Today's News

  • Trimble County Apple Festival schedule

    Saturday, Sept 10
    8:00 a.m.--5K run/walk at TCMS
    10:00 a.m.--Festival opens. T-shirt winner announced, Apple Festival Queen & Princess, Mrs. Apple Festival, Little Miss & Mr, and Sweetheart.
    11:00 a.m.--Apple Pie Contest Judging.
    12:00 p.m.--TCHS Band.
    1:00 p.m.--Gas Money Band
    2:30 p.m.--Kentucky Blue Belles.
    3:00 p.m.--Apple Pie Winners and Auction (stage)
    3:30 p.m.--Kentucky Blue Belles.
    5:00 p.m.--Joe, Bobby and Ronnie.
    Sunday, Sept. 11
    11:00 a.m.--Worship Service

  • Trimble County Historical Society hopes to see you at the Apple Festival this weekend

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    Henry Clay Morrison was born March 10, 1857 and died March 24, 1942. William Jennings Bryan regarded Morrison to be “the greatest pulpit orator on the American continent.”

  • Bedford Rotary learns of humanitarian work by Hand in Hand Ministeries

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Courtney Baxter, LaGrange Rotarian and Commonwealth Attorney for the 12th Judicial Circuit, took time from her busy schedule to visit Bedford Rotary and present information about “Hand in Hand Ministries” (HHM). HHM is relatively new (1994) with the objective to “build strong communities and transform lives through cultural immersion, education, housing, and healthcare.”  

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Sept. 8
    Milton City Commission will meet a 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Sat.-Sun. Sept. 10-11
    The Trimble County Apple Festival will be held on the Trimble County Courthouse Square.
    Thurs., Sept. 15
    The White Castle truck will be at Riverside Produce in Milton on Sept. 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. All proceeds go to the Milton Masonic Lodge.

  • Perryville Civil War battle re-enactment set Oct. 8-9

    PERRYVILLE, Ky. -- The commemoration of the Battle of Perryville, designated this year as the national Civil War re-enactment, is the weekend of Oct. 8-9, 2016.
    The Battle of Perryville was the largest Civil War battle in Kentucky and left more than 7,500 casualties. Serving as a national re-enactment, Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site is expecting up to 4,000 re-enactors. Unlike other re-enactments, the Perryville re-enactment is commemorated on the same ground where the battle took place in October, 1862.


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    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 Aug. 29, 2016:

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  • Jan Powell training for Iron Man event

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The countdown has begun! Just a few more days and Jan Powell will be swimming, running, and bicycling her way to the finish line. On Sept. 25, 2016, in Chattanooga Tenn., she will begin the journey of 144.6 miles triathlon, entitled the Iron Man.

  • Henry water district tackles large storage tank project

    By Chris Brooke
    Landmark News Service
    Because painting and repairing the 48-year-old, 200,000-gallon water tank would have cost a couple hundred thousand dollars, the Henry County Water District decided to install a new million-gallon tank, according to Director Jimmy Simpson.
    The old water tower, tall enough to loom over the trees on stilt-like legs on a rise just off U.S. 42 in Trimble County, obviously could use a fresh coat of paint, and Simpson said that goes inside and out.

  • Health issues, lower property values among concerns voiced at hearing on LG&E landfill

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    “LG&E cares more about cave critters than it does human life.”
    This was one of many comments made by residents of Ogden Ridge Road Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch held a public hearing on the Louisville Gas & Electric-Trimble County Generating Station Permit no. 112-00008/Agency Interest No. 4054.