Today's News

  • 12th Judicial District gets $174K grant

    Landmark News Service

    Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties have received a $174,410 grant for the Youth Strong Initiative to build on existing mentoring efforts and to implement a parental training program, according to information from the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.

    The $900,000 dedicated to the statewide grants came from the savings by turning to more community-based services, treatment programs or alternatives to out-of-home placement for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, according to a news release.

  • Thomas to talk substance abuse with teens, community in presentation this Friday

    From the gridiron to the iron bars of a jail cell, Jerod Thomas will share his experience and the road to recovery from substance abuse in a presentation at 2 p.m. Friday in the Trimble County High School gymnasium.

    Thomas is currently the president and CEO of The Shepherd House in Lexington, a long-term treatment center for men. His football career included a stint at Marshall University and Morehead State University, where he was a defensive captain and part of the All-OVC football team, according to his website.

  • Commission discusses landlord, tenant ordinance

    Special to the Banner

    Milton Mayor Denny Jackson and Milton city commissioners had the second reading of an ordinance to adopt the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (ULRA) at the Milton City Commission’s regular meeting Jan. 11.

    The ULRA, a Kentucky state law, originally written in 1972 and was designed to layout a set of guidelines for landlords and tenants to go by when there is no written lease agreement.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Call Log | Jan. 18

    Jan. 8

    9:28 a.m., property damage, Burton Hill Road

    9:29 a.m., traffic hazard, 1800 Louden Lane

    2:30 p.m, welfare check, 56 Miles Road

    4:46 p.m., process service, 27 Estelle Lane

    Jan. 9

    8:25 p.m., shots fired, 322 School Hollow Road

    Jan. 10

    6:56 a.m., suspicious person, 361 Perkinson Lane

    8:31 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 158 Smith Drive

    8:42 a.m., informational purposes, 1706 Bray Ridge Road

  • Trimble County News of Public Record | Jan. 18

    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 Jan. 8, 2018, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • North American Stainless environmental staff discusses metal recycling at Rotary

    Special to the Banner

    Global activities for the recycling of used materials to reduce waste and transform it into useful products have accelerated the past several decades. This is part of a global effort to lessen the human footprint on our planet.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar | Jan. 18

    Tuesday, Jan. 30

    The Trimble County Future Farmers of America Alumni Association meets at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane, Bedford.

    Wednesday, Jan. 24

    Trimble County Board of Education meets at the Board of Education Office.


  • Breaking down the biennial budget

    When it comes to setting the state’s priorities, no other legislation plays a bigger role than the state’s budget.  It funds our schools, keeps us safe, maintains our highways, strengthens our collective health and affects our lives in countless other ways.

  • Marsy’s Law, statewide elections among bills passed by state Senate

    The threat of extreme winter weather conditions caused us to call off session in Frankfort on Friday, but not before we passed significant bills in the Senate earlier in the week. We hit the ground running during the second week of the 2018 Session—standing committees met to discuss and pass bills, which then went to the Senate floor for a full vote.

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember | Jan. 18

    Jan. 21, 1988 (30 years ago)

    The Public Service Commission heard testimony filed on behalf of the Kentucky Industrial Utility Customers that LG&E failed to examine other power sources prior to starting construction on the Trimble County plant. An LG&E representative called the plant the best solution for providing customers with power and that the utility had also looked at buying power from other companies. The plant was scheduled for completion in 1991.