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Today's News

  • 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 June 29, 2015:
    FELONY

  • Be sure to keep boating safety a priority this summer

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — As many families prepare to enjoy time on Kentucky’s numerous lakes and rivers for summertime getaways, Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) urges boaters, swimmers, fishers and skiers to be alert and exercise caution while enjoying their day on the water.

  • Carrollton business ‘fuels’ Grand Prix winner

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Longtime hydroplane racing veteran Jerry Hopp carried the name of a Carrollton restaurant to victory in the championship heat of the Grand Prix West race Saturday in the Madison Regatta.
    The 67-year-old Snohomish, Wash., driver—the dean of drivers active in hydroplane racing—happily praised Down on Main Street, his team’s “food sponsor” who “fed the crew the whole time we were here,” he said Sunday. “Excellent food, we loved their steaks, I mean they were huge!”

  • JMK repeats as Governor’s Cup champion

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    J. Michael Kelly in the Graham Trucking U-5 won the Indiana Governor’s Cup H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race Sunday, taking home the historic Governor’s Cup trophy for the second consecutive year.
    Kelly pulled away from second-place finisher Jimmy Shane in the U-1 Oberto/Miss Madison on the first lap of the winner take all championship heat.

  • Trimble 8U baseball action
  • River locks and dams get plenty of use

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky River locks and dams Nos. 1 through 4 opened to boaters on May 22 for the first time since major renovation work began in 2007.
    Now 82 miles of the Kentucky River are navigable from Frankfort to its mouth at the Ohio River.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, June 8
    5:38 p.m., 911 hang up, 57 Heather Dr.
    6:13 p.m., process service, 100 block of Hwy 42 W.
    7:22 p.m., ATV on highway, Mitchell Rd.
    9:00 p.m., process service, 100 block Hardy Creek Rd.
    9:17 p.m., process service, 100 block Hwy 421 N.
    9:23 p.m., process service, 200 block West St.
    Tuesday, June 9
    8:12 a.m., abandoned vehicle, Bells Ridge/42.
    12:05 p.m., domestic abuse, Kidwell Pike.
    1:29 p.m., investigative follow up, 1720 Highland Ave.
    4:11 p.m., suspicious vehicle, McCord Ln.

  • 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 June 15:
    FELONY

  • Burley: The writing on the wall

    By ROD KUEGEL
    It is time to face the writing on the wall; the demand for burley tobacco is in terminal decline worldwide.  
    The burley industry has seen years of underproduction following the Buyout, due to the great exodus of growers. All that is changing and we are reaching a level of oversupply that cannot be corrected. In fact, for the first time since the buyout the supply and demand for burley tobacco have crossed negatively when graphed.
    What does all this mean to you as a burley tobacco farmer?

  • Understanding sunscreen

    We often hear how important it is to use sunscreen.  But have you ever wondered what all of those sunscreen numbers mean and which one is best for you?  Sunscreen is a way to protect your skin from the harmful rays of the sun.  Even when the day looks overcast, ultraviolet rays can damage your skin.