Today's News

  • 25th Trimble Apple Festival is next week

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • New CCMH diabetes program offers local followup

    The News-Democrat
    A new program is targeting the needs of local residents with diabetes by providing more than just basic education about the disease.
    Carroll County Memorial Hospital’s new program will involve a pharmacist to help with drug therapy management and a registered dietitian to guide patients on what they should be eating. It will include monthly visits to the clinic, which will be offered at the hospital’s family practice offices in Bedford, Carrollton and Warsaw, and more frequent follow ups by telephone.

  • Michael Slider hired as new principal at TCHS

    Staff Report
    The Trimble Banner learned at press time Tuesday that the TCHS Site Based Decision Making Council has selected Michael Slider as the new Principal of Trimble County High School. The an announcement was made this week on the high school’s website.

  • Kentucky State Police plan traffic 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 September 1st through the 30th. This will be in addition to the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign that began in August and will continue through Labor Day, September 7th.

  • Stryker Orthopaedics offers free arthritis joint pain seminar

    La Grange, KY – Do you suffer from joint pain? Join Orthopaedic Surgeon Eugene Jacob, M.D., for a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24 to learn the latest treatment options for sufferers of joint pain. The seminar will be held at Baptist Health La Grange and includes light refreshments.
    Topics of discussion include arthritis of the hip and knee, surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options, new technologies in hip and knee replacement and reverse shoulder replacement.

  • Changes to Whole Farm Revenue insurance could increase access

    By Traci Bruckner
    Center for Rural Affairs
    USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently announced expansion of Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance to all states and counties. WFRP was first made available for the 2015 crop year, and provides revenue insurance coverage on all of a farmer’s crops and animals under one policy. The policy was previously limited to certain states and counties.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, August 24
    7:56 a.m. accident with property damage at Trimble County Middle School.
    8:03 a.m. accident with injuries at Fairview Circle Dr.
    Tuesday, August 25
    8:04 a.m. suspicious person at Hometown Pizza.
    2:04 p.m. suspicious person at Farm Bureau.
    4:45 p.m. process service at the block of 6500 Hwy 421 West.
    5:05 p.m. process service at the block of 1100 Starks Lane.
    6:55 p.m. process service at the block of 20 High Ridge Ct.
    Wednesday, August 26
    2:43 p.m. reckless driver on Highway 42 West.


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    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 August 24:

  • Garden of the Undead

    I come from a long line of gardeners, both floral and vegetable. Any plant ever grown could not help but thrive under the care of my parents and grandparents and probably several generations back. Miracle Grow flows through the veins of my family!

  • Kentucky apples and sweet potatoes are two of nature’s great nutritional pleasures

    Fall—just the thought of it brings visions of colorful leaves, cooler temperatures and wonderful Kentucky fall foods, such as sweet potatoes and apples. Not only are these foods delicious, but they are jam-packed with nutrients.
    Apples and sweet potatoes are two of nature’s great nutritional gifts, and even the wrapping is edible. They are low in calories, fat, and sodium. They are cholesterol free and are an excellent source of fiber. They also contain many of the phyto-chemicals that research shows may play an important role in preventing disease.