Today's News


    30 Years Ago (Sept. 16, 1982)
    Trimble County Superintendent, Dr. Bill Stout hand carried a proposal to the State Board of Education in Frankfort, Tuesday. The proposal outlines the local board’s plans to eliminate the deficit in their 1981-1982 budget.

    The Milton Town Board met and it was announced that the Milton Fire Department had passed its inspection by the Insurance Services Office of Kentucky. The new rating will enable Milton residents within a five-mile radius by road to have their homeowners insurance premiums reduced.

  • Is God invited to the party? Controversy raises questions

    Does God have a place in the platform of a political party? It depends upon whom you ask.

    On day two of the Democratic National Convention, three attempts were made to include God in the Democratic Party Platform. San Antonio Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa asked for delegates to ratify the proposal by voice vote and an awkward moment ensued when the first two votes deadlocked.  The third vote drew even louder opposition, yet the chair gaveled the proposed change into place, which drew loud boos. Who knew God would be so controversial at the convention?

  • 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 September 17 - October 1, 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.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

     Thursday, Sept. 13
    TCHS Lady Raiders volleyball hosts Walton-Verona 7:30 p.m.
    Milton City Commission  meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.

     Friday, Sept. 14
    TCHS Raiders football hosts Jackson County 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 15
    Trimble County Historical Society will meet at 1 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. Civil War Generals from Kentucky DVD will be shown. Everyone welcome.

  • No room to navigate

    There is no News of Public Record to report this week. Court services across Kentucky were closed on Tuesday, Sept. 4, as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shut down for the second of three furlough days in 2012. The furloughs are one of several measures included in the Judicial Branch’s Fiscal Year 2013 Budget Reduction Plan.

    Court news correction
    Helen E. Pickens, failure to wear seat belts. Guilty plea entered. Fine paid. No, or expired registration plates, failure to produce insurance card dismissed by county attorney. Recall warrant and DOT notice.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 3
    12:02 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    5:24 p.m., property damage accident, 5900 block of U.S. 42E
    8:01 p.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N

    Tuesday, Sept. 4
    8:44 a.m., assisted motorist, New Hope Rd
    9:24 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    10:23 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    10:35 a.m., welfare check, Pryors Fork
    10:51 a.m., animal complaint, 400 block Fisher Farm Rd
    3:02 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County Middle School

  • Marching Raiders field all-classical program


    The Trimble Banner

    Forget what you think you know about marching bands. Skip the half-time trip to the concession stands. Stay put -- and be prepared to listen and learn. This fall, for the first time in the school’s history, Trimble County High School’s Marching Raiders will present an all-classical music field show.