Today's News

  • Sheriff Coons, Trimble BOE team for resources officer

    The Trimble County Board of Education is teaming up with county Sheriff Tim Coons to provide a school resources officer in the district .
    Coons presented Tom Starks, pastor of the Milton Baptist Church, who joined the sheriff’s office a year ago with the goal of working in the schools.

  • Legislature may address statewide smoking ban


    The Daily News Bowling Green

    A statewide smoking ban will again come before lawmakers when they head back to Frankfort in January, but just how much support such a measure will have is unclear.

    “There is no question that it would save the state money in terms of what it pays out for Medicaid,” said state Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green.

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  • Halloween drivers: Keep the party off the road

    As party-going ghosts and goblins celebrate Halloween on Monday, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety reminds everyone to keep the party off the road.

    “There isn’t a Halloween costume clever enough to hide an impaired driver who has made the poor decision to get behind the wheel,” said KOHS Director of Highway Safety Bill Bell. “Whether you’ve had one too many or way too many it is just not worth the risk. Remember, Buzzed driving is drunk driving.”

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Oct. 26, 2011

    Sunday, Oct. 16
    1:59 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 42 and U.S. 421
    8:03 p.m., criminal mischief, 18 miles road
    8:56 p.m., 911 hangup or unverified, Willis Ln  

    Monday, Oct. 17
    6:53 a.m., traffic accident with injury, 2000 block U.S. 42W
    10:06 a.m., EMS medial call, 800 block Brays Ridge Rd
    10:41 a.m., traffic enforcement detail, U.S. 42 and Hardy Creek
    3:01 p.m., school zone detail, Trimble County High School
    5:30 p.m., process service, Milton Bedford Pike and U.S. 421

  • 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 the week of Oct. 17-Oct. 21, 2011.


  • Fla. doctors can now check patients’ pill use

    From the KPA News Content Service

    Florida has finally implemented an electronic database where the state’s doctors can check their patients’ prescription drug history. It’s hoped the information will curb doctor shopping and other pain pill abuses.

    The Palm Beach Post reported that the Electronic Florida Online Reporting of Controlled Substances Evaluation system went online Monday. The bill establishing the system was nearly killed by Florida’s Republican governor and other influential GOP lawmakers.

  • Certified Roadside Farm Market enrollment period now open

    The season for roadside farm markets is far from over, but Kentucky Farm Bureau wants to help market owners get 2012 off to a great start – enrollment for the 2012 Certified Roadside Farm Market program is now open.

  • Entrants sought for art & writing contest

    Thousands of students have participated in the Jim Claypool Art and Conservation Writing contests. Introduced in 1944 and 1974, respectively, the contests educate students on soil, water, forestry and wildlife conservation. Students take the knowledge they have gained and transform it into creative art work ad essays. Students can earn monetary prizes on the county, regional and state levels.