Today's News


    Thursday, June 11

  • Bus trip to Florida leads to Kentucky AG investigation

    The News-Democrat
    The Kentucky Attorney General’s Office launched an investigation last week into the Carrollton Police Department after allegations that the chief and an officer had violated a court order to transport a Carroll County Detention Center inmate to a state hospital back in April.
    Carrollton Mayor Robb Adams said on June 1 Chief Mike Willhoite and Officer Ron Dickow would remain working their regular schedules during the ongoing investigation.

  • Trimble fair time is approaching

    The Trimble County Fair is set for July 6 – 11, 2015. Forever Young Amusements will be returning this year.
    “Last year was the first year for this carnival, we were fortunate to get them scheduled again for this year,” Fair Board President Linda Craig said.
    Many attractions and events are planned for everyone to enjoy, including pageants, horse shows, a demolition derby, motorcross and many others . See the schedule of all the events and times on page 2 of this issue of The Trimble Banner.

  • Mt Byrd youth on mission
  • Woman held after alleged assault

    The Trimble Banner
    A 25-year-old woman is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center under $10,000 cash bond after the alleged brutal beating of an older man with whom she had been living at a residence at 388 Wise’s Landing Road in Trimble County. Anna Maria Teal faces charges of wanton endangerment 1st degree and assault 1st degree in connection with the incident.

  • Relay for Life Saturday at Bedford Elem.

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County residents will join together Saturday evening at the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life to help finish the fight against cancer. The event will start at 6 p.m. at Bedford Elementary School. The Relay For Life program is a community-based event open to the public.

  • CAC Walkathon
  • Owen hospital files for bankruptcy

    By Karla Ward
    Lexington Herald-Leader
    New Horizons Medical Center, formerly Owen County Hospital, has filed for bankruptcy protection.
    The nonprofit hospital and New Horizons Family Practice filed for reorganization under Chapter 11 on Friday.
    The facility was on the verge of closing when Bernard Poe, a pharmacist, and his family formed a nonprofit corporation and bought the hospital in 2001 with a $5.4 million loan from the U.S. Department of Agriculture, according to Herald-Leader archives.

  • Owen makeover plan wins state award

    By Steve Vied
    The Messenger-Inquirer
    The city of Owensboro’s has won a statewide award for the Mechanicsville Neighborhood Redevelopment on the west side.
    The Kentucky Chapter of the American Planning Association awarded the city the 2015 Outstanding Redevelopment Plan award for the Mechanicsville improvement initiative, which is substantially complete although a few new homes are still under construction.

  • FEMA flood deadline is June 30

    By Seth Littrell
    The State Journal
    Kentuckians who suffered flood damage in early April have less than one month remaining to register for assistance from the Federal Emergency Management Agency and complete a Small Business Administration disaster loan form.
    According to information from FEMA Media Relations Manager Jim Homstad, the deadline to register is June 30. If found eligible for FEMA grants, property owners could receive housing assistance meant to return a building to a safe and functional state.