Today's News

  • 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.

  • Low income Heating Energy Assistance Program details

    Applications for the Low income Heating Energy Assistance Program subsidy for the winter of 2011-12 will be taken from Monday, Nov. 7 to Friday, Dec. 16, at the Tri-County Community Action Agency. Applications will be received daily from 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. excluding holidays.

    The subsidy Income Guidelines below show qualifying income(s). Qualifying applicants should refer to the Application Period Schedule which specifies applications will be taken in alphabetic order based on the first letter of the last name.

  • UK picked by media to win SEC basketball championship

    KPA News Content Service

    LEXINGTON – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team was picked by the media to win its 45th Southeastern Conference championship this season as announced by the SEC on Monday.

    Each SEC school selected media members that cover their team and additional media from across the nation were selected by the conference office to form the voting panel.