Today's News

  • Two arrested after theft, pursuit in south Trimble

    The Trimble County Sheriff’s department arrested two men in connection with the alleged theft of a number of items from a residence on U.S. 42W in Pendleton Thursday.

    Sheriff Tim Coons said a 911 call was received from Warren Wheeler who, when driving past his residence at 5745 U.S. 42W, noticed a gate, which is normally closed and locked, standing wide open. Wheeler went to the residence of his brother, Lloyd Wheeler, to see if he had opened the gate. Lloyd had not and returned with Warren to the first location.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Nov. 2, 2011

    Monday, Oct. 24
    2:41 p.m., process service, 4300 block U.S. 42E
    3:00 p.m., school zone detail, Trimble County High School
    3:36 p.m., assault, 300 block West St
    6:18 p.m., burglary, 600 block S Carlisle Rd

    Tuesday, Oct. 25
    11:26 a.m., traffic accident with injuries, 10800 block U.S. 421N
    2:07 p.m., assisted motorist, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    3:08 p.m., warrant service, Leatherbury Cir
    3:36 p.m., burglary, 600 block S Carlisle Rd
    5:11 p.m., reckless driver, 100 block Tilley Ln

  • News of Public Record 11-02-11

    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 the week of Oct. 24-Oct. 29, 2011.


  • Bridge ramps to open in spring

    Area motorists who may be viewing with trepidation the ongoing construction of temporary ramps on each end of the Milton-Madison bridge can set their fears aside as every aspect of safety is being given consideration in the design and manufacture of the structures, according to Doug VanSlambrook, Assistant Project Manager, Walsh Construction Company.

  • LG&E sells recyclable residue

    Not all of the coal combustion residuals produced during the process of manufacturing electricity at the Louisville Gas & Electric Company’s Trimble County Generating Station would end up in the proposed 218-acre landfill for which the company has applied for a permit.

    Currently, large amounts of recyclable residuals from the coal combustion process are sold offsite to other manufacturing facilities, LG&E spokesman, engineer/scientist Paul Puckett said recently.

  • ‘Trick or Treat!’
  • Juvenile arrested in Milton fatality

    The collision investigation regarding the Oct. death of 63 year old Marshall Kendall of Milton has produced an arrest of a Trimble County juvenile.  Through investigation, it was discovered that the accused juvenile allegedly placed a box of concrete bricks in the roadway of U.S. 421 as a prank. The victim was struck and killed by a passing vehicle when he exited his vehicle to remove the items from the roadway.

  • Animal shelter bids high, counties to regroup

    “The bids were a terrible disappointment!”

    That was the terse assessment of Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens in reference to Monday’s opening of bids for construction of a new animal shelter. The shelter is a joint project between Trimble and Henry county governments to provide dog control, sheltering and disposal for their respective counties. The Kentucky Humane Society in January informed the two counties that, effective June 30, they would not be renewing contracts to provide those services.

  • KSP conducting 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 Oct. 24–Nov. 8, 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.

  • KSP to partner with DEA for ‘Take Back’ initiative

    The Kentucky State Police will partner with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on October 29, 2011 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.  Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 29th at every KSP Post across the state.