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Today's News

  • Trimble man suffers fatal fall from bridge

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 45-year-old Bedford man has died, ironically on his birthday Saturday, after a fall from the Milton-Madison Bridge, according to a statement from the Madison Police Department.

  • Bevin suggests possibility of two special sessions on public pensions and tax reform

    By Joe Sonka
    Insider Louisville
    Uncertainty grew over the weekend concerning the anticipated special legislative session tackling tax reform and Kentucky’s troubled public pension system this fall, as Gov. Matt Bevin suggested Friday that it might only cover pensions, leaving tax reform to a subsequent session.

  • Cabinet for Health and Family Services to offer wellness information at Kentucky State Fair

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Visitors to the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville this month can get information and expert guidance on health, wellness and family assistance programs at the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) exhibit.

  • Woman accused of lighting husband on fire

    By Dean Manning
    Corbin/Whitley News Journal
    A Keavy man is in critical condition after police say his wife doused him with gasoline and set him on fire in the midst of a domestic dispute Monday night.
    Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene on Woodland Court off of Paris Karr about 8 p.m.
    However, both the husband and wife, identified as John and Vera Wooten, had left the scene as she drove him to St. Joseph –– London Hospital for treatment of what police described as severe burns over 50 percent of his body.

  • Board approves consent items

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting on August 2 at the Board office.
    The following items were presented to the Board for consent:
    Minutes to the July 19 regular meeting, Approved
    TCHS Cross Country overnight trip request, Approved
    Federal Grant Procedures Manual (2nd reading), Approved
    KSBA Policy and AP Updates (2nd reading)
    Superintendent’s Professional Growth Plan, Approved
    2017 – 2018 Certified Evaluation Plan, Approved

  • Poll: One in 12 Kentucky 10th-graders have attempted suicide

    Kentucky Press News Service
    By MELISSA PATRICK
    Kentucky Health News
    A 2016 survey found that 8.2 percent of Kentucky’s high-school sophomores — about one in 12 — said they had attempted suicide at least once in the previous 12 months. That may seem high, but the national rate is even higher: 9.4 percent.
    “We need to take that seriously,” Dr. Julie Cerel, a psychologist and professor at the University of Kentucky College of Social Work and president of the American Association of Suicidology, told Kentucky Health News.

  • Kentucky State Police to conduct traffic checkpoints

    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. – 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 August 1st through August 31st. 

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 County District Court during the week of July 31, 2017, with the Special Judge Sandra McLaughlin presiding:
    FELONY

  • Recalibration

    Two Sundays ago I was in a flat mood. That’s the best way to describe how I felt. I had no interest in any of the activities that typically take up most of my days.

  • Black hereford group moving to Bowling Green

    The American Black Hereford Association (ABHA) is moving its headquarters to Bowling Green, Ky.
    Tim Tarter, association president said, “The Board of Directors made the decision to move the office to Kentucky this past winter, and we have been working with Kentucky agricultural leaders for several month to make it happen.”