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Today's News

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, Jan. 14 The Milton-Madison Bridge Project team is hosting a public hearing from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at Milton Elementary School. Anyone wishing to comment on the proposed bridge project is welcome to attend. Monday, Jan. 18 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 5:30 p.m. at the judge-executive’s office next to the courthouse. Bedford

  • Local police recover more than 30,000 pills

    Carrollton Police have been doing their part to take prescription drugs off the streets in town. The department’s pharmaceutical recovery program, which began in August 2009, has collected 30,624 pills, 107 ounces of liquid, 35 inhalers/nasal sprayers and 39 pain patches through Dec. 31.

  • Sachleben retires from board of education

    The Trimble Banner Longtime educator and former school superintendent J.W. Sachleben has resigned from the Trimble County Board of Education. A member of the board since his election in 2003, Sachleben announced his departure with three years remaining in his current term. “The school system is financially in good shape,” Sachle

  • I'm setting goals -- not making resolutions -- for 2010

    I rarely make New Year’s resolutions. I’ve tried in the past – when I was young and optimistic; but, I learned quickly that I’m not good at changing my habits. Good or bad. In lieu of resolutions, I have set goals. You may recognize some of them: Lose weight (or at least get back into those smaller sizes gathering dus

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Two fires damage Trimble County homes

    The Milton Volunteer Fire Department responded to the report of a structure fire at7:43 p.m. Monday, Jan. 4, at 35 Cable Lane in Milton, off North Spillman.

  • TCMS seventh-grade boys' team wins All A tourney

    The Trimble County Middle School Raiders seventh-grade boys basketball team went home with the trophy Saturday, Jan. 9, after winning the 8th Region Class All A tournament at Carroll County Middle School earlier in the day.

    The team beat the Carroll County Panthers' seventh-grade team to win the title.

    Logan Black, T.J. Payton, Brian Haney, Dusty Wyssbrod and Evan Long all were named to the All-Tournament Team. Long was named the tournament's most valuable player award, as well.

  • CARROLL COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Wednesday, Jan. 13

    Family Community Pharmacy Program will screen potential clients from 9-11 a.m. at the Northern Ky. Community Action Center, Highland Avenue. Call (502) 732-5253.

  • Lady Panthers top Gallatin for 8th win

    The Carroll County Lady Panthers dismantled Gallatin County’s offense during the second half en route to a 52-39 basketball victory at home on Saturday, Jan. 9.

  • Milton's Masons celebrate new lodge

    The Trimble Banner After decades of meeting in the upstairs rooms of the former general store in Milton, at the corner of State Hwy. 36 and Ferry Street, Milton’s Masonic Lodge No. 947 has sparkling new digs. At the invitation of the Milton Lions Club, the Masons added on to the Lions clubhouse and also helped renovate the existing building, including making the restrooms

  • The Trimble Banner time machine

    January Mary Lou Stewart retired Jan. 5 from the Trimble County office of the University of Kentucky Extension Service. Stewart served as secretary for 20 years at the Extension Office and was described by 4-H Extension agent Ralph Hance as “the glue that holds us all together.” Clester E. “Cletus” Mullins, 33, was charged Jan. 15 with the murder