Today's Features

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bob Greene, President/Executive Director of the Heritage Trail Conservancy, addressed Bedford Rotary on his work with a heritage park for west Madison.

  • FRANKFORT, Ky. – Starting March 15, Kentuckians can visit participating libraries to compete in an investor education and protection program and contest called DASH for the STASH.
    The contest takes place March 15-May 15, 2016, and is being launched in Kentucky by the Kentucky Department of Financial Institutions and the nonprofit Investor Protection Institute. The two organizations will present one statewide winner with a $1,000 prize to open or add to a retirement investment account for 2016.

  • Sunday, Mar. 6
    12:29 a.m. traffic stop, School Hollow Rd & Hwy 36
    12:37 a.m. traffic stop, Milton Boat Dock
    12:52 a.m. across the bridge in Madison
    1:09 a.m. traffic stop, Swifty Milton
    1:20 a.m. traffic stop, 11000 Hwy. 421 N.
    Monday, Mar. 7
    2:04 p.m. traffic stop, Hwy. 421 N.
    Tuesday, Mar. 8
    8:16 a.m. school visits, Trimble County School Board
    1:37 p.m. 911 hang up or unverified, 512 Colbert Ln.
    6:13 p.m. programs, 1425 Hwy. 42 E.
    Wednesday, Mar. 9

  • 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 March 7:

    Trimble County Adult Education Center
    “I give all the credit to God,” Tim Harmon exclaimed when he found out he passed his GED in January, 2016. He continued with advice to those seeking their own GED in Trimble County, “Don’t give up, and they won’t give up on you.”

  • Home ownership is a major financial investment. Maintaining your home is a daily commitment that helps to protect your investment and ensures that you and your family are living in the safest environment possible. Over the years, routine home maintenance will save you time, money, and effort.

  • Raising small poultry flocks on the farm or in the backyard has become very popular. The most important things to remember when choosing the type of housing are provisions for adequate shelter from weather, adequate ventilation and also protection from predators.
    You should choose housing that is easy to build from readily available materials. Housing should also have a low maintenance cost and support the changing needs of your flock.

  • On Walker’s Bend, where I come from, when a loved one died we didn’t have a proper funeral home; we had Bro. Rannie. He was a mortician and part time taxidermist. He didn’t advertise it, but if you used him for your funeralizing needs, he would mount your next deer head free.