Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Tuesday, Sept. 20
    4:06 p.m., Process service, 67 Pyles Rd
    4:13 p.m., Illegal burn, Country Wide Tires
    Wednesday, Sept. 21
    7:59 a.m., Traffic stop, Milton Elementary
    5:47 p.m., Emergency protection order service, 7000 block Highway 42 W
    5:59 p.m., Officer assist, New Hope Rd  
    Thursday, Sept. 22
    10:57 a.m., Warrant, N Spillman Ln
    12:03 p.m., Officer assist, 1107 Race Track Rd
    3:15 p.m., Terroristic threatening, 1390 Stark Ln
    3:38 p.m., Investigative follow-up, 19 Fairground Rd


    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. 3, 2016:

  • Trimble visit mentioned by actor in recent Wall Street Journal column

    The Trimble Banner

  • Milton mayor seeks higher office

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Can anyone run for president? This is a question which was continually asked in Denny C. Jackson’s class at Switzerland County High School. When Jackson’s response was, “Yes, any good standing American can be on the ballot,” the students wanted proof. Therefore, they began the inspiring quest for Mr. Jackson, their teacher, to become a presidential candidate. Has he followed through? Is his lesson true?
    How it all began

  • KSP seeks public’s assistance in assault investigation

    The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault investigation.
    On September 20, 2016 shortly after 10:00 p.m. Kentucky State Police received a call an adult female had been sexually and physically assaulted in the community of Bedford. The incident occurred on West Avenue and the victim walked to the Valero gas station on US 42 to report the incident. 

  • Trimble High welcomes German student Toni Rien

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    Antonia Rien, foreign exchange student from Hannover, Germany, says said she enjoys living in a smaller community “because everybody knows everybody.” An added bonus to this small town living is spending her American experience in the mayor’s home in Milton.

  • Fall forest fire hazard season now underway

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, nearly 1,500 wildfires occur in the state of Kentucky based on the 10-year average.
    Wildfires in Kentucky threaten and cause damage to homes, private property, trees and landscapes. More importantly, they place lives at risk, including those of firefighters. Most of Kentucky’s wildfires are preventable, the result of arson and careless open-burning (burning of trash, debris and brush). People start wildfires and people can prevent them.

  • Donate blood with the Red Cross to support cancer patients, others needing blood

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and other patients during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
    More than 1.6 million new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. this year and 246,600 of them will be invasive breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer patients may need blood products during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications.   

  • Baptist Health Plan withdraws from Kentucky’s individual insurance market after Aetna

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Baptist Health Plan, Kentucky’s fourth largest health insurance provider, has informed the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) that it will withdraw entirely from the individual health insurance market for the 2017 plan year. Approximately 7,000 Kentuckians will have to find a new insurance provider.

  • Clowns

    Halloween is just around the corner. Kids are planning their costumes; mine frequently decided on something which was impossible to find or required sewing. I don’t do sewing. Trust me, it’s not a good idea. Parties are in the works, and decorations are under construction.