Today's News

  • Stabbing incident in Madison

    Staff Report
    The Madison City Police Department arrested a 31-year-old Madison man in connection with a stabbing incident, which resulted in injuries to three individuals, according to a news release from MPD Chief Dan Thurston.


    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of April 10, 2017, with the Honorable Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Mark Your Calendar

    The Trimble County Fair Board has announced the dates for the 2017 Trimble County Fair. This year’s Trimble County Fair will be held beginning Monday, June 19 and continuing through Saturday, June 24.

  • Nickel tax petition submitted to clerk

    Managing Editor
    A petition challenging the nickel tax levied recently by the Trimble County Board of Education has been returned to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning. The petition seeks a recall election in an attempt to allow all voters in the county to have a vote on the issue.

  • Public inspects P&Z Comprehensive Plan

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on April 11 at the old Trimble County Middle School gymnasium to provide the public with an opportunity to view the goals and objectives drafted for the Trimble County Comprehensive Plan. This was a time for the citizens of Bedford and Milton to provide input, ask questions and voice concerns with the plan.

  • Cutshaw horse is champion in equine event at Ohio Expo Center

    Show Me Sterling, a seven-year-old appaloosa owned by Guy Gene Cutshaw of Milton, took top honors in the Equine Affaire’s Versatile Horse & Rider Competition, held April 7, 2017, at the Ohio Expo Center Coliseum in Columbus, Ohio.

  • Evangelist marker dedication Sunday

    Managing Editor
    Numerous organizations, under the leadership of the Trimble County Historical Society, will pay homage to Trimble County native, Dr. Henry Clay Morrison, Sunday, at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m.
    Morrison, a well-known international evangelist, publisher and author in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries, twice served as president of Asbury College (now University) in Wilmore, and founded Asbury Theological Seminary in 1923.

  • Robinson enters Alford pleas in Trimble animal abuse case

    Managing Editor
    Marlena Robinson entered Alford pleas last week to one count of cruelty to animals (Class A misdemeanor) and one count of improper disposal of animal carcasses (class B misdemeanor) in connection with the finding in February of numerous equine corpses on her farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.
    In an Alford plea, the defendant does not admit the act and asserts innocence, but admits that sufficient evidence exists with which the prosecution could likely convince a judge or jury to find the defendant guilty..

  • Trimble County Community Day at the Park
  • Teacher Spotlight: Dawn Haney

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    For this week’s Teacher Spotlight, I wanted to focus on the one and only Mrs. Dawn Haney, Trimble County High School librarian.