Today's News

  • Rep. Massie: Audit the Federal Reserve

    Congressional committees are jokingly referred to as the place where bills go to die.  However, I’m happy to report that my bipartisan bill to audit the Federal Reserve passed the House Oversight and Government Reform committee by unanimous consent this summer, and is now eligible to come before the full House for a vote.  Since 90 percent of bills die in committee, you could say that my legislation had a near-death experience, but that’s a good thing.

  • Steve Aldridge benefit set
  • Benefit to be held Sept. 24, at Trimble

    Landmark News Service
    Family and friends are throwing a benefit for Robert Brierly of Henry County, due to his living situation and continuing health issues, according to information from Jennifer Allgeier.
    Brierly lost his home after the death of his wife a few years ago, and he lived in a daughter’s basement until she sold her home, Allgeier said. For a little while after that, he lived in a camper.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Friday, Sept. 23
    Trimble County Board of Elections will meet at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Clerk’s office to conduct an examination of the voting machines.
    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln. in Bedford is holding a concert by The Wilbanks, 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 23. There is no admission fee. A love offering will be accepted. For more information please call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510. All are welcome.
    Fri-Sun, Sept. 23-25

  • KDA inspectors discover credit card ‘skimmer’

    FRANKFORT — Kentucky Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered a credit card “skimmer” during a routine inspection of a motor fuel pump at a Richmond retail establishment earlier this month.


    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 County District Court during the week of Sept. 12, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Diane Wheeler presiding:

  • Red Cross needs donors of all blood types to maintain a diverse supply

    LOUISVILLE. Ky. — During National Sickle Cell Awareness Month, the American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to help ensure a stable and diverse blood supply for patients in need. Trimble County residents may donate blood at Mt. Byrd Christian Church, 68 Peck Pike, Milton, on Tuesday, September 27, 2016 from 2:30-6:30 p.m.

  • Quarles: KDA helps Ky. farmers, ag businesses sell their products in international markets

    LOUISVILLE — Kentucky farmers can reap tremendous benefits from international trade, and the Kentucky Department of Agriculture (KDA) is prepared to help, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles said today at the Kentucky International Trade Summit, a forum for business leaders, trade practitioners, and public officials.

  • Shelby Energy to host Lineman’s Rodeo

    Shelby Energy Cooperative is very pleased to announce that they will be hosting the 12th Annual Kentucky Lineman’s Rodeo. The event will take place at the Shelby County Fairgrounds, 1513 Midland Trail in Shelbyville, on Sept. 29 and 30.  

  • Trimble County 4-H members’ 2016 Kentucky State Fair entries

    Oliva Morgan, Single photo Still Life, Blue Ribbon
    Isabella White, Single photo Animal, Blue Ribbon
    Isabella White, Single photo Horticulture, Red Ribbon
    Paige Heinz, Single photo Person, Blue Ribbon
    Paige Heinz, Single photo Community, Red Ribbon
    Colton Auxier, Single photo Landscape, Red Ribbon
    Colton Auxier, Clover Photograph, Blue Ribbon
    Field Crops
    Beau Turner, ½ Bale Alfalfa Hay, Blue & Class Champion Ribbon
    Arts & Crafts