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Today's News

  • One teenager killed, two injured in Trimble crash

    A Trimble County teenager has been killed and two others injured in a crash on U.S. 421 South. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of a single vehicle crash at 11:22 p.m. Monday.

    Upon arrival, troopers located the vehicle off the roadway against a tree.  Preliminary investigation shows that the car, driven by 16-year-old Mark Bastin of New Castle, was traveling north on U.S. 421S when the vehicle left the roadway for unknown reasons and struck a tree.

  • Trimble grad earns PhD at UK

    Ashley Marie Hawkins, daughter of Leslie Cutshaw of Milton and Dennis Hawkins of Milton and 2004 graduate of Trimble County High School, was awarded a PhD degree in Chemical Engineering from the University of Kentucky on May 6, 2012.

    Ashley’s advisors while at the University of Kentucky were  Dr. J. Zach Hilt of Chemical Engineering and Dr. David Puleo from the Center for Biomedical Engineering.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Monday-Saturday, June 18-23
    The Trimble County Fair at the Trimble County Recreational Park has pageants, rides and food. Fun for the whole family.

    Wednesday, June 20
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, June 21
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet on Thursday at 10 a.m. at Post 5 meeting room on Citation Lane in Campbellsburg.

  • Kentucky State Police troopers sporting new ride

    Motorists throughout the state may do a double-take this summer as the Kentucky State Police begin rolling out new cruisers with an updated look. The agency is transitioning from the Ford Crown Victoria, which is no longer being manufactured, to the 2012 Chevrolet Caprice Police Patrol Vehicle. KSP recently purchased 125 of the vehicles (100 in traditional gray and 25 in tan for use by its Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Division) to begin replacing its aging fleet of 2004-2010 model Fords.

  • News of Public Record 06-20-12

    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 June 11-June 15, 2012.

    Felony

  • More cemetery patrols sought

    A hallowed ground intended to be the final resting place for the remains of loved ones has instead become a haven for the living who, under the veil of darkness, allegedly use the premises for illicit activities.

    Commissioner Frank Floyd told his fellow members of the Bedford City Commission Monday of ongoing problems at the Bedford Cemetery.

  • Comeaux new commissioner

    As the first order of business at Thursday’s meeting of the Milton City Commission, Milton resident Lynn Comeaux was sworn in as the newest Milton Commissioner. Comeaux succeeds Gerald Owen whose resignation due to health reasons was announced by Mayor Denny Jackson during the commission’s April 12 meeting. Comeaux will serve out the remainder of Owen’s term, which expires on Jan. 1, 2013.

  • Animal shelter completion by end of month

    Contractor Tony Walker told Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday, June 18, that the new animal shelter being built on Sulphur Road should be “100 percent complete” by Friday, June 29.

    “I feel confident about what I’ve left the counties with,” Walker said. Walker was hired by Trimble County to build the facility after bids from contractors for the project came in far above the $250,000 available from Trimble and Henry counties, which includes a $150,000 state grant.

  • County gets recycling grant, budget passed

    Trimble County has been awarded a $55,195 recycling grant from the 2012-13 Kentucky Pride Fund.

    The award was one of a total of 61 grants for recycling and household hazardous-waste grants announced June 13 by Gov. Steve Beshear and is intended to help reduce the amount of recyclable and hazardous materials going into landfills, according to a release from the state Energy and Environment Cabinet’s Division of Waste Management.

  • Fun at the Trimble County Fair