Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Dec. 26
    5:23 p.m., death, Sulphur Bedford Road and U.S. Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, Dec. 27
    11:12 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 50 Shepherd Ln
    11:38 a.m., emergency protective order, 9800 block U.S. Hwy 421N
    1:36 p.m., escort, Bedford Christian Church
    1:57 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Brandon Way
    1:59 p.m., emergency protective order service, 9800 block U.S. Hwy 421N
    6:42 p.m., traffic stop, 12000 U.S. Hwy 421N
    7:32 p.m., traffic stop, 782 U.S. Hwy 42E
    8:26 p.m., disturbance, 42 Sportsman 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 during the week of Dec.19, 2016, in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Diana E. Wheeler presiding:

  • Butler golf course closing; alternative use sought

    Landmark News Service
    Kentucky State Parks announced Dec. 19, that it will solicit requests for three of its 9-hole golf courses, including General Butler State Resort Park.
    Requests for Proposals (RFPs) will be issued for the 9-hole golf courses at Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill and Kincaid Lake State Park near Falmouth. Kentucky State Parks is looking for a private concessionaire to operate these two courses.

  • Oldham museum features KSR exhibit

    When the Oldham County Historical Society’s Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum reopens on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, one of the exhibits will have special meaning to the inmates of the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. They have made 200 teddy bears to give away to the first 200 visitors (limit one per family) to the Kentucky State Reformatory exhibit at the museum. Also on hand will be “staff who participated in the project to introduce visitors to the exhibit and to answer questions about KSR,” said Aaron Smith, Warden for KSR since May 1, 2014.

  • Human or Heavenly, help was there for fallen writer

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Teena Drake, longtime contributing writer for The Trimble Banner, suffered a debilitating fall during a recent trip to Kansas. Following is her experience in her own words.

    An Attempted Article
    By Teena Drake
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Bedford drafting alcohol sales ordinances

    Managing Editor
    Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock and City Attorney Amy Eversole are busy drafting ordinances to regulate licenses for the sale of alcohol as a result of last month’s local option election in which Bedford voters approved allowing the sale of alcohol beverages within the city limits.

  • Fewer teens using drugs and alcohol than their counterparts did in the 1990s, nationwide and in Kentucky

    By Melissa Patrick
    Kentucky Health News
    A new national study shows teen drug and alcohol use are at their lowest rates since the 1990s, a trend that is also seen in Kentucky’s teens.
    The national survey of about 50,000 high school students found that “considerably fewer teens reported using any illicit drug other than marijuana in the prior 12 months — 5 percent, 10 percent and 14 percent in grades 8, 10 and 12, respectively — than at any time since 1991,” says the news release.

  • Cheers!
  • 50 acres offered free for veterans hospital in Radcliff

    By Ben Sheroan
    The News-Enterprise
    In hopes of becoming the new home of a VA medical center, Radcliff Mayor Mike Weaver is offering free land off Ky. 313.
    The 50-acre site in Millpond Business Center has all utilities in place, and all geotechnical studies and ground-soil testing are completed and on file. Also, Ky. 313 provides direct access from Interstate 65.
    “It would be much more convenient than where it is now or their proposed site,” Weaver said.

  • Level one drought declaration lifted

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Office of the State Climatologist and the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, in coordination with the Kentucky Drought Mitigation Team, have removed the Level One Drought Declaration that was issued for much of the state on Nov. 10.
    Following this weekend’s abundant precipitation, all of the state is above normal for precipitation for the past 30 days.