Today's Features

  • Barry and Jan Alsup Joyce celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary July 5. They were married in Milton at the Milton Baptist Church. They have been blessed with three children: Gretchen (Jon ) Mansfield, Matthew (Kimberly) Joyce, and Christopher (Angela) Joyce. They are the proud grandparents of 6 grandchildren: Kaitlyn, Ethan, Jackson, William, Braxton and Beckham.

  • Are you listening to all the white noise out there?

  • Like a scene from “O Brother, Where Art Thou?” the congregation of Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing went in convoy down to the Ohio River where they prayed and sang and witnessed the baptism of five new followers of Christ.

    On a beautiful Sunday morning following the worship service, Pastor Gregg Fisher and Deacon JR Sparkman baptized each one in the water.

    Afterwards each one received a certificate with the date recorded. 

  • This has been a crazy week and my thoughts have been scattered.

    So, here’s a scattering of things I’m thinking about this week:

    * In 2016, New York magazine ran an article on the science of disappointment. Apparently, when we have certain expectations for something good to happen, the anticipation causes our brain to produce dopamine, a feel-good hormone. And if that good thing happens, we get an extra dose of dopamine.

    But if that good thing doesn’t happen, our dopamine levels plummet.

  • Mosquitos can ruin outdoor activities in the warmer months. It may seem like a never-ending battle when you’re fighting to control the pesky insects. With mosquito-borne diseases becoming more prevalent, it’s even more important to know how to take control of these pests around your home. Learning to do a few simple things could help protect you from more than the itchiness of a mosquito bite.

  • I was puzzling over seed packets trying to determine what I was doing wrong. Every time my neighbor was working in his garden I felt he was mocking me with its vibrancy, I felt like throwing a rock at him in a fit of jealousy. I knew that my envy wasn’t justification for stoning him; I was simply monumentally exasperated by my horticultural mishaps.


    July 17

    The Simply Sharing Homemaker Group meets at 10:30 a.m. at the extension office. The group did not meet in June.

    Pleasant View Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School starting at 6:30 p.m. at the church, 466 Wises Landing Road. All kids are welcome to attend.

    July 18

  • 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 July 1 by the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler.


  • July 1

    6:25 a.m., alarm, 600 Log House Lane

    2:54 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 270 Moreland Court

    4:16 p.m., disturbance, 354 McDowell Lane

    5:49 p.m., process service, 617 Harley Lane

    6:04 p.m., process service, 275 Cutshaw Lane

    6:17 p.m., warrant service, 285 Ashtin Lane

    6:23 p.m., process service, Woodlawn Road

    6:34 p.m., process service, 5721 U.S. 421 South

    6:35 p.m., process service, 2236 Peck Pike

    10:35 p.m., pedestrian complaint, Mt. Pleasant Road

  • June 24

    9:37 a.m., domestic abuse, Harley Lane

    3:05 p.m., property dispute, Pattons Creek Road

    4:11 p.m., EPO service, 50 Pond Court

    10:29 p.m., property dispute, 44 Stonestreet Road

    10:35 p.m., property dispute, 44 Stonestreet Road

    June 25

    9:44 a.m., property dispute, 44 Stonestreet Road

    1:37 p.m., shots fired/heard, 279 Mullikin Lane

    4:02 p.m., juvenile beyond control, Sportsman’s Lane

    6:12 p.m., disturbance, 202 U.S. 421 North