Today's News

  • Fall festival season is in full swing in the Bluegrass

    While the temperature outside may not feel like fall just yet, many of the traditional signs of the season are starting to arrive.
    One of the most telling is the sheer number of festivals that has already started to take place and will run through Halloween. They are centered on items you might expect – tobacco, apples and bourbon – and a few more that may seem odd until their history is known.

  • Trimble C.A.R.E.S. billboard
  • Disposable medication kits available in community

    In an effort to reduce the amount of unused and expired medication in the community the Trimble CARES Coalition wrote a grant request to expand their prescription take back program. Currently the Coalition hosts a secure Prescription Take Back Box located in the Trimble County Sheriff’s Office.


    Thursday, Sept. 10
    The public is invited to meet new TCHS Agriculture teacher Courtney Scott during a reception in her honor  from 5-7 p.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane in Bedford.
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 11-12

  • Rowan Clerk Kim Davis leaves jail

    By Bill Estep and Jack Brammer
    Lexington Herald-Leader
    Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis emerged from the Carter County jail Tuesday afternoon surrounded by Republican presidential candidate Mike Huckabee and her attorney, who vowed that Davis would continue her stand against same-sex marriage.
    “She will not violate her conscience,” said Mat Staver, founder and chairman of Liberty Counsel, a nonprofit litigation firm that represents Davis.

  • State police participating in National Drug Take Back Day

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg will be participating in the 10th annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on Saturday September 26, 2015. The program will take place at Kentucky State Police Post 5 located at 160 Citation Lane Campbellsburg, KY 40011 and will run from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.


    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 the week of Aug. 31:

  • Free legal assistance available for Trimble’s storm victims

    Staff Report
    A toll-free legal aid hotline is now available for victims of Kentucky’s recently-declared disaster areas in Trimble County, Breathitt County, Carter County, Fleming County, Johnson County, Perry County and Rowan County. The service, which allows callers to request the assistance of a lawyer, is a partnership between the American Bar Association Young Lawyers Division, the Kentucky Bar Association and the Kentucky Bar Association Young Lawyers Division.

  • Nearly $6 million in federal disaster aid approved for Ky.

    FRANKFORT, Ky.– Kentucky residents affected by mid-July strong storms and flooding are approved for nearly $5.78 million in federal aid, just three weeks after Gov. Steve Beshear’s request for a major disaster declaration for Kentucky was granted.
    Residents of seven counties, mostly in eastern Kentucky, are eligible to apply for the individual assistance through the Federal Emergency Management Agency.
    The counties are Trimble, Breathitt, Carter, Fleming, Johnson, Perry and Rowan.