Today's News

  • Bands to give concert at TCHS tomorrow

    Trimble County High School will host a concert tomorrow night featuring three area bands. The concert will begin at 7 p.m. in the high school gymnasium. The musical showcase will feature the TCHS Jazz Ensemble and Concert Band, and a special appearance by the Madison Community Concert Band. The latter consists of many veteran instrumentalists from the surrounding area, including several Trimble County residents.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, March 15
    Trimble County Relay For Life will meet at the Trimble County Public Library in Bedford at 6 p.m. Everyone is welcome to attend.

    Saturday, March 17
    American Red Cross will hold a meeting for volunteers at the Trimble County Extension Office from 9-11 a.m. Come and support your community as a Red Cross volunteer.

    Monday, March 19
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. at the meeting room in the Judge-Executive’s office.
    Bedford City Commission  meets at 10 a.m. at Bedford City Hall.

  • 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 19 - April 2, 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.

  • KSP make meth arrest after Trimble traffic stop

    A traffic stop in Trimble County last week led to the arrest of the driver for manufacturing methamphetamine.

    On Thursday, March 8, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Noble stopped a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Campbellsburg resident Corey Wardrup on Rowlett Avenue in Bedford. A meth lab was discovered during a search of the vehicle.

    Troopers also found two ounces of finished methamphetamine inside the vehicle. No children were present during the stop.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log 03-14-12

    Monday, March 5
    6:31 p.m., suspect in custody, Joyce Mill Rd

    Tuesday, March 6
    11:36 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 2300 block Hwy. 316
    1:32 p.m., escort, Ransdell Funeral Home

    Wednesday, March 7
    1:11 p.m., wanted person, 400 block Wolfpen

    Thursday, March 8
    8:44 a.m., theft complaint, Coopers Bottom Rd
    1:08 p.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    2:08 p.m., juvenile out of control, Cedar Hills Rd
    2:23 p.m., traffic accident with injuries, U.S. 42W

  • News of Public Record 03-14-12

    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 5-9, 2012.


  • Vincent to challenge dismissal by Trimble schools

    Former Trimble County educator and athletic coach Jeff Vincent will appeal his dismissal by the Trimble County School system under the provisions of Kentucky Statute KRS 161.790 regarding the “Termination of contract by board—Administrative hearing tribunal—Sanctions.”

    Lisa Y. Gross, Press Secretary, Kentucky Department of Education Division of Communications, confirmed Monday that an administrative tribunal hearing for Vincent has been scheduled.

  • TCHS academic team earns Sweet Sixteen finish

    Co-Coach Jon Graham knew his Academic Team would be solid this season—he just didn’t know it’d be this good.  “At the beginning of the season, I told them all that I wanted a four-and-a-half foot trophy to take home on the bus.”  

  • Historic Preston Plantation
  • Storm cleanup, damage assessment ongoing

    The cleanup is ongoing from the tornadoes that swept through Trimble County on Friday, March 2. Representatives from the Federal Emergency Management Agency, insurance adjusters and local officials have been busily touring the county assessing damages and working up estimates of losses.

    No one in the county is busier these days than Trimble County Emergency Management Director Ronnie McCane.