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Today's News

  • Local legislators in action
  • Carroll man arrested on sex-related charges

    Kentucky State Police arrested a Carroll County man on several sex-related charges. Principe Llerena 23, of 168 Floyd St., was arrested on March 22 at about 11:30 a.m. at the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg by Detective Steve Goodale.

    Llerena was charged with six counts of third degree rape, six counts of third degree sodomy and two counts of first degree sexual abuse. The charges stem from several encounters Llerena allegedly had with three teenage girls over the past year, according to a news release.

  • Trimble man arrested on sex-related charges

    A months-long investigation by detectives from Kentucky State Police Post 5 has led to the arrest of a Trimble County man on several sex-related charges. Twenty-six year old Matthew Riddle, of Milton, was indicted by the Trimble County Grand Jury on March 16 and arrested Monday, March 19, at approximately 7:50 p.m. on Coopers Bottom Road.

  • News of Public Record 03-28-12

    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 cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of  March 20, 2012.

    Felony

  • Arbor Day Foundation offers trees

    National Arbor Day is April 29 this year, and the best way to celebrate is by planting trees. The Arbor Day Foundation is making it easy for everyone to celebrate the tree planters’ holiday. Everyone who joins the Foundation in April will receive 10 free shade trees.

  • Trimble County home to three Certified Roadside Farm Markets

    Louisville, KY – Trimble County is home to three of the 106 markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2012 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. The Trimble County members are: Bray Fruit, Bray Orchard & Roadside Market, and Callis Orchards.

  • Trimble County home to three Certified Roadside Farm Markets

    Louisville, KY – Trimble County is home to three of the 106 markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2012 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. The Trimble County members are: Bray Fruit, Bray Orchard & Roadside Market, and Callis Orchards.

  • Asparagus: Herald of spring around the Bluegrass State

    Asparagus is the herald of spring.  Its tender stalks poke up from the ground during the first warm and wet days of the season.  More Kentucky producers than ever are growing asparagus.  It is a member of the Lily family and its origin is traced back to Eurasia.  

    In Kentucky, asparagus is in season from April through May.  It is a good source of vitamin A and folate.  One pound of asparagus yields four, one-half cup servings.  A serving contains around 22 calories, 2 grams of protein, and 4 grams of carbohydrate.  

  • Farmers, be on the lookout for frothy bloat in cattle

    Unseasonably warm temperatures have brought about an early spring flush of legumes in our pastures. As a result, the UK Veterinary Diagnostic Lab is already examining cases of frothy bloat in beef cattle.

  • Bedford resident is perennial Dean’s List honoree

    Eizabeth F. McKinney-Mehas of Bedford has made the Dean’s List every semester for four years at Lindsay Wilson College.

    To be eligible for the academic honor, students must earn at least a 3.5 grade average carrying a full-time class load of at least 12 credit hours during a semester.

    Founded in 1903, Lindsey Wilson is a liberal arts college affiliated with the Kentucky Annual Conference of The United Methodist Church.