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Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Oct. 20
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Campbellsburg State Police Post meeting room located at 180 Citation Lane just off the I-71 exit in Campbellsburg. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.
    Depression and Bipolar Support group meets 6:30 p.m. at Mt. Byrd Church, Hwy. 421 in Milton, for more information please call (502) 415-0124, or (502) 268-5220.

    Saturday, Oct. 22

  • Milton accident fatal

    Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg responded to a fatal collision at 9:38 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 12, in Trimble County.

    Investigation revealed that Patrick Moore, 27, Sulphur, was operating a motorcycle near the Lions Acres clubhouse on U.S. 421 in Milton when he failed to negotiate a curve. Moore lost control of the motorcycle resulting in impact with a nearby guardrail. Both Moore and his passenger, Catherine Nicole Straw, also 27 from Sulphur, were thrown from the motorcycle during impact.

  • 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 Oct. 10-Oct. 14, 2011.

    Felony

  • Milton-Madison Bridge progress
  • Bedford raises city insurance tax rates

    The municipal tax paid by insurance companies doing business in the City of Bedford will increase by three percent, from eight to 11 percent, following a vote by the Bedford City Commission on Monday. The rate increase would be passed on to individual insurance customers through increases in premiums.

  • County ok’s 1st reading of Sunday wine sales

    The Sunday sale of wine is a step closer to reality in Trimble County.

    Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday approved the first reading of an ordinance allowing the sale of wine at the Little Kentucky River Winery south of Bedford.

    Hours for Sunday sales would be from 1 p.m. until 10 p.m. if fiscal court adopts the ordinance following a second reading during its next meeting on Nov. 21.

  • Little Ky. River Winery opens near Bedford

    When David and Teresa Weyler first bought 475 acres along the Little Kentucky River in Trimble County back in 2003, the Louisville couple planned mostly to use the property for hunting.

    But after delving into the history of their newly acquired house at 3289 U.S. 421 South, just about 3 miles south of the Bedford city limits, they decided to renovate the dilapidated property that once belonged to Bessie Hunter and do something more with it.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Oct. 17: Corn dog, *uncrustable, baked beans, potato smiles, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Oct. 18: Taco salad, *burrito, *refried beans, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Oct. 19:  Chicken tenders, *shaved ham & cheese on bun, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese sauce, fruit cup, roll w/honey spread, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Oct. 20: Lasagna, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit, garlic cheese breadstick

  • Tour Kentucky’s Civil War sites

    From the KPA News Content Service

    FRANKFORT – As the nation observes the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, a new state program to link Civil War sites throughout Kentucky will help visitors and residents understand how the conflict shaped a state torn by the war.

  • Farm Bill program participation encouraged

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive more information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.

    The application process for 2008 Farm Bill conservation programs is continuous, with funding selections made at specific times throughout the year. The Kentucky NRCS application ranking cutoff date for consideration of 2012 funds in this signup period is Nov. 15, 2011.