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Today's News

  • RAIDER ROYALTY

    Isabella Hines and Troy Grieshaber were named Homecoming queen and king for the 2018 basketball season.

  • State police charges Trimble man with child sexual exploitation offenses

    A Pendleton man was arrested by Kentucky State Police Thursday and faces felony charges related to child sexual exploitation.

  • Legislators look to stop non-traditional instruction

    The availability of “Raider Days” by Trimble County Schools during closures in the wintertime could go by the wayside if Senate Bill 73 makes it through the 2018 General Assembly.

  • Ohio River ice proved destructive to maritime trade a century ago

    The oppressive arctic conditions that prevailed throughout the Ohio River Valley and along the river’s tributaries in the winter of 1917-18 continued late into January. The 12th day of 1918 “was probably the coldest and most disagreeable day experienced in a century,” reported the Monthly Weather Review. Temperatures remained below zero all day, according to the National Weather Service.

  • New voting machine demonstration at clerk’s office

    Ross Roberson of Harp Enterprises set up two of Trimble County's new voting machines for demonstration purposes Monday in the deed room of the Trimble County Clerk's Office. Harp Enterprises provides voting machines for 97 of the 120 counties in Kentucky. Voters can cast a fictional paper ballot or use the disability voting machine, also set up, to print a ballot with the voter’s selections. The two machines will be set up for 30 days, said County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Health department says flu is now epidemic in Ky.

    By MELISSA PATRICK

    Kentucky Health News

    The state Department for Public Health says this season’s influenza activity is now considered an epidemic.

    Health officials warned this season’s strain of the flu virus can be extremely serious, even deadly – and not just for those in high-risk categories. In general, children, the elderly, extremely obese people, and those with chronic health conditions or weak immune systems are considered at higher risk of getting the flu.

  • Public records | Feb. 15

    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Feb. 5, 2018, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • Sheriff's call log | Feb. 15

    Feb. 6

    12:11 p.m., informational purposes, Trimble County Public Library

    4:54 p.m., process service, 10628 U.S. 421N

    5:02 p.m., process service, 56 Water Court

    5:09 p.m., process service, 20 Flat Rock Road

    5:21 p.m., property dispute, 2317 Liberty Road

    5:24 p.m., process service, 60 Orchard Court

    5:50 p.m., process service, 423 Harley Lane

    6:05 p.m., process service, 64 Sullivan Lane

    6:14 p.m., process service, 2024 Morton Ridge Road

  • INDOT public hearing is Tuesday

    The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Project 421 team will have a public hearing from 4-8 p.m. Tuesday at the Brown Gym, 100 Broadway St. in Madison about the preferred alternative for improving a half-mile section of U.S. 421 through Madison.

    The purpose of the project is to select a route that best addresses the safety concerns, mobility challenges and economic development needs of Madison, according to a news release.

  • Community calendar | Feb. 15

    Tuesday, Feb. 20

    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office.

    Bedford City Commission meets at 6:00 p.m. at Bedford City Hall located in the Morgan Community Center.

    The 4-H Agriculture Club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane in Bedford. New members are welcome.

    Wednesday, Feb. 21