Today's Features

  • Clayton Martin of Milton has been accepted to attend Union College for the fall semester of 2013.  
    Located in Barbourville, Ky., Union College offers an education experience where students receive personal attention to help make their educational experience successful.

    At Union, the average professor-to-student ratio is 14:1, so students can expect small class sizes and close interactions with instructors.  Union is a four-year liberal arts school related to the United Methodist Church.

  • 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 in Trimble County Court the week of Dec. 3-Dec. 7, 2012.


  • By JASON LONG, Chief
    Milton Fire & Rescue

    Decorating homes and businesses is a long-standing tradition around the holiday season.

    Unfortunately, these same decorations may increase your chances of fire.  Following a few simple fire safety tips can keep electric lights, candles and the ever-popular Christmas tree from creating a tragedy.

    *Don’t put your live Christmas tree up too early or leave it up for longer than two weeks.

  • Ovarian cancer is often considered a silent killer, because many times, women do not know they have it until it is too late. Ovarian cancer accounts for 3 percent of all cancers diagnosed in women and is the deadliest gynecological cancer. This year, The American Cancer Society estimates that doctors will diagnose more than 22,000 cases of ovarian cancer in the United States and 15,500 American women will die of the disease.

    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Dec.10: Corn dog(wg), baked beans, carrots w/dip, potato smiles, fresh fruit choice or sliced pears

    Tuesday, Dec. 11: Taco on wg tortilla, tomato, lettuce, salsa, refried beans, grapes or mandarin oranges

  • 30 Years Ago (Dec. 9, 1982)
     Federal law requires counties surrounding a nuclear power plant to have a plan in the event of a radiological emergency. The first meeting for preparing such a plan was held last Tuesday evening at the courthouse in Bedford. Representatives of Marble Hill, their plan consultants, Stone and Webster Engineering Corporation of New York, Kentucky state consultants and Trimble County representatives were present.

  • Wednesday, Dec. 5
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the Trimble County High School Library at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, Dec. 6
    Trimble County Public Library presents A Trimble County Christmas from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Family and friends are invited to enjoy holiday fun. At 5:30 p.m. make Holiday crafts, pet a sheep, listen to music, enjoy refreshments, read memories and churn butter. AND meet Santa Claus! At 6:30 p.m. there will be Holiday storytelling.

  • Monday, Nov. 19
    6:36 a.m., traffic stop, Trimble County High School
    7:48 a.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    8:44 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    1:18 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:00 p.m., attempt to locate, Edgewater Dr
    3:28 p.m., escort, en route to Milton
    3:29 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County High School
    3:54 p.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    5:36 p.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School