Today's Features

  • PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Elizabeth Lynn Scott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Scott of Florence, Ky. and granddaughter of Betty Delph of Bedford, Ky. was named to the President’s List by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2013 fall semester. This was a result of earning an A average. Elizabeth plans to pursue a degree in Nursing.

  • Thursday, Feb. 6
    Trimble Citizens for Energy Reform will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office, at 6:30 p.m. to plan for the Division of Waste Management’s Public Meeting on February 20th regarding LG&E’s coal fly ash landfill permit application. If you have questions or want to become involved, contact Sonia at 502-268-9321.
    Saturday, Feb. 8

  • Monday, Jan. 27
    9:52 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    10:44 a.m., custody dispute, Milton Elementary School
    Tuesday, Jan. 28
    8:59 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    9:52 a.m., assisted motorist, U.S. 42 at Lawson Ave
    10:51 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    11:04 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:31 p.m., social services referral, 100 block Moffett Rd
    3:00 p.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    5:21 p.m., traffic hazard, 12000 U.S. 421N

  • 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 January 28, 2014.


    All A
    Third Grade: Miguel Avelar, Hannah Evans, Carson Hackney, Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Ella Knight, Kinley Kunkel, Mitchell Lacefield, Whitnee Louden, Kaden May, Kaylee Payton, Halie Purvis, Maddie Stark, Adelyn Weaver and James Thomas Wilcoxson.

    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.95
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Nov. 4: Corn Dog (WG), Baked Beans, Carrots w/dip, Potato Smiles, Fresh Fruit Choice or Pears.

    Tuesday, Nov. 5:Chicken Tenders, Broccoli w/cheese sauce, Mashed Potatoes, Kiwi or Fruit Cocktail, Whole Grain Roll.

  • It’s a common misconception that purchasing a new home heating or cooling unit will automatically lower your energy bills. However, this answer is not always so simple.
    Purchasing a new energy efficient heating or cooling unit should lower your energy bills. However, you may want to ask yourself if your home is prepared to fully realize the potential cost savings of a new energy efficient unit.

  • Our first frost this fall came about two weeks later than normal. Trimble County livestock producers should now be on the alert for prussic acid poisoning. Prussic acid poisoning occurs when livestock graze certain plants that contain cyanide-producing compounds. Such species include, but are not limited to, sorghum, sudangrass, sorghum-sudan hybrids, Johnsongrass, and wild cherry.

  • Nov. 3, 1983 (30 Years Ago)
    District Court Judge Julia Fields ruled Tuesday that the Bedford firehouse is a public place. She said that she believed that the public use and public function with volunteer firemen overrides the private ownership interest in the firehouse. The point of whether or not the firehouse was a public place or a private one had been brought up in the defense of a young fireman who was cited for drinking beer in a public place after  Kentucky State Police Trooper Phillip Marshall passed by the firehouse on May 22 and saw the beer.

  • Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids, and to help ensure they have a safe holiday, here are some tips from the American Academy of Pediatricse.  
    ALL DRESSED UP: Plan costumes that are bright and reflective. Make sure that shoes fit well and that costumes are short enough to prevent tripping, entanglement or contact with flame. Consider adding reflective tape or striping to costumes and trick-or-treat bags for greater visibility.