Today's News

  • Madison to host air show Oct. 15


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Madison Municipal Airport will be presenting their annual air show on October 15. The gates will open at 9 a.m. with free parking and admission. Cooking up their special fish, chicken, and much more during the event will be the Milton Fire Department.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Sept. 28
    Trimble Cares will meet at noon at Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane. Lunch will be provided. For more information call 255-5110x1044.

    Saturday, Oct. 1
    The third annual Rotary men’s softball tournament will be held at Trimble County Park from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  The Bedford Rotary Club will serve snacks and refreshments throughout.  All proceeds will benefit local education programs.

    Monday, Oct. 3

  • Banner Readers on Vacation
  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Sept. 28, 2011

    Tuesday, Sept. 20
    2:56 p.m., school zone details, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    6:34 p.m., assault, 500 block School Hollow Rd
    7:18 p.m., harrassment, 300 block McDowell Ln
    7:35 p.m., process service, 1100 block Mt Carmel Rd
    7:54 p.m., process service, Sprague Ln
    8:29 p.m., process service, 4200 block New Hope Rd

    Wednesday, Sept. 21
    9:23 a.m., domestic abuse, Leatherbury Ln
    1:21 p.m., abandoned vehicle, 500 block Carlisle Rd

    Thursday, Sept. 22

  • News of Public Record 09-28-11

    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 in court the week of Sept19-Sept 23, 2011.


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  • Trimble’s jobless rate drops 3% since Aug. ‘10

    Trimble County’s jobless rate improved by three percentage points over a year ago, according to statistics released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. According to the Cabinet’s August statistics, 375 of the county’s available civilian work force of 4,359 eligible workers are without jobs, for an unemployment rate of 8.6 percent. The rate fell from 9.1 percent a month earlier, and improved from 11.6 percent in August 2010.

  • President outlines plan to create more jobs

    On Sept. 8, President Barak Obama outlined to Congress his ideas for getting America out of a recession that has dragged on for several years and has cost millions of jobs.

    His $447 billion package, he says, will not add to the country’s deficit or “put a drag on our economy.”


    The skies were drenching the rich farmlands of Trimble County but the dark skies and sloppy conditions didn’t deter local residents from celebrating the Grand Opening of the community’s new library. The facility’s meeting room was overflowing as dignitaries praised the work of the locals, architects and contractors for the beauty of the state-of-the-art library.