Today's News

  • Kentucky’s postsecondary report card is good

    With summer vacation now in full swing, the last thing students may want to think about is school. But that shouldn’t stop the rest of us, because, overall, the report card is pretty good.

    Consider the number of students who secured a degree or certificate from Kentucky’s colleges and universities this past year. There were nearly 63,000 altogether, according to the Council on Postsecondary Education, an 11 percent increase when compared to 2009-10.

  • Memorial Day offers opportunity to recall America’s sacrifices

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following address was delivered during Monday’s  Community Memorial Day ceremonies at the Trimble County Courthouse by the Rev. Tom Starks, Pastor of Milton Baptist Church. Rev. Starks served in the United States Coast Guard from 1992-1996.

  • Richmonds married 50 years ago

    Ronald and Shirley Clifton Richmond will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 3, 2011.

    They have lived their 50 years of marriage in Trimble County. They have two children, Ruth Richmond and David (Cindy) Richmond, six grandchildren: Sara, Matthew, Aaron, Andrew, Katie and Scott (Joyce) and two great grandchildren: Kole and C.J.

    The children are honoring their parents with a small celebration at the couple’s home.

  • Thankless job

    Wednesday, June 8:  Chicken rings with barbecue sauce, baby carrots with dip, mixed fruit cup, sun chips, milk

    Thursday, June 9: Pizza strips, cheese stick, broccoli florets with dip, fresh grapes, milk, dressing

    Friday, June 10: Taco meat/cheese, corn chips, shredded lettuce/salsa, strawberry applesauce, cookie, milk

  • Luttrell on Dean’s List

    Bluegrass Community & Technical College is proud to recognize Trimble County resident Rebecca S. Luttrell who has achieved Dean’s List honors for the 2011 Spring Semester. The college recognizes academic excellence by naming to the Dean’s List full-time students who have earned an overall semester grade point average of 3.5 or better in courses numbered 100 or above.

  • Hudson on Dean’s List

    The University of Evansville is proud to announce that Hannah Hudson of Milton has achieved the Dean’s List.

    Hudson, a Science Education major, made the Dean’s List for academic achievements during the Spring Semester 2011. To make the Dean’s List, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, June 2
    Trimble County School District Local Planning Facility Committee meeting at 5 p.m. at board office

    Saturday, June 4
    TCHS Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. in the TCHS gym.

  • 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 court the week of June 20-24, 2011.


  • Governor announces veteran initiative

    While honoring Kentucky veterans at a Memorial Day ceremony in Grant County, Governor Steve Beshear announced the11-11-11 initiative, an event to honor the Commonwealth’s loyal and brave men and women.  Veterans’ Day is Nov. 11, 2011, or 11-11-11. Gov. Beshear and his administration plan to highlight and honor Kentucky’s veterans and active duty service members over the next five months, beginning with Memorial Day and capping off with a celebration on Veterans’ Day.