Today's News

  • Milton veteran spent career serving in Army

    Landmark News Service
    The military has been a part of roughly half of Wesley Verner’s life. A native of Phoenix, Ariz., he joined the United States Army after graduating high school in 1992. He left for Ft. Knox, Ky., on Aug. 13, 1992, for his basic training and also completed his Advanced Individual Training schooling at Ft. Knox.
    He retired as a staff sergeant after 20-and-a-half years of service.

  • Meth bust nets 3 arrests

    The Trimble Banner
    Three individuals were arrested at a Milton residence on Thursday evening, Nov. 12, according to the Trimble County Sheriff’s Office.
    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky State Police, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, Carroll County Child Protective Services and the Trimble County EMS all became involved in an investigation out of Carroll County in which authorities there were attempting to locate a runaway juvenile, according to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

  • iLead students test homemade catapault designs

    iLead Academy students were given 16 feet of lumber to construct a catapult of their own design. Students researched and designed machines that were catapults and slingshots. The machines were tested Nov. 6 and one slingshot launched a potato 117 feet. Students were allowed to take the machine home over the weekend and director Larissa McKinney said several of the machines changed in design.
    Students attempted to hit various targets with their machines. Distance and accuracy recorded on Nov. 9 were a portion of the grade assigned to the project.

  • KSP investigating Carroll fatality

    Kentucky State Police is investigating a single vehicle incident resulting in a fatality in Carroll County.
    KSP received a call at approximately 6:40 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 12, of a vehicle overturned on Hwy. 36 West. Troopers, along with Carroll County EMS and Westside Volunteer Fire Department, responded to the scene.
    Steven Harbert, 36, of Indianapolis, Ind., was ejected from the vehicle and was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Carroll County Coroner.

  • KSP warns motorists of deer activity

    The Kentucky State Police is urging all motorists to be aware of the increased dangers posed by deer wandering onto roadways during November and December.
    “Two factors combine to boost the chances that motorists may encounter these animals during this time of the year: mating season and hunting season” says KSP Sgt. Michael Webb. “This results in increased movement that presents hazards to deer, vehicles and drivers.”

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 9
    4:30 p.m., process service, block of 100 Willard Wilson Rd.
    4:46 p.m., process service, block of 4300 Hwy. 421 S.
    4:57 p.m., process service, block of 100 Leisure Ct.
    Tuesday, Nov. 10
    12:30 p.m., traffic stop, Milton Traffic Stop.
    1:04 p.m., process service, block of 500 School Hollow Rd.
    1:54 p.m., process service, block of 100 Sportsman Ln.
    Wednesday, Nov. 11
    3:37 p.m., traffic stop, Milton Station 2.
    Thursday, Nov. 12
    9:57 a.m., investigative follow up, 227 Church St.


    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 Nov. 9:

  • Consumers should use caution at ATMs, gas pumps

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – It’s a common practice today to use a credit or debit card to purchase gas or withdraw money from an Automated Teller Machine or ATM. But beware; criminals may have installed devices to steal consumer information that results in unauthorized account access.

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