Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Feb. 1
    Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. at the Administration Building on Wentworth Ave.

    Thursday, Feb. 2
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will start at 7 p.m. at the Bedford Pentecostal Church on Hwy 42 West. Everyone welcome.

    Trimble County Raiders boys’ basketball hosts North Oldham. Freshmen game 5 p.m., junior varsity 6 p.m. followed by varsity game at approximately 7:30 p.m.

    Friday, Feb. 3

  • KSP checkpoints planned

    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 Feb. 6 - 20, 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.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log 02-01-12

    Monday, Jan. 23
    9:59 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School.
    10:25 a.m., school visit, Bedford Elementary School.
    1:51 p.m., warrant service, 100 block Morton Ridge Rd
    2:10 p.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School.
    3:06 p.m., school zone detail, school traffic at Trimble County High School

    Tuesday, Jan. 24
    8:33 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    11:34 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    11:54 a.m., assisted motorist, Little Town & Country

  • News of Public Record 02-01-12

    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.


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  • Neighbors of proposed landfill seek county assistance

    A group of Ogden Ridge residents attended the Jan. 16 meeting of the Trimble County Fiscal Court seeking clarification of the county’s nuisance ordinance as it relates to noise and air quality control. The residents live in close proximity to 200 acres on which the Louisville Gas and Electric Company hopes to develop a coal combustion waste landfill to serve the company’s electrical power generating plant on the Ohio River at Wises Landing.

  • Project manager hired for animal shelter construction

    Trimble County Fiscal Court has hired a project manager to build the new animal shelter, which is to serve both Trimble and Henry counties.

    The vote was made during a special meeting Friday, Jan. 27, at Judge-Executive Randy Stevens’ office in Bedford.

  • First of two closings set for bridge project

    State officials have announced the planned dates for the first of two five-day closures during the replacement of the Milton-Madison Bridge.

    The bridge will be closed April 25-29, during which time crews with Walsh Construction will work around the clock to remove the existing approaches on both sides of the river and attach the temporary approaches to the 82-year-old Ohio River span.

  • News reports tell of damage to area in wake of ‘37 flood

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following appeared in The Trimble Democrat on Jan. 21, 1937 as the Ohio River continued to swell out of its banks en route to the record “Great Flood of 1937.” Readers who can recall the natural disaster of 75 years ago are encouraged to share their memories and photos of the devastating event.


  • Discussion best in fighting ‘Silent Epidemic’

    This week alone, nationwide, statistics show that 100 young people ages 10-24 years old will take their own lives. It is the second leading cause of death among college age youth, the third leading cause of death among youth ages 18-24 and the fourth leading cause of death among children ages 10-14.

    But, because it is regarded as a taboo subject, suicide is also known as the “Silent Epidemic,” according to Jerry Lucas.