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Today's News

  • A bittersweet story of lost & found

    Editor’s Note: Linda Webster approached me two weeks ago inquiring of my interest in a news tip. She completed this story on Friday, Aug. 31. On the following day, Linda and her sister, Thelma Tingle Gray, were fatally injured in a traffic accident in Henderson County, Tenn. We extend our deepest condolences to the family.

    By Linda Tingle Webster

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Arts Council to host exhibit at library

    The Trimble County Arts Council is sponsoring the Judith Pratt Shields Memorial Exhibition during the month of October at the Trimble County Public Library.

    Local artists are invited to enter their work for judging in the exhibition. Two awards are being offered: The Judith Shields Award of $50, and the Robert Tribble Award for Best of Show, $100.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Sept. 5
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 6
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Hickory Grove United Methodist Church on Morton Ridge Road off US Hwy 42W. Everyone welcome.

    Saturday, Sept. 8
    Trimble County Clerk’s office will be closed for the Apple Festival. It will be open for business on Monday at their regular hours.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, August 27
    7:01 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    8:08 a.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County High School
    9:44 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    10:51 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    11:30 a.m., for informational purposes, McCord Ln
    11:52 a.m., fight, Trimble County High School
    2:50 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:50 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County High School
    3:55 p.m., lockout, 10800 block U.S. 421N

  • 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 followng cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of Aug. 27-Aug. 31, 2012.

    Felony

  • Stolen vehicle recovered in Milton

    A vehicle reported stolen on Sunday, Aug. 26, in Carroll County was recovered during a traffic stop at the Milton-Madison Bridge Friday.

    Bedford Constable Craig Lacefield, while working the traffic detail at the Milton-Madison Bridge, observed a vehicle crossing the bridge that had been reported stolen from Carroll County. After noticing the female driver matched the description of one of three females seen in the Ghent area where the vehicle was taken and then confirming the license plate information, Lacefield initiated a traffic stop.

  • Former TC residents in fatal crash

    Two former Trimble County residents were fatally injured in a one-vehicle accident in Henderson County, Tennessee Saturday.

    An accident report provided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Jackson Division, said Linda L. Tingle Webster, 60, of Louisville, and her sister, Thelma Jo Tingle Gray, 63, of Vevay, Ind., sustained fatal injuries in an accident that occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday near the 117 mile marker on Interstate 40 in western Tenn.

  • Trimble County Apple Festival set to be held this weekend

    The Trimble County Apple Festival returns to Courthouse Square in Bedford, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 8-9.

    This is the 22nd year for the event, which showcases crafts and exhibits ranging from folk art and stained glass to antiques and candles.

  • Lift of second bridge span scheduled for next week

    Louisville, Ky.– The Milton-Madison Bridge Project is expected to mark another major milestone next week when a second massive section of the new bridge is lifted into place. The 727-foot preassembled section of steel truss will be hoisted onto temporary piers, another in a series of steps to replace the US 421 bridge, connecting Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind.

  • A ROUSING SENDOFF for the NATIONAL GUARD