Today's News

  • Tis the Season!
  • Caution urged for waterfowl hunters due to high water levels

    FRANKFORT, Ky. Waterfowl hunters should use extra caution on the Ohio River due to swift current and high water levels.

    Kentucky’s season for Canada geese opened Nov. 23. Duck season opens on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24.

    Recent heavy rains have increased the water volume flowing along the Ohio River basin.

  • Carroll to lease Kysoc property

    Carroll County Fiscal Court voted Nov. 8 to allow Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson to sign the lease with the state for the Camp Kysoc property.

    Tomlinson said he is working out the final details on addressing issues with two fuel storage tanks on the property. Under the lease, he said it is clear that the state maintains responsibility for those tanks. He noted that that also has been agreed to by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. “The state can’t back away from that one,” he said.

  • Bedford garbage rates to increase

    Bedford residents will pay a higher monthly fee for garbage pickup in 2012. The Bedford City Commission voted on Nov. 21 to raise the customer’s portion of the monthly bill from $4.50 to $6.25 per month or $75 per year. The city will subsidize the $30 balance of the annual fee per unit.

  • KSP plans safety 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 Dec. 5 – 19, 2011.

    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.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Nov. 30, 2011

    Monday, Nov. 14
    12:30 p.m., EMS medical call, U.S. 421N
    3:01 p.m., school zone detail, Trimble County High School

    Tuesday, Nov. 15
    8:41 a.m., EMS medical call, U.S. 42E
    1:53 p.m., process service, 200 block Martini Ln
    4:23 p.m., runaway, Sullivan Ln
    5:27 p.m., custody dispute, 1400 block Culls Ridge Rd

    Thursday, Nov. 17
    12:15 p.m., burglary, U.S. 421N

    Friday, Nov. 18
    12:33 p.m., juvenile out of control, 100 block Wentworth Ave

  • News of Public Record 11-30-11

    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 Trimble County Court the week of Nov. 21-Nov. 25, 2011.


  • Planning for 2012 garden starts now

  • Note the importance of cooking and eating at home

    The approaching holiday season reinforces a truth about eating: Dining at home with family and friends is rewarding, fun and enjoyable. In the coming year, consider making cooking and dining at home a priority in your family. It controls food costs, helps with weight management and it brings a family together.


    Monday, Dec. 5: Chicken nuggets or *uncrustable, mashed potatoes, green beans, peach half, fresh fruit, white/wheat bread

    Tuesday, Dec. 6: Breakfast for lunch, sausage/egg pattie, hash browns, baked apples, orange wedges, biscuit, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Dec. 7:  Pizza, *chili, cheese & chips, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Dec. 8: Ham/turkey/cheese on sub, lettuce, tomato, pickle, broccoli/carrots/dip, sunchips, pear half/fresh fruit, soup, cookie