Today's News

  • Turner describes replacement and modernization of TCHS greenhouse

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    While attending a recent school board meeting, I learned about an important activity to resurrect and improve the green house at Trimble County High School.  With other school developments in 2014, the original greenhouse needed to be removed. The importance of having a “teaching” greenhouse for a school so intimately tied to agriculture in our county stimulated an immediate search for a new location, and a planning process for how to fund and construct the facility.

  • Entry age cutoff for Kindergarten moves to Aug. 1

    (Frankfort, KY) – Beginning with the upcoming school year, children entering kindergarten must be five years old on or before August 1.
    Up until now, the cutoff was October 1.
    The General Assembly changed the law in 2012, based on the premise that younger students may not be ready for kindergarten and may not get off to a successful start. The change takes effect for the 2017-18 school year, for which schools will soon be registering students.

  • Milton resident Sara Strickland new circulation coordinator for newspapers

    Landmark News Service
    After working as a customer service and sales rep, Sara Strickland was looking for a career change. She found it at Landmark Community Newspapers, becoming the circulation coordinator for The Trimble Banner and for The News-Democrat, Carrollton’s weekly newspaper.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Sunday, Jan. 29
    Bedford Baptist Church, 1425 Hwy. 42E, Bedford, Kentucky, will be showing the movie, “The Insanity of God”, a true story of faith and persecution, on Sunday, January 29 from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m.  There is no cost and all are welcome!
    Wednesday, Feb. 1
    Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Middle School.
    Tuesday, Feb. 7
    Feed the Children meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the FRYSC office at the north end of Trimble County High School.
    Thursday, Feb. 9

  • Kentucky Dept. of Revenue accepting individual tax returns

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT - Monday, Jan. 23 opened tax filing season for individual taxpayers with the Kentucky Department of Revenue, the same date as the federal Internal Revenue Service. Electronic filing is the most efficient method for filing returns.

  • Attorney General warns of IRS, tax-related identity scams

    FRANKFORT, KY. – As tax season begins, Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a scam alert to help Kentucky families avoid falling victim to Internal Revenue Service (IRS) and tax-related identity fraud.
    The start date for electronic filing of tax year 2016 federal and Kentucky returns begins Jan. 23, 2017, and, as a result, reports of tax identity fraud are increasing.
    Beshear’s office has received nearly 100 IRS scam reports over the past seven months, and the most recently reported scams were in Boyd, Greenup and Hardin counties.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Jan. 16
    8:19 a.m., escort, en route to Branchville, Ind.
    Tuesday, Jan. 17
    7:45 a.m., traffic stop, 9245 U.S. Hwy 421N
    8:27 a.m., juvenile out of control, Trimble County High/Middle School
    1:17 p.m., property dispute, 400 block Palmyra Rd
    3:25 p.m., alarm, 2070 Carmon Creek Rd
    Wednesday, Jan. 18
    4:20 p.m., process service, 100 block Devin Dr
    4:47 p.m., juvenile out of control, 1000 block Fisher Ridge Rd
    6:12 p.m., alarm, 4597 U.S. Hwy 421N
    Thursday, Jan. 19


    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 decisions were rendered Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2017, in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Diana E. Wheeler presiding.

  • Milton Elementary Perfect Attendance
  • Middle school cheerleaders in action