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Today's News

  • Kentucky’s auto industry celebrating a century of success

    Kentucky has long been a major player in the automotive industry, but few know that this relationship is fast approaching its 100th anniversary.

    It all began in 1913, when Henry Ford’s fledging company set up an assembly operation on South Third Street in Louisville.  Seventeen people worked there, including the on-site sales team, and they churned out 12 vehicles a day while being paid about eight cents an hour.

  • Rotary Club welcomes guest speakers
  • Patton, Edens wed in Gatlinburg, TN

    Anna Patton and Darrell Edens Jr. were married at Gatlinburg Chapel Ministries on Saturday June 9, 2012. In attendance were Stacey Edens, Felecia Webster, Dusty and Leigh Edens.

    Mr. and Mrs. Darrell Edens Jr. are now residing in Bedford.

    A reception has been planned for a later date. Invitations will be sent.

  • Power family welcomes daughter

    Shane and Rita Power of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Brooke Power. Born Monday, March 26, 2012, at 11:43 p.m. at Frankfort Regional Hospital in Frankfort, Ky, she weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Melba Taylor of Carrollton, and John and Charlotte Carter of Trimble County.

    Paternal grandparents are Scott and Joan Power of Owenton.

    Great-grandparents are Katherine Carter of Carrollton and Eula “Poppy” Perkins of Owenton.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, June 28
    NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 Race at the Kentucky Speedway. The green flag drops at 8 p.m.

    Friday, June 29
    NASCAR Feed the Children Nationwide Series 300 Race at the Kentucky Speedway. The green flag drops at 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 30
    The Little Kentucky River Winery will have David Dwyer, musician, with acoustic entertaining from 3-6 p.m.

    Quaker State 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at the Kentucky Speedway. The green flag drops at 7:30 p.m.

  • Search unsuccessful for bridge jumper

    Law enforcement are continuing their search for a Madison man who jumped from the Kentucky River Bridge between Prestonville and Carrollton on Thursday, June 21.

    An anonymous person called the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10:15 a.m. Thursday regarding a naked man standing on the rail of the bridge between Carrollton and Prestonville, according to a news release. Carrollton Police Assistant Chief Steve Abbott arrived on scene approximately 30 seconds later.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Call Log

    Monday, June 11
    11:09 a.m., process service, 100 block Summerfeld Ct
    11:38 a.m., summons service, 100 block Cannon Court
    11:58 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    2:34 p.m., summons service, Purvis Lane
    3:06 p.m., alarm, 2500 block U.S. 42W
    7:50 p.m., traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    7:52 p.m., assisted motorist, 11000 block U.S. 421N
    10:43 p.m., 911 hangup or unverified call, 9000 block U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, June 12

  • News of Public Record 06-27-12

    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.

    Felony

  • Preparations ongoing for Milton-Madison Bridge lift

    Lift preparations were still underway at press time yesterday in anticipation of “strand-jacking” the first truss section of the new Milton-Madison Bridge into place onto temporary piers.

    The procedure began early Monday when with the assistance of several tug boats, the 600-foot span, which was constructed on barges, was floated from the Milton shoreline into position at the base of the temporary piers.

  • Kiersten Ginn crowned 2012 Miss Trimble County Fair