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Today's Features

  • Growing up in the 1970s the cool thing was to start a band. If you were from the city you started a rock band; from the country, a country band; and if you were from church you started a gospel quartet. That is how I came to be a part of a gospel group.
    We had sung locally for several months before we got our first out of town invitation. I answered the phone, and the pastor on the other end said, “I hear ya’ll are a fine group of young people and we would love to have you come sing at our third Saturday night gospel singing.”

  • May 15, 1986 (30 Years Ago)

  • Thursday, May 12
    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, May 14
    Whites Run Baptist Church will host a concert of Christian music  by The Infinite Realm Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 4690 Hwy 36 East, Carrollton. Pastor Richard Debell and the congregation extend an invitation for all to attend.
    Monday, May 16
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive’s office.
    Tuesday, May 17

  • Warm, sunny days are the perfect occasion to hit the road to discover new things. But the dream of getting away may seem impossible to some of us when the costs of traveling, including food, lodging and entertainment, are piled on top of everyday living expenses.
    These tips may make it easier for you to get away without breaking the bank.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The past several years Bedford Rotary Club has been treated with visitations from Trimble County Middle School Beta Club members, along with their sponsor/teacher, Crystal Harris. The Beta Club is an honor society of students who maintain A and B averages in classes, and carry out projects in academics and crafts. Club members must also provide at least 10 hours of community service annually. Service projects may include trash pick-up, work for teachers, prom assistance, and church volunteering, among others.  

  • Monday, April 25
    7:47 a.m., reckless driving complaint, 439 Hwy 42W
    11:21 a.m., inspection, 201 Hwy 36
    4:01 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 9245 Hwy 421N
    5:32 p.m., drug investigation, 200 block Wentworth Ave
    5:36 p.m., lockout, 260 Wises Landing Rd
    Tuesday, April 26
    8:23 a.m., process service, 327 Hwy 421N
    3:35 p.m., pursuit, 27 mile marker I-71N
    4:12 p.m., DUI, 29 mile marker, I-71N
    Wednesday, April 27
    10:10 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, Lower Pattons Creek Rd

  • 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 April 25, 2016 in Trimble County District Court, the Honorable Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • I threw newspapers when I was twelve years old. One of my early morning customers was Mr. Striplin, the president of our local bank. On a pre-dawn morning as I struggled with a bike load of papers, he stepped out from his door and said, “Bruce, you need a motorcycle”