Local News

  • Successful 5k run/walk benefits local charities

    Special to the Trimble Banner
    It was a successful 5K in Milton! Over 100 participants came to enjoy the God’s Country View run/walk last month and helped raise $2,740. All proceeds go to Trimble County Repair Affair and Youth in Need Holiday Assistant.

  • Milton fire crews work fire, accident

    Milton Fire crews responded to the report of smoke in a mobile home at 12:40 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, according to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long. Crews arrived on the scene at 1363 Peck Pike Road in Milton and found a small fire near the heating vent pipe of the mobile home. Crews extinguished the fire containing it to the small area around the vent pipe. The residence is owned by B.G. Wingham. There were no injuries in the fire.
    At 12:51 a.m., Friday, Milton Fire & Rescue responded to the report of a single vehicle accident at the top of Milton Hill (Hwy 421 N).

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  • Banner’s vote total incorrect in race for coroner

    The vote total for Trimble County Coroner Frederica Congleton in the Nov. 4 General Election as reported on Page 7 in last week’s issue of The Trimble Banner was incorrect.
    Mrs. Congleton, who was unopposed in her successful bid for re-election,  received 2,448 votes from the electorate instead of 1,667.
    We regret the error.

  • Local church to host Iran/Iraq missionary

    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, located 124 Smith Ln, Bedford, KY, will be hosting the Assemblies of the Lord Jesus Christ Missionary from Iran and Iraq, Bro Azar on Sunday, November 16th at 630 p.  m. For more info - contact the Pastor Bro Bobby Wade at 502-255-7510.

  • School board receives tour of TCMS

    The Trimble County Board of Education met at the middle school in Bedford last Wednesday for the first of two November meetings.
    After the board approved the consent agenda, TCMS students with Mrs. Teena Drake gave board members a presentation of activities that have been happening at the school. Students Elisabeth Goodin and Bailey Duke explained a video demonstrating the seven habits of successful students before board members broke off into groups to tour the school and meet at the band room for a mini-concert by the band.

  • Trimble court to test electronic filing system

    Trimble and neighboring Oldham and Henry counties will test a new electronic filing system for the state’s court system, area judges announced last week.

    The three counties make up the 12th Circuit in Kentucky, which is only the third circuit in the state to launch e-filing for civic cases, District Judge Jerry Crosby said.

    The new program will allow court clerks to enter motions, filings and other legal documents electronically, allowing for the start of a transition away from the expense of paper, he said.

  • Milton to seek bids for riverside restrooms

    The Milton City Commission will soon advertise for bids from contractors seeking to build a new riverfront restroom at the Milton boat ramp on Ferry Street. The announcement was made during Thursday’s commission meeting.

  • Vampires, witches don’t scare local author

    A local woman is the proud new author of a book entitled “The Grey Curse,” a paranormal romance published Aug. 29.

    Christina McClellan, a.k.a. Krista Kelley, is a mother, wife and now a full-time writer who is excited to share her talent and love for writing.

    The 2009 Trimble County High School graduate is the daughter of Mike Albert of Bedford.

    Filled with suspense, romance, vampires, witches and a mysterious curse, this story is sure to top many Christmas lists this year.

  • Millions of children on Medicaid are missing free check-ups

    Kentucky Health News
    Millions of low-income children across the country aren’t getting free preventive exams and screenings guaranteed by Medicaid, and some experts say federal and state health officials aren’t doing enough to fix the problem, according to a federal watchdog report.