Today's Features

  • Aug. 23, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    A runaway truck belonging to the company painting the Milton-Madison Bridge struck five vehicles after it jumped out of gear on the bridge Monday. The truck, loaded with about 1,000 pounds of tools and gear, had been parked on the Kentucky side of the bridge. The out of control vehicle caused damage to four vehicles and caused a whiplash injury to 21-year-old Tamberly Green of Milton. Green was transported to King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison for treatment.

  • June 28, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    A severe thunderstorm struck Bedford Saturday night. Some say, and it was reported on a Louisville television station that a small twister touched down here. Trees were uprooted and limbs taken off and scattered all around Bedford and surrounding districts. Little damage was done to buildings. However, there was extensive damage to the roof of Dow Dunlap’s home on Town Branch allowing interior damage from the subsequent rain.

  • May 24, 1984 (30 Years Ago)

  • April 12, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County High School juniors Amy Andrew, Mark Perkinson and Jamie Proctor have been selected to attend the 1984 Governor’s Scholars Program by Governor Martha Layne Collins. The five-week special enrichment program will be held this summer at the University of Kentucky and Centre College. The program, held last year for the first time, offers a broad range of courses, speakers and activities.

  • March 15, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Formal sentencing of Parramore Sanborn is scheduled tomorrow following a guilty verdict in the murder of Barbara Heilman of Campbellsburg. The Henry County jury recommended the death penalty in handing down the sentence against Sanborn who was convicted of the Oct. 12, 1983 kidnapping,  rape, sodomy and stabbing death of Heilman. The case consumed about 214 hours during 37 in-court days.

  • February 23, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a pre-application for a grant to purchase a tract of land to be added to the county recreation park during their recent meeting. The court proposed to make the preapplication to the Department of Local Government for assistance under the Land and Water Conservation Fund Act of 1965. Estimated cost of the park addition is $67,000. The land is located next to the present park facilities on Highway 421 and belongs to Jim Wood.

  • Nov. 3, 1983 (30 Years Ago)
    District Court Judge Julia Fields ruled Tuesday that the Bedford firehouse is a public place. She said that she believed that the public use and public function with volunteer firemen overrides the private ownership interest in the firehouse. The point of whether or not the firehouse was a public place or a private one had been brought up in the defense of a young fireman who was cited for drinking beer in a public place after  Kentucky State Police Trooper Phillip Marshall passed by the firehouse on May 22 and saw the beer.

  • By Amanda Neace
    Program & Outreach Coordinator Trimble County Public Library
    Another great Summer Reading Program has wrapped up for this year at Trimble County Public Library, and it was such a busy and exciting time for all of us!
    Each year, the library works hard to provide an exciting and successful reading program to encourage students to read during the summer months. Reading over the summer makes sure that kids hold on to important reading skills and are ready to keep learning when school begins in the fall.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission unanimously agreed during their Aug. 14 meeting to keep the ad valorem tax rate the same for the 2015 fiscal year at $.15 per $100 of property value.

  • The teenage years can be rough on teens and on parents, as young people strive for independence and parents learn how and when to let go. One of the most common stresses put on teens is peer pressure. While they want to be independent, they do seek acceptance from their peers.