Today's News

  • A vacation fishing experience

    Last week while on my stay-at-home vacation, I went fishing.

    For billions of people around the world, that news would be a big fat no big deal because it’s done all the time so ho hum, tell me something I don’t know.

    However, for me going fishing was a big fat very big deal because it was my first time ever.

    At 56, I had never fished before, and for months now I have been wanting to, almost to the point of it being an obsession. I don’t know why I’ve been wanting to fish so badly, only that I have.


    30 Years Ago (Sept. 3, 1981)
    TCHS’s 58-piece band was ranked No. 1 in Class A Marching band competition in Cynthiana. Michelle Craig was judged No. 1 Field Commander at the Saturday Band Festival in Class A high schools and she ranked highly among the 21 bands participating in the festival.

  • Frankfort offers many educational opportunities

    While the classroom experience for Kentucky students invariably changes from decade to decade, there is still one constant that binds one generation to the next: A field trip to the state capital.

    Thousands of children make the trek each year, seeing such common sites as the larger-than-life statue of President Lincoln in the Capitol Rotunda and, just a few miles away, the Old State Capitol’s self-supporting staircase, which for more than 180 years has been anchored by a well-placed keystone.

  • 3 injured in 421 crash

    Three persons were injured in a traffic accident on U.S. 421N at 5:51 p.m. Friday. Kentucky State Police said a vehicle driven by Josh Wainscott, 24, of Carrollton, pulled from a body shop into the path of a vehicle driven by Caileigh Kidd, 22, Madison. Kidd and a passenger, Angela Ledcke, 42, of Bedford were transported to The King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison and Wainscott was transported to Baptist Northeast Hospital for on-life threatening injuries.

  • Apple Festival pie contest

    The Trimble County Apple Festival Committee will hold its annual Apple Pie Contest on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. Judging will take place at 11 a.m. at the Bedford Inn Bed and Breakfast, located on the courthouse square in Bedford, Kentucky.

    Rules for the Apple Pie Contest are as Follows:

    1. One entry per person.

    2. Disposable aluminum pie plates must be used!

    3. Entries will be taken from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Bedford Inn Bed and Breakfast side entrance.

    No late entries will be accepted!

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Sept. 1
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will start at 7 p.m. at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church on Morton Ridge Road. Everyone is invited.

     Sept. 2 & 3
    Milton Volunteer Fire Fighters will hold their annual Fish Fry at Station I, Milton Hilltop, Friday and Saturday from 11 a.m.-8 p.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 3

  • State pushing school boards to full campus tobacco bans

    State education and public health officials have joined forces to encourage school districts to implement policies that would prohibit the use of tobacco anywhere on school-owned property – 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

    A letter from Education Commissioner Terry Holliday and Public Health Commissioner William D. Hacker, M.D., sent to superintendents statewide, encourages districts to pass the policy as “the right thing to do for the health of your schools and communities.”

  • Bridge transport
  • SHERIFF’S CALL LOG 08-31-11

    Monday, Aug. 22
    12:39 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 1000 block Brownsboro Rd
    2:18 p.m., all terrain vehicle on highway, Pendleton Ave
    4:46 p.m., suspicious vehicle, 5000 block U.S. 421N
    9:43 p.m., DUI complaint, 400 block McCord Ln
    11:09 p.m., traffic stop, Midway at U.S. 421

    Tuesday, Aug. 23
    12:36 a.m., traffic stop, Greenbriar
    2:46 p.m., theft of vehicle, 900 block Harley Ln
    3:11 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 42E
    3:53 p.m., juvenile out of control, 200 block Doe Ridge Rd

  • News of Public Record 08-31-11

    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 the week of Aug. 22--26, 2011.