Today's News


    October 29, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Diane Wheeler learned last week that she has passed the bar exam and serves as law clerk for the 12th Judicial Circuit. As law clerk, Wheeler is involved in research, criminal and civil procedures, orders, etc. The 12th Judicial Circuit includes Trimble, Henry and Oldham counties. Wheeler has been employed at the Circuit Court office since Sept. 15.

  • Forecast projects state’s General Fund short by $150 million

    They may be unknown to the general public, and their subject matter may be a little dry, but the seven economists who comprise the Consensus Forecasting Group have a powerful role to play: They determine just how much money state government can expect.

  • Trackside Butcher Shoppe partner shares story of success with Rotarians

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “A new business will consume much of your life, but there is nothing better than owning your own,” is how John Edwards summed up his recent experiences with partner Chris Wright after opening the successful Trackside Butcher Shoppe in Campbellsburg in November, 2015. Following several years of detailed planning and obtaining funding, John and Chris took the plunge and began what has become a very successful new company serving the meat processing needs of our local communities. The business is growing.

  • This month at the Trimble library

    National Novel Writing Month Kick Off
    Saturday, November 4th 10am – Stop in for our National Novel Writing Month kick-off. Bring your laptop or notebook in and get a start on your great American novel. Attendees will receive a kit to help them keep writing. We’ll have snacks and drinks. The Trimble County Public Library is a designated Come Write In location. You can use the library space any time to work on your writing projects.
    Art Reception

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Nov. 2
    The monthly Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 2, at the Bedford Methodist Church, 10 Fairview Circle, in Bedford.
    Saturday, Nov. 4
    Bedford Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will host the annual Bedford Elementary School Fall Festival, Saturday, Nov. 4, at the school, located at 204 Mt Pleasant Road.
    The Trimble County High School Classes of 1970 and ‘71 will hold a combined reunion at the Broadway Hotel in Madison beginning at 6 p.m.

  • With dedication of new production line, North American Stainless celebrates growthand 36 new jobs in Carroll Co.

    GHENT, Ky. – Gov. Matt Bevin Friday joined local officials, international dignitaries, executives from North American Stainless (NAS) and board members of its Spanish parent, Acerinox S.A., to inaugurate the Ghent facility’s new $150 million bright and annealing line, a project creating 36 full-time jobs.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Oct. 23
    3:20 p.m., traffic stop, 30 Hwy 42E
    5:39 p.m., property damage accident, 11000 Hwy 421N
    Tuesday, Oct. 24
    11:46 a.m., traffic stop, Ransdell Funeral Home
    12:34 p.m., juvenile beyond control, alternative school
    2:50 p.m., range, shooting range
    Wednesday, Oct. 25
    10:17 a.m., served emergency protection/domestic violence order, 2080 Hwy 421S
    9:10 p.m., traffic stop, Milton Bedford Pike
    Thursday, Oct. 26
    9:52 a.m., theft complaint, 3547 Peck Pike


    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Oct. 23, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Local photographer takes visual hobby to next level

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    About five years ago Kara Beth Turner began taking pictures of nature and family members. “I started photography, just as a hobby, taking pictures of sunrises, sunsets, and nature. Then I started using my daughter as a practice model and posting pictures on Facebook,” she explained.