Today's Features

  • Now is the time when we start thinking about filing our income taxes from the previous year.  Even though it’s an annual event, it can cause anxiety for many. By preparing now, you can ease the process for yourself and your tax preparer.

    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Feb. 4: Pizza, garden salad, corn, fresh fruit choice or pear half.

    Tuesday, Feb. 5: Beefaroni, glazed carrots, peas, apple or pineapple tidbits.

    Wednesday, Feb. 6: Chicken tenders, steamed broccoli w/ cheese sauce, baked potato, fresh fruit choice or fruit cocktail.

  • Shelby Energy Cooperative is offering six (6) $1,000 scholarships, in a program designed to enhance the education and resulting careers of high school seniors. Two scholarships per district served by Shelby Energy will be awarded.

    To qualify, the parent(s) or guardian(s) of the applicant must be a member of Shelby Energy.

  • Milton United Methodist Church will hold a Valentine’s Day Family   Fellowship Dinner and Game Night on Saturday, Feb. 16. The event will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the church, located at 11100 Hwy 421 North on the Milton hilltop. There will be games for both adults and children, photos, karaoke and door prizes. Everyone is welcome.

  • Wednesday, Jan. 30
    The Trimble County Extension District Board will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office 43 High Country Lane, Bedford, at 9 a.m.

    American Red Cross Blood Drive from 1 - 5 p.m. at Trimble County Middle School gym.

    Wednesday, Feb. 6
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the School Admin. Building on Wentworth Ave., 5:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Feb. 16

  • Monday, Jan. 14
    7:57 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    8:05 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    9:32 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    11:30 a.m., information, 500 block Sportsman Ln
    12:50 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:54 p.m., school visit, Bedford Elementary School
    3:52 p.m., lockout, 6800 block U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, Jan. 15
    7:49 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Bray Ridge Rd
    7:55 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School

  • 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 Jan. 22-25, 2013.


  • Trimble CARES Coalition needs your help! The Coalition’s purpose is to reduce substance abuse in Trimble County, particularly among our youth. Each year, Trimble CARES Coalition seeks input from the community in the form of a “Community Survey.” The survey helps us in planning our prevention programs and strategies for the year. If you are a Trimble County resident, please visit this site:
    and fill out the survey. It’s easy, and only takes about two minutes of your time.