Today's News

  • Drinking Water Week reminds Kentuckians to conserve water

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Division of Water encourages Kentuckians during National Drinking Water Week, May 6-12, to practice water conservation every day of the year.

    Water is a crucial natural resource. Without water, there would be no life on Earth. Water also affects our health, lifestyle and economic well being. Consider just a few of the many ways we use water - sanitation and hygiene, food preparation, recreation, industry and agriculture, transportation, energy production, sewage treatment, and many more.

  • Stith, Gossom to wed Sept. 1

    Lloyd and Nanette Stith, Bardstown, announce the engagement of their daughter, Abby Walker Stith to Charles Clifford Gossom, son of Eddy and Kathy Gossom, Milton.

    The bride-elect is a 2007 graduate of Nelson County High School and a 2012 graduate of St. Catharine College.

    The groom-elect is a 2007 graduate of Trimble County High School and a 2012 graduate of the University of Louisville.

    The wedding is scheduled for Sept. 1 at Millanova Winery, Mount Washington.

    The reception will follow the ceremony.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Monday May 7-June 11
    All Senior Citizens are invited to join six weeks of Free HealthRHYTHMS! Every Monday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Tri-County CAA 3240 Hwy. 421 N, Senior Citizens building. Call Shirley Young at 502-255-7514 to make reservations.

    Thursday, May 10
    Milton City Commission  meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    The Trimble County High School Drama Club and Band will present the musical “Wizard of Oz” at the TCHS gym at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 adults, $3 students, ages four and under free.

  • Court furloughs will not affect other courthouse offices here

    Judicial Branch employees learned last week that they will be furloughed for three days in the first half of Fiscal Year 2013 as a result of deep cuts the Kentucky General Assembly made to the court system’s budget for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014. The furloughs will close courthouses statewide on Aug. 6, Sept. 4 and Oct. 15, 2012.

    In Trimble County, only the judicial offices will be closed on the furlough days, according to Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens. All other courthouse offices will be open for business as usual, he said.

  • KSP plans 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 May 14 - May 28, 2012.

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

  • News of Public Record 05-09-12

    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 County Court the week of April 30-May 4, 2012.


  • Got Drugs? Prescription Collection Box Preview is Friday

    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office, located in the Trimble County Courthouse, will host a Prescription Collection Box Preview on Friday, May 11, from 4-6 p.m.

    Local residents are encouraged to bring in old orescriptions and over the counter drugs for disposal. Keep children out of potentially harmful medications by disposing of prescription drugs in an environmentally safe way.

  • Over the Rainbow

    “Come on, guys!  We’ve only got a week here!  From the top of the scene!”

    Drama Sponsor Jon Graham implores his Musical Theater class to do it again. And again.  And again.  

    “I want this to be something the community will remember for years,” he says.

  • Entities seek to dispose of Louisville sludge at Wises Landing quarry

    Two local companies have applied for permits in connection with a plan to place sludge from Louisville in a Trimble County quarry facility.

    “Liters Quarry has filed an application with the Kentucky Division of Waste Management to receive sludge from the Louisville Water Company to use as fill material in the quarry,” Trimble County Water District No. 1 spokesperson Dara Smith said by phone Monday.

    Liter’s Inc., based in Louisville, purchased Trimble County Sand and Gravel quarry in Wises Landing in 1993.

  • Bridge Progress