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Today's News

  • Davis: Available 
to constituents via Internet, telephone

    As your representative in Congress, it is my job to represent your voice in Washington and support legislative initiatives that will strengthen our communities.
    In addition to this work, there are many other ways that I can help 4th District residents with issues related to the federal government.  One of the most important responsibilities I have is to help constituents with problems they may encounter with federal government agencies.  

  • Public Records

    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 the week of Dec. 6-Dec.10, 2010.

    FELONIES

  • Regatta group receives partial repayment of embezzled funds

    Madison Regatta Inc., the all-volunteer, nonprofit entity that organizes and runs the annual Indiana Governor’s Cup boat race on the Ohio River, has received partial reimbursement of funds embezzled from its bank accounts nearly a decade ago.
    Regatta media chairman Joe Hertz said in a news release issued Monday that the funds had been received. The release did not specify how much money was involved in the reimbursement.

  • Meaningful gifts for elderly, infirm on your list

    Coming up with thoughtful and creative holiday gift ideas for ill or elderly friends and relatives can be difficult, but with a little imagination and time, there are many clever and useful items out there for those folks  on your gift list.  
    People who are ill and those who are elderly sometimes have trouble getting to stores to buy cards, and often though don’t want to bother others with their shopping needs.

  • Work begins soon on Milton-Madison Bridge project

    The moment everyone on both sides of the Ohio River has been waiting for is iminent – work to replace the 81-year-old Milton-Madison Bridge soon will be under way.

    During the past few weeks, a lot of behind-the-scenes work has been progressing, such as obtaining permits for the project from the U.S. Corps of Army Engineers, the U.S. Coast Guard  and Kentucky and Indiana environmental agencies, said Aaron Stover, project manager for Michael Baker Jr. Inc., the architectural firm hired for design review on the project. 

  • TCMS sets sights on 'top 100'

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    It doesn’t look like much in print, but the combination of letters and numbers represents Principal Mike Genton’s goal for 2011 – bringing Trimble County Middle School up among Kentucky’s top 100 middle schools.

    With TCMS standing at No. 250 of roughly 375 middle schools statewide, it is a lofty goal, indeed. But Genton believes in his students and staff, and believes the school will succeed.

  • Church youth group starts freestore

    Teens in the youth group at Mount Byrd Christian Church in Milton saw a need in their community and decided to help fill it.

    The need became apparent when some members had noticed other kids at school who didn’t have coats to wear on cold days. Others realized there are families in the area who don’t have enough to eat.

  • Hunter feared dead after boat capsizes in Ohio River

    WARSAW, Ky. – The search for a missing Worthville, Ky., man continued Tuesday on the Ohio River between Warsaw and Markland Dam.

    Justin Hearn, 20, was one of three Carroll County men duck hunting from a boat Monday morning. The three went into the river when the boat was struck and overturned by a wave, according to Chris Curtis of the Gallatin County Emergency Dispatch Office.

    Two men, Joseph McDermott, 21, and Jeremy Pence, 23, both also of Worthville, were rescued.

  • Milton mayor, commissioners sworn in

    Members of the Milton City Commission elected in November were sworn in Thursday, Dec. 9, by city attorney Genon Hensley, following the regular meeting.

    Denny Jackson officially starts his first elected term as mayor on Jan. 1, as do returning commissioners Jerry Harmon and Gerald Owen and newcomers Cecil Robak and Tom Mahoney.

  • Nursery owner goes beyond show's request to aid grieving family

    By KAY HARROD
    KPA News Service