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    August 15, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • State making ‘positive strides’ in education

    There is a saying that you can’t know where you are going until you know where you have been. That’s especially true when it comes to our schools.
    Since education represents the single-largest category in state spending – more than half of every dollar when you include our public colleges and universities – the General Assembly understandably keeps a close eye on its progress, and with a two-year budget to enact in 2016, now is a good time for a more comprehensive review.

  • UK Spring 2015 Dean’s List

    The following Trimble County residents were named to the University of Kentucky Dean’s List for the Spring 2015 Semester: Conner Ball, freshman majoring in Chemical Engineering; Robert Taylor Brooks, a sophomore Chemical Engineering major; Richelle Marie Cassell, a sophomore majoring in Biology; Brandi Lynn Chappell, a senior Kinesiology major; Olivia Morgan Daugherty, a senior Economics major; Sara Kate Long, a junior majoring in Animal Sciences; Travis Glenn Peters, a first-year Pharmacy student; and Colyn Guyn True, a sophomore majoring in Human Nutrition.

  • Madison ceremony will honor veterans of WWII

    The Indiana Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Madison will pay tribute to World War II veterans at a service planned for 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 16, 2015.
    The service is part of an international effort to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II in 1945.
    The event honors all World War II veterans and memorializes the approximately half million U.S. service members who lost their lives during the war.
    All World War II veterans and their families are invited to be guests of honor at the service.


    Thursday, August 13
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Fri.-Sat., Aug.14-15

  • Carrollton chief, officer indicted in inmate release

    Landmark News Service
    A Carroll County grand jury indicted Carrollton Police Chief Michael S. Willhoite and Officer Ronald W. Dickow Monday on charges relating to an inmate being driven to Louisville and sent to Florida by bus. Both were indicted on charges of complicity to commit kidnapping, complicity to commit custodial interference and complicity to commit official misconduct.

  • Relay generates over $22.6K

    The Trimble Banner
    Final tabulations have been completed for the 2015 Trimble County Relay for Life and the total is greater than anticipated, according to an announcement Sunday by Relay Chairperson Michelle Griffith.
    The American Cancer Society fundraiser generated a total of $22,674.44, Griffith said, adding that it is “so amazing what we can do when we work together for good. I had the opportunity to work with some amazing volunteers and made some new friends.”


    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 August 3: