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Today's News

  • Take time to say ‘thank you’ to a veteran

    A veteran baseball player strides to the plate; the bases are loaded in a championship game. This is NOT Casey at the bat; one giant swing, and the contention between adversaries is resolved. The game is won; the crowd is ecstatic. A veteran newspaper reporter cuts through the rhetoric and sound bytes of a political story:his insight allowing him to see the story for what it reall

  • Defining jargon of bridge project

    Section 106. NHPA. Mitigation. NEPA. These are among the confusing technical jargon that easily rolls off the tongues of those closely associated with the Milton-Madison Bridge Project. But what do they all mean, and why should you care? To simplify it, think two words: environment and history. First, leaders of major projects like this are required by federal law to consider t

  • Raiders dominate Region 5

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER  The Runnin’ Raiders pulled off a double Saturday at the Region 5 Cross Country Championship race. Both the boys and girls teams earned the regional title at the event, held for the first time ever on a course set up at Trimble County Park. Teams from high schools in Danville, Sayre, Owen County, Carroll County, Lexington Christian Academy,

  • Opponents protest LG&E permit request

    The Trimble Banner   A public hearing regarding a permit requested by LG&E’s Trimble power plant from the Kentucky Division of Water provided a forum for environmental groups to protest the power plant’s expansion. The hearing was held Thursday night, Nov. 5, at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford. According to Mike Winkler, LG&E’s manager of e

  • Fun for all at BES Fall Festival

    There was tons of fun to be had at Saturday's Fall Festival at Bedford Elementary School. From a cake walk, cornhole, golve and other activities, to raffles, vendors and lots of great fried-fish sandwiches, the event drew a large crowd.

  • Supporters thanked for successful fall festival

    Editor: The Bedford Elementary School PTA would like to thank all of the businesses and individuals who donated to this year’s Fall Festival. Your support and generosity has again made this year’s festival a big success. Thank you to the parents, teachers, staff and students who volunteered their time and talents to make this ev

  • A LINE OF THE TIMES

    The Trimble Banner Several dozen Trimble County residents lined up for the first H1N1 vaccination clinic to be offered at the Trimble County Health Department in Bedford. The department was giving free doses of the intranasal vaccine that aims to prevent the spread of swine flu, which has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. Though the clinic started at 5 p.m., pe

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Thursday, Nov. 12 Trimble County Local Emergency Planning Committee will meet at the Trimble County Extension office on High Country Lane at 1:30 p.m. Topic will be past storms and flash flooding, and a new EOC location for Trimble County. All members should attend the discussion and for any updates on hazardous materials for Tier 2 reporting. Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.

  • Liter files as candidate for District 1 magistrate

    Editor: I am Chris Liter, and I have filed as a candidate for the Democratic nomination for District 1 magistrate in the May 18, 2010 primary election. I am a lifelong resident of Trimble County, and my family and I are proud to call it our home. Regardless if you are a registered Democrat, Republican or Independent, I intend to visit each

  • Community thanked for cross-country support

    Editor: I would like to take this opportunity to say thank you to all the volunteers and the following businesses, organizations and individuals for the success of both the Trimble County Cross-Country Invitational in October and the Region 5 Cross-Country Championship event this past weekend at Trimble County Park. I wish to thank the Trimble County Park Board, it’s presid