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Today's News

  • Please don’t vandalize candidates’ signs

    Editor: Election time is here again. Those entering the political race are going door to door for meet-and-greets, spreading their messages. And the signs, yes all those signs, are popping up everywhere to remind you just who would like to be your next elected official. To some, these signs are annoying and sometimes overwhelming; but to those who ar

  • Thieves hit area vending machines

    Kentucky State Police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who allegedly have broken into vending machines in Henry and Trimble counties. The latest incident occurred over the weekend at the Milton Car Wash in downtown Milton, next to the Swifty gas station, according to Trooper Michael Webb, public affairs officer for KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. The two men wer

  • Burrows announces bid for Trimble Co. judge-executive

    I am Scott Burrows, and I am announcing my candidacy for the office of Trimble County Judge-Executive. My wife Nancy and I live as far west in the county as we can, in downtown Sligo. It is 17.6 miles from the house in Milton where she grew up to the house in Sligo where I grew up; believe me, I know, having traveled it literally hundreds of times in my youth. For all of my adult

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Wednesday, April 21 Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6 p.m. at the board office on Wentworth Ave., Bedford. Thursday, April 22 Trimble County Public Library: Diane Coon will speak on Trimble County and the Underground Railroad at 7 p.m. The talk includes a display of photos and maps to show the “what, when and who”

  • JCTC students learned teamwork at event

    Editor: As an employee of Jefferson Community and Technical College I recently had the opportunity to help organize a leadership retreat for the students of the Carrollton Campus. The March 26 retreat included a series of leadership and team building activities at General Butler State Resort Park and the Carrollton Campus Student Government Associatio

  • Bedford commission awards sexton contract

    The Trimble Banner Bedford City Commission awarded Gerald Kincaid of Bagdad, Ky., a one-year contract to handle sexton duties at Bedford Cemetery during a special meeting Wednesday, April 14. Kincaid was one of four bidders for the contract, which includes mowing and other lawn care, as well as opening and closing graves, maintanance and repairs. Mr. Kincaid had the lowest bid o

  • Girls place 12th, boys 14th of 22 teams in Louisville meet

    Special to The Trimble Banner   In a meet consisting of 22 of the state’s premier track programs, the Runnin’ Raiders proved they hold their own. Only three Class A schools dared to compete in the high-caliber event at Louisville’s Christian Academy on Saturday, April 17.  The Lady Raiders’ placed 12th out of 22 tea

  • County’s cleanup continues

    The Trimble Banner Residents have another opportunity to help clean up Trimble County. Fiscal Court is sponsoring Household Hazardous Waste Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Trimble County Park. The event is going to be managed by Safety Kleen of New Castle, Ky. On Monday, April 19, county solid waste coordinator Matt Gossom told Fiscal Court that all oil collect

  • 100 years and counting ...

    The Trimble Banner Once, when Carl Allen was about 8 or 10 years old, he was riding on a wagon with his Uncle Will. They passed a house where an old man with a long, white beard sat on the porch. Uncle Will said the old man was probably 70 years old, Allen recalled. At the time, he said, “I thought, ‘I

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Area doctor dies in Madison plane crash

    Dr. H. Shirmer Riley, 81, of Madison, Ind., died Monday, April 19, when his single-engine Piper Commanche crashed shortly after takeoff about 11:30 a.m. from Madison Municipal Airport in Jefferson County, Ind.