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Today's News

  • Rand provides review of the week in General Assembly

    Democracy in action is often a crowded affair, as the waiting rooms and hallways of the Capitol and Capitol Annex overflowed this week with large groups of Kentuckians traveling to Frankfort to make their voices heard on key issues important to their cause.
    Librarians, social workers, physician assistants, county magistrates, steel workers, and representatives from United Way and the American Cancer Society were among those individuals who scheduled appointments with each of us to advocate on behalf of their local organizations.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, March 8
    Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6:30 p.m. at the Bedford Elementary School.
    Thursday, March 9
    Sen. Rand Paul’s field representative for Trimble County will hold mobile office hours in Bedford at the Trimble County Public Library from 2 to 3 p.m. Those who may require assistance in dealing with federal agencies or who wish to discuss matters related to the federal government are encouraged to visit.
    Trimble County Board of Education will hold a Public Tax Hearing at 6:00 p.m. at the Board Office.

  • Kaitlyn’s Hope Helping Children Cope

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Have you ever had to rush to the hospital in an emergency situation, only to arrive with the clothes on your back, purse on your side and car keys in hand? This scene is probably the norm for many parents, who have found themselves in a devastating situation. One family has decided to make a difference, during such a difficult time and leave a legacy for their daughter who passed from this life at the young age of 17. Kaitlyn’s hope evolved through a great deal of thought, preparation and experience.

  • KSP investigating Owen non-fatal shooting

    New Columbus, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a non-fatal shooting which occurred Friday, Feb. 17, in Owen County. 

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Feb. 13
    1:19 p.m., mentally unstable person, Center Stone, LaGrange
    5:44 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    6:40 p.m., process service, 100 block Cutshaw Lane
    Tuesday, Feb. 14
    7:23 a.m., process service, 500 block Lear Ln
    11:43 a.m., death, 18 Alexander Ave
    1:10 p.m., information, Hanover, Indiana BP
    5:08 p.m., process service, 500 block Lear Ln
    Wednesday, Feb. 15
    11:09 a.m., suicide attempt or threat, 12000 block U.S. Hwy 421N
    Thursday, Feb. 16

  • 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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Feb. 13, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • Field representative for Sen. Paul to be in Bedford

    On Thursday, March 9, Sen. Rand Paul’s field representative for Trimble County will hold mobile office hours from 2 to 3 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, 35 Equity Drive in Bedford. Those who may require assistance in dealing with federal agencies or who wish to discuss matters related to the federal government are encouraged to visit. For additional information, please call or text Robert Augustine at (502) 572-8334, or email robert_augustine@paul.senate.gov.

  • Community Day at the Park set April 8 for community educ.

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court will be partnering with the community education program of the Trimble County Schools and numerous community services providers to present a Community Day at the Park on Saturday, April 8.
    Members of fiscal court agreed to commit $1,175 toward the event after hearing a presentation from Shawna Jent, director of the community education program for Trimble Schools. Jent is in her second year with the program, which is funded through Frankfort, she said.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Samantha Weaver

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    One of the most influential film directors of all time, Federico Fellini, was once quoted as saying that “a different language is a different vision of life.” In my experience, I have found that Fellini’s lease on bilingualism was not far from true. As obscure as it sounds, whenever I reflect on what made me the person I currently am, I contribute an enormous amount of credit to my years in Spanish Class under the tutelage of Mrs. Samantha Weaver.

  • Marlena Robinson arraigned on animal cruelty charges

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Marlena Robinson was arraigned in Trimble County District Court last week on 97 misdemeanor charges and one felony charge related to the rescue of 14 horses and the finding of numerous equine corpses on a farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.