Today's News

  • Graying population presents opportunities, challenges alike

    It’s still a while down the road, but the year 2033 will be a pivotal one for our country, because that’s when U.S. Census Bureau projects there will be more citizens over the age of 65 than under the age of 18.
    It’s not a surprising trend, of course, given the gains we have made in medicine, technology and a greater focus on eating right and exercising. From a historical perspective, however, it’s a relatively new phenomenon. A century ago, less than five percent of our citizens were older than 65; by 2040, they will comprise 20 percent. 

  • 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 August 1 through August 31.   

  • Get ready, get set, Pokémon Go!

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    After reading blogs, articles and social media it is difficult to believe anyone would ask, what is Pokémon Go?

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Aug. 4
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Aug. 4, 2016, at the Callis Grove Camp Ground off New Hope Road and 421 in Bedford, Ky.
    Fri-Sun Aug. 5-14
    The Callis Grove Holiness Camp Meeting will be held beginning Friday, Aug. 5, and continuing through Sunday, Aug. 14, at the Callis Grove campground, just off New Hope Road and U.S. 421N north of Bedford.
    Tuesday, Aug. 9
    Last day to file as a candidate for the November General Election. Filing must be completed by 4 p.m. today at the Trimble County Clerk’s office.


    The phone number for District 1 School Board Member Kim Temple published in the July 25 Back to School sample edition was incorrect. Her correct phone number is 502-552-9853. We apologize for the error!

  • Fiscal court approves compensating rates

    The 2016 compensating tax rate for county taxpayers on real estate and personal property is slightly less than the previous year. The new rates were set during the July 18 meeting of Trimble County Fiscal Court as follows: real estate 7.7 cents, personal property 7.7 cents, timberland (fire acres) .3 cents, motor vehicle and water craft 8.8 cents. All rates are per $100 property value.

  • Rotary members meet new library head Dena Riley

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Tracy Poe is new principal at TCMS

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Although she is not a stranger to Trimble County Middle School, Tracy Poe is changing roles. Mrs. Poe is the new principal at TCMS.

  • Nickel tax recall petition certified by county clerk

    The Trimble Banner
    The petition submitted July 26, 2016, to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning by the Trimble County School District Board of Education Nickel Tax Recall Committee challenging the school nickel tax levy has been officially certified.
    “We certified the petition this morning,” Browning said Thursday, July 28. “The committee sent in a total of 595 names of which we found 541 qualified voters—54 names were scratched on guidance from the county attorney for various reasons.”


    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 District Court during the week of July 25, 2016 with the Honorable Judge Jerry Crosby presiding: