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Today's Features

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    What a team!  What a purpose! Just when we are saturated by the bad news of the day about our country coming apart, about the loss of high values among the youth, about sand-box level fighting among our politicians—in other words all the stuff that makes headlines among the competing news media—along comes a fresh reminder that we have the next generation of great kids working hard to assure brighter futures and high civic responsibilities.

  • My wife and I have been married over 38 years, we built a house in 1986 and the best feature, in my mind, is the five toilets. The house is not that big, I just have a “thing” about bathrooms. When I was a child we lived in a house that had three bedrooms and a “path.” A decent distance from the back door and “downwind” was a two-holer outhouse equipped with a library and wasp spray. Thinking about it now, I don’t know why in the South, in the summer, anyone would want to “share” their bathroom experience; I think I can wait.

  • Last year we became quasi-temporary guardians of our youngest daughter’s two cats, Mohawk and Target.
    I say quasi-temporary because the daughter has since moved out after staying with us for a year, but the cats are still with us.
    Once our daughter left, we decided to move the cats’ litter box from the guest bathroom to the now-empty spare bedroom.
    To us humans, that’s a simple change, but not to the cats.

  • Sept. 25, 1986 (30 years ago)
    A Carroll County couple, John Henry and his wife Brenda were injured in a hayride accident at about 9pm Sunday.  The two were part of a reunion who had gone on a hayride which was traveling on Hwy. 316, Providence Hill at the time of the accident.  Henry apparently was falling off the wagon and his wife attempted to catch him, resulting in both getting injured.

  • 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 in Trimble District Court during the week of Sept. 19:
    FELONY

  • Saturday, Oct. 1

  • By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education held their regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Administration Office during which Superintendent Steve Miracle presented the 2016-2017 Working Budget for the Board’s approval. The school board is required to submit a working budget by Sept. 30.

  • There’s a lot to look forward to in the fall, but if you suffer from fall allergies, it can be hard to enjoy the season.
    Hay fever, also called allergic rhinitis, starts with cold-like symptoms. Unlike a cold that goes away within a week, hay fever lingers until the cause of the allergic reaction is identified and treated. One of the most common causes, especially during the fall allergy season, is ragweed. Ragweed begins to pollinate in mid-August and sticks around until a hard freeze.