Today's News

  • Carrollton bridge to be open by Thanksgiving

    Landmark News Service
    The morning commute for those living on the west side of the Kentucky River should be back to normal starting Wednesday, Nov. 23.

  • Local institution continues with business as usual

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The family of Bill Hughes is devastated by the loss of their patriarch. His shoes are certainly big to fill. As the owner/operator of Little Town and Country Restaurant for 57 years, Bill was also a big part of the community. Left to fill those shoes is his son Joe Hughes.

  • Beshear: AG’s election fraud hotline open

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – As absentee votes are being cast and as voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, Attorney General Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians to report any voting abnormalities to his office’s Election Fraud Hotline.
    Beshear asks all Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations to call the Election Fraud Hotline at 800-328-VOTE or 800-328-8683.
    The hotline is open throughout the year during normal business hours and from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (EST) on Election Day.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Oct. 24
    8:31 p.m., emergency protection order service, 8800 block U.S. 42W
    6:13 p.m., process service, 300 block Gene Jones Rd
    8:09 p.m., traffic stop, 158 U.S. 42W
    Wednesday, Oct. 26
    9:30 a.m., prowler, 3578 U.S. 421S
    4:09 p.m., disturbance, Hwy 1492 at Mosser Rd
    Thursday, Oct. 27
    12:47 p.m., alarm, 4597 U.S. 421N
    3:46 p.m., process service, 500 block Perkinson Ln
    Friday, Oct. 28
    8:07 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    8:30 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School


    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. 24, 2016:

  • Things I should avoid

    To my mortification I’ve realized that I have managed to cause a greater or lesser degree of destruction with the majority of everyday items. These items are those which most people can use in absolute safety. While the following list is by no means exhaustive, it does serve to highlight the unpredictable nature of my well-intentioned efforts at daily living.
    Painter’s Tape: I am constitutionally incapable of operating this material without having the strip of tape spontaneously and inexplicably arrange itself into a useless wad.

  • Diabetes and multivitamins

    Diabetes is a condition that affects the way the body uses energy. More than 29 million Americans are affected by diabetes and close to one-quarter of these individuals do not know they have the disease. An additional 86.1 million Americans have prediabetes. Many people believe they can prevent or control these diseases by taking various dietary supplements, but that may not be the case.

  • Bedford Elementary Fall Festival set for this Saturday, Nov. 5

    The Bedford Elementary School Parent Teachers Organization will host the BES Fall Festival this Saturday, Nov. 5.
    The PTO will be serving food from 3-6 p.m., including
    qGrilled Rib-eye Sandwich Meal $9.00
    qGrilled Chicken Sandwich Meal $7.00
    qSides include Mac and Cheese, Baked Beans, Steak Fries, Dessert and Drink
    qHot Dog Meal $3.00
    qSides include Mac and Cheese and Dessert and Drink
    Children’s games will be held from 3:30- 5 p.m. The cost to play is $5.00 for a ticket

  • A student’s perspective on the nickel tax

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Milton Elementary perfect attendance