Today's News

  • Seasons of growth

    Life unfolds in circles of reconnection. We start childhood in co-dependent bonding process with our immediate family unit and hometown. This may be a positive experience or one that creates a void. Never-the-less, as a individual gets older, there comes a time of nostalgia and a desire to return to one’s roots. The ‘seasons of growth’ is the story one creates to reveal the drama or peace within.

  • Grief mixed with hope

    When people ask me what I do at my job at the newspaper, specifically what topics I write about, I tell them the shorthand version: old people, dead people and God.

    Actually, I cover a lot more than that, but those three - old people, dead people and God - are the three areas that seem to fall to me.


    30 Years Ago (Aug. 26, 1982)

  • McKinney-Mehas earns double degree at Lindsey Wilson College in May

    Lizabeth Flora Ann McKinney-Mehas graduated from Lindsey Wilson College on Saturday, May 12, 2012. The ceremony was held in the Biggers Sport Center on the Lindsey Wilson campus at Columbia, Kentucky. She has a double degree in Human Services and Counseling and Communication.

  • Coast Guard promotes Jason Dunn, parents are Trimble Co. residents

    Jason Dunn, United States Coast Guard, was promoted to LTComdr. on August 1, 2012.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, August 23
    Trimble County Public Library offers Kentucky Teleworks- exciting online JOB opportunities! Work from home! Success just a click away! 6-7 p.m. Forum to describe the job opportunities. 7-8 p.m. Individual screening.

    Friday, August 24
    Second annual Party in the Park sponsored by Milton Lion Club at Milton City Park from 5-9 p.m. Featured is Shefton Kash, a Renfro Valley Country Star and his band.

    Trimble County Raiders football home opener vs. Clinton County, 8 p.m.

    Monday, August 27

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, August 13
    10:47 a.m., Emergency Medical Services medical call, 1400 block Peck Pike
    11:26 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary
    11:34 a.m., theft complaint, 1300 block Bells Ridge Rd
    12:42 p.m., inspection, 200 block Willard Wilson Rd
    1:43 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:18 p.m., property dispute, 900 block Vernard Rd
    2:20 p.m., juvenile out of control, 100 block Wentworth Ave.
    6:00 p.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, August 14

  • Traffic accidents send one to hospital

    Local law enforcement and emergency units were dispatched to the scene of two traffic accidents on Wednesday, Aug. 15.


    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 Aug. 13-17, 2012.