Today's News

  • Rowan Clerk Kim Davis leaves jail

    By Bill Estep and Jack Brammer
    Lexington Herald-Leader
    Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis emerged from the Carter County jail Tuesday afternoon surrounded by Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and her attorney, who vowed that Davis would continue her stand against same-sex marriage.
    “She will not violate her conscience,” said Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel, a nonprofit litigation firm that represents Davis.

  • State police participating in National Drug Take Back Day

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg will be participating in the 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday September 26, 2015. The program will take place at Kentucky State Police Post 5 located at 160 Citation Lane Campbellsburg, KY 40011 and will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


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    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 the week of Aug. 31:

  • Free legal assistance available for Trimble’s storm victims

    Staff Report
    A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available for victims of Kentucky’s recently-declared disaster areas in Trimble County, Breathitt County, Carter County, Fleming County, Johnson County, Perry County and Rowan County. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer, is a partnership between the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Kentucky Bar Association and the Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

  • Nearly $6 million in federal disaster aid approved for Ky.

    FRANKFORT, Ky.– Kentucky residents affected by mid-July strong storms and flooding are approved for nearly $5.78 million in federal aid, just three weeks after Gov. Steve Beshear’s request for a major disaster declaration for Kentucky was granted.
    Residents of seven counties, mostly in eastern Kentucky, are eligible to apply for the individual assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
    The counties are Trimble, Breathitt, Carter, Fleming, Johnson, Perry and Rowan.

  • New superintendent Steven Miracle addresses Rotary

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    New Trimble County Schools Superintendent Steve Miracle took time from his busy schedule to meet with the Bedford Rotary Club on August 25, and delivered an interesting presentation about his outlook and what he will emphasize in the future.

  • Ready for the Trimble County Apple Festival?

    The Trimble Banner
    The 25th Annual Trimble County Apple Festival kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday with a series of festival pageants, including the Apple Festival Queen and Princess contests, Little Miss and Mr. and the Sweetheart pageant. The pageants will be held on the stage area on the south side of the Trimble County Courthouse.
    The Apple Pie Contest judging will be held at 11 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church (former library building).

  • Kentucky State Police plan traffic 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 September 1st through the 30th. This will be in addition to the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign that began in August and will continue through Labor Day, September 7th.

  • Stryker Orthopaedics offers free arthritis joint pain seminar

    La Grange, KY – Do you suffer from joint pain? Join Orthopaedic Surgeon Eugene Jacob, M.D., for a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24 to learn the latest treatment options for sufferers of joint pain. The seminar will be held at Baptist Health La Grange and includes light refreshments.
    Topics of discussion include arthritis of the hip and knee, surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options, new technologies in hip and knee replacement and reverse shoulder replacement.

  • Changes to Whole Farm Revenue insurance could increase access

    By Traci Bruckner
    Center for Rural Affairs
    USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently announced expansion of Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance to all states and counties. WFRP was first made available for the 2015 crop year, and provides revenue insurance coverage on all of a farmer’s crops and animals under one policy. The policy was previously limited to certain states and counties.