Today's News

  • Stumbo, end fight on vetoes

    Guest Editorial Courtesy               The Courier-Journal

    House Speaker Greg Stumbo is grandstanding. Plain and simple. And it’s time to bring an end to it.

  • Study shows higher education level over past quarter century

    A quarter-century ago, Kentucky had nowhere to go but up when it came to the education levels of adults 25 and older.
    Only two-thirds had graduated from high school, and less than a sixth had earned a bachelor’s degree. No state had a lower combined percentage.

  • Nominees announced for Family Court bench

    Staff Report
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Judicial Nominating Commission, led by Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr., has announced nominees to fill a vacant Family Court judgeship that serves Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties. The counties comprise the 12th Judicial Circuit and the vacancy is in the circuit’s 2nd division.
    The three nominees for the judgeship are attorneys Doreen Showalter Goodwin of LaGrange, Laura Ellis Stoess of Pewee Valley and Jonathan O. Wells of Crestwood.

  • PSC sets meetings in KU and LG&E cases

    Staff Report
    FRANKFORT, Ky.– The Kentucky Public Service Commission will hold public meetings later this month in Louisville and Lexington to receive public comments on environmental compliance plans and associated environmental surcharge requests submitted by Kentucky Utilities Co. and Louisville Gas & Electric Co.  

  • LPC discusses mission

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Local Planning Commission Facilitator Mark Ryles guided the Trimble County LPC through the process by which the drafted proposal is submitted for approval or rejection during the committee’s May 3 meeting. The draft goes to the local Board of Education for any feedback deemed necessary. Once the document is approved it is sent to the Kentucky Department of Education. From this point KDE will schedule a hearing.

  • Four juniors selected for elite ‘Scholar’ programs

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year juniors begin to apply for the honorable Governor’s Scholar Program in hopes to experience s summer filled with learning, making new friends and a monetary scholarship, to assist them after graduation. This year, Trimble County High School is honored to have four bright students attending. Congratulations to Zachary Wright, Chandler Howerton, Tessa Chilton and Trevor Browning.


    Thursday, May 12
    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7 p.m.
    Saturday, May 14
    Whites Run Baptist Church will host a concert of Christian music  by The Infinite Realm Saturday, May 14 at 7 p.m. The church is located at 4690 Hwy 36 East, Carrollton. Pastor Richard Debell and the congregation extend an invitation for all to attend.
    Monday, May 16
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive’s office.
    Tuesday, May 17

  • Massie: Fund infrastructure at home, not abroad

    The Trimble Banner
    If Trimble County government and business leaders hope to further improve local infrastructure in the interest of future economic growth it likely will not come from the federal level. That was the assessment given by Fourth District U.S. Congressman Thomas Massie during a “Coffee With Your Congressman” meeting with local residents last Tuesday.

  • Long Odds