Today's News


    30 Years Ago (Dec. 9, 1982)
     Federal law requires counties surrounding a nuclear power plant to have a plan in the event of a radiological emergency. The first meeting for preparing such a plan was held last Tuesday evening at the courthouse in Bedford. Representatives of Marble Hill, their plan consultants, Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation of New York, Kentucky state consultants and Trimble County representatives were present.

  • States’ bottom lines stabilizing; Ky. on projected target

    As the debate in Washington rages over what the federal government should do to avoid the so-called fiscal cliff, there is some good news when it comes to state government budgets: Most are finally seeing their bottom lines stabilizing.

  • State police plan safety 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 December 10 - December 24, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • JCTC graduates
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Dec. 5
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the Trimble County High School Library at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 6
    Trimble County Public Library presents A Trimble County Christmas from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited to enjoy holiday fun. At 5:30 p.m. make Holiday crafts, pet a sheep, listen to music, enjoy refreshments, read memories and churn butter. AND meet Santa Claus! At 6:30 p.m. there will be Holiday storytelling.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 19
    6:36 a.m., traffic stop, Trimble County High School
    7:48 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    8:44 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    1:18 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:00 p.m., attempt to locate, Edgewater Dr
    3:28 p.m., escort, en route to Milton
    3:29 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County High School
    3:54 p.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    5:36 p.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle 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 cases were heard the week of Nov. 26-Nov.30, 2012.


  • Shelby County High School Class of 1962
  • EMS event commemorates fallen hero

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    On Saturday, family members, friends and co-workers gathered at the Trimble County Emergency Medical Services building to remember and honor the late Mark Rexroat.

    Mark had been an Emergency Medical Technician for the past eight years serving the Trimble County and Henry County districts. Before becoming an EMT he served as the fire chief at the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department.