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Today's Features

  • 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 records were heard in court the week of May 30-June 3, 2011

    Felony

  • After a snowy, cold winter and a spring filled with heavy rain and thunderstorms, it’s no surprise that Kentuckians are welcoming the arrival of summer.  With that excitement, however, comes the temptation to overspend.  Between rising gas and grocery prices, vacations, and extra expenses for summer outings such as golf, the community pool, or summer camp, it can be easy to splurge.  Learning simple ways to stretch your dollar will help your family enjoy the decadence of summertime without breaking the bank.

  • Because childhood obesity is an epidemic in the United States, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have made physical activity, a key component in fighting obesity and increasing health, a priority. The first lady has launched the Let’s Move! initiative, whose goal is to solve the problem of obesity within a generation. This ambitious plan draws heavily on partnerships between families, educators and community leaders to make substantive changes that will allow for greater childhood health. Let’s Move! lists its five pillars as the following:

  •  30 Years Ago (May 21, 1981)
    Debbie Shelton, first year band director at Trimble County High School, took the band to Cincinnati to enter for ratings only class against schools for West Va., Ind., Ill. and other schools in Ky. Then she decided to go for competition in the concert class, thinking a third place would be nice, but it wasn’t third. It was first and the “enthusiasm reveled that of any triumphant event” commented one band booster.

  • Ronald and Shirley Clifton Richmond will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 3, 2011.

    They have lived their 50 years of marriage in Trimble County. They have two children, Ruth Richmond and David (Cindy) Richmond, six grandchildren: Sara, Matthew, Aaron, Andrew, Katie and Scott (Joyce) and two great grandchildren: Kole and C.J.

    The children are honoring their parents with a small celebration at the couple’s home.
     

  • Wednesday, June 8:  Chicken rings with barbecue sauce, baby carrots with dip, mixed fruit cup, sun chips, milk

    Thursday, June 9: Pizza strips, cheese stick, broccoli florets with dip, fresh grapes, milk, dressing

    Friday, June 10: Taco meat/cheese, corn chips, shredded lettuce/salsa, strawberry applesauce, cookie, milk

  • Thursday, June 2
    Trimble County School District Local Planning Facility Committee meeting at 5 p.m. at board office

    Saturday, June 4
    TCHS Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. in the TCHS gym.

  • 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 in court the week of June 20-24, 2011.

    Felony

  • I’m writing this on May 21 and if you’re reading it the end of the world didn’t happen as California preacher Harold Camping predicted.

    Actually, that’s not quite accurate. He predicted that Jesus would return on that day (today as I write this) and take all those who believe in him to heaven, leaving those who don’t behind.