Today's News

  • Support caregivers when they need it the most

    Providing full-time care for an older loved one is a selfless job many of us would readily take on if needed, but it comes with its own set of challenges and frustrations. A recent report from the National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine said caregiver recognition and support is one of the most significant challenges facing the U.S.’s growing older population and their families.

  • FSA acreage reporting dates announced for Trimble Co.

    In order to comply with Farm Service Agency program eligibility requirements, all producers are encouraged to visit the Carrollton office to file an accurate crop certification report for 2017 by the applicable deadline.
    The following acreage reporting dates are applicable for Trimble County:
    November 15, 2016       grass certifications. (Ex: alfalfa, mixed hay and mixed pasture)
    Dec. 15, 2016: small grains including wheat, oats, barley
    Jan. 2, 2017: honey
    Jan. 15, 2017: peaches and canola  

  • KSP conducts checkpoints

    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 Oct. 1 - 31. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Raiders battle in WV loss
  • Lady Raiders net win over Switz County in nail biter

    The Trimble Banner
    It was touch and go through the third match before the Trimble County Lady Raiders closed the door on a determined visiting Switzerland County Lady Pacers team Tuesday in Trimble’s final regular season home volleyball game of 2016.
    The Lady Raiders were strong in the first match, taking measure of the Swiss girls by a 25-14 score. But Trimble lost some of its edge in the second match as the Lady Pacers came back to win 17-25.

  • Milton Methodists host guest speaker

    Milton United Methodist Church, 11100 Hwy. 421 N, will host weekend services Oct. 22-23 with Pastor Roy Lauter. Services will be held at 7 p.m. Oct. 22, and 10:30 a.m. Oct. 23. For more information, contact Pastor Mike McArter at (502) 268-5267.

  • Idol factory open for business

    Today I did not go to Beall’s Outlet next to Publix in Inverness.
    That may not mean much to you, but to me it was a major big deal.
    Lately, I haven’t been able to stop at Publix without checking out the outlet. Even if I park far away I’ll say, “I need to walk more,” and head over to see what’s new at Beall’s.


    October 23, 1986 (30 years ago)

  • Domestic violence numbers in Kentucky sobering

    Each September, domestic violence-prevention programs across the country take part in a one-day census to illustrate what they and the victims they serve face at any given moment.
    The numbers are sobering. In 2015, the most recent year available, 40,000 people nationwide sought shelter during that 24-hour period and another 31,500 received non-residential assistance in such areas as the courts, childcare and transportation.