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Today's News

  • Blinded by the headlights
  • Gospel concert is Saturday

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford will offer a free concert by gospel singer, Mark Bishop, 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27. All are invited. Free admission, love offering will be accepted. For more information please call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510.

  • Lady Raiders' struggle continues with 2 road losses, 1 home defeat

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders showed massive improvement Saturday, outscoring their opponents in the first and third quarters of play. Unfortunately, it was the success of the Williamstown Lady Demons in the second and final quarters of the game that led to a 52-44 Williamstown win.

    Trimble hit 4 of 8 shots from the field during the first quarter, including a triple, and connected on 3 of 4 free throw attempts to take a 12-11 advantage at the quarter break.

  • $1.2 million Trimble County Water District project nears completion

    A Trimble County Water District project that started July 1 is nearing the finish line with just a few more tasks to complete.

    Neil Martindale, district field operator, said he estimated most of the work was 88 percent complete with around 50 or 60 feet of new pipe to install on Rowlett Lane, installing two new master meters on Sulphur-Bedford Road and Milton-Bedford Pike and the cleanup work from line reconnects completed during the fall and winter.

  • 12th Judicial District gets $174K grant

    By CHRIS BROOKE
    Landmark News Service

    Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties have received a $174,410 grant for the Youth Strong Initiative to build on existing mentoring efforts and to implement a parental training program, according to information from the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.

    The $900,000 dedicated to the statewide grants came from the savings by turning to more community-based services, treatment programs or alternatives to out-of-home placement for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, according to a news release.

  • Thomas to talk substance abuse with teens, community in presentation this Friday

    From the gridiron to the iron bars of a jail cell, Jerod Thomas will share his experience and the road to recovery from substance abuse in a presentation at 2 p.m. Friday in the Trimble County High School gymnasium.

    Thomas is currently the president and CEO of The Shepherd House in Lexington, a long-term treatment center for men. His football career included a stint at Marshall University and Morehead State University, where he was a defensive captain and part of the All-OVC football team, according to his website.

  • Commission discusses landlord, tenant ordinance

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to the Banner

    Milton Mayor Denny Jackson and Milton city commissioners had the second reading of an ordinance to adopt the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (ULRA) at the Milton City Commission’s regular meeting Jan. 11.

    The ULRA, a Kentucky state law, originally written in 1972 and was designed to layout a set of guidelines for landlords and tenants to go by when there is no written lease agreement.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Call Log | Jan. 18

    Jan. 8

    9:28 a.m., property damage, Burton Hill Road

    9:29 a.m., traffic hazard, 1800 Louden Lane

    2:30 p.m, welfare check, 56 Miles Road

    4:46 p.m., process service, 27 Estelle Lane

    Jan. 9

    8:25 p.m., shots fired, 322 School Hollow Road

    Jan. 10

    6:56 a.m., suspicious person, 361 Perkinson Lane

    8:31 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 158 Smith Drive

    8:42 a.m., informational purposes, 1706 Bray Ridge Road

  • Trimble County News of Public Record | Jan. 18

    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble

    County District Court during the week of Jan. 8, 2018, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • North American Stainless environmental staff discusses metal recycling at Rotary

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to the Banner

    Global activities for the recycling of used materials to reduce waste and transform it into useful products have accelerated the past several decades. This is part of a global effort to lessen the human footprint on our planet.