Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, August 24
    7:56 a.m. accident with property damage at Trimble County Middle School.
    8:03 a.m. accident with injuries at Fairview Circle Dr.
    Tuesday, August 25
    8:04 a.m. suspicious person at Hometown Pizza.
    2:04 p.m. suspicious person at Farm Bureau.
    4:45 p.m. process service at the block of 6500 Hwy 421 West.
    5:05 p.m. process service at the block of 1100 Starks Lane.
    6:55 p.m. process service at the block of 20 High Ridge Ct.
    Wednesday, August 26
    2:43 p.m. reckless driver on Highway 42 West.


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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 August 24:

  • Garden of the Undead

    I come from a long line of gardeners, both floral and vegetable. Any plant ever grown could not help but thrive under the care of my parents and grandparents and probably several generations back. Miracle Grow flows through the veins of my family!

  • Kentucky apples and sweet potatoes are two of nature’s great nutritional pleasures

    Fall—just the thought of it brings visions of colorful leaves, cooler temperatures and wonderful Kentucky fall foods, such as sweet potatoes and apples. Not only are these foods delicious, but they are jam-packed with nutrients.
    Apples and sweet potatoes are two of nature’s great nutritional gifts, and even the wrapping is edible. They are low in calories, fat, and sodium. They are cholesterol free and are an excellent source of fiber. They also contain many of the phyto-chemicals that research shows may play an important role in preventing disease.

  • Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University starts September 15 at Trimble Extension facility

    Registration for Financial Peace University is closing soon. Starting Tuesday, September 15, 2015, the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service will be offering Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU).  FPU is a nine-week video curriculum taught by financial expert Dave Ramsey and is designed to help individuals and families develop a financial plan to end debt, save for the future and share your wealth by giving like no one else. The program employs group discussion to encourage individual accountability.

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  • Meet and greet slated for new TCHS Ag teacher

    Staff Report
    Trimble County High School has a new Vocational Agriculture teacher and Future Farmers of America Chapter Adviser. Courtney Scott, of Gallatin County, has been hired to fill the vacancy left by the resignation of JoAnn Gripshover.
    The community is invited to come meet and welcome Miss Scott to Trimble County during a meet and greet reception on Thursday, Sept. 10, from 5 to 7 p.m., at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service office, located at 43 High Country Lane in Bedford. Light refreshments will be served.

  • Michael Slider hired as new principal at TCHS

    Staff Report
    The Trimble Banner learned at press time Tuesday that the TCHS Site Based Decision Making Council has selected Michael Slider as the new Principal of Trimble County High School. The an announcement was made this week on the high school’s website.

  • Celebrating Lisa Robinson’s success story at Trimble County Adult Education

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Wednesday, August 26, 2015, Lisa Robinson finished the last of her GED testing and obtained her certification. She began her journey with the program in July of 2015, earning her GED in a less than six weeks! When Lisa came in, she wrote in her entry essay, “I am ready to do better in my life and this is where it starts. I will never be able to find a job to support my family without having my GED. I am ready for positive changes in mine and my children’s life.”

  • Refurbished TCHS courtyard named for longtime Trimble educator