Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, August 15
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    TCHS boys golf hosts Henry County at Cardinal Hills, 4:30 p.m.

    Thursday, August 16
    TCHS Lady Raiders volleyball hosts Henry County 7:30 p.m.

    Friday, August 17
    Trimble County Public Library offers Beginner Computer Class: 10-11 a.m. One-on-one Assistance. Basic Computer Skills-Laptops provided. Register by calling 502-255-7362.

  • KSP asks drivers to pay attention to school bus activity

    (FRANKFORT, KY.) -  Summer break ended for thousands of Kentucky students last week as they headed back to school. For many children, getting to and from school will take place on a school bus.  Unfortunately, every year children are injured and even killed in school bus related crashes.

    Last year, Kentucky had 1,627 school bus related crashes resulting in 506 injuries and five deaths. With school starting in many communities, KSP Spokesman Tpr. Michael Webb is urging motorists to be alert for loading and unloading school buses.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, August 6
    3:47 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    8:12 a.m., property damage accident, Morton Ridge Rd
    8:47 a.m., process service, 200 block Morton Ridge Rd
    10:23 a.m., process service, 100 block U.S. 421S
    12:10 p.m., process service, 500 block Gill Ridge Rd
    1:23 p.m., traffic stop, Trimble County Courthouse
    2:39 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 100 block Brays Ridge Rd
    4:16 p.m., theft complaint, Brandon Way
    5:06 p.m., drug information, Bells Ridge Rd

    Tuesday, August 7


    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 in Trimble County Court the week of Aug. 4-10, 2012.


  • Ohio River bridge inspections set Milton bridge down to 1 lane tomorrow

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet plans joint walk-through inspections with the Indiana Department of Transportation on three Ohio River bridges this week. These inspections allow engineers an annual review of the structures and opportunity to discuss future maintenance projects on shared river crossings.

    These inspections will require traffic restrictions to accommodate inspections on the following schedule:

  • Fiscal Court sets special meeting to name interim judge-executive

    Trimble County Fiscal Court will meet at 9 a.m. tomorrow to elect an Interim County Judge-Executive to serve until such time as Gov. Steve Beshear fills the vacancy.

  • Stevens reflects on past decade as judge-executive

    “It’s been quite a ride!”

    Outgoing Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens reflected Monday on a decade of service as the county’s chief executive. Today is Stevens’ last day on the job as he prepares to begin a new chapter in his life of employment in two weeks in Frankfort.

  • 23rd Annual Bedford Bash is Friday at courthouse

    The 23rd Annual Bedford Bash will be held from 5 to 9 p.m. this Friday, Aug. 17th.

    Entertainment gets underway at 6:30 p.m. with the Trimble County High School Band and Trimble County cheerleaders performing. Popular local band Young Country will perform starting at 8 p.m. In the event of rain the band will perform inside at the Bedford Volunteer Fire Department.

  • Margie Webster named Signature’s CNA of the Year

    Signature HealthCARE has recognized Bedford resident Margie Webster as Certified Nursing Assistant of the Year. Webster has been employed at the Bedford nursing home facility for 23 years this month.

    Signature HealthCARE of Trimble County Administrator Mark Witt said Webster was chosen from among personnel of 30 facilities in the Signature system.

    “We nominated her and she was selected the best CNA out of those 30 buildings in our segment,” Witt said.

  • Mark Rexroat victim in Friday collision