy Jackson Memorial Fundraiser for the Henry-Trimble Animal Shelter is 2-6 p.m. July 14 at the parking lot of Eminence Apothecary. Adoptable dogs will e at the event in addition to a bake sale and silent auction. All proceeds will go directly to the animal shelter. Donations can also be dropped off at the event.

    July 16

    The Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 5:30 p.m. at the Fiscal Court Building.

    July 17

    The Bedford City Commission meets at 6 p.m. at Bedford City Hall.

    July 18

  • At the Library | July 12, 2018

    July 13

    Movie club: Families can enjoy a free movie and snacks. The family friendly movie will be shown at 10:30 a.m. in the meeting room.

    Outdoor concert: Enjoy a free concert at 7 p.m. in front of the library. James Puckett and band will be performing. Bring a lawn chair and the library will provide the music and refreshments.

    July 14

  • $37 billion budget doesn't do enough for those in need

    To get a better understanding of the size of Kentucky’s state budget, it may help to compare it to revenues earned by Fortune 500 companies. In that scenario, we’d be about 83rd this year, putting us ahead of Coca-Cola and American Express but a little behind Facebook and Best Buy.