Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Monday May 7-June 11
    All Senior Citizens are invited to join six weeks of Free HealthRHYTHMS! Every Monday from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Tri-County CAA 3240 Hwy. 421 N, Senior Citizens building. Call Shirley Young at 502-255-7514 to make reservations.

    Thursday, May 10
    Milton City Commission  meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    The Trimble County High School Drama Club and Band will present the musical “Wizard of Oz” at the TCHS gym at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 adults, $3 students, ages four and under free.

  • Court furloughs will not affect other courthouse offices here

    Judicial Branch employees learned last week that they will be furloughed for three days in the first half of Fiscal Year 2013 as a result of deep cuts the Kentucky General Assembly made to the court system’s budget for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2014. The furloughs will close courthouses statewide on Aug. 6, Sept. 4 and Oct. 15, 2012.

    In Trimble County, only the judicial offices will be closed on the furlough days, according to Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens. All other courthouse offices will be open for business as usual, he said.

  • 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