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Today's News

  • Boat safely as temperatures climb and water traffic increases

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Remember to boat safely as temperatures climb during July.

    “We’re asking boaters to watch out for people in the water and swimmers to be careful,” said Capt. Mike Fields, boating law administrator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “People will be in the water trying to get some relief from the heat.”

  • KSP conducts traffic safety 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 July 9 - July 23, 2012.

    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 and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Trimble County Fair Cutie Pies
  • Local farmers’ markets offer healthy options

    MILWAUKEE, WI - Searching for fresh, nutritious food? Want alternatives to everyday ingredients?  To find healthy foods and unique products, you don’t have to look much farther than your “backyard.”

  • New state laws take effect Thursday

    From The State Journal

    Several bills passed in this year’s legislative session, from curbs on the sale of cold and allergy medications to seat belt requirements on 15-passenger vehicles, will take effect Thursday.
    Bills passed by the legislature generally become law 90 days after a session ends.

    Here’s a look at some of them, according to the Legislative Research Commission:

    >Senate Bill 32 establishes a statewide emergency alert system for those suspected of injuring a police officer.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, June 25
    3:40 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    6:00 a.m., escort, Northern Ky.
    12:17 p.m., lockout, 200 block Mt Pleasant Rd
    2:11 p.m., Emergency Medical Services call, U.S. 42E
    7:55 p.m., traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, June 26
    3:40 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    6:43 a.m., suspicious individual on scene, Bedford Car Lot
    12:51 p.m., process service, 100 block Morton Ridge Rd
    1:27 p.m., criminal mischief complaint, Megan Ln

  • 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 cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of July 2-July 6, 2012.

    Felony

  • Comer to examine fuel-testing lab


    Kentucky Enquirer

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has set up a task force to address concerns raised in an audit over the state’s fuel lab, which tests the quality and quantity of fuels and pesticides.

  • Rand: Comer’s job of righting Ag Dept. ship ‘outstanding’

    Kentucky Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has spent most of his first few months in office trying to shepherd his Department through both an audit and a positive transitional period. Comer and State Representative Rick Rand both alluded to the Department’s recent negative publicity during Comer’s visit with several local residents at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Office on June 29.

  • Middle-age dilemma: caring for kids, parents and yourself

    Many middle-aged adults are finding themselves caring and supporting two generations- their children and their aging parents. While caregiving can be very rewarding, it often can bring additional emotional, physical and financial stresses for caregivers as they try to balance a career, parenting and elder care.

    According to the Family Caregiver Alliance, 520,000 Kentucky informal caregivers provide 570 million hours of care each year. The estimated value of this care is worth more than $5.4 billion.