Today's News

  • Wet/dry election set Dec. 20 for Bedford voters

    Managing Editor
    Voters within the city limits of Bedford will participate in a Local Option Election on Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, to determine whether to allow retail sales of alcoholic beverages in the town. This is not to be confused with the Nov. 8 General Election. Only four precincts— North Bedford, South Bedford, East Bedford and Palmyra (City Residents Only)—will participate in the Dec. 20 election, which will be held at the Bedford Elementary School from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m. during the students’ Christmas holiday break.

  • Absentee voting underway, election officials getting ready for Nov. 8

    The Trimble Banner
    Absentee voting is now under way for Kentucky’s Nov. 8 general election, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes announced last week.

  • Judicial elections are different; candidates shouldn’t compromise themselves, nor mislead the voters

    By Charles Boteler, Chair
    Kentucky Judicial Campaign Conduct Committee Inc.
    In elections by districts across the state, Kentuckians will select in November six judges for family court, three for circuit court, five district court judges, and one justice for the Kentucky Supreme Court. We have selected our state judges in Kentucky by popular election since 1850. Since 1976 we have elected judges in non-partisan elections.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Saturday, Oct. 15
    7:00 p.m., assisted motorist, 1029 Hwy 421N
    7:25 p.m., traffic stop, Hughes Dr
    8:24 p.m., social services visit, Kenlee Dr
    9:20 p.m., drug complaint, Milton Park
    11:08 p.m., suspicious person, Mullikin Ln
    11:06 p.m., prowler, 502 Bedford Village Apts
    Sunday, Oct. 16
    12:33 a.m., traffic stop, 28 McCord Ln
    12:37 a.m., traffic stop, Mt Byrd Church


    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 District Court during the week of Oct. 10, 2016:

  • This is why I like cats

    High in the nighttime sky a spotlight cuts through the darkness. The light is a beacon to every feline within a hundred mile radius. Cats and kittens turn their faces toward the beckoning light and travel to its source. The mewing horde is being drawn forth into the night to answer the call of the Cat Signal!

  • The drowning of Walker’s Bend

    Our lives can pivot in a moment. Long held family traditions that you think can go on forever dissolve right before our eyes, all it takes is just one change of circumstance.

  • Support caregivers when they need it the most

    Providing full-time care for an older loved one is a selfless job many of us would readily take on if needed, but it comes with its own set of challenges and frustrations. A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine said caregiver recognition and support is one of the most significant challenges facing the U.S.’s growing older population and their families.

  • FSA acreage reporting dates announced for Trimble Co.

    In order to comply with Farm Service Agency program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Carrollton office to file an accurate crop certification report for 2017 by the applicable deadline.
    The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for Trimble County:
    November 15, 2016       grass certifications. (Ex: alfalfa, mixed hay and mixed pasture)
    Dec. 15, 2016: small grains including wheat, oats, barley
    Jan. 2, 2017: honey
    Jan. 15, 2017: peaches and canola  

  • KSP conducts checkpoints

    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. 1 - 31. 
    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, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.