Today's News

  • Kaylee Clifford named Eighth Region Player of the Year

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Lady Raiders standout senior Kaylee Clifford has been named the Eighth Region Player of the Year and is one of 18 candidates in the running for the prestigious honor of Kentucky Miss Basketball. Teammate Shelbe Black was also named to the All Eighth Region Team.

  • Campbell County Recovery Unit: A jail where women go to break heroin’s grip

    By Terry DeMio
    The Kentucky Enquirer
    NEWPORT - They almost look like members of a club, all wearing fitted khakis and red polo shirts. They like to sit in a circle to talk, to laugh and to cry. Every morning, they get up and get dressed for their day. And every so often, to kick back and relax, they’ll be treated to pizza and a movie.

  • ‘Nevertheless, she persisted’ 

    Recently, as Sen. Elizabeth Warren gave a speech criticizing then-nominee now Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stopped her from speaking.
    In his explanation for invoking a little-known rule to silence her, McConnell said, “Sen. Warren was giving a lengthy speech. She appeared to violate the rule. She was warned. Nevertheless, she persisted.”
    Immediately, that became the battle cry of many women across the nation with #ShePersisted and #LetLizSpeak among the top trending topics on Twitter.


    Feb. 19, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • Rand provides review of the week in General Assembly

    Democracy in action is often a crowded affair, as the waiting rooms and hallways of the Capitol and Capitol Annex overflowed this week with large groups of Kentuckians traveling to Frankfort to make their voices heard on key issues important to their cause.
    Librarians, social workers, physician assistants, county magistrates, steel workers, and representatives from United Way and the American Cancer Society were among those individuals who scheduled appointments with each of us to advocate on behalf of their local organizations.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, March 8
    Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Bedford Elementary School.
    Thursday, March 9
    Sen. Rand Paul’s field representative for Trimble County will hold mobile office hours in Bedford at the Trimble County Public Library from 2 to 3 p.m. Those who may require assistance in dealing with federal agencies or who wish to discuss matters related to the federal government are encouraged to visit.
    Trimble County Board of Education will hold a Public Tax Hearing at 6:00 p.m. at the Board Office.

  • Kaitlyn’s Hope Helping Children Cope

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Have you ever had to rush to the hospital in an emergency situation, only to arrive with the clothes on your back, purse on your side and car keys in hand? This scene is probably the norm for many parents, who have found themselves in a devastating situation. One family has decided to make a difference, during such a difficult time and leave a legacy for their daughter who passed from this life at the young age of 17. Kaitlyn’s hope evolved through a great deal of thought, preparation and experience.

  • KSP investigating Owen non-fatal shooting

    New Columbus, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a non-fatal shooting which occurred Friday, Feb. 17, in Owen County. 

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Feb. 13
    1:19 p.m., mentally unstable person, Center Stone, LaGrange
    5:44 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    6:40 p.m., process service, 100 block Cutshaw Lane
    Tuesday, Feb. 14
    7:23 a.m., process service, 500 block Lear Ln
    11:43 a.m., death, 18 Alexander Ave
    1:10 p.m., information, Hanover, Indiana BP
    5:08 p.m., process service, 500 block Lear Ln
    Wednesday, Feb. 15
    11:09 a.m., suicide attempt or threat, 12000 block U.S. Hwy 421N
    Thursday, Feb. 16