Today's News

  • State takes lead in science, technology

    Over the last few decades, Kentucky has gained a well-earned reputation for its groundbreaking work in science and technology.

    We will forever be home to the world’s first self-contained artificial heart and the nation’s first hand transplant, for example, and two of our researchers were behind the world’s first 100 percent effective cancer vaccine.

  • Hope Clinic receives grant

    By Tracy Harris

    Staff writer, The Oldham Era

    The waiting room at the Hope Health Clinic was crowded Monday morning — but it wasn’t full of patients.

    It was packed with excited supporters, volunteers and workers, all there for a special announcement.

    “They always told me to speak softly and carry a big check,” said Susan Zepeda, president and CEO of the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thurday, Nov. 3
    Trimble County Hymn sing at Poplar Ridge Baptist Church at 7 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    Friday, Nov. 4
    Drumming in the Woods at Harmonizing Health Retreat (No Fee), 1028 New Hope Rd., Bedford, at 7 p.m.

    Saturday, Nov. 5

  • State police to conduct traffic 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 Nov. 7 - 21, 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.

  • 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!’