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Today's News

  • 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 decisions were rendered in Trimble District Court during the week of May 22, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • Community support for schools’ progress appreciated

    Dear Readers,
    I would like to take the time this week to show my gratitude for those in the community who have been supportive of the progress Trimble County Public Schools has made in the past two years. Through the hard work of our staff and the Board of Education we have seen great and positive changes occur that hopefully will build a strong foundation for the future of our district, our schools, our community, and most importantly our students.

  • 4th NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS

    BEDFORD ELEMENTARY
    All A
    Fourth Grade—Sadie Evans, Mattie Smith, Landon Tuttle, Elane Wightman, Jolie Wilcoxson, Hannah Chilton, Trinity Crawford, Addison Mosley, Colton O’Neal, Hayden Gividen, Donovan Prince.
    Fifth Grade—Jesse Followay, Farrah Rucker, Ciara Gilley, Adeline Howerton and Hope Smith.
    Sixth Grade—Jet Chu, Hannah Evans, Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Kinley Kunkel, Shelby McKinney, Halie Purvis, Adelyn Weaver, Carson Hackney, Whitnee Louden and Kaylee Payton.
    All A-B

  • Myers returns to hydros

    Staff Report
    After a five-year absence from Unlimited hydroplane racing, JW Myers returns to the team where he scored his only win on the H1 Unlimited circuit. In 2005 JW won the Madison Regatta’s Indiana Governor’s Cup driving for Ellstrom Racing. He also scored second place finishes in Evansville and Detroit.

  • HomeStreet Bank announces sponsorship of former Miss Budweiser race shop in Washington

    SEATTLE-- HomeStreet, Inc., the parent company of HomeStreet Bank of Seattle, Washington, announced last week that they are sponsoring the H1 Hydroplane race shop previously operated by Hydroplanes Inc., located in Tukwila, Washington. The shop, which has been used by many of the H1 Hydroplane racing teams over the years, will be rebranded as HomeStreet Racing and will continue to be managed by former Miss Budweiser crew chief Mark Smith.

  • Bedford Baptist announces plans for Vacation Bible School

    Bedford Baptist Church, Galactic Starveyors VBS, is June 25-29, from 6:30 p.m.-8:45 p.m., for infants through the 6th grade!  Parents are invited on Thursday, June 29, at 7 p.m., to see what their children have learned this year and then enjoy a picnic supper.

  • Anatomy of an apology

    By the time you read this, this will be old news and the nation will most likely have already moved on to the next outrageous thing.
    However, as I’m writing this, Kathy Griffin is making headlines.
    Who is Kathy Griffin (and why should you care)? She’s a 56-year-old comedian and self-identified “D-list celebrity” known for being abrasive, brash, crude and sarcastic.
    Most recently she made the national news when she posed for a photo, holding up the fake, but realistic, bloody decapitated head of President Donald Trump.

  • Brief explanation of firearms legislation

    The Second Amendment is in the news a lot these days. It should be. It’s an important part of our nation’s history.
    The right to bear arms meant self-preservation to colonial Americans who fought off a monarchy to build a democratic republic based on freedom and prosperity. Firearms kept harm at bay and put food on the table. They also allowed the colonies to build a militia in the interest of American independence – a legacy that the organized militia of the state National Guard carries with it today.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of June 1st through June 30th.

  • New director in place at North Central Health Dist.

    By Lisa King
    Landmark News Service
    There’s excitement in the air at the North Central District Health Department as a new leader comes on board.
    Roanya Rice, MBA, BSN and RN, brings plenty of experience with her, coming to North Central from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, where she spent 16 years in leadership positions including primary care clinical manager, women’s health manager, cancer program coordinator and public health clinical coordinator.