Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, July 25
    3:14 p.m., Criminal mischief; 218 Hardy Creek Road
    5:46 p.m., Process service; 168 Highway 42 E
    6:51 p.m., DUI; Highway 421 N
    7:11 p.m., Traffic stop; 55 Perkinson Ln
    7:17 p.m., Process service; 386 Harley Ln
    8:12 p.m., Traffic stop; Hwy 421 N
    9:30 p.m., Traffic stop; Hwy 421 at New Hope Rd
    9:35 p.m., Traffic stop; Milton Fire Station
    9:35 p.m., Assault; 500 block West Street
    10:39 p.m., Traffic stop; Milton Fire Station 2
    11:26 p.m., Traffic stop; Milton Fire Station 2


    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 District Court during the week of Aug. 1, 2016:

  • State police conducting traffic safety 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 August 1 through August 31.   

  • The bugs of summer

    Fortunately for me the wasps and I have declared a ceasefire. I no longer have to avoid the unexpected sting of a winged sniper. Earlier this summer I often found myself pinned down in crossfire on a daily basis. Now, I can walk around my house undisturbed; I sometimes do it just because I can.

  • Ways to pep up lunch

    A new school year is upon us. One of the most challenging daily tasks that goes with back to school is finding something interesting, healthy and tasty for your child to eat if they take their lunch instead of participating in a school lunch program. Here are some tips to simplify the process.

  • Superintendent addresses ‘stream of misinformation’

    Dear Readers,

  • Tax hike for new high school in Scott County abandoned

    By Dan Adkins
    Georgetown News-Graphic
    Four weeks after announcing he would seek a 5-cent property-tax increase and two days after making his case at a public forum, Scott County’s new superintendent backtracked Thursday.
    The decision means activity toward building the proposed $60 million, 750-student Great Crossing High School — already delayed since last fall — will be pushed at least until spring and possibly farther into the future, Superintendent Kevin Hub said after the board’s monthly work session.

  • Alternatives for Indiana approach to Milton-Madison Bridge on view at Aug. 18 open house in Madison

    The Indiana Department of Transportation’s Project 421 team has been conducting technical studies to provide crucial insight to narrow the pool of nine alternatives to re-route U.S. 421 from the Milton-Madison Bridge through downtown Madison. Based on this data and public feedback, the alternatives have been narrowed to four:
    •Alternative 1: Do nothing, which serves as a basis for comparison for the other alternatives,
    •Alternative 4: Involves building a bridge over 2nd Street,

  • Rookie Andrew Tate wins Albert Lee Appliance Seafair Cup

    By Craig Fjarlie
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Fixing Lester’s cheek

    On Walker’s Bend, in the 1960s, when a loved one died, we didn’t have a proper funeral home; we had Brother Rannie. He was a mortician and part time taxidermist. He didn’t advertise it, but if you used him for your funeralizing needs, he would mount your next deer head free.