Today's News

  • Solicitation letter generates ‘buyer beware’ caution

    A letter to an elderly resident of the county from a company providing homeowner warranty coverage has prompted Milton city officials to alert area residents to read their mail carefully before sending payments or giving bank information to anyone.

  • County okayed tree removal in courthouse lawn

    Four large shade trees were removed from the Trimble County Courthouse lawn last week on the orders of Trimble County Fiscal Court. During their July 16 meeting the county government body unanimously approved the tree removal on the recommendation of magistrate Kirby Melvin. Craig Daniels gave him a price

    “If you look out there there’s a bunch of dead limbs—I mean a barrel of them—and Mother Nature can have some bad accidents sometimes,” Melvin said. He gave prices quoted by Craig Daniels as follows:

  • County road crew praised for parking facility at TC Park

    Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens had high praise during the July 16 meeting of Trimble County Fiscal Court for the “really nice parking lot that our road crew put in” at the Trimble County Park.

    The new parking facility, which was completed in time for use during the recent Trimble County Fair, is seen in this aerial view taken last week by local photographer Jim Pirtle.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, July 23
    1:05 p.m., property dispute, 1100 block Pryors Fork Rd
    1:36 p.m., attempt to locate, Douglas Ln
    10:34 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 421N
    11:15 p.m., EMS medical call, U.S. 42E

    Tuesday, July 24
    4:10 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 block U.S. 421N
    10:31 a.m., wanted person, 100 block Hwy. 36
    11:20 a.m., process service, 1300 block Culls Ridge Rd
    11:34 a.m., process service, Kendall Rd
    12:37 p.m., process service, 100 block Devin Dr


    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 July 23-July 27, 2012.


  • Court services to observe furlough days in Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Courthouses in many counties of Kentucky will be closed and all court services will be unavailable Monday, Aug. 6, as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shuts down for the first of three furlough days in 2012.

    Here in Trimble County, county offices that share space with the state court system in courthouses and judicial centers will not be affected and will remain open for business as usual.

  • Chuck's Chix reign at Shelby
  • Punishment Wrestling has successful season

    By Suzy Sachleben-Turner

    Punishment Youth Wrestling Academy, located in Milton, Kentucky had an extremely successful 2011-2012 Wrestling season. The Academy is a training facility for area youth ages 4 and up who wish to learn the sport of competitive wrestling.

    PWA provides instruction on three types of Wrestling, Folkstyle, Freestyle and Greco-Roman. The Academy welcomes wrestlers from both Kentucky and Indiana, and provides basic to advanced technique instruction.

  • Birthplace gone but not forgotten


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The house shown above was exactly 100 years old when it was torn down and replaced with a U.S. Steel house in 1960. The date of construction was burned into the center gable. Duper Craig of Carrollton saved much of the poplar lumber for his use later on. The leftover debris was then burned.

  • Proper food handling and storage

    Approximately 1 in 6 Americans will get sick from food poisoning this year. You can stay safe by following four simple steps: clean, separate, cook and chill.

    Keep hands and surfaces clean. Bacteria can live in many places.