Today's News

  • Fourth of July and the liberty we fight to preserve

    As it has for nearly two-and-a-half centuries, our nation will pause on Monday to celebrate its “birth” day, commemorating a time 240 years ago when the Founding Fathers declared our independence.

    Since July 4, 1776, we have weathered a war for our freedom, a war against ourselves, and wars against those who would like nothing more than to see us and our values falter. Although the world has changed in countless ways since Thomas Jefferson penned the Declaration of Indepen-dence, our commitment to protect and promote freedom has never wavered.

  • Trimble Fair Schedule

    There were some errors in the schedule published in the Trimble County Fair Guide published by The Trimble Banner last week. We apologize for the error. Following is the correct schedule for the week of events:
    Monday, July 4
    4:00 p.m. Both Gates Open
    6:00 p.m. Rides Begin – Family Fun Night $8.00
    6:00 p.m. Baby Contest – Open to all Ky. residents
    6:00 p.m. Rabbit and Poultry Show
    7:00 p.m. Kentucky Sharp Shooters Competition- Arena
    7:30 p.m. Cutie Pie Contest – Open to all Ky. residents

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, June 30
    Trimble County Senior Citizens golf lesson with Don offsite at Cardinal Hills Golf Course at 10:00 a.m.
    Juggling Show! Children and families are invited to a juggling show at Milton Elementary School! Join us at 2 p.m. to enjoy tricks and amusement provided by Paul Kelly. This is also a great opportunitity to learn more about the Trimble County Public Library’s summer reading program! Registration is not required. We hope to see you at MES!
    Friday-Sunday, July 1-3

  • Plan early for your retirement

    We all want to get the most out of our retirement, but financially that cannot be possible if we don’t start planning for it early in our careers. While retirement may seem like an eternity away for you, it will come sooner than you think.

  • Bedford hires attorney

    The Trimble Banner
    In a special meeting Tuesday June 14, Mayor Todd Pollock was given authority by resolution of the Bedford City Commission to sign a contract with Attorney Amy Eversole of James & Wells, P.S.C. to provide legal services as Bedford City Attorney. The contract takes effect on July 1, 2016.
    Bedford City Commissioners voted to give Mayor Pollock permission to work with KIPDA to develop a Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan during regular called meeting June 21.


    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 District Court during the week of June 20, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Magistrates approve rural road plan

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court during its June 20 meeting heard an update from Matt Bullock, District Five Chief Engineer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, regarding the KYTC Rural Secondary Road Program for 2016.
    Bullock said that the department is late getting to the counties this year due to the change in the state administration.

  • Options pared for bridge approach through Madison

    Staff Report
    The Project 421 team had narrowed the proposed alternatives for a bridge entrance route through Madison to the new Milton-Madison Bridge from nine to four.
    Project 421 is the study of the half-mile section of U.S. Route 421 through Madison that approaches the Milton-Madison Bridge, which spans the Ohio River between Madison and Milton, Ky. The purpose of the project is to select a route that best addresses the safety concerns, mobility challenges and economic development needs of Madison.

  • New author releases novel

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The twinkle in his eye and the glowing wife of over fifty years sitting next to him first grabbed my attention when beginning this interview. Brother Orville Mann has written his first, but not last book!

  • Bevin announces Kentucky Council on Criminal Justice Reform

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – With prisons at capacity, overdose deaths on the rise, and families fractured by incarceration, Gov. Matt Bevin Tuesday announced what he calls plans to seek a smarter, compassionate, evidence-based approach to criminal justice in Kentucky.