Today's News

  • Murder investigation underway in Pleasureville

    Pleasureville, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a fatal shooting in the community of Pleasureville in Henry County, according to a release from Trooper Joshua Lawson, Post 5 Public Information Officer. 
    At approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday, January 9, Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg received a 911 call of a shooting at an apartment complex on Main Street in Pleasureville.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Sunday, Jan. 1
    12:10 a.m., traffic stop, Trimble County Park
    12:11 a.m., traffic stop, Connector Rd & U.S. Hwy 42E
    12:22 a.m., traffic stop, U.S. Hwy 42 & U.S. Hwy 421
    12:29 a.m., traffic stop, Bedford Family Practice
    12:37 a.m., traffic stop, U.S. Hwy 421N & Cedarwood
    12:46 a.m., traffic stop, Ray Drive
    12:52 a.m., traffic stop, 4757 U.S. Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, Jan. 3
    12:53 p.m., process service, 100 block Brandon Way
    2:43 p.m., process service, 300 block McDowell Ln


    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 decisions were rendered Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Fun indoor activities during the winter months to teach math skills

    During the cold winter months, it is harder to find activities to do with younger children. It seems all too easy to allow a child to spend more time on the computer or in front of the television. However, these activities can get in the way of time together as a family and can even impede development of important kindergarten readiness skills. What are some ideas that families can do instead to help young children learn math skills?

  • Families more dangerous than death taxes to farms

    Jan. 8, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    The Tri-County Hospital, serving the counties of Oldham, Trimble and Henry, opened Monday in LaGrange. A full-service hospital, Tri-County has ultra-modern equipment to care for any type of ailment or procedure except open heart surgery and critically ill children. Construction of the $14 million facility began in the summer of 1985. The for-profit hospital will be operated by Basic American Medical, Inc., of Indianapolis.

  • Rand assessment: ‘So much harm in so little time’

    I fought hard during this first week of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly to protect the interests of Kentucky’s working families against a rising tide of wealthy corporate interests, but in the end, our best efforts were blocked by the new ruling majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

  • Bedford author publishes first book

    The Trimble Banner
    Your Identity is the title of new book published by Bedford resident Chan Smith. Born and raised in Trimble County, Smith said Your Identity is his first published book and was written “in order for Christians worldwide to know their identity. Without knowing your identity, you can’t walk in who you really are in Christ,” he writes in the introduction to the book.

  • William Robertson sworn in as school board member

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education held their regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the School Board office. Once the meeting was called to order board member-elect William Robertson was sworn in by Finance Officer Phillip Harmon.