Today's News


    Sept. 25, 1986 (30 years ago)
    A Carroll County couple, John Henry and his wife Brenda were injured in a hayride accident at about 9pm Sunday.  The two were part of a reunion who had gone on a hayride which was traveling on Hwy. 316, Providence Hill at the time of the accident.  Henry apparently was falling off the wagon and his wife attempted to catch him, resulting in both getting injured.

  • U.S. Civil Rights Commission: Religious freedom code word for discrimination

    By Richard Nelson

  • Kentucky’s online portals provide helpful info

    One of the country’s most enduring challenges is making sure that our citizens, both young and old alike, have at least a basic understanding of government and the role we all play in making it work.


    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 District Court during the week of Sept. 19:

  • County clerks helping veterans

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning says a birdhouse can help a veteran. For a number of years county clerks around the Commonwealth of Kentucky have raised funds to assist veterans centers around the state. For a donation of $20 individuals may purchase an attractive license plate birdhouse from the county clerk staff.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, Oct. 1

  • Voting machines inspected, ready for General Election

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Elections conducted a thorough inspection of the county’s voting machines Friday and declared them ready for the Nov. 8 General Election. The process required a little over two hours for Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning and election board members Dale Vincent and Beery Welty to complete.

  • School board discusses working budget, student privacy policies

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education held their regular meeting Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the Administration Office during which Superintendent Steve Miracle presented the 2016-2017 Working Budget for the Board’s approval. The school board is required to submit a working budget by Sept. 30.

  • Bedford on edge after alleged sexual assault

    The Trimble Banner
    Residents of the Bedford community are on edge after reports of an alleged brutal sexual assault and stabbing circulated recently.
    A Louisville television station broke the story late last week, a report that served to scare many residents of the community. Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock said he has been inundated with calls, texts, emails and visits from concerned citizens since word began to circulate. Pollock contacted the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and confirmed that an incident had been reported.