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Today's News

  • 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 renderd in Trimble County District Court on Tuesday, Jan. 31, 2017, with the Honorable JudgeDiana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • Horses recovering in Oldham

    By AMANDA MANNING
    Landmark News Service
    Thirteen horses that were found starving and alive among other dead horses in Trimble County have been recovering in Oldham County for the past week.  
    The Trimble County Sheriff’s office and the Henry and Trimble County Animal Control discovered multiple dead animals on Trimble County resident Marlena Robinson’s property. Robinson now faces 53 counts of animal cruelty second degree and 44 counts of disposition of carcasses within 48 hours.

  • Resident faces 97 charges after dead horses found on Trimble County farm

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 33-year-old Bedford woman was arrested Thursday after the remains of 15 dead horses and several dead rabbits were found on her farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.

  • Pretty in Pink
  • The Week in Frankfort

    FRANKFORT -- State lawmakers returned to the Capitol last week to start the second part of the General Assembly’s 2017 session. The first portion of the session, held over the course of five days in early January, featured a quick start as seven bills were passed into law.
    The second part of the session is sure to feature its own history-making moments as lawmakers consider hundreds of bills – each with the potential to affect people across the state.

  • Used Cars: A Requiem

    It is with profound sorrow that I announce that my lengthy relationship with the used car has come to an end. My “Wee Beastie” has incurred at least half of its purchase price in repair bills. Despite the nature of the repair the amount due to the mechanic has consistently amounted to $1500.00; give or take a dollar. While I was once able to jest that if this kept up I would eventually have a new car, the checks became harder and harder to write. I realize that car repair is complicated work but I just can’t keep pouring money into my beloved money pit.

  • Farm show expected to draw 300,000

    By Sheldon S. Shafer
    The Courier-Journal
    The 52nd annual National Farm Ma­chinery Show is expected to draw more than 300,000 agriculture-minded visitors from across America to the Kentucky Exposition Center this week.
    The event, Feb. 15-18, is billed as the country’s largest indoor farm show.
    It also is one of the most lucrative trade shows staged annually in Louis­ville. It likely will generate at least $17 million in spending to shore up the area’s economy, the Louisville Convention & Visitors Bureau has estimated.

  • Water: Drink up for your health

    Most of us hear early on that we should drink water for good health, but some of us may not know why it is so important.
    More than two-thirds of our bodies are made of water. It helps lubricate our joints, and without water, our organs could not properly function. Water is also essential in helping us remove waste from our bodies.
    If you don’t consume enough water, you run the risk of becoming dehydrated. Dehydration can cause headaches, mood changes, fever, dizziness, rapid heartbeat and kidney problems among others.

  • Quarles seeks to make Ky. agriculture more competitive

    FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles has endorsed legislation that would help Kentucky farmers transport their goods more efficiently and make Kentucky agriculture more competitive with other states.
    House Bill 174, sponsored by state Rep. Richard Heath of Mayfield, passed in the House Agriculture Committee on Wednesday morning. The measure would extend a 10 percent weight tolerance for vehicles carrying poultry, livestock, meats, crop products, or feed for livestock and poultry on state roads other than interstate highways.

  • Bill to ban tobacco products from school property heads to Senate following changes

    By Melissa Patrick
    Kentucky Health News
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The idea of a statewide ban on smoking in workplaces has hit roadblocks in the General Assembly, but a bill to ban tobacco use on school properties and at school events might be a mandate legislators can accept.