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Today's News

  • Wet/dry election provides challenge for clerk

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Dec. 20 Local Option Election to determine whether Bedford residents will permit the sale of alcohol within the city limits comes quickly on the heels of the Nov. 8 General Election, providing a challenge of scheduling for Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.
    The clerk’s office will have to provide at least 12 days of absentee voting for the Local Option Election, Browning said. The county’s voting machines will be under quarantine for 30 days following the General Election and that will be through Dec. 8.

  • Whitt trial underway in Madison

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The trial of a Milton man facing numerous charges, including murder, in the April 16, 2015 shooting death of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart got underway Wednesday of last week in Jefferson Circuit Court in Madison, Ind., before Jefferson Circuit Judge Darrell Auxier.

  • COMPASS provides direction for those struggling with addictions

    By Melissa Blankenship
    Landmark News Service
    A new program of the Tri County Community Action Agency (TCCAA) hopes to provide assistance to individuals and families struggling with addiction.
    The COMPASS program serves Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties with a focus on offering guidance, support and resources to anyone interested in treatment for substance abuse.

  • Judicial elections are different; candidates shouldn’t compromise themselves, nor mislead the voters

    By Charles Boteler, Chair
    Kentucky Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee Inc.
    In elections by districts across the state, Kentuckians will select in November six judges for family court, three for circuit court, five district court judges, and one justice for the Kentucky Supreme Court. We have selected our state judges in Kentucky by popular election since 1850. Since 1976 we have elected judges in non-partisan elections.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Saturday, Oct. 15
    7:00 p.m., assisted motorist, 1029 Hwy 421N
    7:25 p.m., traffic stop, Hughes Dr
    8:24 p.m., social services visit, Kenlee Dr
    9:20 p.m., drug complaint, Milton Park
    11:08 p.m., suspicious person, Mullikin Ln
    11:06 p.m., prowler, 502 Bedford Village Apts
    Sunday, Oct. 16
    12:33 a.m., traffic stop, 28 McCord Ln
    12:37 a.m., traffic stop, Mt Byrd Church

  • 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 in Trimble District Court during the week of Oct. 10, 2016:
    FELONY

  • This is why I like cats

    High in the nighttime sky a spotlight cuts through the darkness. The light is a beacon to every feline within a hundred mile radius. Cats and kittens turn their faces toward the beckoning light and travel to its source. The mewing horde is being drawn forth into the night to answer the call of the Cat Signal!

  • The drowning of Walker’s Bend

    Our lives can pivot in a moment. Long held family traditions that you think can go on forever dissolve right before our eyes, all it takes is just one change of circumstance.

  • Support caregivers when they need it the most

    Providing full-time care for an older loved one is a selfless job many of us would readily take on if needed, but it comes with its own set of challenges and frustrations. A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine said caregiver recognition and support is one of the most significant challenges facing the U.S.’s growing older population and their families.

  • FSA acreage reporting dates announced for Trimble Co.

    In order to comply with Farm Service Agency program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Carrollton office to file an accurate crop certification report for 2017 by the applicable deadline.
    The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for Trimble County:
    November 15, 2016       grass certifications. (Ex: alfalfa, mixed hay and mixed pasture)
    Dec. 15, 2016: small grains including wheat, oats, barley
    Jan. 2, 2017: honey
    Jan. 15, 2017: peaches and canola