Today's News

  • Fire Prevention Week

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky State Fire Marshal Mike Haney joins the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in educating Kentuckians during Fire Prevention Week, which runs through Oct. 15.
    “The best way to practice fire safety is to make sure a fire doesn’t break out in the first place,” said Haney.  “Look around for potential problems, like overloaded electrical outlets and the use of too many extension cords.  These are all easy fixes,” he added.

  • Two Owenton residents killed in fatal shooting in Carroll County

    By Kristin Beck
    Landmark News Service
    Kentucky State Police Post 5 is investigating the fatal shooting of a man and a woman Friday, Oct. 7, at the Double H Farms in Carroll County.

  • Baptist Health La Grange now offering state-of-the-art 3D mammography

    La Grange, KY – Baptist Health La Grange Diagnostic Imaging is excited to offer its patients access to the latest in 3D mammography. 3D mammography has been shown to improve the detection of breast cancers, particularly in women with dense breast tissue, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Oct. 13
    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 15
    Sligo Baptist Church, 65 North 42 Loop in Pendleton, will hold a Handshake & Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 15. Free. Everyone welcome.
    The Milton Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will host their annual Fish Fry and Auction on Saturday, Oct. 15. The Fish Fry will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue through 6:00 p.m.

  • Kentucky State Police to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Oct. 1 - 31. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Tuesday, Sept. 20
    4:06 p.m., Process service, 67 Pyles Rd
    4:13 p.m., Illegal burn, Country Wide Tires
    Wednesday, Sept. 21
    7:59 a.m., Traffic stop, Milton Elementary
    5:47 p.m., Emergency protection order service, 7000 block Highway 42 W
    5:59 p.m., Officer assist, New Hope Rd  
    Thursday, Sept. 22
    10:57 a.m., Warrant, N Spillman Ln
    12:03 p.m., Officer assist, 1107 Race Track Rd
    3:15 p.m., Terroristic threatening, 1390 Stark Ln
    3:38 p.m., Investigative follow-up, 19 Fairground 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 in Trimble District Court during the week of Oct. 3, 2016:

  • Trimble visit mentioned by actor in recent Wall Street Journal column

    The Trimble Banner

  • Milton mayor seeks higher office

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Can anyone run for president? This is a question which was continually asked in Denny C. Jackson’s class at Switzerland County High School. When Jackson’s response was, “Yes, any good standing American can be on the ballot,” the students wanted proof. Therefore, they began the inspiring quest for Mr. Jackson, their teacher, to become a presidential candidate. Has he followed through? Is his lesson true?
    How it all began

  • KSP seeks public’s assistance in assault investigation

    The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault investigation.
    On September 20, 2016 shortly after 10:00 p.m. Kentucky State Police received a call an adult female had been sexually and physically assaulted in the community of Bedford. The incident occurred on West Avenue and the victim walked to the Valero gas station on US 42 to report the incident.