Today's News

  • Tree trimmer injured in accident

    A Bullitt County man was injured Monday when the bucket truck he was operating turned over, according to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office and Trimble County Emergency Medical Services responded to the accident scene on Gosman Lane off Pecks Pike Monday morning to find a utility truck overturned and a man injured.

    Thomas L. Kennedy, 52, of Clermont, Ky., was in the bucket with the bucket arm extended about 30 feet in the air trimming trees, Coons said.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Dec. 14, 2011

    Monday, Nov. 28
    6:54 a.m., meth labs, 300 block Bucks Run Rd
    5:17 p.m., property damage accident, 6800 block U.S. 421N
    5:48 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 11000 block U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, Nov. 29
    8:34 a.m., property damage accident, 4900 block U.S. 421N
    11:25 a.m., driving under the influence complaint, Milton Dollar Store
    11:33 a.m., domestic abuse, 4200 block U.S. 42E
    11:37 a.m., EMS medical call, 2800 New Liberty Pike
    2:42 p.m., process service, criminal summons, 1200 block New Hope Rd

  • News of Public Record 12-14-11

    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 Dec. 5-Dec. 9, 2011.


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  • Bridge reduced to one lane Dec. 20

    The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, Ky., to Madison, Ind., will be reduced to one lane on Tuesday, December 20th from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection.

  • Henry County conducts ‘puppy mill’ bust

    Henry County Animal Control officials on Monday, Dec. 12, seized more than 100 dogs and as many as 100 other animals from buildings on a property located at 25 Allison Lane in rural Campbellsburg.

    The animals were being held in crates and cages in a single-wide trailer, a camper, outdoor kennels and a large outbuilding.

    The stench emanating from the property could be detected from the road.

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  • Questions remain after Bedford shooting

    A Carroll County man is recuperating in a Louisville hospital from a gunshot wound sustained at a residence south of Bedford late Saturday.

    The Kentucky State Police said in a news release that dispatchers from Post 5 in Campbellsburg received 911 calls at 11:24 p.m. reporting that a man had been shot at a residence on Harley Lane. Upon arrival at 617 Harley Lane, troopers found the victim, 29-year-old Timothy Kurtz, of Ghent, with a gunshot wound in the abdomen.

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  • Winter is coming: How to support a home bound friend

    People can become confined to their home for many reasons—sickness, recovery from surgery, chronic illness, disability and even weather.  With limited access to the outside, a person’s world can shrink considerably and create a disconnect from people and the community.  To help a homebound friend or relative stay engaged in life, you can:

    •Plan to call or visit when you are not rushed for time

    •Arrange a regular date to get together

    •Encourage the person to express emotions and to listen