Today's News

  • More than 300 bills before legislature

    The second part of the 2017 Regular Session of the General Assembly began this past week as the Kentucky House of Representatives and Senate reconvened in Frankfort.  While not many bills were voted upon, there was a flurry of activity going on as the process started.

  • Bevin’s tax plan may target middle class, lower income

    I joined my fellow lawmakers back in Frankfort this week as we reconvened the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly after a near month-long break following our brief, but rushed, organizational session in early January.

  • Goodwill subsidiary presents car to Trimble’s Rebecca Wigren
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, Feb. 18
    Free Handshakes and Pancakes breakfast, which includes eggs, bacon, sausage and grits at Sligo Baptist Church, located at 65 N. 42 Loop, Sligo from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. Everyone is welcome!
    Monday, Feb. 20
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive office annex to the Trimble County Courthouse.
    Tuesday, Feb. 21
    Bedford City Commission meets at 6 p.m. in the meeting room at Bedford City Hall located in the Morgan Community Center.

  • KSP warns of counterfeit money circulating in Ky.

    By Jenny lee Menser
    The Messenger, Madisonville
    MADISONVILLE -- The Kentucky State Police are warning individuals and businesses to be on the lookout for counterfeit cash currently in circulation.
    According to a KSP news release, several 100- and 20-dollar bills have been passed in Webster, Daviess and McCracken counties.
    The bills are realistic in appearance. However, all bills display the following messages: “For motion picture use only,” and, “This bill is not legal. It is for motion picture use only.”

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Sunday, Feb. 5
    2:08 p.m., animal complaint, Perkinson Ln
    Monday, Feb. 6
    10:33 a.m., transport, Carroll County Detention Center
    2:34 p.m., warrant, 4800 Peck Pike
    3:32 p.m., social services call, Greenbriar Rd
    7:26 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    Tuesday, Feb. 7
    11:54 a.m., burglary, 647 Cutshaw Ln
    3:53 p.m., escort, Trimble County Sheriff’s Office
    5:52 p.m., inspection, 1916 Morton Ridge Rd
    Wednesday, Feb. 8
    7:53 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School


    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 judgments were rendered in Trimble County District Court during the week of Feb. 6, 2017, with the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II presiding:

  • Teacher Spotlight: Karen Long

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    True versatility is a rare characteristic. It’s not something that can be learned, it’s a natural talent that is born within a person and ignited as they discover passion and purpose. Mrs. Karen Long is the embodiment of that versatility, a shining example of achievement fueled by passion and dedication based on purpose.

  • Milton couple attend class taught by President Carter

    Milton residents Gary and Janet Greenwood went to Plains, Ga., on Jan. 22, to hear the 39th President of the United States, Jimmy Carter, teach Sunday School.
    President Carter teaches Sunday School nearly every Sunday at his home church, Maranatha Baptist Church, Gary Greenwood said. The Greenwoods sat on the front pew as President Carter taught the lesson from the book of Romans and talked of God’s grace and that people should get along with one another. He also talked about the Apostle Paul, the writer of the New Testament Letter to the Romans.