Today's Features

  • The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Oct. 6 - 20, 2014.
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Monday, Sept. 15
    5:14 p.m., burglary, 2560 New Hope Road
    6:18 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 12921 Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, Sept. 16
    8:22 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, Callis Ln.
    9:08 a.m., traffic stop, Hwy 42E
    11:58 a.m., investigation followup, 400 block West St.
    12:30 p.m., juvenile out of control, 9245 Hwy 421N
    2:40 p.m., process service, 300 block McDowell Ln.
    3:02 p.m., trespassing complaint, 94 Ridgetop Dr.
    4:14 p.m., disturbance, 18 Alexander Ave.

  • 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 the week of September 23, 2014.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Wednesday, Sept. 24, the eighth grade students of Trimble County Middle School strained their brains to receive a great score on an exam entitled EXPLORE, which is similar to the ACT. This program was developed to assist students with educational/career planning for their future. Through the ‘Gear Up’ program incorporated in the schools of Trimble County; the students are provided with a multitude of services and this exam is among them.

  • October is National Energy Awareness Month. This is an annual national effort to underscore energy’s importance to our prosperity, security and environment.
    Energy efficiency means performing the same job using less energy. New technologies and processes make this possible. Energy efficiency is the fastest and cheapest solution for reducing energy use, saving money and preventing greenhouse gas emissions.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A family tradition in fudge is the best way to describe Jill and Greg Clifford’s business. It began with Jill’s grandmother, Margerie Turner, and was later passed down to Jill’s mother, Faith Stark, and is now owned by Jill and her husband. Their motto is “Fudge A Little Today.”


  • Saturday
    Sept. 20

    Handshakes and Pancakes Free Breakfast, 8:30-10:30  a.m. at the Sligo Baptist Church basement, 65 N. 42 Loop. Free pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk. Everyone welcome. Contact Karen Eldridge 502-222-0918, email: info@kaensbookbarn.com.

    Sept. 19

    Arthritis Exercise with Shirley at 12:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Senior Citizens Center. Bring cookies or brownies for a golf scramble.

  • Gilbert and Betty Heaton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 16.

    They were treated to a surprise dinner at Belterra Casino’s buffet with their children, Martha Carol and  Ronnie Hunt and Jackie and Trent Jeffries, and grandchildren Christopher Heaton and Sheena Jones, and Jordan Hunt and Autumn Edens, as well as their great-grandson, Braden Hunt.

    The couple was married Aug. 14, 1964, at Poplar Ridge Baptist Church. They have farmed and operated a dairy farm during their life together.