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 Trimble County Court the week of December 10-December 14, 2012.


  • 30 Years Ago (Dec. 23, 1982)
    The Trimble county varsity Raiders finally got a taste of victory after a two year-35 game losing streak. They beat out Owen County 53-50.

    Bedford annexes six acres on Cutshaw Lane where HUD project is being completed. An ordinance to annex Webb Subdivision on Locust Lane was passed Monday evening, also. The annexation will be final in 60 days if there is no significant complaint.

  • Donald and Ruby Richmond, will observe their 62nd wedding anniversary on Saturday. They were married on December 22, 1950 in Milton by the late Rev. Harry Wood. The couple resides at 379 S. Spillman Lane in Milton. They have five children: Bev, Pam, Greg, Mike and Jan; 12 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and are expecting their first great-great-grandchild.

  • Trimble County High School junior bandsman Christian Apel has qualified for the prestigious honor of representing TCHS in the All-State Concert Band. Elite instrumentalists from around the Commonwealth were selected for the honor during a rigorous series of auditions by the Kentucky Music Educators Association.

    “Christian is a junior clarinet player in the band program,” Trimble County Band Director Matthew Leedy said. “He is first chair of his section and has been for the past five years.”

  • Wednesday, Dec. 19
    Yoga in Madison, 416 West Street in Downtown Madison, is hosting a Candlelight All Levels Yoga Class Benefit for The American Red Cross from 5:30-6:45 p.m. The will be collecting cash and/or checks toward all of the essentials people need in times of an emergency. For more information call 812-701-0284 or go to www.yogainmadison.com.
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the School Administration Building on Wentworth Ave. at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 20

  • Poinsettias combine the traditional red and green colors of the Christmas holidays. Poinset-tias are the most popular holiday flowers, and they are spectacular this year! You can find them in abundance in many of our area stores. When I think of Christmas flowers, the poinsettia is always at the top of my list. There are other holiday flowers like cyclamen, Christmas cactus, kalenchoe and even orchids, but the poinsettia is my favorite Christmas flower!

  • Did you know that 91 percent of children are aware of parent stress?  Although there are a lot of fun things to do this time of year, it can also be very stressful.  Along with the holidays comes stress related to spending, entertaining, travel and changes in routine.  Follow some of these tips to help reduce the stress that your family may feel:

  • The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, but for some older adults, especially those living alone or in long-term care, holidays can be met with stress, confusion and feelings of sadness and loneliness, often intensified because holidays can be further reminders of the loss of loved ones, health and even independence. During this time of year, older adults can become isolated from their friends, family and community, leading to an increased risk of depression. There are several ways to make the holidays brighter and more tolerable, however.