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Today's Features

  • Friday, Nov. 18
    Trimble County High School will host a blood drive on Friday, November 18 from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM in the high school gym lower lobby. Please call Carla Goins at 502.663.0100 or Carla.goins@trimble.kyschools.us to schedule an appointment.
    Saturday, Nov. 19
    Free handshake and pancake breakfast at Sligo Baptist Church, 65  N. U.S. 42 Loop in Sligo from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. All are welcome!

  • There was no session of Trimble District Court last week due to the General Election.
    TRIMBLE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT CALL LOG
    Tuesday, Nov. 1
    7:40 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    10:05 a.m., drug information, Garriott Rd and U.S. 421N
    Wednesday, Nov. 2
    7:30 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    1:06 p.m., property damage accident, 439 U.S. 42E
    2:31 p.m., domestic abuse, 100 block U.S. 421
    Thursday, Nov. 3
    7:31 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School

  • Monday, Oct. 24
    8:31 p.m., emergency protection order service, 8800 block U.S. 42W
    6:13 p.m., process service, 300 block Gene Jones Rd
    8:09 p.m., traffic stop, 158 U.S. 42W
    Wednesday, Oct. 26
    9:30 a.m., prowler, 3578 U.S. 421S
    4:09 p.m., disturbance, Hwy 1492 at Mosser Rd
    Thursday, Oct. 27
    12:47 p.m., alarm, 4597 U.S. 421N
    3:46 p.m., process service, 500 block Perkinson Ln
    Friday, Oct. 28
    8:07 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    8:30 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary 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 District Court during the week of Oct. 24, 2016:
    FELONY

  • To my mortification I’ve realized that I have managed to cause a greater or lesser degree of destruction with the majority of everyday items. These items are those which most people can use in absolute safety. While the following list is by no means exhaustive, it does serve to highlight the unpredictable nature of my well-intentioned efforts at daily living.
    Painter’s Tape: I am constitutionally incapable of operating this material without having the strip of tape spontaneously and inexplicably arrange itself into a useless wad.

  • Diabetes is a condition that affects the way the body uses energy. More than 29 million Americans are affected by diabetes and close to one-quarter of these individuals do not know they have the disease. An additional 86.1 million Americans have prediabetes. Many people believe they can prevent or control these diseases by taking various dietary supplements, but that may not be the case.

  • The Bedford Elementary School Parent Teachers Organization will host the BES Fall Festival this Saturday, Nov. 5.
    The PTO will be serving food from 3-6 p.m., including
    qGrilled Rib-eye Sandwich Meal $9.00
    qGrilled Chicken Sandwich Meal $7.00
    qSides include Mac and Cheese, Baked Beans, Steak Fries, Dessert and Drink
    qHot Dog Meal $3.00
    qSides include Mac and Cheese and Dessert and Drink
    Children’s games will be held from 3:30- 5 p.m. The cost to play is $5.00 for a ticket

  • The following property transfers were recorded in Trimble County during the week of Oct. 24, 2016:

    Donald G. Macon to Donna S. Viox and Amy J. Ware: ½ interest in Lot 20-B of Adams Farm. FMV $100,700.00.
    Linda Stockdale to Ricky Joe and Leah Dawn Peak-real estate in Trimble County-tract 3 of the John Miles lands with exceptions. $118,000.00.
    Susan R. Jones to Michael C. Krutz-10 acres +/- near US Hwy 421 & Sportsmen’s Lane. $35,000.00.

  • I was sitting on the edge of her bed and holding my 85-year-old grandmother’s hand, we weren’t sad, the ravages of the disease had taken its toll on her and she was ready to go.
    Looking out the window of her bedroom, she smiled and said, “Look, there’s a Monarch butterfly, they have returned once again!”
    From the time I was a kid, sitting on her knee, she told me about butterflies, especially the

  • By the time I left the newsroom I was ready to rip out my hair or stick a hot poker in my ears.
    All day the noise and commotion drove me to distraction -- and it had been a fairly quiet day.
    I was alone in the pod I share with two other reporters and my phone only rang once.
    You would think the quiet would be conducive to a productive day, but I could barely put two sentences together because of the noise and commotion coming from within, my whirlwind thoughts stirring up fears and anxieties I thought I had put to rest.