Today's News

  • Court officials participate in penal code reform program

    Special to The Banner

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – In a joint meeting, Kentucky’s justices, judges and circuit court clerks recently gathered for a full day of education on House Bill 463, which implemented sweeping penal code reform when it went into effect June 8, 2011. Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. invited all of the elected officials in the Kentucky Court of Justice to the education program provided by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Oct. 5, 2011

    Monday, Sept. 26
    9:14 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, Trimble County High School
    12:46 p.m., EMS Medical call, 4900 block Pecks Pike
    3:02 p.m., school zone details, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    3:34 p.m., process service, 400 block McDowell Rd
    4:49 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Connector Rd

    Tuesday, Sept. 27
    10:52 a.m., EPO/DVO violation, Sprague ln
    10:58 a.m., property damage accident, Milton-Madison Bridge
    11:17 a.m., assisted motorist, Trimble County High School

  • News of Public Record 10-05-11

    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 Sept. 26-Sept 30, 2011


  • Postal hearing in Sulphur tomorrow

    The United States Postal Service (USPS) will be holding a meeting concerning the discontinuance feasibility study of the Sulphur Post Office. There will be a representative from the USPS present to answer questions and provide information.  It is encouraged to complete and return the Postal Service Customer Questionnaire that was mailed out and return it by Oct. 2, 2011, but you can also submit/discuss it at the meeting. The meeting is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, October 6, at 6 p.m.,, at the Sulphur Christian Church.

  • Hearing for LG&E application for fly ash landfill is tomorrow, 7 p.m

    Louisville Gas & Electric Company and KU Services Company has submitted an application to the Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Waste Management, in Frankfort to construct a special waste landfill at the LG&E Trimble County Generating Station at Wises Landing on the Ohio River.

    The Cabinet has scheduled a public hearing to be held ontomorrow evening, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High County Lane in Bedford.

    All concerned residents are encouraged to attend the hearing

  • Up close and personal with the M-M bridge
  • Trimble welcomes new library director


    The Trimble Banner

    When Lisa Wegner took her first job working in the circulation department of a local library, the Fittstown, Okla., native had no idea she’d found her calling.

    After college, she and her husband, Joe, moved to Virginia, where he studied at Virginia Technical Institute. While there, their son, Eli, was born, and Lisa became a stay-at-home mom.

  • Milton pedestrian killed on U.S. 421N

    (Milton, KY) On Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 8:36 P.M., dispatchers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a 9-1-1 call reporting a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 421 north just south of Milton.

  • KU asks to build new plant; rates might rise again

    By Scott Sloan

    Lexington Herald-Leader

    In the wake of stricter federal environmental regulations, Kentucky Utilities asked the state Public Service Commission recently for permission to spend as much as $800 million to build natural gas-fired power generators to replace older coal-fired units. KU expects to eventually ask for a 4 percent increase in rates to pay for the new units.

  • Trimble’s Repair Affair