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Today's News

  • Two arrested for cultivation and trafficking in marijuana

    Campbellsburg, Ky. – On Friday December 30, 2016, Troopers with the Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg made two drug seizures on Mulberry Street in Louisville, according to a press release from Trooper Joshua Lawson, KSP public affairs officer. 
    A cannabis suppression investigation in Louisville by State Troopers with Post 5 led to two separate residences on Mulberry Street and the seizure of money, drugs, guns, and drug paraphernalia, Lawson said.

  • Kentucky State Reformatory inmate dies in hostage situation

    LaGrange, Ky.  – The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is investigating the death of an inmate in reference to an officer involved shooting at the Kentucky State Reformatory in LaGrange on Friday, Dec. 27.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Jan. 4
    The Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the board office.
    Thursday, Jan. 5
    The Trimble County Hymn Sing will be hosted by the Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Ln., in Bedford, at 7 p.m. The public is invited.
    Thursday, Jan. 12
    Milton City Commission meets at 7:00 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Monday, Jan. 16
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets for the quarterly evening meeting at 5:30 p.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive’s office.

  • U.S. Attorney Kerry B. Harvey announces resignation

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – Kerry B. Harvey, United States Attorney for the Eastern District of Kentucky, has announced his resignation, effective Friday, January 13, 2017. U.S. Attorney Harvey has served in office since May 14, 2010.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Dec. 26
    5:23 p.m., death, Sulphur Bedford Road and U.S. Hwy 42W
    Tuesday, Dec. 27
    11:12 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 50 Shepherd Ln
    11:38 a.m., emergency protective order, 9800 block U.S. Hwy 421N
    1:36 p.m., escort, Bedford Christian Church
    1:57 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Brandon Way
    1:59 p.m., emergency protective order service, 9800 block U.S. Hwy 421N
    6:42 p.m., traffic stop, 12000 U.S. Hwy 421N
    7:32 p.m., traffic stop, 782 U.S. Hwy 42E
    8:26 p.m., disturbance, 42 Sportsman Ln

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 decisions were rendered during the week of Dec.19, 2016, in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    CIVIL

  • Butler golf course closing; alternative use sought

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    Kentucky State Parks announced Dec. 19, that it will solicit requests for three of its 9-hole golf courses, including General Butler State Resort Park.
    Requests for Proposals (RFPs) will be issued for the 9-hole golf courses at Carter Caves State Resort Park in Olive Hill and Kincaid Lake State Park near Falmouth. Kentucky State Parks is looking for a private concessionaire to operate these two courses.

  • Oldham museum features KSR exhibit

    When the Oldham County Historical Society’s Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum reopens on Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, one of the exhibits will have special meaning to the inmates of the Luther Luckett Correctional Complex. They have made 200 teddy bears to give away to the first 200 visitors (limit one per family) to the Kentucky State Reformatory exhibit at the museum. Also on hand will be “staff who participated in the project to introduce visitors to the exhibit and to answer questions about KSR,” said Aaron Smith, Warden for KSR since May 1, 2014.

  • Human or Heavenly, help was there for fallen writer

    EDITOR’S NOTE: Teena Drake, longtime contributing writer for The Trimble Banner, suffered a debilitating fall during a recent trip to Kansas. Following is her experience in her own words.

    An Attempted Article
    By Teena Drake
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Bedford drafting alcohol sales ordinances

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock and City Attorney Amy Eversole are busy drafting ordinances to regulate licenses for the sale of alcohol as a result of last month’s local option election in which Bedford voters approved allowing the sale of alcohol beverages within the city limits.