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Today's News

  • 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!

    By TEENA DRAKE
    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.

  • CORRECTION

    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

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Tracy Poe is new principal at TCMS

    By TEENA DRAKE
    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

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    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.”

  • 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 July 25, 2016 with the Honorable Judge Jerry Crosby presiding:
    FELONY

  • Milton hill landmark to reopen as bed/breakfast

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A Milton hill landmark will soon be resurrected to its former glory when the plans of a LaGrange couple come to fruition. A residence for the past five decades, the once renowned Long View Inn restaurant on the Milton hill curve will reopen this fall as a bed and breakfast.
    Bill and Starr Durant-Rason reside in LaGrange and own apartments in Madison so each day in their travels from home to their Madison properties they passed the little house behind the stone wall on the hill curve.