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Today's Features

  • Trimble County’s semi-annual Animal Swap Meet will be held this Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-6, at the Milton City Park in downtown Milton.
    The swap meet will be held all day both Saturday and Sunday with a flea market, crafts, antiques and animals. There will also be concession vendors on the grounds.
    Due to the outbreak of Avian Flu, poultry will not be allowed at the swap meet this year per Kentucky law. No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises, nor are handguns or live ammunition.

  • Larry and Barbara Burkhardt of Milton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 28. Bro. K. Joines married them at the Whites Run Baptist Church on Saturday, Aug. 28, 1965.
    Mr. Burkhardt is an Excavating Contractor with Burkhardt-Crawford Contracting and Mrs. Burkhardt is retired from the office of the United States Department of Agriculture in Carrollton.
    They have a daughter and son-in-law, Tayra and Russell Crawford and two grandchildren, Russ and Savannah Crawford. They will be celebrating with their family and with a trip later this fall.

  • Thursday, Sept. 3
    Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing will host a hymn sing tonight at 7 p.m. All area singers and musicians are invited to participate.
    Thursday, Sept. 10
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 11-12
    The Pleasant View Baptist Church congregation will be having their annual yard sale Friday and Saturday, September 11-12, starting at 8 a.m. each day. A bake sale will be held on Friday in conjunction with the yard sale. All proceeds go to the church building fund.

  • A special called meeting of the Trimble County Extension District Board will be held September 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service office located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. Items to be discussed are Stop Gap Funding, copier quotes, inquiry on property, sealing of parking lot, ebeam technology.  All meetings of the Trimble County Extension District Board are open to the general public.

  • Monday, Aug. 17
    7:04 a.m., lock out, 650 Wayne’s Ln.
    10:04 a.m., escort, Madison, Indiana.
    12:19 p.m., EMS call, 1029 Highway 421 N.
    12:23 p.m., domestic violence complaint, Gray St.
    1:11 pm., miscellaneous complain, Peck Pike.
    1:32 p.m., miscellaneous complain, 8640 Highway 42 West.
    1:40 p.m., civil complaint, Clifford Lane.
    2:16 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 1200 Peck Pike.
    2:26 p.m., assaul, Liberty Road.
    3:15 p.m., officer assist, 204 Mt. Pleasant Rd.

  • Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following cases were heard the week of Aug. 17:
    FELONY

  • Summer’s heat and dry weather can take a toll on your flower garden, but with a little extra care, it is possible to bring it back to life for a few more weeks of vibrant color and texture according to Rick Durham, University of Kentucky Extension Horticulture Specialist.
    With both annuals and perennials, making sure they get plenty of water is always important, but even more so in late summer. Annuals, in particular, will start to decline without an adequate supply of water to keep the ground moist.

  • We all know how it feels when someone swipes our favorite swing or we come in second in a contest we thought we should have no problem winning. Unfortunately, disappointing events like these occur early in our lives and the lives of our children. Helping children learn how to channel their disappointment can actually help them develop emotionally, intellectually and socially and positively impact their future happiness and achievements.

  • Aug. 29, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Suzy Sachleben of Milton, Kentucky won two first place ribbons for her entries in the statewide 4-H swine judging competition at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. Her wins were in the Yorkshire gilt senior sow category and the Yorkshire champion gilt.