Today's News

  • Courts launch ‘rocket docket’

    Landmark News Service
    A new procedure in the 12th judicial circuit could reap major benefits to court officers, legal counsel, defendants and even taxpayers by speeding up the process of resolving very specific cases.
    Termed the “rocket docket,” the procedure allows the Commonwealth Attorney’s office to identify appropriate cases to expedite through the arraignment, plea and sentencing of the accused.

  • Tracey Poe: new assistant principal at TCMS

    By Teena Drake
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Middle School began the year with a new assistant principal, Tracey Poe. She is the former sixth grade social studies teacher and has for several years been furthering her education to become a principal. TCMS Principal Mike Genton hired Poe for her new role over the summer.

  • M&M Bridge declared complete

    The Trimble Banner
    Construction of the Milton-Madison Bridge has reached completion, according to an official announcement Monday from the Milton-Madison Bridge Project. Painting was finished last week and all traffic controls have been removed. The only thing left to do is re-stripe the pavement and conduct minor corrective work, the release said.
    The announcement was welcome news on both sides of the river.

  • Perryville Civil War Battlefield awarded $91,000 grant funding

    Kentucky Press News Service
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – National Park Service Director Jonathan B. Jarvis Tuesday announced more than $500,000 in grants from the Land and Water Conservation Fund to help preserve over 180 acres at three of America’s Civil War battlefields threatened with damage or destruction by urban and suburban development. The grant projects are at Perryville, Kentucky; Corinth, Mississippi; and Brandy Station, Virginia.

  • WISE: Wellness Initiative for Senior Education

    Are you 60 or older and looking for an opportunity to learn how to stay healthy and meet new people?
    The Wellness Initiative for Senior Education program offers a series of six lessons that cover a wide range of topics. Local seniors are invited to get involved with the WISE program where they can meet new people and:
    l Learn about the aging process and how to make healthy lifestyle choices
    l Celebrate this exciting stage of life and all the benefits that come with it
    l Discuss risk factors and behaviors you should avoid to stay healthy


    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 October 26:

  • Trimble’s iLEAD Honor Roll students recognized
  • Milton scholar achieves Dean’s List at NW Ohio

    The University of Northwestern Ohio is proud to acknowledge that Cody L. Dean, of Milton, has been recognized for achieving the Dean’s List for the August 2015 session in the College of Applied Technologies.
    Full time students must earn a grade point average of 3.5 or better to be named to the Dean’s List.
    The University of Northwestern Ohio is located in Lima, Ohio.

  • MES Students of the Week
  • Deer-related crashes increase in autumn

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Motorists encounter deer on Kentucky roadways throughout the year but the number of collisions increases in the fall.
    Almost half of all deer-related accidents in the state occur from October through December with more of these collisions reported in November than any other month, according to Kentucky State Police data.