Today's News

  • Art and Writing Contest winners
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, April 4
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, April 5
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Bedford Baptist Church on  US Hwy 42E. Everyone welcome.

    Trimble County Public Library will host, “Each barn tells its own story…” from 6:30-7:30 p.m. with Steve Burress, photographer, with barn photographs and recounts of his journey to photograph barns in Jefferson County, Ind.

  • KSP plans 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 April 9 - April 23, 2012.

    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.

  • Police search reveals no synthetic drugs

    Law enforcement officers from the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg visited Jassy’s Discount Tobacco store in downtown Milton on Tuesday, March 27, with the intent to seize synthetic drugs from the premises. Sheriff Tim Coons said the plan was to enforce the new ordinance recently enacted by the Trimble County Fiscal Court that bans the sale, possession or delivery of synthetic drugs in the county.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log 04-04-12

    Monday, March 26
    2:16 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 9000 block U.S. 421N
    3:13 p.m., school zone traffic patrol, Trimble County High School
    7:18 p.m., property damage accident, 12900 U.S.421N

    Tuesday, March 27
    7:21 a.m., federal overtime detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    11:24 a.m., knock and talk, Stauffer Court
    11:59 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    1:37 p.m., warrant, Jassy’s Tobacco Outlet
    5:27 p.m., process service, 11000 block U.S. 421N

    Wednesday, March 28

  • News of Public Record 04-04-12

    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 March 26, 2012.


  • Bridge reduced to one lane April 18

    The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, KY to Madison, IN, will be reduced to one lane on Wednesday, April 18th from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in recent inspections.

  • Fundraiser turnout light

    A daylong event Saturday at Trimble County Park may not have drawn a huge crowd, but did manage to raise $2,100 for those affected by the March 2 tornadoes that cut through the county.

    Myrna Persell of Milton, who organized the event with Lenny Hensley, estimated about 100 people stopped by for the antique car and tractor show and to hear performances by local bands at the park shelterhouse. Scriber’s Station in Eminence provided food and refreshments.

  • ISP on duty at bridge

    Police enforcement of the three-ton weight limit on the Indiana side of the Milton-Madison Bridge has resumed although “there may be some gaps” in the coverage according to an Indiana State Police spokesman.

    Last week The Trimble Banner reported that there were periods when no enforcement was present on the Madison side of the bridge. An absence of Indiana State Police cruisers was noted at various times over a period of several days.

  • Sampson leaving TCHS

    Trimble County High School Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson has accepted the principal position at Franklin County High School in Frankfort, effective July 1, 2012. Last week, the six-member Franklin County High School council picked him unanimously as the school’s next leader, according to Marcia Dunaway, Trimble County Superintendent of Schools.