Today's News

  • Repairs underway on US 421 due to embankment slide

    The Trimble Banner
    Repairs are underway on a section of US 421S approximately two miles south of Bedford in Trimble County, after an embankment slide late last week. The highway remains open albeit reduced to one lane near Rose Hill Road (mile point 4.9), according to a statement by Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 office in Louisville.

  • Wegner leaving library post

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Librarian Lisa Wegner will be vacating her position, effective Tuesday, April 19, to become a library administrator at the prison library for the Kentucky Correctional Institution for Women in PeeWee Valley.

  • Trimble grad to be on hit survival TV series ‘Alone’

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County High School alumnus Justin Vititoe will be featured on season 2 of the History Channel’s hit survival series “Alone.”

  • National debt, spending Paul’s town hall focus

    The Trimble Banner
    U.S. Senator Rand Paul’s mission during Thursday’s Town Hall at the Trimble County Public Library was to draw attention to the excesses of government spending and the staggering, $19-trillion national debt.
    “We need a more significant change than what we have,” he said. “In Washington not only can they not picture how to pay down the debt, they can’t even figure how to balance a budget for one year. Both parties are at fault.

  • TCHS drama club production a hit

    Staff Report
    The Trimble County High School Drama Club’s recent production of “We’ll Be Right Back After This Murder” was a big hit.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Mar. 21
    11:08 a.m. drug info, 9245 Hwy. 421 N.
    12:26 p.m. death, 284 Reynolds Way.
    12:43 p.m. traffic stop, Milton Fire Dept. Station 2.
    Tuesday, Mar. 22
    8:19 a.m. traffic stop, Bedford Family Practice.
    9:38 a.m. attempt to locate or contact, Fiesta Dr.
    10:53 a.m. wanted person, 56 Watson Tandy Rd.
    11:19 a.m. process service, block of 100 Brandon Way.
    11:25 a.m. process service, block of 10 Sprague Ln.
    11:28 a.m. investigative follow up, Kendall Rd.


    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 the week of March 21:

  • The week in Frankfort

    Legislative Research Commission
    FRANKFORT—College basketball fans have been enjoying buzzer-beating basketball tournament finishes for the last two weeks, but the General Assembly may have one more “buzzer beater” for them as time dwindles for the 2016 regular session.

  • With USDA microloans, your farming idea is closer than you think

    By John W. McCauley
    Access to reliable credit has been an important issue for farmers and ranchers long before President Woodrow Wilson signed into law the Federal Farm Loan Act back in 1916. In fact, even a century later, with all of the financial options available today, one of the biggest challenges to entering agriculture - or even growing an existing farming or ranching operation - still can be the cost of land and equipment.

  • The Return of Mother Loki

    The stork has landed at our house once again. We had a specific surgery scheduled for one of our foundling cats. Unfortunately, not only do the plans of mice and men, but also desperate cat owners, sometimes go awry. Such was the case which is featured in this story.
    The desperately needed surgery had to be bumped and replaced by a vet visit required by another cat. Unbeknownst to us the little lady for whom the surgery was necessary slipped outside and Cupid was lying in wait. Several weeks later the dratted stork presented us with fresh feline recruits.