Today's News

  • Vaughn Whitt sentenced to 65 years

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Vaughn Whitt appeared before Jefferson Circuit Judge Darrell Auxier on Nov. 22 to hear his fate regarding the April 16, 2015 shooting of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart. Whitt was tried in the Madison, Ind., court in October and was found guilty of murder, a fire arms enhancement on the murder charge, two Level 5 felony counts of intimidation, four Level 6 counts of pointing a firearm and a misdemeanor count of possession of a firearm without a license. Charges were filed against Whitt on April 17, 2015.

  • ‘Hold us ... steadfast in the faith of our forefathers’

    EDITOR’s NOTE: The following editorial was originally published 93 years ago in the Nov. 29, 1923 issue of The Trimble Democrat.

    This date marks the return of another Thanksgiving Day, a time when we as Americans should express our gratitude for the bountiful blessings which, through the dispensation of a kind Providence, has been meted out to us as a people.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 14
    11:20 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 173 Riverdale Dr
    3:29 p.m., property damage accident
    Tuesday, Nov. 15
    10:45 a.m., welfare check, 1900 U.S. 42E
    Wednesday, Nov. 16
    7:48 a.m., property damage accident, 9245 U.S. 421N
    12:31 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 421at New Hope Rd
    3:29 p.m., property dispute, 11619 U.S. 421N
    4:05 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 1130 Joyce Mills Rd
    4:07 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, McDowell Ln
    4:20 p.m., terroristic threatening, 200 block Luckett Ave

  • One on one with Raiders varsity coach Stacey May

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Last year was Stacey May’s first season as head coach of a Trimble County Raiders hevily laden with underclassmen. The Trimble Banner fielded questions to Coach May about his expectations for the upcoming 2017-18 basketball season.

    Banner: Last season was one of you developing a very young team, you getting used to them and the boys getting used to your coaching style. I noticed with the young team last year, your coaching style had more of a teaching approach. How do you build on that?

  • Bedford Baptist to host several events to celebrate the Christmas season

    The Bedford Baptist Church has announced several upcoming special events to celebrate the Christmas season.
    The church Hand Bell Choir and Praise Team will present Christmas music on Sunday, December 11, at 11 a.m.  Let’s celebrate Jesus and his birth!  The church is located at 1425 Hwy. 42E, Bedford, Kentucky 40006.  Everyone is welcome!
    The Trimble County High School Choir Concert is December 13, 7 p.m., at Bedford Baptist Church. 

  • McCane retires from emergency management

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ronnie McCane has decided to retire from the county’s emergency management team. Over the past 16 years he has written and received over a million dollars in grants for the county.
    If someone looks up Trimble County Emergency Management on Facebook the times of operation says Always Open.  Their vision is to coordinate a system of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery and protect the lives, environment and property of the people of Trimble County.

  • Bank open house celebrates 125 years of service

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Loan and Deposit’s celebration was a hit! Trimble County Citizens came out to an open house Saturday to support the bank for their 125 years of serving the community.
    There were free to go cups, drawings for prizes, picture albums of years and years of celebrations at the bank and stories to assist the pictures.

  • School tax levy falls short by 333 votes

    By Dave Taylor
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County voters rejected the Nickel Tax levy passed by the Trimble County Board of Education in Tuesday’s General Election with 1,967 ballots, or 54 percent, cast against the tax while 1,634 voters voted for the tax. The negative votes carried every precinct but two, winning in only North Milton and South Milton.

  • Hospital now officially Norton Children’s Hospital

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – The name of the downtown Louisville children’s hospital is now officially “Norton Children’s Hospital.” The names of other Norton Healthcare entities serving children are now known as Norton Women’s and Children’s Hospital (in St. Matthews), Norton Children’s Medical Center (in eastern Jefferson County) and Norton Children’s Medical Associates (physician practices). Signage is in the process of being changed and will be complete by the end of the year.

  • Comer now a congressman

    Kentucky Press News Service
    James Comer, 44, a Republican, took the oath of office Monday night to become Kentucky’s newest congressman.
    Comer, who narrowly lost the GOP gubernatorial primary last year, will fill the remainder of former Congressman Ed Whitfield’s western Kentucky seat for the current term. But Comer also won his own two-year term in last week’s election.