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Today's News

  • Butler Park to host Mudathlon

    General Butler State Resort Park will host its first Mudathlon - a 3-mile, 40-obstacle course with a muddy terrain from start to finish - on Saturday, June 2.

    Participants can take part in Mudathlon as an individual or member of a team. Waves of 100 will start at 8 a.m. Participants will face obstacles such as the Mud Slide, Cargo Net Climb, Heaping Hay Bales, 40-foot Tunnel of Terror and other fantastic water obstacles. Mudathlon guarantees you will be dripping in mud from head to toe. General Butler State Resort Park offers a great area for a post-race rinse.

  • Gosmans treated to Galt House fete

    Mr. and Mrs. Leon Gosman, Bedford, celebrated their 50th anniversary in style when their daughters and families presented them with a limousine ride and dinner at the Rivue atop the Galt House in Louisville.

    Helen Hudson and Leon “Porky” Gosman were married Feb. 16, 1962 at the Bedford United Methodist Church. The couple has two daughters, Deborah Pyles, Bedford and Laura Baker, Milton and one grandchild, Hayley.
     

  • IT’S A BOY!

    Jace Melwood Hafer was born at 7:28 p.m. March 24, 2012 at Norton Suburban Hospital. He weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches in length. He is the son of Jeremy and Ashlee Hafer, Madison.

    Maternal grandparents are Edgar and Debbie Thomas, Bedford. Paternal grandparents are Dean and Traci Hafer, Madison.

    Great-Grandparents are Shirley and Doris Brown, Sharon Ogden and Dallas and Bonnie Tomlin.
     

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, April 18
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, April 19
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. at the Campbellsburg State Police Post meeting room located at 160 Citation Lane just off I-71 exit in Campbellsburg. The Public is invited to attend. TCCAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log 04-18-12

    Monday, April 2
    7:42 a.m., reckless driving complaint, U.S. 42W
    7:58 a.m., property damage accident, Clearview Acres and Jericho Rd
    9:12 a.m., death, 6000 block U.S. 42W
    12:03 p.m., warrant service, Dairy Queen
    12:08 p.m., process service, Randall Ct
    1:39 p.m., animal complaint, 3900 block Hwy. 316

    Tuesday, April 3
    7:02 a.m., animal complaint, U.S. 42 at Burrows
    10:24 a.m., process service, Smith Dr
    10:55 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N

  • News of Public Record 04-18-12

    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 cases below were heard  in Trimble County Court the week of April 9-13, 2012.

    Felony

  • County awards shelter bids

    Trimble County voted Monday night, April 16, on a flurry of  bids from contractors hoping to win portions of the animal shelter project.

    Project manager Tony Walker submitted bids for several portions of the project, including the construction of interior walls and installation of roof trusses, painting of the entire interior, roof installation, and siding and gutter installation.

  • Milton commissioner resigns

    Gerald Owens, who has served on the Milton City Commission for the past 15 years, has resigned the position due to health issues.

    Milton Mayor Denny Jackson announced the resignation following an executive session during Thursday’s commission meeting at the Milton Municipal Building.

    “He has served the city very well for 15 years,” Jackson said. “He always has had the city’s best interests at heart.”

  • Single day ‘Bob’s Bunch’ benefit reaps $15,545

    The Bob’s Bunch Benefit to raise money for ALS research, held Saturday at the Morgan Community Center has been labeled a smashing success by event coordinators.

    “Bob’s Bunch Battling ALS” was organized last year by Bedford resident Diane McKinney, whose husband, Bob, was diagnosed with the disease in 2009.

    “We raised $15,545 in just that one day,” Diane McKinney said Monday. “We were well pleased at how well the community came out and supported the event.”

  • 1st closure of Milton-Madison Bridge set next week

    The first closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge is set to occur during the middle of next week. The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will have a construction-related closure of the bridge, from Wednesday, April 25, through Sunday, April 29.

    During the planned closure, the project contractor – Walsh Construction Company – will work around the clock to remove the existing bridge approaches and connect temporary ramps in Milton and Madison.