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Today's Features

  • By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    Perry Park resident Renee Mullins has joined the staff of The News-Democrat and The Trimble Banner as the newspapers’ new circulation coordinator.
    Mullins most recently worked at the Carroll County Memorial Hospital, handling accounts receivable for patients, before starting at The News-Democrat, March 6.
    She has always worked in customer service and accounting, bring those key skills and experience to the job.

  • The last leg of the water tower epic is reaching the end; I hope. The day of the transmission of the photos, diagrams and my invoice ended on a surprisingly positive note.

  • Here’s a question for you: What is God like? From your gut, how would you characterize him?
    A number of years ago, Baylor University conducted a survey, asking people to choose words that described how they characterized God and his level of anger and also their perceived level of his involvement in the world.
    The researchers concluded that Americans viewed God in four distinct ways:

  • March 26, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Junior Heath Taylor, a member of the Trimble County Raiders basketball team this year, finished the season with a scoring average of 26.2 points per game. Taylor scored 655 points this season and had 199 rebounds. His highest scoring game came against Gallatin County when he scored 38 points. Taylor is the son of former Raider standout Mike Taylor (Class of 1967).

  • Thursday, March 30
    The City of Milton Commission will be holding a Special Meeting about personnel on Thursday, March 30, 2017 at 6:00 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    The Trimble County Extension District Board will meet on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 at 1:00 p.m. at the extension office located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford.
    An Extension Council meeting will follow the board meeting at 2:30 p.m.  All meetings of the Extension District Board and Extension Council are open to the general public.

  • 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 District Court during the week of March 20, 2017, the Honorable Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
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