Today's News

  • New superintendent Steven Miracle addresses Rotary

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    New Trimble County Schools Superintendent Steve Miracle took time from his busy schedule to meet with the Bedford Rotary Club on August 25, and delivered an interesting presentation about his outlook and what he will emphasize in the future.

  • Ready for the Trimble County Apple Festival?

    The Trimble Banner
    The 25th Annual Trimble County Apple Festival kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday with a series of festival pageants, including the Apple Festival Queen and Princess contests, Little Miss and Mr. and the Sweetheart pageant. The pageants will be held on the stage area on the south side of the Trimble County Courthouse.
    The Apple Pie Contest judging will be held at 11 a.m. at the New Life Assembly of God Church (former library building).

  • Kentucky State Police plan traffic checkpoints

    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 September 1st through the 30th. This will be in addition to the “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” campaign that began in August and will continue through Labor Day, September 7th.

  • Stryker Orthopaedics offers free arthritis joint pain seminar

    La Grange, KY – Do you suffer from joint pain? Join Orthopaedic Surgeon Eugene Jacob, M.D., for a free seminar at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Sept. 24 to learn the latest treatment options for sufferers of joint pain. The seminar will be held at Baptist Health La Grange and includes light refreshments.
    Topics of discussion include arthritis of the hip and knee, surgical and non-surgical joint pain treatment options, new technologies in hip and knee replacement and reverse shoulder replacement.

  • Changes to Whole Farm Revenue insurance could increase access

    By Traci Bruckner
    Center for Rural Affairs
    USDA’s Risk Management Agency (RMA) recently announced expansion of Whole Farm Revenue Protection (WFRP) crop insurance to all states and counties. WFRP was first made available for the 2015 crop year, and provides revenue insurance coverage on all of a farmer’s crops and animals under one policy. The policy was previously limited to certain states and counties.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, August 24
    7:56 a.m. accident with property damage at Trimble County Middle School.
    8:03 a.m. accident with injuries at Fairview Circle Dr.
    Tuesday, August 25
    8:04 a.m. suspicious person at Hometown Pizza.
    2:04 p.m. suspicious person at Farm Bureau.
    4:45 p.m. process service at the block of 6500 Hwy 421 West.
    5:05 p.m. process service at the block of 1100 Starks Lane.
    6:55 p.m. process service at the block of 20 High Ridge Ct.
    Wednesday, August 26
    2:43 p.m. reckless driver on Highway 42 West.


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    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 August 24:

  • Garden of the Undead

    I come from a long line of gardeners, both floral and vegetable. Any plant ever grown could not help but thrive under the care of my parents and grandparents and probably several generations back. Miracle Grow flows through the veins of my family!

  • Kentucky apples and sweet potatoes are two of nature’s great nutritional pleasures

    Fall—just the thought of it brings visions of colorful leaves, cooler temperatures and wonderful Kentucky fall foods, such as sweet potatoes and apples. Not only are these foods delicious, but they are jam-packed with nutrients.
    Apples and sweet potatoes are two of nature’s great nutritional gifts, and even the wrapping is edible. They are low in calories, fat, and sodium. They are cholesterol free and are an excellent source of fiber. They also contain many of the phyto-chemicals that research shows may play an important role in preventing disease.

  • Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University starts September 15 at Trimble Extension facility

    Registration for Financial Peace University is closing soon. Starting Tuesday, September 15, 2015, the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service will be offering Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University (FPU).  FPU is a nine-week video curriculum taught by financial expert Dave Ramsey and is designed to help individuals and families develop a financial plan to end debt, save for the future and share your wealth by giving like no one else. The program employs group discussion to encourage individual accountability.