Today's News


    By KRISTIN BECK | Landmark News Service

    It was a pitchers’ duel all night long, with Carroll’s Andrea Searcy (10 strikeouts) and Trimble’s Abby Ponder (eight strikeouts) dominating at the mound. Trailing 3-2 heading into the top of the seventh, Carroll County tied the game, but Trimble County answered, scoring the game-winning run to win the All “A” 8th Region Championship, 4-3, April 11, at Gallatin County High School. The Lady Raiders will compete in the All “A” state tournament April 28-29 in Owensboro.

  • Disaster declaration request includes Trimble

    February flooding took its toll on Trimble County: A monetary toll.

    The county sustained approximately $375,000 of road damage, said Emergency Management Director Andrew Stark. In addition to the road damage, he said five or six residences would also qualify for federal assistance because of damage.

  • Property owners discuss developing RV parks with commissioners

    Bobby Rowlett and Justin McCoy attended Thursday’s monthly Milton commission meeting asking for city approval to develop their separate properties for RV parks.

    Rowlett told commissioners he wants to develop his property to put in 15 40-foot by 20-foot parking places for campers with access to electric and water.

  • Teachers take part in public education rally

    With the legislature finishing its 60-day regular session Friday and Saturday, teachers from across the state were on hand to voice support for public education.

    The rally forced the closure of nearly 40 school districts across the Commonwealth.

    The first district to announce it would cancel class? Trimble.

    Superintendent Steve Miracle said it didn’t matter what the other districts did in terms of opening, closing or sending delegates from school faculty, but that he made the decision based on what was best for Trimble’s educators.


    From a family blacksmith shop in the post-Civil War era that eventually spurred the creation of Burrows Garage and Wrecker Service in 1917, Scott Burrows has worked hard to preserve his family’s legacy.

    Burrows, the fourth-generation owner-operator of Burrows Wrecker Service in Sligo, was recently named a member of the Class of 2018 International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame. He is one of eight named to this year’s class.

  • Ogden Ridge work continues, to residents' dismay

    Several residents from Ogden Ridge Road were at Monday’s special called fiscal court meeting, seeking solutions, if county officials had any, to frustration with ongoing work done by Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E).

    “It’s been a real nightmare,” said Magistrate Kenny Green, whose district covers the Ogden Ridge Road area.

  • County schools close tomorrow for Frankfort rally

    Trimble County’s students will get a three-day weekend on the heels of returning from spring break as schools will be closed tomorrow, April 13.

    The closure will allow teachers to attend the end of this year’s legislative session, Superintendent Steve Miracle said. It was a direct response to Gov. Matt Bevin’s vetoes of House Bill 200 and House Bill 366, the budget and revenue bills, respectively. Principals polled teachers to see if there was a large number who wanted to be in Frankfort and there was, Miracle said.

  • Public records | May 24, 2018

    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 May 14 by the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II.


  • At the library | May 24, 2018

    Cooking matters

    Learn about nutrition and how to shop on a budget at 1 p.m. Thursday. Prep and cook two new recipes each week. Go on a grocery store trip. The class series will be held in the Trimble County Public Library. Call Health Department Nutritionist Amanda Stoess at 502-633-1243 to sign up. The class meets for six weeks.

    Knitting 101

  • Community calendar | May 24, 2018

    May 26

    The Tri-County Community Action Agency Yard Sale is 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Senior Center in the park. All proceeds will go to Military Missions.

    May 31

    The Trimble County Middle School eighth grade Moving Up Ceremony will be at 7 p.m. in the Trimble County High School gym.

    June 2

    Graduation for the Trimble County High School Class of 2018 will be at 10 a.m. in the high school gym.

    June 10