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Today's Features

  • Recently I spent time with some people who are homeless.
    I had met some of them while tagging along at the annual countywide housing count, which is another way to say homeless count.
    Every year, people who care go out and find the people who live in the woods or in their cars or sleep in abandoned buildings and get as much information about them as they can.
    People who care want to meet these people’s immediate and ongoing needs with tents and blankets and stoves, and also their long-term needs.

  • Feb. 13, 1986 (30 years ago)

  • Monday, Feb. 1
    8:17 a.m., traffic stop at 901 Mt. Pleasant Rd & Hwy 421
    8:27 a.m., motorist assist at Hwy. 625
    9:34 a.m., investigative follow up at Fairgrounds Rd.
    9:51 a.m., accident with property damage, 625 Rogers Rd.
    10:54 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, Connector Rd.
    3:34 p.m., traffic stop at 9245 Hwy. 421 N.

    Tuesday, Feb. 2
    1:04 p.m., escort, 30 Hwy 42 N.
    3:21 p.m., attempt to locate at Fairground Rd.

    Wednesday, Feb. 3

  • 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 during the week of Feb. 1, 2016:
    FELONY

  • Super Bowl Sunday is an annual tradition for family and friends, with an emphasis on house parties and restaurant gatherings that contribute to a relaxed atmosphere and more opportunities to drink alcohol.  With the Super Bowl taking place on Sun., Feb. 7, AAA East Central urges partygoers and party hosts to plan ahead to keep themselves and their guests’ safe this weekend.

  • Monday, Jan. 25
    7:33 a.m., accident with property damage, 2691 Hwy. 421 N.
    8:38 a.m., motorist assist, 42 at Connector Rd.
    10:50 a.m., inspection, 195 Sunnyside Dr.
    2:14 p.m., process service, at State Hwy. Garage.
    3:44 p.m., process service, Stonestreet Rd.
    5:41 p.m., process service, block of 200 West St.
    Tuesday, Jan. 26
    9:57 a.m., lockout, 127 Pyles Rd.
    4:30 p.m., process service, block of 7900 Hwy. 42 W.
    6:18 p.m., process service, block of 200 Fairview Circle Dr.

  • 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 the week of Jan. 25:
    FELONY
    Carmen England—preliminary hearing—flagrant nonsupport—continue to Feb. 23.

  • During the Depression Era the so called hobo had a series of symbols which only their fellows could decipher. For example, a particular symbol informed other hobos a meal could be obtained at the house indicated.
    I have been given an invisible mark that can only be seen by cats. I believe this mark can only be read by cats. The meaning of this mark informs any feline within a mile radius that the bearer of this mark is a sucker for those with nine lives.

  • Most adults know winning a competition isn’t a prerequisite for future success in life. Sometimes, however, we can get caught up in the moment and put too much pressure on our children to win at whatever they do, be it at school or on the athletic field. At no time of the year is this more true in Kentucky than the start of basketball season.