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Today's News

  • Walker hustling to build shelter

    Tony Walker is a man under pressure.

    The Bedford resident, who owns TW Concrete, was hired by Trimble County Fiscal Court in January to build a new animal shelter, which will be shared by Trimble and Henry counties. His deadline of July 1 is coming up fast.

    Walker said concrete and masonry contracts were approved during a special Fiscal Court meeting Friday, March 2. At the end of the meeting, the plan was to begin “moving dirt” to prepare the site, located across the road from Valley View Landfill, on Monday, March 5.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, March 21
    Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. at the School Administration Building on Wentworth Ave..

     Thursday, March 22
    Trimble County Public Library presents Ethan Smith portraying Kentucky’s Johnny Green of Orphan Brigade from 7-8 p.m. A Civil War Reenactment based on a journal written by Johnny Green is a Ky. Humanities program.

    Sunday, March 25
    The Infinite Realm will present a concert of inspirational music at the Carrollton Wesleyan Church, 216 Third Street in Carrollton, at 6 p.m.

  • KSP plans 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 March 26 - April 9, 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 Sheriff's Log 03-21-12

    Monday, March 12
    10:32 a.m., process service, 200 block U.S. 421N
    10:40 a.m., process service, 300 block Fairway Dr
    11:08 a.m., process service, 400 block Lear Ln
    11:35 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    12:34 p.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    12:49 p.m., process service, Brandon Way
    1:01 p.m., school visit, Bedford Elementary School
    3:08 p.m., school zone traffic patrol, Trimble County High School

    Tuesday, March 13
    8:17 a.m., assisted motorist, 200 block Sunnyside

  • News of Public Record 03-21-12

    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 March 12, 2012.

    Felony

  • Terri Smith enters guilty plea

    During a pretrial hearing Monday in Henry County Circuit Court, Terri L. Smith, 51, of Campbellsburg, waived her right to a jury trial and entered a guilty plea to one count of second-degree cruelty to animals, a Class A misdemeanor.

  • Operation Preparation observed by local students

    Eighth graders from the Trimble County Middle School and Trimble County High School sophomores received advice on Wednesday, March 14, on what they can do academically to prepare for college or career as part of Governor Steve Beshear’s proclamation declaring March 12-16 as Operation Preparation College and Career Advising Week.

    The students met with trained community advisors to review their college and career plans and talk about:

    ·career aspirations and required education/training

  • FEMA assistance available to Trimble storm victims

    Area residents who suffered damage to their homes or businesses from the March 2 tornado and straight-line winds are eligible for federal and state assistance.

    The first step is registering with the Federal Emergency Management Agency either by calling (1-800) 621-FEMA (3362) or by applying online at www.disasterassistance.gov. The (1-800) number is available seven days a week from 7 a.m.-10 p.m.

    The deadline to register with FEMA is May 7.

  • 3-ton limit strictly enforced

    Law enforcement agencies from Kentucky and Indiana are posted at each end of the Milton-Madison Bridge to strictly enforce the new 3-ton weight limit.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet lowered the posted weight limit for the bridge from 15 tons to three tons based on new inspections that showed continued deterioration of the 82-year-old bridge.

  • 3-ton weight limit to be posted for Milton-Madison Bridge

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has lowered the posted weight limit for the Milton-Madison Bridge from 15 tons to 3 tons.  Recent inspection of the bridge showed continued deterioration on the 82-year-old bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, Ky., to Madison, Ind.

    Repairs to the bridge are expected to be completed this week by Walsh Construction, the contractor currently constructing the new Milton-Madison Bridge.