Community News

  • End of year school schedule

    The end of the 2014-15 school term is a week away with the final day for students being next Thursday, May 28. Following is a schedule of end of year school activities for local students:
    Bedford Elementary School
    Thursday, May 21—5th Grade Event Night at 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, May 27—Awards Day; Kindergarten Graduation at 9 a.m.
    Milton Elementary School
    Tuesday, May 26—5th Grade Parent Breakfast, 8:15 a.m.; 5th Grade Talent Show, 9 a.m.; 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 6 p.m.

  • Brennan Kunkel selected honorary Governor’s Scholar

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year students across the state of Kentucky has upcoming Seniors, who apply to the Governor’s Scholar program. It is a highly competitive and long application process. Brennan Kunkel is one of the 2015 recipients from Trimble County High School. He will leave in June to attend the summer residential program along with outstanding students across the state.

  • Alex Dixon selected for Governor’s Scholars

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Alex Dixon has been chosen to attend the upcoming Governor’s Scholars Program for the summer of 2015. The mission of the GSP is to enhance Kentucky’s next generation of civic and economic leaders.
    When asked why he was chosen to be a Scholar he stated, “It was because of my ACT score.”
    He desires to attend Bellarmine University in Louisville. His future plans are to pursue an education in Science and someday become a ‘Software Engineer.’

  • Cody Kidwell completes basic, now training at San Antonio

    SPC Cody Kidwell has completed his U.S. Army basic training as a member of the 434th Field Artillery Brigade, C Battery, 1st Battalion, 19th Field Artillery Class at Fort Sill, Okla. His graduation exercises were held on May 8, 2015. He is currently enrolled in training as a medic at Fort Sam Houston in San Antonio, Texas.
    SPC Kidwell is a 2009 Trimble County High School graduate and has earned a degree in physics from the University of Kentucky. Cody is the son of Carla Kidwell and Doug Kidwell, both of Trimble County.

  • Trash pickup coming soon for Milton-area residents

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Road work underway in Trimble

    The Trimble Banner
    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet’s District 5 office has advised that lane closures and delays are possible in Trimble County this week on Ky. 316 between Buck Creek Road and Ky. 55 (between mile points 4.9 and 7.7) due to road resurfacing. Motorists can also expect lane closures and delays on Ky. 1226 (Palmyra Road) between Culls Ridge Road and the Trimble/Carroll County line (mile points 2.4 to 3.8) due to road resurfacing.

  • Trimble’s Teen Leadership students address Rotarians

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford Rotary Club participated with Teen Leadership students from Trimble County High School in an exercise demonstrating the importance of one-on-one verbal communication without the aid of cell phones and text messages at our weekly meeting on April 28. As non-verbal/digital forms of communication proliferate, one wonders if we are losing the ability (or interest?) in talking to each other.

  • Rabies clinic set Sat. June 6 at Trimble County Park

    The Phoenix Animal Clinic, in conjunction with the Trimble County Health Department Environmental Services, will be hosting a rabies clinic in June. Dr. Mary Zink will be administering shots on Saturday, June 6, between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Trimble County Park under the shelter by the ball fields.

  • Abbett welcomed into scholars society

    Kimberly Nicole Abbett of Milton, has accepted membership in The National Society of Collegiate Scholars.
    “NSCS is more than just a symbol of academic achievement. Membership gives students access to a number of amazing benefits, including career and networking resources, scholarships, travel and service projects both on campus and in the community,” says Stephen E. Loflin, NSCS Founder & Chief Executive Officer.

  • Mullikin, Catterton set May 16 wedding

    Emily Mullikin and Michael Catterton have announced their upcoming wedding. The couple will be married at 4 p.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2015, at the home of the bride’s parents, 1750 Fisher Ridge, Milton.
    Emily is the daughter of Jeff and Barb Mullikin, Milton. Michael is the son of Rick and Gloria Marsh, Commiskey, Ind., and Don and Robin Catterton, Hanover, Ind.