Today's News

  • Ode to Psalm 91

    For Christmas I gave my husband Psalm 91.
    Not all of it, just the first two verses:
    “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the most high will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust.’ ”
    I found an artist on the Etsy website who hand paints scripture verses, white lettering on rustic gray paper.

  • Kentucky State Police encourages drivers to prepare for winter driving

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT  – With the possibility of wintery weather moving into the state Thursday, the Kentucky State Police is cautioning motorists to be prepared for hazardous driving conditions.
    “Winter driving can present formidable challenges including sleet, snow, slick roads, freezing temperatures and reduced visibility,” KSP spokesman Trooper. Josh Brashears said in a statement. “It can be a deadly combination if you’re not prepared.”

  • KSP investigating stabbing in New Castle

    New Castle, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a stabbing in Henry County on LaGrange road, according to a news release issued by Trooper Joshua Lawson, Post 5 public information officer. 
    At approximately 6:30 pm Wednesday January 4, Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg received a call from a residence on LaGrange Road outside New Castle. It was reported that Emmet Pendleton, 55 of New Castle, had been stabbed and the suspect had fled the scene.

  • Donation from the Rawlings Foundation makes history at Baptist Health La Grange

    La Grange, KY -- Christmas came early for Baptist Health La Grange. On Dec. 21, Chris Roty, president of the hospital and Julie Torzewski, director of the Baptist Health Foundation, received a $1 million donation from the Rawlings Foundation to use towards the hospital’s recent Women’s Center construction project. This is the largest donation in the history of Baptist Health La Grange.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Jan. 12
    Milton City Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Saturday, Jan. 14
    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln. in Bedford, Ky. will hold a concert 5 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 14, with Gospel Singer Mark Bishop. No admission fee, a love offering will be accepted. For more information call Pastor Bobby Wade at (502) 255-7510.
    Monday, Jan. 16
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets for the quarterly evening meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive’s office.

  • Oldham man jailed after two shot in Sulphur

    Sulphur, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a shooting which occurred Sunday in Henry County on Hollow Tree Road. 
    At approximately 5:12 p.m. Sunday, January 8, Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg received a call from a residence on Hollow Tree Road in the community of Sulphur in Henry County. According to Trooper Joshua Lawson, it was reported that Gloria Campbell, 59 of LaGrange, had been shot in the leg and a second shooting victim had fled the scene.

  • Murder investigation underway in Pleasureville

    Pleasureville, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating a fatal shooting in the community of Pleasureville in Henry County, according to a release from Trooper Joshua Lawson, Post 5 Public Information Officer. 
    At approximately 4:30 p.m. Monday, January 9, Kentucky State Police in Campbellsburg received a 911 call of a shooting at an apartment complex on Main Street in Pleasureville.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Sunday, Jan. 1
    12:10 a.m., traffic stop, Trimble County Park
    12:11 a.m., traffic stop, Connector Rd & U.S. Hwy 42E
    12:22 a.m., traffic stop, U.S. Hwy 42 & U.S. Hwy 421
    12:29 a.m., traffic stop, Bedford Family Practice
    12:37 a.m., traffic stop, U.S. Hwy 421N & Cedarwood
    12:46 a.m., traffic stop, Ray Drive
    12:52 a.m., traffic stop, 4757 U.S. Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, Jan. 3
    12:53 p.m., process service, 100 block Brandon Way
    2:43 p.m., process service, 300 block McDowell Ln


    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 decisions were rendered Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2016, in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Fun indoor activities during the winter months to teach math skills

    During the cold winter months, it is harder to find activities to do with younger children. It seems all too easy to allow a child to spend more time on the computer or in front of the television. However, these activities can get in the way of time together as a family and can even impede development of important kindergarten readiness skills. What are some ideas that families can do instead to help young children learn math skills?