Today's News

  • KSP plans 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 June 4 - June 18, 2012.

    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.

  • Woman with Trimble ties injured in crash

    Patricia Harden, daughter of Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Theresa Edwards, is recovering at her home in Madison following a horrifying, two-vehicle traffic accident last week.

    According to a news release from Jefferson County (Ind.) Sheriff John Wallace, officers from his department responded to the intersection of U.S. 421 and Highway 62 on Madison’s hilltop at 10:41 a.m. on Thursday, May 31.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Call Log

    Monday, May 21
    3:05 a.m., alarm, Coopers Bottom Rd
    3:28 a.m., suspicious person, 11000 block U.S. 421N
    10:34 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    10:53 a.m., lockout, Dollar Store
    11:01 a.m., juvenile out of control, Bedford Elementary School
    1:40 p.m., school visit, Milton Elementary  School
    3:49 p.m., lockout, Hughes Dr
    11:44 p.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    11:50 p.m., assisted motorist, Milton Baptist Church

    Tuesday, May 22

  • News of Public Record 06-06-12

    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.

    The following cases were heard in Trimble County Court the week of May 29-June 1, 2012.


  • Veterans, military personnel to be feted at Trimble Fair

    The Trimble County Fair Board will salute military personnel from yesterday and today during next month’s Trimble County Fair.

  • Trimble among 6 counties to form new I-71 Task Force

    The Trimble Banner Intern

    Six counties joined forces last Thursday to expand local businesses and employment.

    The judge-executives from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties have been meeting together to form the I-71 Kentucky Corridor Regional Task Force, Inc.

  • EPA weighs in on LG&E

    A recent letter from Region 4 of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has weighed in on several aspects of a proposed landfill project at LG&E’s Trimble County Generating Plant, located at Wise’s Landing on the Ohio River.

  • Stevens to resign

    Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens has announced his resignation from that office to accept the position of Executive Director of the Kentucky Council of Area Development Districts. The resignation will be effective in early August when Stevens begins his new role.

    “It’s with a mixed bag of emotions that I have come to this decision,” Stevens said Friday. He had informed the members of Trimble County Fiscal Court during a public hearing concerning road use funds on Friday morning.

  • Kloie among 17 fatalities on Kentucky roads last week

    (FRANKFORT, KY) - Preliminary statistics* indicate that 17 people died in 16 separate crashes on Kentucky roadways from Tuesday, May 29, through Sunday, June 3, 2012.

    The death of Kloie Garcia was one of four fatalities involving pedestrians. The other three occurred in Boone, Madison and Martin counties. The crash in Boone County involved the suspected use of alcohol.

    Ten of the fatalities involved motor vehicles and five victims were not wearing seat belts.

  • Two-year-old dies after being struck by car

    Trimble County residents, members of the law enforcement community and emergency responders are overcome with grief following the death of a two-year-old child who was struck by a car in Bedford on Thursday.

    Kloie Garcia had been with her family at a yard sale in front of their home on Highway 421 North in Bedford, law enforcement authorities said.

    Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg responded to the call at 11:06 a.m., according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, who is leading the ongoing investigation.