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Today's News

  • LOOKING BACK

    Dec. 11, 1986 (30 Years Ago)
    Franklin Roark was returned to the Oldham County Jail 48 hours after he burrowed through a cell wall and escaped Thursday, Dec. 4. Roark is being held on grand jury indictments from both Trimble and Oldham counties on charges of rape, sodomy, burglary, robbery, and three counts of persistent felony offender and now an escape charge. He was picked up by investigators in Strongville, Ohio, near the home of an ex wife.

  • ‘A date which will live in infamy’

    Editor’s Note: Following is a transcript of the now-famous speech delivered 75 years ago today by President Franklin Delano Roosevelt before a joint session of Congress seeking a declaration of war against Japan on the day following the surprise attack on U.S. military installations in Hawaii.

    Mr. Vice President, Mr. Speaker, members of the Senate and the House of Representatives:

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Holiday entertainment abounds in Kentucky

    With only about two-and-a-half weeks left before Christmas, time is drawing short for those looking for the perfect gift or a holiday event to attend.
    Fortunately, there is help available, beginning with the Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet and the Kentucky Arts Council. The websites for both (Kentuckytourism.com and artscouncil.ky.gov) have collected long lists of available businesses and attractions that are doing their part to make the season special.

  • Women’s cancer support group to meet

    King’s Daughters’ Health will host its next Women’s Cancer Support Group meeting on Thursday, Dec. 22, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. in the Conference Center at the Hospital (basement level), 1373 East SR 62, Madison.
    Anyone with questions may contact Natalie Thornsberry at (812) 801-0653.

  • Centerstone Rotary topic

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Seven counties services’ name was changed to Centerstone effective Nov. 1.  Centerstone is one of the nation’s largest non-profit providers of community- based behavioral health care, offering a full range of mental health services, substance abuse treatment and intellectual and developmental disabilities services in Florida, Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, and Tennessee. It serves over 150,000 people of all ages annually.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Dec. 8

  • Live nativity
  • Trimble Co. Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 28
    9:37 a.m., check on welfare, 28 McCord Ln
    1:00 p.m., alarm, 11543 U.S. Hwy 421N
    5:35 p.m., check on welfare, 712 Culls Ridge Rd

    Tuesday, Nov. 29
    9:08 a.m., lockout, Fishers Ridge Rd
    1:25 p.m., property damage accident, car wash
    2:22 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 174 Sunnyside Dr
    4:39 p.m., emergency protection order service, Windy Ridge Rd
    Wednesday, Nov. 30
    3:06 p.m., traffic stop Trimble County High School
    Thursday, Dec. 1

  • 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 Nov. 28, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Jerry Crosby presiding:
    FELONY