Today's News

  • ‘Day of Infamy’ 70 years ago today...

    The surprise attack on United States military installations on the island of Oahu 70 years ago today shocked the world. While we “remember Pearl Harbor,” there were numerous other facilities and islands involved in attacks by the Japanese military that day. Residents of small communities in middle America were no less stunned than those Americans in the coastal communities who would most likely have had the most to fear of impending attack on the mainland.

  • Wingspan group helps rehabilitate Campbellsburg owl

    It’s unusual to see an owl in the daytime, so Bobby Heitzman was surprised one early fall morning to see a great horned owl sitting on the fence in his back yard on Second Street in Campbellsburg.

    So he urged his wife, Kathy, to get her cell phone and take photos of the bird from the kitchen window, where he was standing.

  • Tis the Season!
  • Caution urged for waterfowl hunters due to high water levels

    FRANKFORT, Ky. Waterfowl hunters should use extra caution on the Ohio River due to swift current and high water levels.

    Kentucky’s season for Canada geese opened Nov. 23. Duck season opens on Thanksgiving, Nov. 24.

    Recent heavy rains have increased the water volume flowing along the Ohio River basin.

  • Carroll to lease Kysoc property

    Carroll County Fiscal Court voted Nov. 8 to allow Judge-Executive Harold “Shorty” Tomlinson to sign the lease with the state for the Camp Kysoc property.

    Tomlinson said he is working out the final details on addressing issues with two fuel storage tanks on the property. Under the lease, he said it is clear that the state maintains responsibility for those tanks. He noted that that also has been agreed to by the federal Environmental Protection Agency. “The state can’t back away from that one,” he said.

  • Bedford garbage rates to increase

    Bedford residents will pay a higher monthly fee for garbage pickup in 2012. The Bedford City Commission voted on Nov. 21 to raise the customer’s portion of the monthly bill from $4.50 to $6.25 per month or $75 per year. The city will subsidize the $30 balance of the annual fee per unit.

  • KSP plans 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 Dec. 5 – 19, 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.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Nov. 30, 2011

    Monday, Nov. 14
    12:30 p.m., EMS medical call, U.S. 421N
    3:01 p.m., school zone detail, Trimble County High School

    Tuesday, Nov. 15
    8:41 a.m., EMS medical call, U.S. 42E
    1:53 p.m., process service, 200 block Martini Ln
    4:23 p.m., runaway, Sullivan Ln
    5:27 p.m., custody dispute, 1400 block Culls Ridge Rd

    Thursday, Nov. 17
    12:15 p.m., burglary, U.S. 421N

    Friday, Nov. 18
    12:33 p.m., juvenile out of control, 100 block Wentworth Ave

  • News of Public Record 11-30-11

    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 Trimble County Court the week of Nov. 21-Nov. 25, 2011.


  • Planning for 2012 garden starts now