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Today's News

  • Fall forest fire hazard season underway

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, there are nearly 1,500 wildfires in the state of Kentucky, based on a 10-year average.
    Last fall, the division responded to 520 fires that burned 52,216 acres with a timber value loss of $20,642,663. The majority of the fires occurred in November.

  • Rancid butter tree

    The Gingko tree is an absolute work of the art of nature; from its beautiful shape to its fan-shaped leaves, leaves which change from luminous green to translucent gold. One would be hard-pressed to find a tree of such beauty.
    This lovely tree doesn’t show her age. The “Silver Apricot,” as she is known in China, has an ancient history. The gingko is speculated to have existed during prehistoric times. One tree growing in China is approximately 3500 years old. She was introduced to the U.S. in the 1700’s. Once here she found a loyal following.

  • A recipe for winter squash

    Winter squash come in many shapes, sizes and colors. They are packed with antioxidants and vitamins. They don’t have any fats and can be prepared sweet or savory. The different varieties of winter squash may be substituted for each other in many recipes. Don’t be afraid to get creative.

  • Strawberry viruses

    There are several virus diseases that can affect strawberry.  They occur rarely or infrequently, but transmission via imported cuttings can occur.  This fall, we have seen suspect viruses in planting stock.

  • Christian Academy of Carrollton: See You at the Pole
  • CARES awarded grant to prevent substance abuse

    The Trimble CARES Coalition was awarded a FY 2017 Drug-Free Communities Support Program grant in the amount of $125,000 by the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy, in cooperation with the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration. The coalition serves Trimble County’s community of 8,783. The goal of the coalition is to establish and strengthen community collaboration in support of local efforts to prevent youth substance use. The coalition will achieve its goal by implementing these strategies:

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 25
    12:30 p.m., Emergency Medical Services call, 22 Richwood Rd
    3:39 p.m., process service, 298 Pendleton Ave & Hwy 42W
    5:23 p.m., social services referral, 31 Rhea Dr
    5:21 p.m., alarm, 10548 Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, Sept. 26
    8:09 a.m., traffic stop, Fairview Circle
    8:23 a.m., domestic abuse, 164 Harley Ln
    8:42 a.m., process service, 550 Hwy 42E
    2:08 p.m., process service, 311 Ashtin Ln
    2:22 p.m., process service, 124 Cable Ln
    2:44 p.m., process service, 327 School Hollow Rd

  • 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 Sept. 25, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • Lady Raiders suffer three defeats in week
  • Raiders pummeled 40-0

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat
    Carroll County’s defense pitched a shutout against Trimble County Friday, Sept. 29, as the Panthers took care of business with a 40-0 victory.
    “Defense played phenomenal,” Carroll head coach Hunter Cantwell said. “Coach [Justin] Franklin called a phenomenal game and guys played downhill all night and tackled well, stayed together when it looked like Trimble was going to put together a drive or two and kept them out of the end zone, so couldn’t be prouder of our defense.”