Today's News

  • Tax breaks available for repair materials

    The Trimble Banner
    The Kentucky Department of Revenue has written Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell seeking his help in sharing details of the disaster relief fund with local residents affected by the July storms that prompted a presidential disaster declaration. In turn, Judge-Executive Powell is sharing details of the fund with local citizens.

  • SBA offers disaster assistance loans

    The Trimble Banner
    The U. S. Small Business Administration has approved more than $1 million in Disaster Assistance Loans for Kentucky residents, including those in Trimble County, affected by severe storms, tornadoes, winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides on July 11-20, 2015. Also, the SBA announced Tuesday that additional counties have been added to the Presidential declaration.

  • Storm survivors urged to stay in touch with FEMA

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT -- Kentucky storm survivors who have registered for disaster assistance are urged to stay in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and keep their contact information current throughout the recovery process.
    If survivors change their addresses, telephone numbers, bank accounts or insurance information, it is important that they share the new information with FEMA, according to a news release.

  • New CCMH diabetes program offers local followup

    The News-Democrat
    A new program is targeting the needs of local residents with diabetes by providing more than just basic education about the disease.
    Carroll County Memorial Hospital’s new program will involve a pharmacist to help with drug therapy management and a registered dietitian to guide patients on what they should be eating. It will include monthly visits to the clinic, which will be offered at the hospital’s family practice offices in Bedford, Carrollton and Warsaw, and more frequent follow ups by telephone.

  • 25th Trimble Apple Festival is next week

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • 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:

  • Beagle Storm
  • 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.