Today's News

  • Church: Why bother? Here’s why

    These days, a lot of people are in recovery, from drug or alcohol addiction, from childhood trauma and abuse -- the list goes on.
    It’s good that people are seeking help for the things that hurt them.
    But church?
    Over the years I’ve noticed an increasing number of articles and books and blogs written by “recovering” church people, former Christian fundamentalists or evangelicals, former Catholics, former Baptists.

  • Lawmakers hear plans for Ky.’s WWI centennial observances

    FRANKFORT – More than 100,000 young men from across the United States trained at Camp Zachary Taylor in Louisville before being shipped overseas to fight in the Great War.

  • Kentucky celebrating 225th birthday

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Department of Tourism, among others throughout the state, began the celebration of Kentucky’s 225th anniversary of statehood on June 1. Additional events will honor the Commonwealth during the course of the year.

  • Laws regarding preservation of state’s cemeteries

    [EDITOR’S NOTE: This is the third of a series of reports on the care of cemeteries by Hilda Parrish, President of the Trimble County Historical Society.]

    The Trimble Banner
    How to relocate a grave or cemetery. Who is responsible for the expenses? What procedure do I take?
    KRS 381.755 Removal of grave or cemetery on application of land owner or county; procedure; expenses:

  • KSP warns warmer weather poses danger for children

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – Temperatures are on the rise this week and KSP warns parents not to leave a child alone in a hot car. It may seem like common sense, but every year law enforcement agencies answer calls about unattended children in vehicles.
    KidsandCars.org reports that 39 children died in the U.S. during 2016 from vehicular heat stroke with 11 deaths already in 2017.

  • Firefighters injured in accident responding to fire
  • Carrollton woman arrested following child meth overdose

    A Carroll County woman has been arrested in connection with the overdose of her 8 month old child, Kentucky State Police said.
    On Friday June 9th at approximately 5:19 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 5 Dispatchers received a call from Child Protective Services reporting a child was admitted to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville after ingesting methamphetamine.


    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 June 5, 2017, with the Honorable Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Kentucky Horse Park to host Man o’ War movie night

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Man o› War Celebration, presented by Windstream, continues at the Kentucky Horse Park with a special movie night on June 24 from 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by the Keeneland Kids Club, the event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the famous racehorse and is part of a season-long series of Man o’ War-themed events hosted by the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Trimble County home to two 2017 Certified Roadside Farm Markets

    Trimble County is home to two of the 91 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2017 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program: Bray Fruit and Bray Orchards & Roadside Market. Opening this season is Bray Fruit.
    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, this market has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.