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Today's News

  • PUBLIC RECORDS – Feb. 14-18

    MISDEMEANORS

  • No drivers licenses to be issued across state on Feb. 19 and 21

    A computer upgrade means the Circuit Court clerk office in Trimble County and all others across Kentucky will be unable to issue drivers licenses and personal ID cards on Saturday, Feb. 19, and Monday, Feb. 21.

    Monday is President's Day, a federal holiday. The state Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Driver’s Licensing has been notified there will be a nationwide system outage beginning Saturday morning and and continuing through Monday.

  • Panthers trounced again

    The Trimble Banner
    A layup by Paige Black early in the fourth quarter sparked a shift in momentum that drove the Trimble County Lady Raiders to a 47-42 triumph over visiting Carroll County last Wednesday.

  • Strict spay/neuter laws likely would reduce shelter costs

    Animal control can be a large expense to county and metropolitan taxpayers, and there is one central reason why: irresponsible pet ownership.
    Basically, overcrowded animal shelters and overwhelmed animal welfare groups are cleaning up messes made by people who refuse to do the right thing when it comes to their pets. Trust me, I know exactly how expensive this can be.
    Over the past eight years or so, Trimble and Henry counties had been paying hundreds of thousands of dollars to the Kentucky Humane Society to handle local animal control.

  • Claifying the new subscription system for Banner website

    I’ve had several people ask me questions about last week’s front page article on our move to a subscription-based website, effective Feb. 23.
    Don’t worry. If you’re a subscriber to The Trimble Banner, you’ll have access all news and other content at MyTrimbleNews.com. Access to the website is free for all of our print subscribers.
    But you will have to take a few quick steps to get registered, then you’ll be ready to use the digital version of the newspaper.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago –
    Feb. 12, 1981

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCHES

    Thursday, Feb. 17: Hamburger/cheeseburger, *shaved ham on bun, lettuce/tomato/pickle, french fries, sliced peaches, fresh fruit, brownie

    Friday, Feb. 18: Soft taco, *chicken fajita, lettuce/tomato/salsa, Mexican rice, refried beans, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

    Monday, Feb. 21: Chicken stars, mashed potatoes, green beans, peach half, fresh fruit, cookie

  • PUBLIC RECORDS – Feb. 7-11

    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 court cases were heard the week of Feb. 7-11, 2011.

    FELONIES

  • New shelter could be built, operational by July 1

    The Trimble Banner
    Officials from Henry and Trimble counties are preparing to enter an interlocal agreement to move forward a project to build an animal shelter.
    Approval of the agreement was on the agenda for Henry County’s Fiscal Court meeting after deadline Tuesday.
    Local officials learned at the end of December that Louisville-based Kentucky Humane Society had decided not to renew its contracts with the two counties.

  • Madison man, 23, jumps to death from bridge

    The Trimble Banner
    MADISON, Ind. – A 23-year-old man leapt from the Milton-Madison Bridge to his death at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12.
    Madison Police Chief Yancy Denning said James T. Taulbee of Madison stopped his car on the bridge, got out of his car and jumped over the railing. The bridge is 95 feet above the Ohio River.
    Denning said an onlooker who called 911 reportedly tried to stop Taulbee, but could not get to the man in time.