Today's Features

  • Monday, April 2
    7:42 a.m., reckless driving complaint, U.S. 42W
    7:58 a.m., property damage accident, Clearview Acres and Jericho Rd
    9:12 a.m., death, 6000 block U.S. 42W
    12:03 p.m., warrant service, Dairy Queen
    12:08 p.m., process service, Randall Ct
    1:39 p.m., animal complaint, 3900 block Hwy. 316

    Tuesday, April 3
    7:02 a.m., animal complaint, U.S. 42 at Burrows
    10:24 a.m., process service, Smith Dr
    10:55 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N

  • 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 cases below were heard  in Trimble County Court the week of April 9-13, 2012.


  • A concert benefiting the Carroll County Food Pantry will be held at the Carroll County Middle School Auditorium from 6-9 p.m. on Saturday, April 21.

    Local Christian musicians The Infinite Realm will serve as the host group for the concert, billed as a “Feed the Hungry” Gospel Jubilee. Also appearing will be the Commonwealth Quartet from Nashville, Tenn., and Hearts of Joy, a trio based in Hanover, Ind.

  • A certain amount of family stress is inevitable.  Today’s families face busy schedules, health problems, teen pregnancy, unmarried parents, divorce, single-parent households, step-families, dual-careers and multigenerational families.  But the home, a recognized place for families to relax, recharge and rejuvenate, can contribute to a strong family unit and a family’s ability to build the necessary skills to manage stress. 

    Is your family experiencing stress? Families under stress may report some of the following:

  • Everyone seems so excited about gardening with the onset of early warm weather. Flowers are blooming 2 to 3 weeks earlier this year. In the garden you can plant peas, onions, potatoes, broccoli, cauliflower, cabbage, kale, spinach, kohlrabi, brussel sprouts, carrots, beets, radishes, and lettuce. Carole and I enjoyed our first harvest of asparagus, just the other day.

  • 30 Years Ago (April 15, 1982)
    Two miles of sewer line has already been laid in Bedford. In addition, 50 percent of the collector lines and force mains have been laid. Work has started on the lagoon and with improving weather conditions, Mayor James Black thinks there is no reason why construction of the sewer system can’t come right along.

    You dump on Barth Hill Road; you may be responsible for a $300 fine and clean up. There is a lookout and will report anyone seen dumping in this area.

  • Monday, Apr. 16: Chili Dog, *Rib-E-Q, Sliced tomato/Lettuce, Sauerkraut, Potato Rounds, Broccoli & Celery w/dip, Strawberry Applesauce, Fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Apr. 17: Chicken Nuggets, Macaroni & Cheese, Green Beans, Fruit Cup, Jello w/topping, Fresh fruit, Whole Wheat Bread

    Wednesday, Apr. 18: Spaghetti w/ meat sauce, *Cheese Quesadilla, Tossed Salad, Peas, Cottage Cheese/Pineapple, Fresh Fruit, fruit

  • Jace Melwood Hafer was born at 7:28 p.m. March 24, 2012 at Norton Suburban Hospital. She weighed 7 pounds, 15 ounces and was 21 inches in length. She is the daughter of Jeremy and Ashlee Hafer, Madison.

    Maternal grandparents are Edgar and Debbie Thomas, Bedford. Paternal grandparents are Dean and Traci Hafer, Madison.

    Great-Grandparents are Shirley and Doris Brown, Sharon Ogden and Dallas and Bonnie Tomlin.

  • Thursday, April 12
    Milton City Commission  meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.

    Friday, April 13
    Relay for Life yardsale will be hosted by the Trimble County Senior Citizens at the Trimble County Park from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

    Saturday, April 14