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Today's News

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Friday-Saturday, Oct. 22-23 Halloween Family Weekend featuring the Haunted Train Ride will be held at General Butler State Resort Park, 6-11 p.m., sponsored by Carroll County Fair Board, Carroll County Tobacco Festival and Kentucky Kruizers. Saturday, Oct. 23 Spirits of Butler Paranormal Study and Investigation at the Butler-Turpin House, General Butler State Resort Park. Reservations requir

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Bridge inspection to close lane Oct. 28 The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane of traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring portions of the structure that were highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection of the 80-year-old Ohio River span. KYTC this year mandated the bridge must be inspected every two

  • Boater thanks Milton VFRD for assistance

    Editor:   This is a letter of appreciation to the services provided to my wife and me this past Saturday morning (Oct. 9) following our boat accident near Hanover Beach. The intra-agency cooperation between Kentucky and Indiana emergency services and nonemergency services (Clifty Creek Power Plant tow secured through the efforts of your crew) was impressive. The professionalism and compas

  • Runnin' Raiders rock NCKC tourney

    Trimble County Park was the scene for this year’s North Central Kentucky Conference cross-country championship race, drawing runners from Williamstown, Walton-Verona and Gallatin, Owen, Carroll, Henry and Trimble counties. Traditionally, with several state-ranked a very competitive conference title race, the battle was on between the athletes from those schools. This week was no exc

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Saturday, Oct. 16 Milton Elementary PTO Fish Fry starts at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 16, at the school. For more information, call the school at (502) 268-3322. Milton Wesleyan Church will sponsor “A Concert in the Park” at the Milton City Park from noon to 4 p.m. Free food, games and inflatables for children. Music by Judith Montgomery from Shoals, Ind.; Sounds of Praise fr

  • Raiders prevail in Trimble County’s 2nd Invitational

    More than 540 athletes ranging from kindergarten to high school seniors competed Saturday, Oct. 9, in the second Trimble County Cross-Country Invitational at Trimble County Park. The athletes represented schools from Lexington, Burgin, Newport, Louisville, Oldham County, Carroll County, Owen County, Gallatin County, Frankfort and Eminence. In a repeat of last year’s invitational, the No.

  • Area officials, public offered Open Meetings/Open Records seminar

    I would like to extend my gratitude to the Kentucky Press Association, the Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues, and the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center at the University of Kentucky. Spurred by a suggestion I made to KPA Executive Director David Thompson last month, these three Kentucky journalism heavy-hitters have scheduled a Sunshine Seminar for 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thur

  • A FALL WITHOUT RAIN?

    The Trimble Banner

    With no significant rainfall recorded in Trimble County since Aug. 16, the soil moisture level is “desperately low,” county Extension agent Mike Pyles said Tuesday, Oct. 12.

  • Stauffer Drive residents plan to vote for Callis

    Editor: We are the citizens of Stauffer Farms in southern Trimble County. We have been pleading with the county for the last year to pave Stauffer Drive, which is a gravel road. The dust is choking us and is straining our air-conditioning units. Magistrate Kirby Melvin disregards our calls and ignores our complaints. We have been attending Fiscal Court meetings every month, pleading our

  • Bedford panel OKs purchase for center

    The Trimble Banner Bedford City Commissioners voted Tuesday in a special meeting to pay for installation of a grease trap in the kitchen at the Morgan Community Center on Victory Avenue. The total cost is $235. Assistant city clerk Rita Davis said Joe Simpson, a licensed plumber, has offered to donate his time to install the trap. Commissioner Todd Pollock said health department officials tol