Today's News

  • Commemorate your fish or game with free online certificates

    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.

  • Bridge pier strengthening

    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.”

  • Sheriff Coons, Trimble BOE team for resources officer

    The Trimble County Board of Education is teaming up with county Sheriff Tim Coons to provide a school resources officer in the district .
    Coons presented Tom Starks, pastor of the Milton Baptist Church, who joined the sheriff’s office a year ago with the goal of working in the schools.

  • Legislature may address statewide smoking ban


    The Daily News Bowling Green

    A statewide smoking ban will again come before lawmakers when they head back to Frankfort in January, but just how much support such a measure will have is unclear.

    “There is no question that it would save the state money in terms of what it pays out for Medicaid,” said state Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green.

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  • Halloween drivers: Keep the party off the road

    As party-going ghosts and goblins celebrate Halloween on Monday, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety reminds everyone to keep the party off the road.

    “There isn’t a Halloween costume clever enough to hide an impaired driver who has made the poor decision to get behind the wheel,” said KOHS Director of Highway Safety Bill Bell. “Whether you’ve had one too many or way too many it is just not worth the risk. Remember, Buzzed driving is drunk driving.”

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Oct. 26, 2011

    Sunday, Oct. 16
    1:59 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 42 and U.S. 421
    8:03 p.m., criminal mischief, 18 miles road
    8:56 p.m., 911 hangup or unverified, Willis Ln  

    Monday, Oct. 17
    6:53 a.m., traffic accident with injury, 2000 block U.S. 42W
    10:06 a.m., EMS medial call, 800 block Brays Ridge Rd
    10:41 a.m., traffic enforcement detail, U.S. 42 and Hardy Creek
    3:01 p.m., school zone detail, Trimble County High School
    5:30 p.m., process service, Milton Bedford Pike and U.S. 421

  • 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 cases were heard the week of Oct. 17-Oct. 21, 2011.