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  • Celebrating Veterans
  • HEINZ UNSEATS COUNTY ATTY. ARNOLD

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Democrat challenger Crystal Heinz will be the new Trimble County Attorney come January after handily defeating Republican incumbent Perry R. Arnold in Tuesday’s General Election.
    Heinz outpolled Arnold 1,769 votes to 1,285 and won 10 of the 12 precincts in the county.

  • DIGNITARIES DEDICATE NEW BRIDGE

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The communities of Milton, Ky., and Madison, Ind., turned out in large numbers Tuesday afternoon as Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and Indiana Governor Mike Pence — joined by other dignitaries — led a public dedication of the new Milton-Madison Bridge. Ceremonies were held indoors at Madison’s Brown Memorial Gymnasium due to inclement weather.

  • Grimes brings bus campaign to Bedford

    Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes, the Democrat candidate for U.S. Senate worked a crowded room at Bedford’s Little Town & Country restaurant Thursday, Oct. 23.  Grimes is challenging U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., in the Nov. 4 election.
     

  • Man charged with murder after Trimble crash

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

    An Oldham County, Ky., man has been charged with murder after a crash Thursday night, Oct. 16, in Trimble County. The arrest marks the third murder investigation in Trimble County in the past 11 months for local law enforcement.

  • Training consortium scholarship opened doors for local student

    I am very thankful for my scholarship and co-op opportunities.

    Near the end of my high school career, I received a full scholarship from the Carroll County Training Consortium to attend Jefferson Community and Technical College in Carrollton, Ky. This was only the beginning of great opportunities for me.

    Three days after I graduated from Trimble County High School, I started a summer job at the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant in Ghent, Ky.

    I worked throughout the summer full time, painting and cleaning inside and out.

  • Beshear signs ‘Farms to Food Banks’ initiative, and bill to support crop-protection rights

    CYNTHIANA — Gov. Steve Beshear on Monday joined state officials and community leaders to recognize two bills that support the state’s farm families and food banks. In particular, the budget bill provided funding for the Farms to Food Banks initiative. A second bill designed to support landowner rights in protecting their crops and livestock from nuisance wildlife also has beneficial impacts for food banks.

    Beshear ceremonially signed House Bills 235 and 448 at the Harrison County Extension Office in Cynthiana.

  • Former Madison driver now leads H1 Unlimited

    Hydroplane racing champion Steve David has been named Interim Chairman of H1 Unlimited, governing body for Unlimited hydroplane racing, following the exit of former chairman Sam Cole.
    David confirmed the development to The Trimble Banner on Saturday night, Sept. 13, in the middle of San Diego Bayfair race weekend where the Unlimiteds are racing on Mission Bay in southern California.
    Rumors of Cole's impending exit had surfaced weeks ago when the Unlimiteds were racing in the Tri-Cities, Wash. Cole had served as chairman of organization for the past decade.

  • Fatal accident in Milton

    (Milton, KY) - One person was killed this morning in a crash on Highway 36 in Trimble County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of the crash at 7:55 a.m. Preliminary investigation shows that a mini-van, driven by 21 year old Jennifer Lundergan of Huntingburg, Ind., was traveling toward Milton on Highway 36 when she attempted to pass another vehicle in very foggy conditions. Lundergan's van crashed head-on into a car driven by 41 year old Miachel Hancock-Eccles of Madison, Ind.

  • BES vacancy has parents stirred

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The hot topic at last week’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education was a vacancy the retirement of Evon Horn has presented for the second grade class at Bedford Elementary. To date, the board has not named a replacement for Mrs. Horn. A couple of teachers and some concerned parents were at the meeting to discuss this with the members of the board. The concern is such that there will be too many students in a classroom unless the board agrees to hire a replacement to fill the void.