Today's News

  • Hanover to offer engineering programs

    Nearly 25 percent of all high school graduates are interested in studying for a career in science, technology, engineering or math. Beginning in the fall of 2017, Hanover College will offer majors in engineering and engineering science for incoming students.

  • New Rotary Club president
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thur-Fri, July 14-15
    Vacation Bible School. Mt Byrd Christian Church, 68 Peck Pike Milton, will be having Vacation Bible School from 6:30 – 8:30 p.m. each evening. Please call 502-268-5243 for possible transportation.
    Thursday, July 14


    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 in Trimble County District Court during the week of July 4, 2016 with the Honorable Judge Diana Wheeler presiding:

  • Fun fair week wraps up
  • State property tax to remain same

    The Kentucky Department of Revenue has set the 2016 State Real Property Tax Rate at 12.2 cents per $100 of assessed value. Kentucky Revised Statute 132.020 requires the Department of Revenue to set the real property rate no later than July 1 of each year.  

  • Dedication tomorrow for Trimble Plantation

    Staff Report
    Earlier this year, members of the Oldham County Historical Society learned the organization would receive two designations on the National Parks Service Underground Railroad Network to Freedom program. The first site to be accepted was the Henry Bibb Escapes/Gatewood Plantation Site located in Bedford here in Trimble County. The
    second designation chosen for inclusion in the program was the archived holdings of the J.C. Barnett Library & Archives in La Grange. Both sites are vital links to the history of the Underground Railroad in this area.

  • Rock throwers bash ambulance windshield

    The Trimble Banner
    Two occupants of a Trimble County Emergency Medical Services ambulance escaped injury last week when a rock smashed into the vehicle windshield, according to a news release from the Trimble County Sheriff’s office.
    The incident occurred in the early morning hours of Thursday, July 7, the release said. The Kentucky State Police was notified of the incident at 4:07 a.m.

  • Michelle Griffith named ‘Citizen of the Year’

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club recently selected Michelle Griffith for the annual “Citizen of the Year” award. This award is given to an individual in Trimble County who has demonstrated “service above self” activities benefiting county programs and organizations.  

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checks

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of July 1-31. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.