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Today's News

  • Circuit clerks celebration National Donor Life Month

    Every April, the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust for Life along with the entire United States celebrates National Donate Life Month. This a time to focus national and local attention on every individual’s power to make life possible by registering his or her decision to be an organ and tissue donor and learning more about living donation.

  • Physical activity important for all ages

    Regular physical activity is good for everyone’s health and people of all ages and body types can be physically active. May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, so it is a great time to spread the word about the benefits of becoming active.

  • Certain Age

    I belong to a generation that holds to the philosophy that “a lady never tells her age.” I adhere to that policy despite the obvious physical signs that I, indeed, belong to generation that keeps certain secrets. I completely realize if time is like a river mine has nearly reached the ocean is and somewhat worse for the wear.

  • 4-H County Communications Contest
  • Your best years are ahead. You need to invest wisely
  • Sheriff's call log | April 12, 2018

    April 2

    10:41 a.m., warrant service, 1220 Bells Ridge Road

    3:17 p.m., welfare check, 1420 Quire Joslin Lane

    5:05 p.m., criminal mischief, 340 McDowell Lane

    April 3

    8:18 a.m., EMS assist, 12921 U.S. 421N

    10:15 a.m., theft complaint, 266 Fairground Road

    3:04 p.m., process service, 117 School Hollow Road

    3:30 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 3400 U.S. 421N

    April 4

    10 a.m., lockout, 142 Stauffer Court

    12:24 p.m., suspicious incident, 601 School Hollow Road

  • Public records | April 12, 2018

    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 2 with the Honorable Special Judge Karen Thomas presiding.

    FELONY

  • Community calendar | April 12, 2018

    Thursday, April 12

    Artisan Bread Making, part of the “DIY” series sponsored by the Trimble County Public Library and the Trimble County Extension Service, starts at 6 p.m. at the library. The class is free, although the extension service requests that RSVPs be made by calling the extension office at 502-255-7188.

    The Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at city hall.

    Friday, April 13

  • At the library | April 12, 2018

    You can knit mittens

    Get a jump on next year’s Christmas presents by learning to knit mittens now at 11 a.m. Thursday. If you know basic knit and purl, then you can learn how to knit mittens. This is the second meeting in a class series that meets four weeks. The group meets in the meeting room.

    Artisan bread

    Learn how to bake delicious artisan bread using a simple, no-knead method. The class will take place at 6 p.m. Thursday in the meeting room.

    A brighter day

  • Higher education a necessity for Kentucky's future

    I’ve kept in contact with some very good friends at my alma mater, Eastern Kentucky University. Some friends have gone back after completing a degree to serve there and influence the next generation’s experience while others complete graduate degrees to enhance their post-college prospects. Although I couldn’t be on campus with them, I recently watched from afar at the prospect of cutting the budget...again, the third time in five years.