Today's News

  • Trimble High Lady Raiders girls’ golf in action
  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, August 31
    8:36 a.m., EMS/medical call at 2621 Peck Pike.
    2:09 p.m., littering complaint at 334 Spring St.
    2:22 p.m., reckless driver at Highway 421 S.
    2:35 p.m., traffic stop at Trimble County High School.
    Tuesday, Sept. 1
    12:12 p.m., EMS/medical call at 29 Egerton Ln.
    1:16 p.m., investigative follow up at 313 Spring St.
    Wednesday, Sept. 2
    7:02 a.m.. process service on block of 100 Flood Ct.
    7:21 a.m., process service on block of 1100 Stark Ln.


    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 Sept. 7:

  • Farm Safety and Health Week

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Agriculture Commissioner James Comer has proclaimed the week of Sept. 20-26 Farm Safety and Health Week in Kentucky to raise awareness of the unique hazards of agriculture and encourage farmers to make ag safety part of their everyday lifestyle.

  • Shoes

    The arrival of summer brings me back to life. The air is humid, the sun is shining, the plants are growing, and I don my preferred “couture” of a tee shirt, shorts and flip flops. These are not just any flip flops but are of the 98 cents variety. In addition to being amazingly inexpensive they come in a rainbow of colors. I love my cheap flip flops!

  • Fall tips for the garden

    As many of you know, fall is one of my favorite seasons of the year, but it can also be a messy time. Tree leaves turn from green to vibrant fall colors and then drop, creating big piles. Then there are the leaf and spent shoots from our flower beds.
    The way we address our yard waste can have a significant impact on our gardens and on the environment, according to Richard Durham, University of Kentucky Extension Horticulture Specialist. Gardeners commonly rake up and bag leaves to haul away to yard waste dumps or roadside pick-up.

  • Enjoy Kentucky potatoes

    Potatoes have been a staple in the diet of Americans for over 300 years, but they have been sustaining populations worldwide much longer.  Potatoes were introduced to North America in the 18th century by Irish immigrants, however their native home is South America.  Potatoes were firs cultivated in the Andes Mountains over 7,000 years ago.

  • BES receives lesson on the Civil War

    The Trimble Banner
    The Kentucky Historical Society’s impressive HistoryMobile rolled into the Bedford Elementary School parking lot on Friday, September 11. The HistoryMobile is a mobile museum filled with reproductions of primary and secondary sources used to teach students about life in Kentucky during the Civil War era.

  • TCHS student Alex Dixon is semifinalist in National Merit Scholarship program

    Staff Report
    Alex Dixon, son of Kevin and Jean Dixon of Milton, and a senior at Trimble County High School, has been named a National Merit Semifinalist for 2016. He is one of approximately 16,000 semifinalists in the nation to receive this honor and will compete for National Merit Scholarships worth more than $32 million to be offered next spring.

  • Marine reservist Deatherage addresses TCMS students about making careful life choices

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Gage Deatherage came to Trimble County Middle School to discuss choices each of us makes and how they will affect our lives. He is in the United States Marine Corps Reserves, works as a correctional officer in a prison and is a body builder. Gage explained to the student body how each decision made in life has an effect on one’s future.