Today's News

  • Power family welcomes daughter

    Shane and Rita Power of Owenton would like to announce the birth of their daughter, Makenzie Brooke Power. Born Monday, March 26, 2012, at 11:43 p.m. at Frankfort Regional Hospital in Frankfort, Ky, she weighed 5 pounds 11 ounces and was 18.5 inches long.

    Maternal grandparents are Melba Taylor of Carrollton, and John and Charlotte Carter of Trimble County.

    Paternal grandparents are Scott and Joan Power of Owenton.

    Great-grandparents are Katherine Carter of Carrollton and Eula “Poppy” Perkins of Owenton.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, June 28
    NASCAR Camping World Truck Series UNOH 225 Race at the Kentucky Speedway. The green flag drops at 8 p.m.

    Friday, June 29
    NASCAR Feed the Children Nationwide Series 300 Race at the Kentucky Speedway. The green flag drops at 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, June 30
    The Little Kentucky River Winery will have David Dwyer, musician, with acoustic entertaining from 3-6 p.m.

    Quaker State 400 NASCAR Sprint Cup Race at the Kentucky Speedway. The green flag drops at 7:30 p.m.

  • Search unsuccessful for bridge jumper

    Law enforcement are continuing their search for a Madison man who jumped from the Kentucky River Bridge between Prestonville and Carrollton on Thursday, June 21.

    An anonymous person called the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office at approximately 10:15 a.m. Thursday regarding a naked man standing on the rail of the bridge between Carrollton and Prestonville, according to a news release. Carrollton Police Assistant Chief Steve Abbott arrived on scene approximately 30 seconds later.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Call Log

    Monday, June 11
    11:09 a.m., process service, 100 block Summerfeld Ct
    11:38 a.m., summons service, 100 block Cannon Court
    11:58 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    2:34 p.m., summons service, Purvis Lane
    3:06 p.m., alarm, 2500 block U.S. 42W
    7:50 p.m., traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    7:52 p.m., assisted motorist, 11000 block U.S. 421N
    10:43 p.m., 911 hangup or unverified call, 9000 block U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, June 12

  • News of Public Record 06-27-12

    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.


  • Preparations ongoing for Milton-Madison Bridge lift

    Lift preparations were still underway at press time yesterday in anticipation of “strand-jacking” the first truss section of the new Milton-Madison Bridge into place onto temporary piers.

    The procedure began early Monday when with the assistance of several tug boats, the 600-foot span, which was constructed on barges, was floated from the Milton shoreline into position at the base of the temporary piers.

  • Kiersten Ginn crowned 2012 Miss Trimble County Fair
  • Trimble County Relay for Life
  • Historic Shaker Village to be site of equestrian trails conservation workshop

    Lexington, KY - The historic Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill in Harrodsburg, Kentucky will be the site of a trails conservation workshop associated with the Southeastern Equestrian Trails Conference. SETC is a two-day conference established thirteen years ago, and will be held in Lexington, Kentucky on July 13-14, 2012. The Shaker Village workshop will be held on July 12, 2012 as an optional pre-conference offering.

  • New Farm to School resources will be available soon

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Officials from the Kentucky Department for Public Health Department of Agriculture, Department of Education and the University of Kentucky gathered in northern Kentucky yesterday to unveil a new Farm to School resource guide and curriculum, important developments in the effort to improve nutrition and increase access to healthy, locally grown produce.