Today's News

  • Rotary guest
  • Billeter, Ellegood vows exchanged

    Dr. Lynn Billeter, became the bride of William Ellegood in a wedding ceremony at the First Christian Church of Columbus, Ind., on Sept. 15.

    The bride is the daughter of Dale and Mary Billeter, Fowler, Illinois. The groom is the son of John and Joan Ellegood, Bedford, Ky.

    Following a reception at Hope Moravian Church in Hope, Ind., the couple honeymooned at Niagara Falls, Canada and Bar Harbor, Maine. They have made their residence in Columbus, Ind.

  • DUI arrest

    A Trimble County man sustained minor injuries after his truck overturned on U.S. 42 in Carroll County last week. He was arrested for Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence of Alcohol of Drugs.

    Forty-year-old Lewis T. Dean, Jr., 202 Dean Road, Bedford, was traveling in the 4000 block of U.S. 42 at approximately 11 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 20. Carroll County Deputy Sheriff Clay Cable responded to the report of the accident.

  • Library Teen Advisory Group
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Friday, Nov. 30
    Jefferson Community Technical College, Trimble County Adult Education will honor the 2011 & 2012 graduates at 6:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library.


    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 County Court the week of Nov. 19-Nov.. 23, 2012.

  • Bedford’s Carla Boyer thankful for second chance at life

    What do you say to a family whose loss has given you a second chance at life?

    That’s a question Bedford resident Carla Boyer, 46, has been asking herself since she received a kidney transplant just over two months ago.

    Boyer knows the gender of her donor, though in an effort to protect the family, she prefers to keep that information to herself. She also knows her donor was the same age as she, and that this person’s last wish was to donate every viable organ doctors could take.

  • Trimble topped by Gallatin, 65-58

    A very young group of Trimble County Lady Raiders weathered an onslaught of long-range guns Monday night and threw a scare into visiting Gallatin County as the 2012-13 high school basketball season got underway. Trailing by 11 at halftime, Trimble roared back to pull within a pair of points several times in the second half before falling by a 65-58 final score.

    While Gallatin’s long-range artillery misfired most of the night – the Lady Cats were only one of 21 shots from downtown – the game within the arc made the difference.

  • ‘Tis the season to be ‘noisy’
  • Proficient students celebrate

    Milton Elementary School held a special recognition event recently to celebrate their recent Proficient score in the Statewide K-Prep testing.

    To celebrate a proficient score of 64.6 and a ranking of 78, MES students were rewarded with a day of fun on November 5th.

    The day began with an assembly where every student was individually recognized. Each student was given a ribbon for their hard work and achieving their individual goal.