Today's News

  • Trimble grad receives scholarship to pursue masters at Notre Dame’s School of Music

    Andrew G. Jennings, Bedford, received a Bachelor of Music at Indiana University Southeast in May of this year.

    Jennings is the recipient of a full, two-year scholarship to study for his Masters at the University of Notre Dame in South Bend, Ind. His study is Sacred Music with emphasis in choral conducting. Andy will also be a graduate assistant in the Music Department.

  • Heat wave will continue

    Kentucky Press News Service

    The heatwave gripping Kentucky will continue at least through Wednesday, the National Weather Service office in Louisville says.

    But temperatures will slowly moderate but only by a degree or two until highs on Wednesday, July 4 will be in the mid 90s.

    A series of thunderstorms moved through Kentucky on Sunday night causing many power outages along the way as wind gusts of more than 50 mph, according to the weather service, knocked down several trees that caused power to go out.

  • Kentucky Speedway’s speedy solution impresses race fans

    By Amanda Van Benschoten
    The Kentucky Enquirer

    SPARTA — A steady stream of traffic moved smoothly into the Kentucky Speedway all day Saturday for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 – a sharp contrast to last year’s inaugural race, where mismanaged and inadequate parking resulted in hours-long traffic jams that caused more than 10,000 fans to miss the race entirely.

  • News of Public Record 07-04-12

    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.

    These cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of June 25-June 29, 2012.


  • Milton-Madison Bridge lift
  • Fiscal court address personnel, road issues

    Trimble County Fiscal Court hired a part-time maintenance mechanic for the county Road Department during a special meeting Thursday, June 28.

    Tom Boaz of Milton was hired to maintain all the trucks used by the road department. He will earn $13.50 an hour. Judge-Executive Randy Stevens said a position description will be drawn up to outline Boaz’s exact duties, plus a written agreement that clarifies who is responsible for tools kept in the road barn.

  • Fiscal Court hires Trimble’s animal control officer

    Project manager Tony Walker on Thursday received the certificate of occupancy for the new Henry and Trimble Animal Shelter, meaning the facility has passed all required inspections.

  • Ag Commissioner shares goals with farmers

    Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture James Comer visited with local farmers and business leaders Friday during a “meet and greet” gathering at the Trimble County Extension Office.

  • State police outline traffic plans for Quaker State 400

    While last year’s first NASCAR Sprint Cup Series Quaker State 400 at the Kentucky Speedway was largely a success, the traffic and lack of parking problems left a bad taste in the mouths of some race fans. Because of this, Kentucky State Police took the reigns this year and presented their plan at a news conference Thursday, June 21 at the racetrack.

  • Trimble Fair salutes veterans, active military