Today's News

  • 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 May 14 - May 28, 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.

  • News of Public Record 05-09-12

    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 April 30-May 4, 2012.


  • Got Drugs? Prescription Collection Box Preview is Friday

    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office, located in the Trimble County Courthouse, will host a Prescription Collection Box Preview on Friday, May 11, from 4-6 p.m.

    Local residents are encouraged to bring in old orescriptions and over the counter drugs for disposal. Keep children out of potentially harmful medications by disposing of prescription drugs in an environmentally safe way.

  • Over the Rainbow

    “Come on, guys!  We’ve only got a week here!  From the top of the scene!”

    Drama Sponsor Jon Graham implores his Musical Theater class to do it again. And again.  And again.  

    “I want this to be something the community will remember for years,” he says.

  • Entities seek to dispose of Louisville sludge at Wises Landing quarry

    Two local companies have applied for permits in connection with a plan to place sludge from Louisville in a Trimble County quarry facility.

    “Liters Quarry has filed an application with the Kentucky Division of Waste Management to receive sludge from the Louisville Water Company to use as fill material in the quarry,” Trimble County Water District No. 1 spokesperson Dara Smith said by phone Monday.

    Liter’s Inc., based in Louisville, purchased Trimble County Sand and Gravel quarry in Wises Landing in 1993.

  • Bridge Progress
  • Investigation underway after fatality at bridge

    A construction worker injured last week at the Milton-Madison Bridge has died, according to Greg Prince, spokesman for the Indiana Department of Transportation’s Seymour Division.
    Austin, Ind., resident Roger Lee Cox, 50, was taken off life support on Thursday, May 3, and was pronounced dead at 5:45 p.m., Prince said.

    “We still don’t know the cause of death,” Prince said. “The only thing we know for sure is that he was found unconscious at the work site.”

  • TCMS Spring Fling
  • Tree-Care booklet available for donation

    The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees.  Anyone can receive the Conservation Trees booklet simply by making a $3 donation to the Foundation.  Conservation Trees is a user-friendly booklet that features illustrations, colorful photos and easily understood descriptions.

  • Administration Withdraws Extreme Farm Labor Proposal

    WASHINGTON -- An Obama administration proposal, which would have restricted child labor on farms, was withdrawn last week after criticism from agricultural groups.

    The rules, which were supported by child labor advocates, would have banned children younger than 16 from using most power-driven farm equipment, including tractors, if they had not taken a training course.

    The proposal also would have prevented those younger than 18 from working in feed lots, grain bins and stockyards.