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Today's News

  • Health tips for the peak of summer

    By TIM DAVIS, M.D.
    The peak of summer is nearly here. The hottest summer temperatures for the Louisville area tend to occur from July 16-20, according to 30-year averages calculated by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, July 23
    The Trimble County Water District No. 1 board will meet at 9:00 a.m. This date change is in place of the regular monthly meeting.
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Commodities 12:00-2:00 p.m.
    Monday, July 27
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Counseling with Monica; offsite Crafts Classes at Leisure Ct at 1:00 p.m.
    Tuesday, July 28
    Trimble County Senior Citizens Advisory Counseling Meeting at 12:00 p.m.
    Thursday, July 30

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, July 6
    3:57 p.m., traffic stop, Trimble Co. Park.
    5:48 p.m., process service, block of 3000 Morton Ridge Rd.
    6:02 p.m., custody dispute, 502 School Hollow Rd.
    9:37 p.m., attempt to locate, Peck Pike.
    10:02 p.m., escort, Rockville, Ind.
    11:19 p.m., attempt to locate, 4000 Peck Pike.
    Tuesday, July 7
    8:43 a.m., investigative follow up, 460 Perkinson Ln.
    12:25 p.m., process service, block of 500 Hwy 421 N.
    1:29 p.m., process service, block of 500 School Hollow 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 July 13, 2015:
    FELONY

  • School board continues study of adding D to the grading scale

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education met last Wednesday evening for their regularly scheduled meeting. The board introduced Susan Meredith as the new director of federal programs and curriculum in the district. Meredith started her career in education 24 years ago and has been employed at the Trimble County Middle School for 13 years and served as Vice Principal for the last ten years. She will be filling the position recently vacated by the retirement of Becky Moore.

  • Bedford addresses storm damage to wastewater treatment plant

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission, owners of the Bedford Wastewater System, is facing some considerable expense in making repairs to the wastewater facilities off Starks Lane after floodwaters and heavy rains caused major damage last week.

  • Milton Water Appreciation Day
  • County seeks funding for road cleanup, repairs from recent storms

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    “I’ve had those boys out late in the evening working and I know they’ve been hustling real hard!”
    The speaker was Trimble County Road Department Superviser Eddy Callis who gave a report to Trimble County Fiscal Court concerning the work of the road crew in the wake of recent storm damage from floods and heavy winds. Callis said all county roads are open with the exception of a bridge on Nichols Road and the upper part of Martini Lane. “We’ve still got a lot of work to do,” he said.

  • Horse trail access: Protect it or lose it

    By Denise O’Meara
    Setting out on the trail with your horse is a magic moment. The promise of quiet solitude, the beauty of nature, relaxing with friends, the companionship of a beloved horse and enjoying a bit of adventure are all part of the attraction of trail riding.

  • Growing farm to school programs

    By John Crabtree
    Center for Rural Affairs
    Farm to school programs offer children better, fresher, more nutritious, and more local food choices that empower children and their families learn more about the food on their plates and make better food choices. These programs also help strengthen rural and small town economies by creating economic opportunities for local farmers and ranchers as well as local food processors.