Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Aug. 17
    7:04 a.m., lock out, 650 Wayne’s Ln.
    10:04 a.m., escort, Madison, Indiana.
    12:19 p.m., EMS call, 1029 Highway 421 N.
    12:23 p.m., domestic violence complaint, Gray St.
    1:11 pm., miscellaneous complain, Peck Pike.
    1:32 p.m., miscellaneous complain, 8640 Highway 42 West.
    1:40 p.m., civil complaint, Clifford Lane.
    2:16 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 1200 Peck Pike.
    2:26 p.m., assaul, Liberty Road.
    3:15 p.m., officer assist, 204 Mt. Pleasant Rd.


    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 Aug. 17:

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  • Hints for revitalizing summer flower gardens

    Summer’s heat and dry weather can take a toll on your flower garden, but with a little extra care, it is possible to bring it back to life for a few more weeks of vibrant color and texture according to Rick Durham, University of Kentucky Extension Horticulture Specialist.
    With both annuals and perennials, making sure they get plenty of water is always important, but even more so in late summer. Annuals, in particular, will start to decline without an adequate supply of water to keep the ground moist.

  • Help your children deal with disappointment

    We all know how it feels when someone swipes our favorite swing or we come in second in a contest we thought we should have no problem winning. Unfortunately, disappointing events like these occur early in our lives and the lives of our children. Helping children learn how to channel their disappointment can actually help them develop emotionally, intellectually and socially and positively impact their future happiness and achievements.

  • Over $200 million needed for teachers’ retirement

    FRANKFORT—The Kentucky Teachers Retirement System pension fund will need an additional $520.4 million in state contributions to be fully funded next fiscal year, a state pension oversight board heard today.
    The $520.4 million is in addition to around $380 million paid out to KTRS from the state General Fund this fiscal year, state Deputy Budget Director John Hicks told the Public Pension Oversight Board. All funds are needed to help KTRS meet 100 percent of its ARC, or annual required contribution.

  • Former students speak to 8th graders at TCMS

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Rob Brooks and Ashby Drake made a guest appearance, per request of the eighth grade teachers at the Trimble County Middle School, to speak about goal setting. Both have taken different paths; yet had powerful messages.

  • Shane holds off Kelly to capture Detroit Hydrofest

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    DETROIT---Over the course of the 2015 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane season, Jimmy Shane in the Oberto/Miss Madison and J Michael Kelly in the Graham Trucking have put on a show that few boat racing fans will forget. 
    On Sunday, the two drivers didn’t disappoint the fans along the Detroit River shoreline. Shane held off Kelly this time to win the UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest in a battle that is becoming commonplace.

  • Lady Raiders open volleyball season with a win at Eminence

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders volleyball team opened the 2015 season on the road Tuesday, Aug. 18, defeating the Lady Warriors of Eminence by a 3-0 match score.
    Game scores were 25-13, 25-5 and 25-12 in favor of the Lady Raiders.
    Trimble was back in action the following night, traveling to Walton-Verona. The Lady Bearcats proved to be too much for Trimble as the Lady Raiders fell to a 0-2 defeat. Game scores were 12-25 and 15-25.

  • Football season in Trimble

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Friday, the Trimble County High School Raiders hosted the Eminence Warriors in the 2015 season opener for both teams. The Raiders showed a lot of heart but had no answer for the Warriors Freshman led offense that put up 52 points against the Raiders 12.