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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 cases were heard in court the week of Aug. 1-Aug 5, 2011.

    Felony

  • Heat is the number one weather-related killer in the United States, resulting in hundreds of
    fatalities each year. In fact, on average, excessive heat claims more lives each year than floods, lightning, tornadoes and hurricanes combined.

  • Warm temperatures and rain have caused several diseases to pop up on tomatoes and cucurbits throughout the state during the past month. 
    University of Kentucky extension plant pathologist Kenny Seebold said he’s seen cases of bacterial leaf spot, early blight, Septoria leaf blight and bacterial canker on tomatoes.

  • Summer squash are staples in Kentucky gardens and at local farmers markets. Their versatility makes them easy to prepare for tasty summer meals and side dishes.  Two of the more popular varieties include yellow squash and zucchini.

  • 30 Years Ago (Aug. 6, 1981)
    Trimble’s oldest and finest homes are on the Trimble County Historical Society’s tour this Sunday-Ransdell Home, located behind the Courthouse; the Old Mosser house, located in the Mt Carmell Community; The Long Farm overlooking the Ohio River; and the Old Cook Place, located off 421 towards Campbellsburg.

  • Wednesday, Aug. 3

    Customer Appreciation Day today from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.  Menu is hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dessert, & drinks. There will be door prizes & also an inflatable for the children. This is free to the public.   
    Milton Elementary is hosting its open house at 5:30 p.m.; 15-minute grade-level presentations begin with first grade at 6 p.m.
    Thursday, Aug. 4
    Trimble County Middle School hosts its back-to-school open house from 7-8:30 p.m.

  • Monday, July 25
    2:27 p.m., prowler, 400 block Mitchell Rd
    5:03 p.m., animal complaint, 1200 block New Hope Rd
    7:50 p.m., processed papers, 500 block Sportsman Rd
    8:04 p.m., speeding compleint, McDowell Ln
    8:16 p.m., processed papers, Ewingsford Rd

    Tuesday, July 26
    6:11 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Wises landing Rd
    9:34 a.m., fight, BP fast Stop
    9:38 a.m., EMS Medical call, 300 block Clark Coombs Rd
    4:03 p.m., fight, 400 block U.S. 42W
    9:50 p.m., reckless driver, U.S. 421N

  • Felony

    Matthew D. Andrew, assault, 2nd degree, criminal mischief, 3rd degree. Not guilty plea entered. Preliminary hearing Aug. 2; remain law abiding; not to possess any weapons; no contact with complaining witness or his family; stay out of Trimble County except to meet with attorney or come to court; no new offenses.
    Brandon Blevins, receiving stolen property under $10,000. Not guilty plea entered. Time waiver signed. Preliminary hearing Aug. 23.
    Christopher Fluhr, failed to appear review. Amend bond to $150 USB, pay in full by Friday, July 29.

  • The City of Milton will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.  There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dessert and drinks. There will be door prizes & also an inflatable for the children. The event is free to the public.

  • Monday, July 18
    9:59 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Milton area
    2:35 p.m., domestic abuse, 100 block Morton Ridge Rd
    3:11 p.m., traffic hazard, New Hope Rd
    6:44 p.m., processed papers, Buck Creek Rd
    6:56 p.m., processed papers, Buck Creek Rd

    Tuesday, July 19
    7:53 a.m., assault, Edgewater Dr
    10:58 a.m., processed papers, Logans Ln
    11:18 a.m., processed papers, Estille Ln
    6:14 p.m., alarms, 3000 block Wises Landing Rd
    7:54 p.m., processed papers, 300 block U.S. 42W