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Local News

  • Children and grandchildren grown, Mr. Maintenance keeps busy pace

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    “My whole family has worked, attended, or coached at the Trimble County School System,” Danny Black reflected recently. “All my grandkids played sports for Trimble County, and those are and always will be the greatest memories of my entire life.”

  • Remains of missing Trimble man found in Oldham County

    Staff Report
    A death investigation is underway after a Bedford man who was missing for a week was found dead in La Grange.
    Around 9 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 24, La Grange Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Cedar Springs Place on a report of a body found in a field. The body was later determined to be that of 32-year-old Noah Jason Law of Bedford.
    Law had been reported missing to the Kentucky State Police a week prior to the discovery of his body, according to Trimble County Sheriff Charlie Kelton.

  • Bedford Elementary School Jr. BETA competes at nationals

    In only their second year of having a BETA club at Bedford Elementary School, the group competed at the state and national levels.

  • Take precautions viewing eclipse

    By BECCA OWSLEY
    Landmark News Service
    Many cities in Kentucky are in the path for a total solar eclipse Aug. 21. While Trimble County isn’t in the path of the total eclipse, residents will still see a rare celestial event and need to know the proper way to view it.
    According to Dr. Joe Wolf, associate professor of biology and microbiologist at Elizabethtown Community and Technical College, the last total solar eclipse that could be seen in the lower 48 states occurred Feb. 26, 1979.

  • Trimble showcased at the state fair

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County will again be showcased at the Kentucky State Fair with a booth in the “Pride of the Counties,” located in the South wing of the Kentucky Exposition Center. This year’s booth, “Trimble County: A Great Place to Live,” will highlight the many positives of our county by displaying numerous photos of activities and scenes that bear testament to our claim of a peaceful, aesthetic place to reside.

  • Trimble man suffers fatal fall from bridge

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A 45-year-old Bedford man has died, ironically on his birthday Saturday, after a fall from the Milton-Madison Bridge, according to a statement from the Madison Police Department.

  • Board approves consent items

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting on August 2 at the Board office.
    The following items were presented to the Board for consent:
    Minutes to the July 19 regular meeting, Approved
    TCHS Cross Country overnight trip request, Approved
    Federal Grant Procedures Manual (2nd reading), Approved
    KSBA Policy and AP Updates (2nd reading)
    Superintendent’s Professional Growth Plan, Approved
    2017 – 2018 Certified Evaluation Plan, Approved

  • PSC grants rate increase to Shelby Energy

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission has granted the Shelby Energy Cooperative a revenue increase that is nearly the same as the amount requested by the electric distribution cooperative.
    With the rate increase granted by the PSC, a typical Shelby Energy residential customer will see their average monthly electric bill rise by about $7.90 (6.1 percent), from $128.90 to $136.80. That includes a $4.86 increase in the monthly customer charge, to $15 from the current $10.14, as proposed by Shelby Energy.

  • Still no arrest 8 months after fatal hit and run

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky State Police investigators from Campbellsburg Post 5 are continuing their investigation into the Dec. 8 hit and run traffic death of 28-year-old pedestrian Donna Frazier on the Ky. 36 bridge over Canip Creek in Milton. Eight months after the tragedy there still has not been an arrest nor has a suspect been identified in the vehicle/pedestrian hit and run accident, according to Trooper Joshua Lawson, Post 5 public information officer.

  • Congregation closes doors, Wesleyan facility up for sale

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A “for sale” sign in the front lawn of the Milton Wesleyan Church signals the close of a community ministry that began more than 90 years ago in the small river town.