Today's News

  • Board of education approves numerous consent agenda items


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting at the Board office on December 13, during which Charlie Montgomery made a proposal to purchase a portion of the old TCMS parking lot.

    Dr. Bob Wagner presented The Student Enrollment Report. The report will be detailed in next week’s issue of The Trimble Banner.

    Director of Pupil Personnel Jessica Wilcoxson reported on the following:

    Average Daily Attendance (ADA)

  • Church thespians to present Christmas play tonight

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Community Calendar | Dec. 21, 2017

    Thurs./Fri., Dec. 21-22

    Bedford Christian Church annual Christmas play “When Christmas left Rattler Canyon.” The play is scheduled to run two nights, Thursday and Friday, Dec. 21 and 22. The play will start both nights at 7:30 p.m. Admission to the play is free. Please feel free to stay afterward for a time of fellowship both nights.

    Sunday, Dec. 24

    Bedford Christian Church hosts their annual Christmas Eve candlelight service. The service will start at 10 p.m. on Sunday, Dec. 24. Come help us welcome the birth of the Savior..

  • Health report shows mixed reviews for Kentucky

    For nearly 30 years now, the United Health Foundation has taken an in-depth look at our country’s collective health to see how each state stacks up. The most recent report, which came out earlier this month, has mixed news for us.

    While our overall ranking was low, at 42nd, that’s up three spots from last year. Only two states, Florida and Utah, made a bigger year-over-year jump.

  • Looking back | Dec. 21, 2017

    Dec. 17, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • KSP’s ‘Cram the Cruiser’ food drive collects record amount

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky State Police “Cram the Cruiser” food drive collected nearly 210 tons (419,507 lbs.) of food this year to help Kentucky families struggling financially during the holiday season. That’s 79,851 lbs. more than last year., according to a statement from Trooper Steven C. Dykes, public information officer for KSP Post 5 at Campbellsburg.

  • Trimble County News of Public Record | Dec. 21, 2017

    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 decisions were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Dec. 12, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Office Call Log | Dec. 21, 2017

    Monday, Dec. 11

    9:40 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School

    3:17 p.m., process service, 67 Riverside Dr

    Tuesday, Dec. 12

    7:43 a.m., alarm, Morgan Drug Store

    11:38 a.m., stolen vehicle recovered, 411 Gills Ridge Rd

    7:33 p.m., school visit (ballgame), Trimble County High School

    Wednesday, Dec. 13

    6:50 p.m., school visit (ballgame), Trimble County High School

    Thursday, Dec. 14

  • The advent of Immanuel

    During the entire time I was pregnant with my youngest daughter nearly 35 years ago, my husband was also unemployed.

    Back then, I carefully budgeted every cracker, every bowl of Cheerios, every ounce of milk, with absolutely no wiggle room.

    One day after a trip to the market I grabbed one too many grocery bags out of the car to bring inside to our apartment and a plastic gallon jug of milk dropped and splattered all over the sidewalk.

    Despite the adage, “Don’t cry over spilled milk,” I cried.

  • Firewater