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Today's News

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Bedford man charged

    in stabbing incident

    Jeff Elam, 45, was arrested Thursday, July 2, after a New Hope Road man called 9-1-1 to report he’d been stabbed.

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons said Elam was apprehended at his home on U.S. 421 in Bedford within 20 minutes of the alleged assault, which occurred at 1 p.m.

    The victim, Tony Redman, was treated for a stab wound to his leg, receiving six stitches at King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison. He was released the same day.

  • Runnin’ Raiders stand tall against tough competition

      SPECIAL TO THE BANNER Some very competitive high-school races were held at Louisville’s Tom Sawyer Park on Saturday, an event that featured top-ranked schools from Tennessee, West Virginia, Indiana and Kentucky.  The Lady Raiders’ pack running earned them a seventh-place finish out of 25 teams. Four Lady Raiders mad

  • Villwock wins record eighth Governor’s Cup

    The Trimble Banner

    MADISON, Ind. – Dave Villwock and the U-16 Miss Elam Plus racing team were absent during most of the 2008 unlimited hydroplane season after winning back-to-back Indiana Governor’s Cup titles in 2006 and 2007. The team returned to Madison this past weekend and took up where they left off by holding the unlimited fleet at bay, winning the Madison Regatta in convincing fashion.

  • Editor:

    On July 14 at 8 p.m., I received a phone call from a man, who I could hardly understand due to his accent. He asked for me by name and read to me information he had on my address and bank’s name.

    He told me he was sending me a new Medicare card and $50 in cash, and said he needed to deposit the money into my bank account.

    I asked where he was calling from, and he replied, “Washington, D.C.” I told him I already have a Medicare card, and he said, “Throw it away!”

  • Couple celebrates 50th anniversary

    Kenneth and Patricia Montgomery were honored with a surprise 50th wedding anniversary reception given by their four children, Glenda Montgomery, Gloria Habas, Greg Montgomery and  Gwen (Steve) Abbott; and their five grandchildren, Brittany Martin, Patrick Habas, Nicholas, Natalie and Neil Abbott. on Sunday, April 26 at General Butler State Resort Park Conference Center. Many friends and relatives helped celebrate.

    Ken and Pat were married on April 24, 1959, at the Carrollton Christian Church officiated by the late Rev. Roger I. Amason.

  • Voter believes county needs new commonwealth’s attorney

    Editor:

    I am compelled to write to the citizens of Trimble County about a judicial official we elected to represent our community. We need a fresh person who understands what it means to be a “gatekeeper” of the law, and that he or she must practice the spirit of the law, not the letter of the law.

  • Sgt. McClellan in Afghanistan

    Sgt. Shawn McClellan left for Afghanistan April 16 on a year long deployment. He is based out of Fort Bragg, N.C. and is a member of the 82nd AirBorne Division. He leaves behind his wife, Amanda and 16 month old daughter, Kylie. The McClellans just learned they are expecting their second baby in late November.

  • Carroll County man charged with cruelty is regular at Milton swap meet

    Landmark News Service CARROLLTON, Ky. – A Worthville, Ky., man was cited last week on a charge of cruelty to animals by a Carroll County sheriff’s deputy. Donnie Cannon, a regular vendor at the semiannual Milton Animal Swap Meet, was cited Wednesday after authorities investigated complaints from his neighbors. Officials confisca

  • Varsity TCHS volleyball team tops Owen

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER   The Trimble County Raiders volleyball team hosted Owen County Thursday, and the varsity squad ruled t

  • Nursing home visits appreciated

    Editor:

    Thanks to Jay Montgomery and his youth for visiting the nursing homes. That could be an example for all of us. There are many lonely people in our county.

       Lead on Jay.

    Ruth Kemper

    Worthville