Today's News

  • Carrollton chief, officer indicted in inmate release

    Landmark News Service
    A Carroll County grand jury indicted Carrollton Police Chief Michael S. Willhoite and Officer Ronald W. Dickow Monday on charges relating to an inmate being driven to Louisville and sent to Florida by bus. Both were indicted on charges of complicity to commit kidnapping, complicity to commit custodial interference and complicity to commit official misconduct.

  • Relay generates over $22.6K

    The Trimble Banner
    Final tabulations have been completed for the 2015 Trimble County Relay for Life and the total is greater than anticipated, according to an announcement Sunday by Relay Chairperson Michelle Griffith.
    The American Cancer Society fundraiser generated a total of $22,674.44, Griffith said, adding that it is “so amazing what we can do when we work together for good. I had the opportunity to work with some amazing volunteers and made some new friends.”


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    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 August 3:

  • 9 year old demonstrates compassion for animals

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Upon receiving a letter from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, Cameron Whitaker read the story and developed a desire to take action. He felt the need to gather much needed materials for the Trimble County Animal Shelter. His first plan of action was to find a donation site. Whitaker went to Neil Bryan, President of Farmers Bank of Milton, and requested to set up a drop off place for local citizens to donate.

  • Bridge innovation recognized with regional award

    The Trimble Banner
    The innovative, joint project by Kentucky and Indiana to replace the deteriorating Milton-Madison Bridge over the Ohio River with minimal disruption of river navigation and cross-river traffic has been singled out for a prestigious transportation award.

  • Kentucky, Indiana leaders attack EPA pollution rules

    By James Bruggers
    The Courier-Journal
    President Barack Obama rolled out his historic Clean Power Plan Monday, saying it would be “shameful for us” not to do something about climate change, while laying out a moral and economic case for regulating heat-trapping gases from power plants.
    It was immediately attacked by political leaders in Kentucky and Indiana, even as Obama was urging the country to rise to the challenge of a generation.

  • Trimble County Fair Livestock Show
  • Columbus’ ships Pinta and Nina to land in Louisville

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.—On Friday, Aug. 28, the ‘Pinta’ and the ‘Nina’, replicas of Columbus’ ships, will open in Louisville. The ships will be docked at Waterfront Park, 131 River Road, until their departure early Tuesday morning, Sept. 8.

  • Legislative news
  • Tourists

    My husband took me on a long-awaited honeymoon for our fourth anniversary. Since we both love the outdoors we went to the Smokey Mountains. This is one of the most beautiful regions in the country. The mountains, woodlands, streams and falls were amazing. We could have stayed there for a month and found something new and wonderful to explore. Finally, like an errant bear, we wandered into town looking for food. That’s when you discover----Pigeon Forge…….