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Today's News

  • Kentucky a leader in preserving historic landmarks

    Eighty years ago, historical preservation took a major step forward when the federal government began compiling a list of those irreplaceable landmarks that help define our country’s heritage.

  • Blood drive set June 30 at TCMS in memory of Christopher Goodin

    The Second Annual American Red Cross Blood Drive in memory of Christopher Goodin will be held Tuesday, June 30, from 1:00 - 6:00 p.m. at the Trimble County Middle School cafeteria.
     

  • Library kicks off summer reading

    Summer Reading has begun at Trimble County Public Library. Babies, children, teens and adults of all ages are welcome to participate and win prizes all summer long. To celebrate the occasion, the library will be hosting a Superhero Summer Reading Kickoff on Thursday, June 11 from 1-3 p.m.

  • Anniversary celebration set

    A reception in honor of the 50th wedding anniversary of Darrell Ginn and Karen Adams Ginn, Madison, will be held from 2 to 5 p.m. on Saturday, June 13, at the North Madison Christian Church.
    Darrell Ginn and Karen Adams were married on June 26, 1965 at the Pleasant Ridge Methodist Church near Madison.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, June 4
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at Pleasant View Baptist Church is Wises Landing at 7 p.m. Bro. Gregg Fisher will be in charge of the service.
    Saturday, June 6
    The Phoenix Animal Clinic, in conjunction with the Trimble County Health Department Environmental Services, will be hosting a rabies clinic between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Trimble County Park under the shelter by the ball fields.
    Monday, June 8

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, May 11
    10:10 a.m., domestic abuse at 171 Als Dr.
    11:04 a.m., disturbance at 20 Hwy 42 E.
    4:51 p.m., terroristic threatening at 2182 Hwy 42 E.
    7:43 p.m., traffic stop at 30 Hwy 42 E.
    8:47 p.m., traffic stop at Hwy 421 N Bedford.
    9:09 p.m., traffic stop at Hwy 421 at Hughes Dr.
    Tuesday, May 12
    9:25 a.m., property dispute at 717 Morton Ridge Rd.
    10:10 a.m., accident with injuries 4 miles outside Bedford on Hwy 42 W.
    10:27 a.m., suicide attempt or threat on the block of 12000 Hwy 421 N.

  • 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 May 25:
    FELONY

  • Carrollton police ship mentally ill man to Florida

    By R.G. DUNLOP
    Kentucky Center for
    Investigative Reporting
    Adam Horine leaned on the courtroom podium, wept and begged.
    He called himself “crazy,” but insisted that he could represent himself. He said he was dying.
    The April 22 hearing before Carroll District Judge Elizabeth Chandler stood out from Horine’s many other court appearances over the years for an array of mostly minor offenses.

  • Chavez overcomes racial discrimination, to pursue dreams of becoming a teacher

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat
    After years of racial discrimination in elementary through high school from classmates and even teachers, Nikki Chavez had given up on her dream of becoming a teacher. But an internship at Trimble County Public Library re-inspired the Christian Academy of Carrollton graduate to pursue a double major in elementary education and Spanish next year at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Mich., becoming the first person in her family to attend college.

  • Scholarships exceed $1.4M

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County High School Principal Rachel Adams, opened last week’s Senior Awards program with a warm introduction of the class of 2015. Students received awards, recognition for Governor’s Scholar, perfect attendance, honor roll, highest departmental averages, scholarships and much more.