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  • News of Public Record 06-13-12

    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 County Court the week of June 4-June 8, 2012.

    Felony

  • Relay for Life kicks off Friday at 7 p.m. at Bedford Elementary

    The Trimble County Relay for Life will be held Friday, June 15, beginning at 7 p.m. at the Bedford Elementary School. The event is set to run through the evening and early morning hours until 7 a.m., Saturday, June 16, with numerous booths, a survivors’ walk and lots of fun for the whole family.

    The American Cancer Society Relay for Life is a community event that allows individuals the opportunities to celebrate cancer survivors, remember the loved ones they have lost to the disease and fight back to eliminate cancer.

  • Trimble Fair opens Monday, military to be honored

    The 2012 Trimble County Fair opens Monday, June 18, featuring six days of entertainment, pageants and amusement rides. Complete details of fair events, 4-H rules and other information was published in the “2012 Trimble County Fair Guide,” which was inserted in last week’s issue of The Trimble Banner. Gates 1 and 2 open at 5 p.m. daily. Casey’s Rides begin nightly at 6 p.m. Admission to the fair will be $10 from Tuesday, June 19, through Saturday, June 23.

  • 1st bridge lift planned for next week

    Special hydraulic jacking equipment is being installed at piers 3 and 4 of the Milton-Madison Bridge in preparation for the first span lift, tentatively scheduled to occur during the week of June 18. According to a fact sheet prepared by Walsh Construction, contractors for the bridge rebuild, the 600-ft truss, which Walsh employees have built on barges along the Milton riverbank, will be moved into place and lifted atop the temporary piers in a 36-hour procedure which may be spread over three days and may include some work after dark.  

  • Gifted TCMS pair honored for achievements at WKU

    By SARAH BEACH
    The Trimble Banner  Intern

    Excelling at college entrance-exams can be hard, but 1,400 seventh graders in Kentucky did just that.

    Two of these students attend Trimble County Middle School — Jenna Rowlett, of Bedford, and Zachary Wright, of Milton.

    Western Kentucky University’s Center for Gifted Studies honored them on WKU’s campus on May 25. They sat in Diddle Arena with around 400 other seventh graders in a ceremony to be recognized for their big achievement.

  • State police unveil new crime scene tool

    (FRANKFORT, KY) - Thanks to funds provided by a Violence Against Women Act grant, made available through the Department of Justice, the Kentucky State Police is now using a state-of-the-art 3D scanner that provides detectives a ‘true view’ of crime and crash scenes.

    KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer announced that the agency is the first in Kentucky to purchase and actively use the Leica ScanStation C10.

  • Trimble County Schools Honor Rolls

    Milton Elementary School
    All As
    2nd Grade: Hayden Carmichael, Kagan Craig, Harrison Felts, Brady Gross, Kaci Huff, Morgan Overton, Colton Auxier, Chloe Boehnlein, Brody Cull, Bella McDole, Andrew Meador, Klayton Welty

    3rd Grade: Dylan Chandler, Jacob Helton, Jesse Peak, Alexis Smith, Marissa Snow, Eliza Weston, Jackson Consley, Rachael Liter, Allie Wilberding

    4th Grade: Quentin Huff, Caroline May, Hayley Snelling, Mason Tilley, Ruses Crawford, Mackenzie Herman, Alex Nichols

  • Trips planned retracing Daniel Boone’s journey

    RICHMOND, Ky. - Tours that retrace explorer Daniel Boone’s journey to Kentucky are being offered this summer by the Fort Boonesborough Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports Fort Boonesborough State Park.

    The tours offer guests a glimpse of the back roads as you retrace the route to Fort Boonesborough.

  • Tree identification book available from Arbor group

    The Arbor Day Foundation has a booklet that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The booklet, What Tree is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree -planting organization.

    What Tree Is That? is a fun, easy-to-use tree identification guide that features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlighting the distinct characteristics of many tree species.

  • Planning a vacation? Travel safe and smart this summer

    Summer is upon us, and for many, the season means at least one family vacation or weekend getaway.  According to a 2011 Trip-Advisor survey, 90 percent of Amer-icans were planning to take two or more leisure trips within the next year and 24 percent were planning five or more trips. Of those surveyed, 79 percent said they plan to spend at least $3,000 on these vacations. As you start planning your next vacation, you can take precautions to keep yourself, your family and your finances safe when you travel.