Today's News

  • Small Ruminant Profit School starting Oct. 4
  • State contributes important research in health care

    Several weeks ago, Kentucky received international attention when we learned that that an Owensboro facility was the home of an experimental serum given to two Americans who had become infected with the Ebola virus in Africa.
    While more work is necessary to determine the treatment’s effectiveness, it nonetheless speaks well of our state that we can play a leading role in tackling what has been called the world’s worst outbreak of this disease.
    What makes this treatment unique is that it was produced using a plant Kentucky knows well: tobacco.

  • First day of school at BES
  • “Woofstock 2014” Planned for Sept. 13 at General Butler 

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – General Butler State Resort Park will be the place for our four-legged friends on Sept. 13 for “Woofstock 2014.”
     The day will go to the dogs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. as the park and Carroll County Animal  Support present crafts and food, dog contests, sessions on obedience, a blessing of the pets, representatives from area shelters and more. There are also hiking trails and other things for people, too!
     The park is also seeking any interested vendors for this event. Call 1-866-462-8853 for information.

  • TC Library partners with adult ed to provide tutoring

    Trimble County Public Library and the JCTC Adult Education office will be working together to provide tutoring at the library beginning in September. Anyone who would like help to begin reading or improve their reading or vocabulary is encouraged to register.
    To learn more or register for tutoring, please contact: Trimble County Public Library, (502) 255-7362, or JCTC Adult Education, (502) 255-9191.


    Thursday, Aug. 21
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors meeting, 10 a.m. at the State Police Post meeting room, 160 Citation Lane, just off I-71, Exit 34 in Campbellsburg. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.
    Thursday, Aug. 23
    TCHS Class of 1979 Reunion, Broadway Hotel Patio, 7 p.m. Contact Jill Simmons for more info, 268-5852
    Monday, Aug. 25

  • Drs. Johnson, Helton join Warsaw Family Practice

    The Trimble Banner Intern
    Carroll County Memorial Hospital’s Warsaw Family Practice now has two new physicians joining Dr. Ben Kunicki in treating patients.
    Dr. Christy Johnson joins the practice after working for nine years at the New Horizons Medical Center. She spent the past three to four years working in the emergency room. She is board certified in family medicine, but had coursework during medical school in emergency medicine.
    “I wanted to get back into the office setting,” Johnson said.


    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 August 12, 2014.


  • ‘Thimble’ quilts to be exhibited at Trimble’s Kentucky State Fair booth

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County booth at the Kentucky State Fair will have the theme “Quilting in Trimble County” during August 14 -24 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Fatal accident in Milton

    (Milton, KY) - One person was killed this morning in a crash on Highway 36 in Trimble County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of the crash at 7:55 a.m. Preliminary investigation shows that a mini-van, driven by 21 year old Jennifer Lundergan of Huntingburg, Ind., was traveling toward Milton on Highway 36 when she attempted to pass another vehicle in very foggy conditions. Lundergan's van crashed head-on into a car driven by 41 year old Miachel Hancock-Eccles of Madison, Ind.