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Today's News

  • 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 12 - March 26, 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 03-07-12

    Monday, Feb. 27
    11:32 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    12:04 p.m., school zone traffic detail
    1:34 p.m., inspection, 100 block Littrell Rd
    2:26 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 100 Morton Ridge Rd
    4:04 p.m., 400 block U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, Feb. 28
    11:16 a.m., inspection, Longview Dr

    Wednesday, Feb. 29
    9:33 a.m., domestic abuse, Hardy Creek Rd
    12:07 p.m., traffic stop, West of Tandy farms

    Thursday, March 1

  • News of Public Record 03-07-12

    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 the week of Feb.28-March 2, 2012.

    Felony

  • Firefighter remained on station

    Nineteen-year-old firefighter Andrew Stark watched as dark, swirling storm clouds rushed at him as he stood outside Milton Fire Station No. 2 on Friday afternoon. A number of volunteers preparing for a planned ALS fundraiser set for the following day had been in earlier but had scattered for their homes when the storm warnings sounded. Now Stark manned the station alone.

  • Riding the Storm Out

    On March 2, 2012, Jesse and Karan Pulliam were enjoying a quiet Friday afternoon in their tan and white mobile home, located at 120 Walnut Street just off Joyce Mill Road, near where that highway intersects with Mt. Pleasant Road in west-central Trimble County. They had no clue the old R.E.O. Speedwagon song from the 1970s was about to become their reality.

  • Four tornadoes rip Trimble

    Four touchdowns of tornadoes have been confirmed in Friday’s storm that swept through Trimble County. An undetermined number of residences were damaged, many destroyed completely, and the Milton Fire and Rescue Department’s Station No. 2, located on U.S. 421N near the “crossroads” intersection where Palmyra Road and Old Milton/Bedford Pike cross U.S. 421, is a total loss as a result of the storm.

  • NAP application closing dates near

    The deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the Noninsured Assistance Program are March 1 and March 15.

    The crops for the March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, Clover, Grass, Mixed Grass intended for grazing, hay, or seed, and TEFF.

  • Exercise and catching a cold

    It seems that this time of year the cold is a common occurrence.   There are certain factors that increase your risk of getting a cold such as: smoking, stress, poor nutrition and missing sleep.  Can being more physically active reduce the chances that you will get a cold?

  • NRCS high tunnel program available to Kentucky farmers

  • TCMS salutes 6th grade students, staff

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced recognition of the sixth grade Students of the Month and Teacher and Staff Member Spotlights for January.

    “We are very proud of these folks and celebrate their hard work and dedication to TCMS,” Genton said. “Great job!”