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    Staff Report
    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a criminal mischief complaint where 11 tires were slashed and/or punctured.
    Vehicle, trailer and tractor tires were damaged as a result of the criminal activity, according to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons. “The suspect(s) utilized a knife or other cutting device to damage the tires on the victim’s equipment,” he said.

  • Temple shares jail concerns with county

    The Trimble Banner
    Citing the increasing difficulty of keeping deputy jailers on a part-time basis, Trimble County Jailer Bobby Temple asked Trimble County Fiscal Court to consider allowing him to hire a full time deputy during last week’s regular monthly meeting of the county governing body.

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  • Heating assistance available from Tri-County Community Agency

    The Trimble Banner
    The recent cold snap serves as a reminder that cold weather season is just around the corner. The cost of home heating is a problem for many low-income Kentuckians. Your local Tri-County Community Action Agency may be able to help through LIHEAP, otherwise known as the Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance Program.

  • Scam using KSP phone number

    The Kentucky State Police would like the make the public aware of an ongoing scam defrauding individuals by using a Kentucky State Police phone number.

  • Milton robbery suspect apprehended in Madison

    A 50-year-old Madison woman has been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery of the Milton Discount Tobacco store, located on Coopers Bottom Road in Milton, according to Trooper Joshua Lawson, spokesman for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg. The alleged robbery occurred at around 3:44 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13.
    The suspect, Fayetta Weston, was identified through surveillance footage and a witness at the scene. The Kentucky State Police obtained a warrant for the arrest of Weston for Robbery 1st Degree.

  • Four escape injury in plane incident on river

    The Trimble Banner
    Four people on a floatplane escaped injury late Wednesday afternoon when the craft capsized in the Ohio River. The incident occurred just off the Trimble County shore near the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation west of Madison, according to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

  • Strasemeier marks 60 years at Milton bank

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Marie Strasemeier celebrated her 60th year of employment at the Farmers Bank of Milton on October 17, 2015. She was hired in 1955 as a bookkeeper.
    On Friday, October 16, the bank held a celebration for Marie to acknowledge her career.
    “Wonderful lady to work with she keeps us all in line,” Executive Assistant Dawn Peak told The Trimble Banner.

  • Distinguished resident Mildred Pruitt soon to leave

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Mildred Pardo Pruitt of Bedford will soon be moving from Kentucky. She will live her remaining senior years with relatives in South Carolina. As she celebrates her 92nd birthday on October 7, she faces age-related health issues that require her to live with her step-daughter in Summerville. She will be living only 18 miles from Charleston.
    “I am not looking forward to parting ways with those I have loved for many years,” she says.

  • Suicide prevention walk planned in Madison Saturday

    The Trimble Banner
    Area walkers are encouraged to participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Bi-Centennial Park, located at Vaughn Drive and West Street in Madison.