Today's News

  • Storyteller “Miss Pockets” to appear at this year’s Apple Festival

    Donna Slaton, also known as “Miss Pockets” will be telling fun and entertaining stories for children and families at the Trimble County Apple Festival on Saturday at 1 p.m. and again at 3 p.m.  Ms. Slaton tells stories at events throughout the state and is the current president of the Kentucky Storytellers Association. Here at the Apple Festival, she will be sharing some of her favorite stories, many with a special “apple” theme.  This event is sponsored by the Trimble County Public Library.

  • Coach: Lady Raiders ready for ‘exciting season’

    Lady Raiders Varsity Coach
    We have a great mixture of experience and young talent among this year’s Lady Raiders volleyball team that should make this season exciting.

  • Kentucky State Police plan 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 Sept. 1- 15, 2014.
    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 and the licensing of drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Boating safety tips for a safe Labor Day holiday weekend

    By Lee McClellan
    Kentucky Afield Outdoors
    The Labor Day weekend is the last hurrah of the boating season. Boaters, kayakers and canoeists will swarm waters all over Kentucky during the holiday weekend, squeezing the last bit of fun out of what many consider the last weekend of summer.
    Boaters who plan to hit the water should keep in mind some important considerations before they launch their motorboat, canoe or kayak over the holiday weekend and the upcoming fall fishing season.

  • Circuit clerk’s office closed Wednesday

    Staff report
    Karen Conrad, Chief Circuit Judge of the 12th Judicial Circuit, has ordered that the Trimble County Circuit and District Clerk’s office will be closed all day on Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014. The office will be closed for necessary computer upgrading.
    Access to computers by the clerk and her deputies will be unavailable during this time period.
    The Trimble Circuit and District Clerk’s offices will resume regular business hours on Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014.

  • Lady golfers unbeaten in 6 outings
  • Muzzleloaders ready for Sept. shoot at Friendship

    Staff Report

  • Car show trophy winners announced

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Emergency Search Unit has announced the trophy winners of the 8th Annual Bedford Bash Car Show.
    The winner of the Denny Long Memorial Trophy was Jim Mattingly of Smithfield, Ky., whose entry was a 1968 Chevrolet Nova.
    The winners of the Howard Long Memorial Trophy were Danny and Elizabeth Stivers, also of Smithfield, whose entry was a 1936 Ford Pickup.
    The Mark Rexroat Memorial Trophy was awarded to Richard Bauman of Bedford whose entry was a 2002 Chopper Motorcycle.

  • Football underway at all age levels in Trimble

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Along with the dog days of summer comes football season. The smell of grass in the hot humid air this time of year reminds former football players of the glory days that late summer brings. From the Kindergarten children in elementary school all the way through the seniors in the high school, boys and young men in Trimble County are playing football.

  • Keeping close when one leaves for college

    Sometimes distance separates family, such as when a child leaves for college.  Even though such distance can challenge family relationships, it can also provide unique ways to reinforce love and strengthen family ties.  Researchers at North Dakota State University suggest the following ways to maintain family connections during this time of separation: