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Today's News

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    There was no session of Trimble District Court last week due to the General Election.
    TRIMBLE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT CALL LOG
    Tuesday, Nov. 1
    7:40 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    10:05 a.m., drug information, Garriott Rd and U.S. 421N
    Wednesday, Nov. 2
    7:30 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    1:06 p.m., property damage accident, 439 U.S. 42E
    2:31 p.m., domestic abuse, 100 block U.S. 421
    Thursday, Nov. 3
    7:31 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School

  • Local circuit judges participate in hands-on judicial college

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Circuit Court Judge Karen A. Conrad and Family Court Judge Doreen S. Goodwin, who serve Trimble, Oldham and Henry counties, recently had the opportunity to process a staged crime scene, visit a women’s prison, learn about arson investigations and more as part of the 2016 Circuit Judges College, an education program for the state’s circuit judges. The college took place Oct. 16-19 in Lexington and offered a mix of classroom sessions and practical field studies

  • Seven Counties merges with Centerstone

    Centerstone and Seven Counties Services recently announced that they will effectively combine their operations, creating a five-state, non-profit behavioral health organization serving more than 150,000 people of all ages annually, according to a news release. The affiliation was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both organizations.

  • Beshear: ‘Jury duty’ phone scam reported in Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Attorney General Beshear issued a Scam Alert Tuesday to help Kentuckians avoid falling victim to a “jury duty” telephone scam.
    The U.S. Marshals Service recently warned of the scam sweeping much of the country and reports of such calls have now been made to the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office.
    The caller, who pretends to be a U.S. Marshal, court worker or other federal or state law enforcement authority, claims you failed to appear for jury duty and must pay a fine immediately over the phone or risk arrest.

  • Carrollton bridge to be open by Thanksgiving

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    The morning commute for those living on the west side of the Kentucky River should be back to normal starting Wednesday, Nov. 23.

  • Local institution continues with business as usual

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The family of Bill Hughes is devastated by the loss of their patriarch. His shoes are certainly big to fill. As the owner/operator of Little Town and Country Restaurant for 57 years, Bill was also a big part of the community. Left to fill those shoes is his son Joe Hughes.

  • Beshear: AG’s election fraud hotline open

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – As absentee votes are being cast and as voters prepare to head to the polls Tuesday, Nov. 8, Attorney General Andy Beshear is urging Kentuckians to report any voting abnormalities to his office’s Election Fraud Hotline.
    Beshear asks all Kentuckians who witness election irregularities or possible election law violations to call the Election Fraud Hotline at 800-328-VOTE or 800-328-8683.
    The hotline is open throughout the year during normal business hours and from 6 a.m. to 7 p.m. (EST) on Election Day.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Oct. 24
    8:31 p.m., emergency protection order service, 8800 block U.S. 42W
    6:13 p.m., process service, 300 block Gene Jones Rd
    8:09 p.m., traffic stop, 158 U.S. 42W
    Wednesday, Oct. 26
    9:30 a.m., prowler, 3578 U.S. 421S
    4:09 p.m., disturbance, Hwy 1492 at Mosser Rd
    Thursday, Oct. 27
    12:47 p.m., alarm, 4597 U.S. 421N
    3:46 p.m., process service, 500 block Perkinson Ln
    Friday, Oct. 28
    8:07 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    8:30 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School

  • 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 cases were heard in Trimble District Court during the week of Oct. 24, 2016:
    FELONY

  • Things I should avoid

    To my mortification I’ve realized that I have managed to cause a greater or lesser degree of destruction with the majority of everyday items. These items are those which most people can use in absolute safety. While the following list is by no means exhaustive, it does serve to highlight the unpredictable nature of my well-intentioned efforts at daily living.
    Painter’s Tape: I am constitutionally incapable of operating this material without having the strip of tape spontaneously and inexplicably arrange itself into a useless wad.