Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, Dec. 10
    Breakfast with Santa from 9 a.m.-12 noon at Our House Restaurant.
    Pleasant View Baptist Church, Wises Landing, will hold an open house from 1-3 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    Sunday, Dec. 11
    Milton United Methodist Church will present their Christmas program at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    Monday, Dec. 12

  • KSP plans safety checkpoints
  • Burglary attempt thwarted

    A Milton resident thwarted a burglary attempt late Sunday and detained two suspects at gunpoint until law enforcement arrived on the scene.

    At 11:56 p.m. the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a 911 call from a residence just south of the city of Milton. The male caller advised he had been awakened by his residential intrusion alarm. The resident then searched his house to see if anyone else was inside, state police said. He found two unknown subjects in his residence and forced both outside, then called 911 for assistance.

  • News of Public Record 12-07-11

    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 Nov. 28-Dec. 2, 2011.


  • ‘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.