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Today's News

  • Woman accused of lighting husband on fire

    By Dean Manning
    Corbin/Whitley News Journal
    A Keavy man is in critical condition after police say his wife doused him with gasoline and set him on fire in the midst of a domestic dispute Monday night.
    Laurel County Sheriff’s deputies were called to the scene on Woodland Court off of Paris Karr about 8 p.m.
    However, both the husband and wife, identified as John and Vera Wooten, had left the scene as she drove him to St. Joseph –– London Hospital for treatment of what police described as severe burns over 50 percent of his body.

  • Board approves consent items

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting on August 2 at the Board office.
    The following items were presented to the Board for consent:
    Minutes to the July 19 regular meeting, Approved
    TCHS Cross Country overnight trip request, Approved
    Federal Grant Procedures Manual (2nd reading), Approved
    KSBA Policy and AP Updates (2nd reading)
    Superintendent’s Professional Growth Plan, Approved
    2017 – 2018 Certified Evaluation Plan, Approved

  • Poll: One in 12 Kentucky 10th-graders have attempted suicide

    Kentucky Press News Service
    By MELISSA PATRICK
    Kentucky Health News
    A 2016 survey found that 8.2 percent of Kentucky’s high-school sophomores — about one in 12 — said they had attempted suicide at least once in the previous 12 months. That may seem high, but the national rate is even higher: 9.4 percent.
    “We need to take that seriously,” Dr. Julie Cerel, a psychologist and professor at the University of Kentucky College of Social Work and president of the American Association of Suicidology, told Kentucky Health News.

  • Kentucky State Police to conduct traffic checkpoints

    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. – 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 August 1st through August 31st. 

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 July 31, 2017, with the Special Judge Sandra McLaughlin presiding:
    FELONY

  • Recalibration

    Two Sundays ago I was in a flat mood. That’s the best way to describe how I felt. I had no interest in any of the activities that typically take up most of my days.

  • Black hereford group moving to Bowling Green

    The American Black Hereford Association (ABHA) is moving its headquarters to Bowling Green, Ky.
    Tim Tarter, association president said, “The Board of Directors made the decision to move the office to Kentucky this past winter, and we have been working with Kentucky agricultural leaders for several month to make it happen.”

  • Hints for keeping the family active when school starts
  • Beef cattle markets stabilizing but remain below 2016 levels

    Most beef cattle-producing states have been able to escape drought conditions so far this year and Kentucky producers enjoyed significant rainfall in early July that put them in a good position this summer. Still, weather aside, Cattle prices have improved from recent declines but remain lower than this time last year.

  • HomeStreet Miss Madison wins Seattle race amid controversy

    By ANDREW MUNTZ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Seattle---Jimmy Shane in the U-1 Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison and Andrew Tate in the U-9 Les Schwab Tires battled side by side through the final lap of a wild Albert Lee Appliance Cup winner-take-all final heat on Lake Washington. Tate, the winner of last year’s Seattle race, managed to pass Shane on the last lap and again in the final stretch, but it turned out to be all for naught. Tate was assessed a one-minute penalty for dislodging a buoy before the start.