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  • News of Public Record 04-25-12

    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 following cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of April 16-April 20, 2012.


  • Deadline is May 7 to apply for FEMA storm assistance

    The Federal Emergency Management Agency and Kentucky Emergency Management reminds Trimble County residents who were victims of the March 2 tornado outbreak that the deadline is approaching to register for federal assistance to aid recovery from the storm.

    “The registration deadline is Friday, May 7,” Trimble County Emergency management Director Ronnie McCane said. “Make sure you register with FEMA. After that date you cannot register.”

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  • Commissioners approve advance for siren repair

    Residents in the heart of Bedford will once again have adequate warning of an approaching tornado once the warning siren at the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department is repaired. The members of the Bedford City Commission voted on April 16 to advance $12,000 to the department from budgeted funds allocated for the volunteer fire department’s use that would normally be paid in June.

    Lt. Will McCoy approached the commissioners on behalf of the fire department for financial assistance toward repair of the siren.

  • Bridge, boat ramp closed through Sunday

    Special to The Banner

    The first brief closure of the US 421 Milton-Madison Bridge by the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet was scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. today and will continue through Sunday, April 29.

    During the next few days, project contractor Walsh Construction Company will work around the clock to demolish the existing bridge approaches and connect temporary ramps in Milton and Madison to the bridge.

  • Congressional debate set in Oldham

    The tri-county Republican Parties of Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties announce a primary election debate between all of the Congressional Candidates vying for the seat vacated by Geoff Davis in the US House of Representatives, where he has honorably served for the last 7 years.

  • General Assembly’s 2012 session leaves loose ends

    The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2012 session came to a close last week, marking the end of a session in which lawmakers approved the state’s next two-year budget and boosted efforts to stop the spread of methamphetamine labs.
    This was the 60th working day of the session and the final one allowed by the state constitution. The session started on January 3.

  • River sparkles
  • Milton Fire Department receives donation from Dow Corning’s Carroll County facility
  • Terri Smith sentenced in Henry County ‘puppy mill’ case

    Despite a deal with the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Terri L. Smith will not be taking back ownership of the two dogs and two horses she’d asked for in exchange for a guilty plea to one count of second-degree cruelty to animals.