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Today's News

  • Carrollton woman arrested following child meth overdose

    A Carroll County woman has been arrested in connection with the overdose of her 8 month old child, Kentucky State Police said.
    On Friday June 9th at approximately 5:19 p.m. Kentucky State Police Post 5 Dispatchers received a call from Child Protective Services reporting a child was admitted to Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville after ingesting methamphetamine.

  • 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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of June 5, 2017, with the Honorable Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • Kentucky Horse Park to host Man o’ War movie night

    LEXINGTON, Ky. - The Man o› War Celebration, presented by Windstream, continues at the Kentucky Horse Park with a special movie night on June 24 from 6-10 p.m. Sponsored by the Keeneland Kids Club, the event will commemorate the 100th anniversary of the famous racehorse and is part of a season-long series of Man o’ War-themed events hosted by the Kentucky Horse Park.

  • Trimble County home to two 2017 Certified Roadside Farm Markets

    Trimble County is home to two of the 91 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2017 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program: Bray Fruit and Bray Orchards & Roadside Market. Opening this season is Bray Fruit.
    In joining the KFB Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, this market has committed to offering quality products and service to its customers. Its acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that this market meets the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • Snacking smart this summer

    Many preteens and teens are left home alone while parents work during the summer. With no direct supervision, it is easy for kids to grab chips and candy. Help make the healthy choice the easy choice this summer by offering children healthy snacks within arms reach. Having veggies and fruits already prepped and in sight is one of the best ways to encourage healthier snacking.

  • You can control flies on cattle

    Warmer weather brings more pest problems. Horn flies and face flies are key pests of Kentucky cattle. Both species breed in fresh manure piles, but they present different threats and management problems. Fortunately, you have a variety of fly control options.

  • Cure for rotting bones

    If it’s true, as the proverb says, that “envy rots the bones,” then my bones are dust.
    Every once in awhile I hear from a certain friend whose life is perfect, or so I think.
    Just recently she posted on Facebook: “Well, we can cross a trip to Ireland off our list!! Had a fabulous vacation with all our wonderful kids, their spouses and our five -- five!! -- adorable grandbabies!!!”

  • LOOKING BACK

    June 11, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Stars and Stripes birthday often unnoticed

    Flag Day commemorates the official adoption of the Stars and Stripes as our national symbol, an action taken by the Second Continental Congress on June 14, 1777.
    Usually this isn’t much of a holiday.  Stores are busy, federal and state offices are open, and the US Postal Service runs the mail. Come June 14 each year, the vast majority of Americans probably have no idea that a holiday is being observed.
    I believe Flag Day deserves better. So let’s pause for just a minute to reflect on why.