Today's News

  • Scouts Honor
  • Madison restaurant damaged

    Staff Report
    On Sunday, June 7, 2015, the City of Madison Police Department responded to a call of a vehicle crash in the 100 block of East Main Street. The call stated that a vehicle had just driven into the Downtowner Restaurant.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, May 25
    9:36 a.m., program, Bedford.
    Tuesday, May 26
    9:02 a.m., wanted person, Corn Creek Rd.
    9:34 a.m., welfare check, 49 Hwy 421 N.
    1:56p.m., traffic stop, North Ridge Dr.
    3:08 p.m., accident with property damage, 2611 Barebone Rd.
    3:20 p.m., process service, 4000 block Peck Pike.
    3:38 p.m., suicide attempt or threat, 3000 block Fisher Ridge Rd.
    5:40 p.m., process service, 300 block of School Hollow Rd.
    Wednesday, May 27
    12:39 p.m., social service referral, 79 Hwy 421 N.


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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 June 1:

  • Derby museum honors Triple Crown champ

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Several changes recognizing the historical achievement of American Pharoah as Thoroughbred racing’s 12th Triple Crown Champion will be unveiled at the Kentucky Derby Museum. Multiple banners and displays congratulating the most recent Kentucky Derby, Preakness Stakes and Belmont Stakes victor are now for public consumption, including one located on the exterior of the Museum’s main entrance.

  • Proposed Clean Water Rule praised

    By John Crabtree
    Center for Rural Affairs
    On May 27, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers finalized their proposed Clean Water Rule to protect the streams and wetlands that form the foundation of the nation’s water resources from pollution and degradation.

  • Head Shot

    “I’ll need a head shot.” The editor informed me. Inwardly cringing, a parade of photographic nightmares paraded before my Mind’s Eye. The Eye closed in horror. In addition to nearly requiring a warning label due to my coordination anomalies, I am absolutely, totally, completely, unapologetically and forevermore unphotogenic. It would appear that I am both physically and facially awkward. In short, I put the bomb in photobomb.

  • Tobacco oversight panel looks at county agricultural investment

    FRANKFORT—New county agricultural cost share dollars are being rolled out across Kentucky, with over $1.69 million approved last month for programs in 12 tobacco dependent counties, including Trimble.

  • Blackberry and peach crumble

    Few fruits signify summer in Kentucky more than fresh blackberries. This wild fruit has been tamed over the years, but wild or tame, they are still satisfying.

  • Soil compaction is hard on the family garden

    Gardening season is in full force. It’s a good time to think about the soil in your garden plots and beds. Soil compaction creates an unfriendly growing environment for plants and is a serious problem for many home gardeners. This is also true for crop soils as well.  But don’t worry, it is relatively easy to prevent.