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Today's News

  • We are built for great things

    Last month my husband and I went to Charlotte, N.C., one of our favorite cities.

    We stayed uptown — which I would call downtown, but what do I know? — right in the middle of all the tall buildings and skyscrapers.

    I have a confession to make. I love buildings. I mean, I love, l-o-v-e buildings, like chocoholics love chocolate and pie-aholics love pie. Well, maybe not that much, but I love architecture and design, Gothic arches and flying buttresses.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Jan. 7, 1982)

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • We have a moral responsibility to care for animals

    Two weeks ago, I was on the scene of a puppy mill raid in Henry County.  I saw hundreds of animals living in unspeakable conditions. There were dogs in crates stacked two and three high; in most cases, the animals were standing almost knee deep in a mixture of their own feces and urine. There were cats in crates with litter boxes filled to the brim in waste. They had no water and little food.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday,Jan. 4
    Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6 p.m. at the Administration Offices on Wentworth Ave.

     Thursday, Jan. 5
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m. at Bedford United Methodist Church.

  • Dick Willhite among Trimble sailors in war zone on Dec. 7, 1941

    By NANCY WARD

    For The Trimble Banner

    I enjoyed the recent article published in The Trimble Banner on Pearl Harbor so much. It brought back so many memories of my brother and the impact it had on my family at that time.

    Several men from our county were named in the article and among them was my brother Richard “Dick” Willhite. Although I was small at the time it was a time that knowing my “hero,” my oldest brother, was in danger and the concerns we had for him even got through to a young girl.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log 01-04-12

    Monday, Dec. 19
    9:46 a.m., assisted motorist, Sulphur Bedford Rd and U.S. 42W
    2:12 p.m., welfare check, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    2:26 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 3100 block Mt Pleasant Rd
    2:55 p.m., school zone detail, 1029 U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, Dec. 20
    10:04 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 100 block Wentworth Ave
    11:57 a.m., process service, Hickory Dr
    12:14 p.m., suspicious vehicle, Hwy. 316
    12:44 p.m., process service, Sulphur Bedford Rd and U.S. 42W

  • News of Public Record 01-04-12

    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 records were heard in court 12-26 to 12-30-11.

    Felony

  • Banner to recognize Trimble’s WWII veterans

    Seventy years ago this month the United States was mobilizing a global war machine, which in partnership with allied forces from numerous other nations, brought an end to the aggression of Nazi Germany and Imperialist Japan in their efforts to bring the rest of the world to submission.

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