Today's News

  • School report cards rate trends in state’s education

    Not long after the start of each school year, Kentucky begins getting report cards on the overall progress our students are making. These annual updates give the public the chance to learn if we are still heading in the right direction academically.

  • Milton High School reunion Sunday, Oct. 16

    The Milton High School Annual Black and Gold Reunion for alumni and former students of the old school formerly located on School Hollow Road in downtown Milton will be held at Noon on Sunday, October 16, at The Pines restaurant in Madison.

  • Younger folks seemingly not interested in preservation of local histories

    By Robert Stewart
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The historical societies of five Kentucky counties and one Indiana county gather together annually for a potluck picnic, program and report of accomplishments.
    On Thursday, Sept. 22, Henry County hosted the group of about 75 with representatives present from only Carroll, Henry, Owen and Trimble. Only one young person was noted in the group. The Carroll society reported they were composed only of elderly folks, and several others said the same thing.

  • Rotary serving lunch at courthouse Tuesday

    The Bedford Rotary Club will again be operating the lunch trailer at the courthouse, this time on Tuesday, October 11, from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. This will be our final offering with the trailer for 2016, but we will take up the activity again starting next May. Come by and support us for this fund raising activity for community support. We will be offering pork chop sandwiches, hamburgers and cheese burghers, barbeque, hot dogs, chips, cookies, and cold drinks. Thank you all for past support, and we hope to serve you again next Tuesday.  

  • Rotary meeting subject: School facility needs

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Our Trimble County High/Middle School facility is overdue for major upgrading or replacement. This according to Superintendent Steve Miracle who brought members of the Bedford Rotary Club up to date on the school’s condition and the potential future funding requirements.  

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Oct. 6
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Hickory Grove Methodist Church,  363 Morton Ridge Rd. in Bedford, 7 p.m., Thursday, Oct. 6. The public is invited.
    Saturday, Oct. 8

  • State police to conduct traffic safety 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 Oct. 1 - 31. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.


    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 Sept. 26:

  • Fiscal court approves road projects, discuss purchases

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Road Department crew has been at work this week repaving Kidwell Pike. Trimble County Fiscal Court, during their Sept. 19 meeting, chose to have the local road crew pave Kidwell Pike rather than accept a $115,131 bid by an outside contractor to do the job. The magistrates did accept bids for paving of Flood Court ($29,363) and Clark Road ($16,685).