Today's Features

  • We were eating pizza — thin crust perfectly crisp, topped with ooey gooey decadent cheesy goodness that was just the right degree of meltiness.

    As our eyes rolled back in our heads in pizza ecstasy, my friend Tara said she had recently read that the sign of a culture in decline is its glorification of its cuisine and deification of its chefs.

    Bobby Flay and Wolfgang Puck anyone?

  • 30 Years Ago (Nov. 5, 1981)

    Area 4-H champions for their skit “Proud to Be an American” were Melissa Gibson, Jennifer Moore, Michelle Napier and Stephanie Barnes. They will compete at the Kentucky State Fair and represent the area counties of Bullitt, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble.

    Lady Raiders Cross Country team will be one of 16 teams competing for the state championship at the Kentucky Horse Park near Lexington on Saturday.

    Bedford Masons Lodge #158 had past master night with soup and sandwiches.

  • Thurday, Nov. 3
    Trimble County Hymn sing at Poplar Ridge Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    Friday, Nov. 4
    Drumming in the Woods at Harmonizing Health Retreat (No Fee), 1028 New Hope Rd., Bedford, at 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 5

  • Monday, Oct. 24
    2:41 p.m., process service, 4300 block U.S. 42E
    3:00 p.m., school zone detail, Trimble County High School
    3:36 p.m., assault, 300 block West St
    6:18 p.m., burglary, 600 block S Carlisle Rd

    Tuesday, Oct. 25
    11:26 a.m., traffic accident with injuries, 10800 block U.S. 421N
    2:07 p.m., assisted motorist, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    3:08 p.m., warrant service, Leatherbury Cir
    3:36 p.m., burglary, 600 block S Carlisle Rd
    5:11 p.m., reckless driver, 100 block Tilley Ln

  • 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 Oct. 24-Oct. 29, 2011.


  • A new online tool from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will allow hunters, anglers and trappers to create personalized certificates to help celebrate their experiences.

    Users can upload photos of their fish or game and enter details about their experiences to produce printable certificates suitable for framing. The certificate program is available from Kentucky Fish and Wildlife’s website at fw.ky.gov.

  • The birth of a baby boy to Charles and Hannah Jewel Hardin in Milton, in 1820 might have escaped the notice of Trimble County history buffs had it not been for a random search on the internet by Milton Mayor Denny Jackson a few years back. While searching to see what hits might turn up by keying-in “Trimble County” on his computer, Jackson came across a biographical note that began with the following:

    “HARDIN, Charles Henry, governor of Missouri (1875-1877), born in Trimble County, Kentucky, in Milton, 15 July, 1820.”