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Today's News

  • Royalty at the Fair
  • SBA offers disaster assistance to Trimble

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The U.S. Small Business Administration is available to assist local homeowners and business owners affected by severe storms, tornadoes, winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides on July 11- 20, 2015, in the wake of the Presidential disaster declaration for several counties in Kentucky and Indiana.

  • Murder trial set Jan. 11

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The murder trial of Robert L. Baldwin III has been tentatively set to begin on Jan. 11, 2016, Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy Bruner said Friday. Ten days have been set aside for the trial in Trimble County Circuit Court with Judge Karen Conrad presiding.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Aug. 17
    7:04 a.m., lock out, 650 Wayne’s Ln.
    10:04 a.m., escort, Madison, Indiana.
    12:19 p.m., EMS call, 1029 Highway 421 N.
    12:23 p.m., domestic violence complaint, Gray St.
    1:11 pm., miscellaneous complain, Peck Pike.
    1:32 p.m., miscellaneous complain, 8640 Highway 42 West.
    1:40 p.m., civil complaint, Clifford Lane.
    2:16 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 1200 Peck Pike.
    2:26 p.m., assaul, Liberty Road.
    3:15 p.m., officer assist, 204 Mt. Pleasant Rd.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 Aug. 17:
    FELONY

  • Beagle Storm
  • Hints for revitalizing summer flower gardens

    Summer’s heat and dry weather can take a toll on your flower garden, but with a little extra care, it is possible to bring it back to life for a few more weeks of vibrant color and texture according to Rick Durham, University of Kentucky Extension Horticulture Specialist.
    With both annuals and perennials, making sure they get plenty of water is always important, but even more so in late summer. Annuals, in particular, will start to decline without an adequate supply of water to keep the ground moist.

  • Help your children deal with disappointment

    We all know how it feels when someone swipes our favorite swing or we come in second in a contest we thought we should have no problem winning. Unfortunately, disappointing events like these occur early in our lives and the lives of our children. Helping children learn how to channel their disappointment can actually help them develop emotionally, intellectually and socially and positively impact their future happiness and achievements.

  • Over $200 million needed for teachers’ retirement

    FRANKFORT—The Kentucky Teachers Retirement System pension fund will need an additional $520.4 million in state contributions to be fully funded next fiscal year, a state pension oversight board heard today.
    The $520.4 million is in addition to around $380 million paid out to KTRS from the state General Fund this fiscal year, state Deputy Budget Director John Hicks told the Public Pension Oversight Board. All funds are needed to help KTRS meet 100 percent of its ARC, or annual required contribution.

  • Former students speak to 8th graders at TCMS

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Rob Brooks and Ashby Drake made a guest appearance, per request of the eighth grade teachers at the Trimble County Middle School, to speak about goal setting. Both have taken different paths; yet had powerful messages.