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  • Rock throwers bash ambulance windshield

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Two occupants of a Trimble County Emergency Medical Services ambulance escaped injury last week when a rock smashed into the vehicle windshield, according to a news release from the Trimble County Sheriff’s office.
    The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 7, the release said. The Kentucky State Police was notified of the incident at 4:07 a.m.

  • Michelle Griffith named ‘Citizen of the Year’

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club recently selected Michelle Griffith for the annual “Citizen of the Year” award. This award is given to an individual in Trimble County who has demonstrated “service above self” activities benefiting county programs and organizations.  

  • Trimble man arraigned on multiple charges

    Staff Report
    A 52-year-old Trimble County man is being held at the Carroll County Detention Center in connection with several alleged sexual offenses. Mark L. Williams, a resident of Sulphur Road, Bedford, was taken into custody by the Kentucky State Police on June 14, 2016.
    Williams was initially arraigned in Trimble District Court on June 21, on charges of sodomy 1st degree-incapable of consent/physically helpless and rape 1st degree-incapable of consent/physically helpless. Not guilty pleas were entered on his behalf at that time.

  • Hometown heroes win soggy regatta

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    MADISON, Ind. — A spectacular flip on the final lap of Sunday’s MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup presented by Belterra Casino Resort forced a premature ending to one of the most exciting championship heats in recent Madison Regatta history. After the race was red flagged, H1 Unlimited officials declared the winner to be Jimmy Shane driving the community-owned hometown favorite, Miss HomeStreet Bank/Miss Madison.

  • Two arrested following ATV thefts

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A joint investigation between the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police Post 5 has led to the arrest of two individuals in connection with the theft of five all terrain vehicles, which occurred earlier this month.
    Deputy Lonnie Gullion of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that five ATVs had been stolen in recent weeks in the vicinity of Palmyra Road and U.S. 421N.

  • New author releases novel

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The twinkle in his eye and the glowing wife of over fifty years sitting next to him first grabbed my attention when beginning this interview. Brother Orville Mann has written his first, but not last book!

  • Nickel tax subject to recall should voters so choose

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The resolution approved by the Trimble County Board of Education on Monday, June 20, levying an additional school tax of 5 cents per $100 of assessed property may be subject to recall by the voters of Trimble County should local citizens pursue a petition campaign to force a special election. Kentucky Revised Statute 132.017 makes provision for such an election, according to materials submitted to The Trimble Banner by Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Emily Line selected for Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. youth tour

    Each year, Shelby Energy provides the opportunity for area high school juniors to win a trip to Washington, D.C. The students submit applications that are judged based on school and civic activities, letters of recommendation, and an essay. This year, three students were chosen to represent Shelby Energy on the all-expense paid trip to the Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour.
    The 2016 Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. Youth Tour delegates are: Emily Line of Trimble County High School, and Leef Davis and Daniel Martin, both of Shelby County High School.

  • Pat Day sends regrets
  • Murder trial delayed third time

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The trial of a man accused in the murder of a young woman in a Trimble County mobile home in 2013 has been delayed yet again. The latest delay resulted from a Kentucky Court of Appeal ruling, dated June 9, prohibiting commencement of the trial in Trimble Circuit Court on the June 15 scheduled date.