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  • News of Public Record 01-18-12

    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 following cases were heard in court the week of Jan. 9-Jan. 13, 2012.


  • Ohio River’s ‘Great Flood’ of 1937 was 75 years ago

    Water levels from numerous Ohio River flood events are recorded on the side of a two story building in downtown Milton. A plaque hanging on the hallway wall of the Carroll County Courthouse records the depth of the most devastating flood in Carrollton’s history. The plaque and the highest watermark on the Milton structure are representative of the same event—the 1937 flood, which occurred 75 years ago this month.

  • Constable has new vehicle

    Bedford Constable Craig Lacefield is patrolling the community in an unmarked vehicle, according to Bedford Mayor Russell Clifton.

    “Craig has got a different vehicle now,” Clifton said near the close of Monday’s meeting of the Bedford City Commission. “He’s out every night. He’s got a white (Ford) Explorer and he doesn’t have all the bells and whistles up on top. He’s got the lights in the grill. If anybody asks he doesn’t have all the markings on it.”

  • Water increase challenged

    West Carroll Water District has challenged the rate increase recently enacted by the Milton Commission on behalf of the Water Board of the Milton Municipal Water and Sewer Systems.

    Milton Mayor Denny Jackson said during Thursday’s meeting of the commission he had been contacted by West Carroll representative Bill Osborne “and he’s very concerned about the rate increase that we’re imposing on them.”

  • Hanging in the balance
  • Shelter delayed again

    The process of hiring a project manager to oversee the construction of a new animal shelter for Trimble and Henry counties hit a snag late last week when the leading candidate for the position took his name out of consideration.

    The individual hired for the role is to be a paid county employee in charge of lining up subcontractors to complete each stage of constructing a 2,100-square foot, concrete block animal shelter facility for $250,000 on land donated to Trimble County by Republic Services, owners of the Valley View Landfill.


    Monday, Jan. 16: No school, Martin Luther King, Jr., Day

    Tuesday, Jan. 17: TCHS, MES, TCMS: Spaghetti/meat sauce, *shaved turkey on bun, tossed salad, peas, cottage cheese/pineapple, fresh fruit. BES: Chili dog/cheese, potato rounds, baby carrots/dip, applesauce, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Jan. 18:  TCHS & TCMS Asian Day: Chicken w/mandarin orange sauce, Prince William vegetable blend, oriental rice, fresh fruit, fortune cookie. BES & MES menu: Chicken tenders, mashed potatoes, green beans, Jello w/topping, fresh fruit/roll

  • 2010 TCHS graduate studying in England

    EVANSVILLE, IN--The University of Evansville is proud to announce that Hannah Hudson of Milton, Ky., will spend the Spring 2012 semester studying abroad at Harlaxton College, University of Evansville’s British campus near Grantham, England. Hudson, who is majoring in Science Education, is among 183 students who began classes today at Harlaxton, housed in a 120-room Victorian manor. She is a 2010 graduate of Trimble County High School.

  • 2 injured in accident on Ky. 316

    Two Shelby County residents were transported by Air Methods, Inc. helicopters to Louisville hospitals following a single vehicle traffic accident near Bedford Thursday.

    Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg responded to accident at 7:02 p.m. Their investigation revealed that Donny Jones, a 40 year-old Shelbyville resident, was traveling east on Ky. 316 when he drove off the roadway and struck a tree with the driver’s side of the vehicle. Jones had to be extricated from the vehicle by Bedford Fire and Rescue.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log 01-11-12

    Tuesday, Jan. 3
    1:57 a.m., traffic stop, Hometown Pizza
    9:26 a.m., lockout, Hardy Creek
    9:25 a.m., accident with injuries, U.S. 421 at Heatherbrook Estates
    6:31 p.m., domestic abuse, 4200 block U.S. 42E
    8:54 p.m., terroristic threatening, Mt. Pleasant Rd

    Thursday, Jan. 5
    8:33 a.m., juvenile out of control, Bedford Elementary School
    8:57 a.m., animal complaint, U.S. 42W
    9:56 a.m., process service, Milton
    10:13 a.m., process service, 12000 block Hwy. 36