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Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Nov. 30, 2011

    Monday, Nov. 14
    12:30 p.m., EMS medical call, U.S. 421N
    3:01 p.m., school zone detail, Trimble County High School

    Tuesday, Nov. 15
    8:41 a.m., EMS medical call, U.S. 42E
    1:53 p.m., process service, 200 block Martini Ln
    4:23 p.m., runaway, Sullivan Ln
    5:27 p.m., custody dispute, 1400 block Culls Ridge Rd

    Thursday, Nov. 17
    12:15 p.m., burglary, U.S. 421N

    Friday, Nov. 18
    12:33 p.m., juvenile out of control, 100 block Wentworth Ave

  • News of Public Record 11-30-11

    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 cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of Nov. 21-Nov. 25, 2011.

    Felony

  • Planning for 2012 garden starts now

  • Note the importance of cooking and eating at home

    The approaching holiday season reinforces a truth about eating: Dining at home with family and friends is rewarding, fun and enjoyable. In the coming year, consider making cooking and dining at home a priority in your family. It controls food costs, helps with weight management and it brings a family together.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Dec. 5: Chicken nuggets or *uncrustable, mashed potatoes, green beans, peach half, fresh fruit, white/wheat bread

    Tuesday, Dec. 6: Breakfast for lunch, sausage/egg pattie, hash browns, baked apples, orange wedges, biscuit, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Dec. 7:  Pizza, *chili, cheese & chips, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Dec. 8: Ham/turkey/cheese on sub, lettuce, tomato, pickle, broccoli/carrots/dip, sunchips, pear half/fresh fruit, soup, cookie

  • Marathon man
  • LADY RAIDERS’ BASKETBALL PREVIEW

    Experience will be a huge factor in the success of this year’s Trimble County Lady Raiders basketball program. Trimble hopes to build on the 14-13 record of a year ago.

    Gone are three players from that team: Raegan Black, Janae Dunlap and Danyal Adams. Black “was a big loss both from a scoring standpoint and rebounding,” Lady Raiders Head Coach Kerrie Stewart said. “She usually drew a tough defensive assignment and provided a lot of leadership.”

  • C.S. Lewis and the Lion

    Early one Saturday morning I was on the treadmill at the gym watching “The Lion, the Witch, and the Wardrobe” on the TV in front of me.

    TLWW is the first of C.S. Lewis’ Chronicles of Narnia allegorical series about a wonderland that’s taken hostage by an evil witch.

    In the part of the movie that caught my attention, the boy Edmund finds himself in Narnia, in the snow, shivering in his p.j.s, robe and slippers.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Dec. 3, 1981)

    Farmers Bank of Milton honored four employees last week with tokens of appreciation for years of service: Roger Bradley, Cashier and Director 15 years, Judy Burkhardt, Assistant Cashier, 20 years, Jeanette Pirtle, Assistant Cashier 30 years and Marie Strasmeier, 25 years.

  • When school gets tough...

    If I had a nickel for every time my grandfather prompted me with the rhetorical question, “when the going gets tough?” . . . well, let’s just say that I wouldn’t be driving a 10 year old Volkswagen.  If you were reared as I was, the CORRECT answer was, “the tough get going.”  It seems that these days, the answer is often to simply throw in the towel.