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Today's News

  • Trimble man suffers fatal fall from bridge

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 45-year-old Bedford man has died, ironically on his birthday Saturday, after a fall from the Milton-Madison Bridge, according to a statement from the Madison Police Department.

  • Trimble showcased at the state fair

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County will again be showcased at the Kentucky State Fair with a booth in the “Pride of the Counties,” located in the South wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center. This year’s booth, “Trimble County: A Great Place to Live,” will highlight the many positives of our county by displaying numerous photos of activities and scenes that bear testament to our claim of a peaceful, aesthetic place to reside.

  • Take precautions viewing eclipse

    By BECCA OWSLEY
    Landmark News Service
    Many cities in Kentucky are in the path for a total solar eclipse Aug. 21. While Trimble County isn’t in the path of the total eclipse, residents will still see a rare celestial event and need to know the proper way to view it.
    According to Dr. Joe Wolf, associate professor of biology and microbiologist at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, the last total solar eclipse that could be seen in the lower 48 states occurred Feb. 26, 1979.

  • White nationalist group planning rally in Lexington to oppose moving statues

    By Bill Estep and Beth Musgrave
    The Lexington Herald Leader
    White nationalists are planning a rally in Lexington to oppose the planned removal of two Confederate statues from the lawn of the former Fayette County Courthouse and considering a potential lawsuit aimed at blocking the move, a leader in the movement said Tuesday.
    Matthew Heimbach, chairman of the Traditionalist Worker Party, said his group and others allied under the umbrella of the Nationalist Front are discussing plans for the rally.

  • Donors contacting Lexington to get Confederate statues moved, Mayor Jim Gray says

    By Beth Musgrave
    Lexington Herald-Leader
    Lexington Mayor Jim Gray said Sunday the city has already received offers from people willing to donate money to pay to move two Confederate statues from the lawn of the former Fayette County courthouse on Main Street. Those offers come just one day after Gray announced he wants to move the controversial statues.

  • Louisville police presence ‘disturbing and antagonistic,’ BLM group says

    By Thomas Novelly
    The Courier-Journal
    Louisville police officers are facing criticism from local activists groups and others for using tactics that heightened tensions at a Black Lives Matter march Sunday.
    “It escalated quickly. The police started driving their cars in front of us. Then they said, ‘It’s time to get our bats,’” said Democratic State Rep. Attica Scott, D-41. “The closer we get to the East End, it became more of an issue.”

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Aug. 7, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:
    FELONY

  • Check out the lineup for this year’s Kentucky State Fair free Turf Concert Series

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair announces the lineup for its Turf Concert Series, which runs throughout the fair, Aug. 17-27. The series features a wide range of musical artists and there’s a different concert every night, for a total of 25 bands. All shows are free with paid admission to the Kentucky State Fair.
    Thursday, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. — “Elvis Extravaganza” Tribute to the King plus Tribute to “The Statler Brothers”
    Friday, Aug. 18, 8 p.m. — Ginuwine and TONY! TONI! TONÉ!

  • What’s new at the state fair?

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair opens today and runs through Sunday, Aug. 27 at the Kentucky Exposition Center and is the largest summertime attraction in the Commonwealth. The 11-day celebration stays true to its 113-year heritage, while each year offering fairgoers exciting new experiences, food, music, animals, exhibits, entertainment and more.
    ·New Kentucky State Fair App
    Fairgoers can make the most of their experience with the Fair’s new app, free on Google Play and the App Store:

  • Goldfish

    Part One
    As much as it pains me, and despite the illusion that my mind insists upon indulging, I find myself thinking and saying things that I never thought I would.
    Statements such as “Back when I was a kid, this was nothing but farmland”,
    “When I was your age my mother couldn’t keep me inside. Now I can’t get you out!”