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Today's Features

  • 30 Years Ago (Oct. 7, 1982)

     Trimble County received $20,000 from KIPDA, earmarked for the county’s road department and to be used for the purchase of two trucks.

  • A planning meeting will be held at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 6, at the Trimble County Public Library for all those interested in helping with preparations for the upcoming Trimble County Alumni Banquet. A good turnout of volunteers would be greatly appreciated.

    Longtime Trimble County educator and coach J.T. Peniston will be the special guest of honor during a “Celebrity Roast” as the featured entertainment of the banquet, to be held on Saturday, October 27, at the Bedford Elementary School.

  • Trimble County High School graduate Jenna Underhill will be featured in the title role in the upcoming musical docudrama “When Jenny Lind Came to Town.” The production will be presented Friday, Oct. 12, at 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 14, at 3 p.m., at the Fitzgibbon Recital Hall at the Lynn Center for Fine Arts on the Hanover College campus.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 3
    TCHS Lady Raiders volleyball hosts Williamstown on Senior Night -- the final regular season home game at 7 p.m.

    Thursday, Oct. 4
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church, 204 Mount Carmel Road off US Hwy 421N. Everyone welcome.

    Friday, Oct. 5
    TCHS Raiders Football  Homecoming. Trimble hosts Owen County. Game time is 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Oct. 6

  • 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 Trimble County Court the week of Sept. 24-Sept. 28, 2012.

    FELONY

  • Early fall is the perfect time to start preparing your home for cold weather. There are several no cost or lost cost improvements that you can make to your home to reduce your winter bills.

    According to the United States Department of Energy, 46 percent of your utility bill goes for heating and cooling your home.  To reduce your heating costs, adjust your thermostat to as high or as low as is comfortable in the winter.  You may also want to consider a programmable thermostat. 

  • Now that fall has begun, county livestock producers should be alert to the increasing chance of frost and the risk some forages have of causing cyanide (Prussic Acid) poisoning.

  • 30 Years Ago (Sept. 30, 1982)
    Trimble County High School’s Football Homecoming will be tomorrow night. There will be a parade at 5:30 with several units participating. The Band Boosters will be sponsoring a chili supper beginning around 5.

    Insurance rates go down as Fire Department ratings go up. Milton Fire Dept. just passed an inspection and their rating went from class nine to a class Ten. This happens when a department adds equipment, puts in fire hydrants and learns how much water they can deliver.