Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log 04-18-12

    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

  • News of Public Record 04-18-12

    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.


  • County awards shelter bids

    Trimble County voted Monday night, April 16, on a flurry of  bids from contractors hoping to win portions of the animal shelter project.

    Project manager Tony Walker submitted bids for several portions of the project, including the construction of interior walls and installation of roof trusses, painting of the entire interior, roof installation, and siding and gutter installation.

  • Milton commissioner resigns

    Gerald Owens, who has served on the Milton City Commission for the past 15 years, has resigned the position due to health issues.

    Milton Mayor Denny Jackson announced the resignation following an executive session during Thursday’s commission meeting at the Milton Municipal Building.

    “He has served the city very well for 15 years,” Jackson said. “He always has had the city’s best interests at heart.”

  • Single day ‘Bob’s Bunch’ benefit reaps $15,545

    The Bob’s Bunch Benefit to raise money for ALS research, held Saturday at the Morgan Community Center has been labeled a smashing success by event coordinators.

    “Bob’s Bunch Battling ALS” was organized last year by Bedford resident Diane McKinney, whose husband, Bob, was diagnosed with the disease in 2009.

    “We raised $15,545 in just that one day,” Diane McKinney said Monday. “We were well pleased at how well the community came out and supported the event.”

  • 1st closure of Milton-Madison Bridge set next week

    The first closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge is set to occur during the middle of next week. The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will have a construction-related closure of the bridge, from Wednesday, April 25, through Sunday, April 29.

    During the planned closure, the project contractor – Walsh Construction Company – will work around the clock to remove the existing bridge approaches and connect temporary ramps in Milton and Madison.  

  • Picturesque work scene
  • April 21 Gospel Jubilee to benefit Carroll food pantry

    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.

  • What to do about today’s family stress

    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:

  • Warm temps inspire spring gardening

    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.