Today's News


    Thursday, Sept. 24
    Science Night at Milton Elementary School from 6:10 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    A public meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Trimble County Public Library Kentucky meeting room at 6 p.m. to discuss an international travel opportunity. The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested should attend. Trip organizers are Samantha Weaver and Angela Brown.
    Friday, Sept. 25

  • Harmful algal bloom recreational advisory issued

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Division of Water and the Kentucky Department for Public Health are re-issuing a harmful algal bloom recreational advisory for the Ohio River and tributaries, extending the advisory downstream from the West Virginia state line to the Cannelton Locks and Dam located at Cannelton, in Hancock County, Kentucky.  

  • LG&E donation funds new ambulance for county EMS

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday voted to purchase a new ambulance to increase the county’s EMS fleet to four vehicles. The county accepted a bid of $175,447 from Specialty Truck Sales & Service, of Wilder, Ky., authorized Horton emergency vehicle dealer. The bid was the only one received by the county.
    Louisville Gas & Electric Company recently made a donation of $150,000 to the county government toward the purchase of a new ambulance, according to Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell.

  • Griffith honored by KEMA

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    George Griffith was recognized as the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Emergency Management Deputy Director of the Year on September 10, 2015 at the Kentucky Emergency Management Association conference in Louisville.

  • Heinz named among state’s top child support contracting officials

    Staff Report
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Attorney Crystal Heinz received recognition this week from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Heinz was announced among the state’s 20 top-performing child support collection partners. The winners were announced earlier this month at a conference in Lexington hosted by the CHFS Child Support Enforcement program.
    The CSE administers child support enforcement jointly with local contracting officials for all 120 counties.

  • Trimble County Apple Festival Highlights
  • San Diego ready for wild finish to hydro season

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    SAN DIEGO—It may lack the wild card variables of previous H1 Unlimited Hydroplane National High Points Championship finales, but this weekend’s season-ending San Diego Bayfair race should be another addition to the 2015 highlight reel.
    An 11-boat fleet is expected to contest for the race championship, and crowning the 2015 National High Points Champion represents much more excitement than other races on Mission Bay.

  • Trimble falls in Class A

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble fell to host Walton-Verona (22-25, 13-25) in the second round of the Eighth Region Class A tournament last week but put together three wins earlier in the week to boost their season record to 6-4.
    Trimble defeated Gallatin County (25-10, 25-13) and Eminence (25-6, 25-7) in home games Wednesday and Thursday, then dispatched Gallatin County again (25-10, 25-15) in the opening round of the Class A.

  • 2015 Trimble County Lady Raiders volleyball varsity
  • Golf scramble to benefit local senior citizens set Saturday at Cardinal Hills

    The 23rd Annual Trimble County Senior Citizens Benefit Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 19, at Cardinal Hills Golf Course on Starks Lane in Bedford. Tee off time is 9:00 a.m.
    Area golfers are invited to bring your own four-man team. The $55 entry fee includes cart rental, green fee, lunch and drinks. All proceeds from the scramble will benefit local senior citizens.
    Lots of prizes will be given. Golfers will have a chance to win $10,000 in a Hole in One contest.