Today's News

  • KSP investigating death at Kentucky State Reformatory

    LaGrange, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating the death of an inmate at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange, according to a news release from Trooper Joshua Lawson, Post 5 Public Information Officer.
    On January 4, 2017, Michael Kopec, an inmate at Kentucky State Reformatory, was involved in a physical altercation with another inmate, Lawson said. During the altercation Kopec sustained serious physical injuries, was hospitalized, and placed on life support. 


    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 on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Jerry D. Crosby II presiding.

  • Trimble’s basketball Homecoming candidates
  • Webster left indelible mark on Trimble students

    Managing Editor
    Many Trimble County High School alumni are mourning the passing last week of longtime home economics teacher Betty Saylor Webster whose personality, influence and passion for her students left an indelible mark on all who sat under her training.


    Managing Editor
    For the third time since 2014 the Trimble County Lady Raiders have advanced to a state tournament in basketball. Last week, the ladies battled hard for wins against Gallatin County, Owen County and Walton-Verona in the Eighth Region All A Tournament held in Warsaw to advance to the Sweet Sixteen of next week’s Touchstone Energy All A Classic in Frankfort.

  • Trimble statistics from the Kids Count County Data Book

    Dear Readers,
    I would like to share information with you from the 2016 Kentucky Kids Count County Data Book. This is a project of Kentucky youth Advocates and the University of Louisville Kentucky State Data Center. Each county has been scored and given a child well-being ranking for comparison with other counties. These scores were assigned based upon how they scored on 16 key indicators, 4 each under 4 domains listed below:
    l Economic Security
    l Education
    l Health
    l Family and Community

  • Meet new school board member William Robertson

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    New school board member William Robertson was sworn in by Finance Officer Phillip Harmon at the January 4th regular Trimble County School Board meeting. Robertson joins the school board with a history of diverse positions as an electrician in the motor vehicle manufacturing industry.
    In February of 2002 William began his career as a production worker for Square D Company in Lexington, Kentucky. This facility manufactured electrical equipment.  

  • APBA decision gives HomeStreet/Miss Madison another win

    The Trimble Banner
    Unlimited hydroplane fans across the country have reacted with mixed feelings to a ruling handed down in December regarding an appeal of the results of the July 31 H1 Unlimited race held in the Tri-Cities, Wash.

  • Raiders fire 16 treys but fall short at Southwestern
  • Lady Raiders advance in Class A

    Trimble County’s Lady Raiders held off a determined Gallatin County team Monday to advance in the Eighth Region All A tournament held in Warsaw.
    Trimble hit 34 percent from the field and converted all seven free throw attempts while Gallatin shot a miserable 18 percent from the field.
    Kaylee Clifford scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Lady Raiders. Bailey Duke scored 5 while Cheyenne Riddle and Karli Tilley each scored 4. Abby Ponder added 2.