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Today's News

  • District official addresses Rotary

    By Charles Liston
    Special to The Banner

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, April 17
    The Trimble County Public Library will be hosting new local author, Jennifer Goodin, for a discussion and book signing on Thurs., April 17 at 6:30 pm. Goodin’s new novel, Truth and Grace, will also be available for purchase at the event.
    Friday, April 18
    Good Friday Services - Pleasant View Baptist Church, 7 p.m.
    Saturday, April 19

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, April 7
    8:32 a.m., traffic stop, Willis Ln
    1:14 p.m., property damage accident, 3557 Mt Pleasant Rd
    2:45 p.m., EMS medical call, Trimble County High School
    3:43 p.m., process service, 200 block Luckett Ave
    3:48 p.m., escort, 306 Pryors Fork
    5:29 p.m., DUI complaint, U.S. 421S
    Wednesday, April 9
    8:03 a.m., alarm, 100 block Coopers Bottom Rd
    12:22 p.m., school visit, Bedford Elementary School
    Thursday, April 10
    10:35 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    Friday, April 11

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 April 8, 2014.

    FELONIES

  • Registration Fair set for Head Start

    A Registration Fair is scheduled for Friday, May 9, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Head Start building, located next to Trimble County Middle School.  Trimble County Head Start/Preschool serves 3 and 4 year old income eligible children who live in Trimble County.  A limited number of tuition-based slots for children who are four-years old by the public school cutoff date (October 1, 2014) may be available for families who do not meet income guidelines.  Please call (502) 255-3620 to schedule an appointment for your child for the Registration Fair.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge set to reopen

    A week after the historic slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge, traffic will again flow across the Ohio River span that connects Milton, Ky. and Madison, Ind. via U.S. Highway 421. Weather permitting, the bridge will be reopened to all motorists at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 17.

  • Avoiding, treating mold and moisture

    Molds produce tiny spores that travel through the air and either settle on surfaces to create new mold colonies or are inhaled creating allergic reactions or asthma in certain people. Molds can grow almost anywhere as long as moisture is present (including wood, paper, carpet and food). In your home, the key to controlling mold growth is controlling moisture. Walls or ceilings that are moldy may be discolored, show signs of water damage and/or have black or green spots. A musty, earthy odor or foul stench may also be noticed in an area with mold.
    To prevent mold growth:

  • Cattle producers watch out for grass tetany

    With spring finally arriving, followed by over six inches of rainfall, pastures are beginning to green up. For most cattle producers, that is a welcome event that leads to less reliance on feeding hay. But University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment specialists said this is also the time for producers to watch out for and prevent a condition called grass tetany in their cattle.

  • 4-H offers county communications contest

    Good communication skills are an asset no matter what you plan to do in life.  What’s the best way to develop good communication skills?  Practice!  

  • Shore anglers can get a foothold on muskellunge fishing

    By KEVIN KELLY
    Kentucky Afield Magazine
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The weather can be erratic and water levels can fluctuate wildly, but spring brings with it some of the best muskellunge fishing of the year.
    Anglers looking to tangle with a big muskie are fortunate to have an abundance of options in Kentucky – from Cave Run, Buckhorn and Green River lakes and their tailwaters to native muskie streams like the Licking River along with Tygarts and Kinniconick creeks.
    Not having a boat doesn’t mean you have to sit idly during this active time.