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Today's News

  • Legislators dash to finish agenda of current session

    If legislative sessions start like a marathon, they end like a 100-yard dash, as the House and Senate make a final push to turn their goals into law.
    Leading the agenda, of course, is the state’s two-year budget and highway plan.  Legislative leaders began meeting Wednesday to hammer out a compromise, and the good news is that there is some broad area of agreement.

  • Local charity sponsors play about child abuse

    In recognition that April is National Child Abuse Prevention month, the Ohio Valley United Charities, Inc., is sponsoring ten performances by the Blue Apple Players of Louisville, for area elementary students about ‘body safety’ at schools in Trimble, Carroll, Gallatin, Henry and Owen counties, April 21-29.

  • Library to host signing by local author, Goodin

    The Trimble County Public Library will be hosting new local author, Jennifer Goodin, for a discussion and book signing on Thurs., April 17 at 6:30 pm. Goodin’s new novel, Truth and Grace, will also be available for purchase at the event.
    Truth and Grace was independently published and has a five star review on Amazon. The plot of the novel is described as:

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, April 3
    The Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. at the School Administration Building on Wentworth Ave.
    Saturday, April 5
    Annual Father-Daughter Dance for Local Girl Scout Troops  - 6 - 9 p.m. at Moose Lodge on Michigan Rd., Madison. $10 per couple, $6 single. Flowers, pictures, food. If you would like to request a song in advance go to musicinmotionofky@gmail.com
    Thursday, April 10
    The Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Friday, April 11

  • 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 March 25, 2014.

    FELONIES

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, March 24
    9:03 a.m., lockout, 300 block Thornhill
    9:21 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    10:08 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    11:26 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:17 p.m., process service, Kinle
    2:25 p.m., suicide threat or attempt, Smith Dr
    4:27 p.m., social services referral, 600 block Devin Dr
    Tuesday, March 25
    7:54 a.m., alarm, Alexander Ave
    8:35 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School

  • Free cross-river transportation offered

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Madison and Rockin’ Thunder Jet Boat Rides, LLC have agreed to provide passenger ferry service across the Ohio River during the remaining two weeks of the Milton-Madison Bridge closure. The service began Monday, Mar. 31.

  • Carrollton JCTC campus funded

    By JEFF MOORE
    The News-Democrat
    Funding for a new Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Carrollton is heading to Gov. Steve Beshear’s desk for his signature as part of a budget agreement that passed in both houses of the legislature Monday night.

  • Arrested at meth lab

    Staff Report
    Four children were removed from a home and two Milton residents were arrested on Weds. March 26, after troopers from the Kentucky State Police found a meth lab during the search of a home.

    Troopers from KSP Post 5 went to the home at 543 School Hollow Road in Milton to assist social services with a child abuse complaint, according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, Post 5 spokesman. After receiving consent to search the residence, the troopers found several active meth labs throughout the property.

  • Heroin mtg set

    The Trimble CARES Coalition will host a community-wide educational program aimed at providing parents and community members with information about heroin use and addiction in Trimble County and surrounding communities. The program will be held at the Bedford Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m.

    All community members are encouraged to attend. Parents are encouraged to attend with their middle school and high school aged children, according to Daisy Toppett, MBA, MSW, Trimble County’s Drug Free Communities Program Coordinator.