Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, Feb. 18
    Free Handshakes and Pancakes breakfast, which includes eggs, bacon, sausage and grits at Sligo Baptist Church, located at 65 N. 42 Loop, Sligo from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome!
    Monday, Feb. 20
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive office annex to the Trimble County Courthouse.
    Tuesday, Feb. 21
    Bedford City Commission meets at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at Bedford City Hall located in the Morgan Community Center.

  • KSP warns of counterfeit money circulating in Ky.

    By Jenny lee Menser
    The Messenger, Madisonville
    MADISONVILLE -- The Kentucky State Police are warning individuals and businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit cash currently in circulation.
    According to a KSP news release, several 100- and 20-dollar bills have been passed in Webster, Daviess and McCracken counties.
    The bills are realistic in appearance. However, all bills display the following messages: “For motion picture use only,” and, “This bill is not legal. It is for motion picture use only.”

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Sunday, Feb. 5
    2:08 p.m., animal complaint, Perkinson Ln
    Monday, Feb. 6
    10:33 a.m., transport, Carroll County Detention Center
    2:34 p.m., warrant, 4800 Peck Pike
    3:32 p.m., social services call, Greenbriar Rd
    7:26 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    Tuesday, Feb. 7
    11:54 a.m., burglary, 647 Cutshaw Ln
    3:53 p.m., escort, Trimble County Sheriff’s Office
    5:52 p.m., inspection, 1916 Morton Ridge Rd
    Wednesday, Feb. 8
    7:53 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School


    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 Feb. 6, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • Teacher Spotlight: Karen Long

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    True versatility is a rare characteristic. It’s not something that can be learned, it’s a natural talent that is born within a person and ignited as they discover passion and purpose. Mrs. Karen Long is the embodiment of that versatility, a shining example of achievement fueled by passion and dedication based on purpose.

  • Milton couple attend class taught by President Carter

    Milton residents Gary and Janet Greenwood went to Plains, Ga., on Jan. 22, to hear the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, teach Sunday School.
    President Carter teaches Sunday School nearly every Sunday at his home church, Maranatha Baptist Church, Gary Greenwood said. The Greenwoods sat on the front pew as President Carter taught the lesson from the book of Romans and talked of God’s grace and that people should get along with one another. He also talked about the Apostle Paul, the writer of the New Testament Letter to the Romans.

  • Lora Cable murdered at medical office

    The Trimble Banner
    For Milton resident Lora Ann Cable, Tuesday—Valentine’s Day—began with a happy social media post containing a photograph of flowers she had received from a friend, which had brightened her day. By late morning, the daylight for Lora vanished in an instant, and for the many friends she had accrued over the course of her 38 years that instant cast a pall over their day as well.

  • Gunman on the run after fatal shooting in Bedford

    Fatal Shooting in Bedford

    Bedford, Ky. (February 14, 2017)The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a fatal shooting in Bedford Kentucky.

  • School board correction

    Trimble County Superintendent of Schools Steve Miracle emailed to clarify one statement in last week’s front-page story about the Trimble County Board of Education’s recent meeting. “The article last week regarding the budget was very good and concise,” Miracle wrote. “It did however misstate one fact. It said that the auditor was charging $25,000 in additional fees. He is actually attempting to charge $2,200 in additional fees. He stated that it had actually cost him $25,000 to do the budget, which is also not what he charges the district.”

  • Raiders power past Brown

    Trimble County’s young Raider varsity picked up their second win of the season on Wednesday, Jan. 25, topping Brown in a thriller at home, 59-52.
    The Raiders were 19 of 46 from the field for 41 percent and sank 15 of 22 free throw attempts for 68 percent.
    Troy Grieshaber led the Raider offensive attack with 18 points. Evan Stevens had 12 points, Shane Mills 11, Reece Webster 9, Adam Young 6 and Logan Clifford 3.
    Mills was Trimble’s top rebounder with 9 caroms. Clifford and Stevens each pulled down 5 boards and Grieshaber had 4.