Today's Features

  • Ronald and Toni Crouch, Bedford, announce the engagement of their daughter, Samantha JoAnne Crouch to Joseph Alan Whitaker, son of Cecil and Vicki Whitaker, Pendleton, Ky.

    The bride elect is a 2005 graduate of Trimble County High School and a 2008 graduate of Sullivan University. She is the granddaughter of Frankie and Donna O’Neal, Bedford.

    The groom elect is a 2004 graduate of Henry County High School. He is the grandson of Bell and Ruth Hughes, Bedford.

  • Wednesday, Oct. 10
    Trimble County High School will host the KHSAA 31st District Volleyball Tournament. Winners of Monday’s game will play for the district championship at 7 p.m.

    Fri.-Sun., Oct. 12-14

  • Monday, Sept. 24

    7:41 a.m., reckless driving complaint, 500 block Colbert Ln
    7:47 a.m., suspicious person, Coopers Bottom Rd
    7:48 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    8:00 a.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County High School
    9:27 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    10:35 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    10:44 a.m., process service, 100 block Wilson Ct
    10:54 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    11:00 a.m., process service, Summerfield

  • 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 Oct. 1, 2012-Oct. 5, 2012.


  • Saving money is important no matter your age, especially with an economy that is much like a roller coaster. Kentucky youth can learn the importance of saving money by participating in the Piggy Bank Design Contest. The contest is a way for the youth of Kentucky to display their creative skills to their county and potentially the state, while becoming more aware of how to build wealth and reduce debt. The Piggy Bank Design Contest is the youth component of Kentucky Saves. Kentucky Saves Week begins Feb. 24 and ends March 2.

  • Goat and beef producers may find these October programs of interest:

  • Social media are very much a part of our culture, and many young people and adults regularly use the sites to connect with their friends and family. When used appropriately, social media can be very positive. When misused, there can be serious consequences for a family. Instances of cyberbullying and sexting have increased with the popularity of social media. In some cases, thieves have used social media accounts to find their next victims.

  • The Center for Gifted Studies hosted the 30th annual Summer Camp for Academically Talented Middle School Students June 10 - June 22, 2012, for nearly 200 campers, both residential and non-residential. Among those participating in the prestigious program were Jenna Rowlett, an eighth grader at Trimble County Middle School. Located on the campus of Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Ky., SCATS provides enhanced learning opportunities for academically talented sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students.