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  • New mayor of Prestonville aims to clean up town

    When the mayor’s position became vacant, the city of Prestonville did not look far for his replacement. Robert “Spike” Barnes, then a city commissioner, was nominated by his fellow commissioners to become the next mayor. Barnes, who was three years into his first term before becoming mayor, served his first day in office o

  • Burglars strike twice at Trimble Co. home

    The Trimble Banner Lightning may not strike twice, but Rob and Nikki Davis of Milton found out that burglars sometimes do. The couple’s home at 3286 Milton-Bedford Pike was reported burglarized on Thursday, April 1. Rich Knighten, chief deputy for Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons, said the Davises reported that someone had entered th

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Teen Leadership Trimble sponsors blood drive Trimble County High School student Brian Hemmer and Teen Leadership Trimble are sponsoring the group's annual American Red Cross blood drive from noon to 5 p.m. Monday, April 12, in the Trimble County Middle School gymnasium. Because of the recent earthquakes in Haiti and Chile, plus the snowstorms, The Red Cross asked Hemmer to

  • Eggs-traordinary Fun

    Children enjoyed a fun-filled afternoon at Easter on the Square, decorating eggs, bouncing on the inflatables, visiting with the Easter Bunny, playing games, gathering eggs and much more!  

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY LIFTED IN DOWNTOWN MILTON

    The BOIL WATER ADVISORY has been lifted for customers in downtown Milton who were without service part of Friday, April 9.

    The Kentucky Division of Water gave Milton City Hall the OK after testing confirmed there was no contamination during the repair work to a valve on Milton Hill. City officials are confident that this problem has been permanently fixed. 

  • FIRE DESTROYS MILTON TRAILER

    The Trimble Banner While Brittney Gribbins went outside to put hamburgers on the grill just before 7 p.m. Thursday, April 1, a pan of grease intended for french fries overheated and ignited a fire in the kitchen. The fire spread and quickly destroyed the trailer home at 1174 Coopers Bottom Road, Milton, that she and her husband, Steven, bou

  • GOING, GOING, GONE

    The old furniture factory water tower at the corner of Fourth and Taylor Streets was knocked down Monday by Nixon Construction and Kemper Construction following a number of requests by Carrollton Mayor Dwight Louden for it to be painted or removed. “It went reasonably the way we wanted it,” Kemper Construction Owner Paul Kemper

  • Rand Paul and Trey Grayson to speak at Lincoln & Reagan Day Luncheon

     

  • New Milton mayor 'hands on'

    The Trimble Banner Having raced hydroplanes at speeds of 120 mph or higher and having taught high school for 31 years, it seems Denny Jackson’s newest job as mayor of Milton, Ky., would be a walk in the park. “A lot more goes on in a small town than people realize,” Jackson said Tuesday, March 23, in his Milton City Hall office. “There are plenty of headac

  • Local burglaries still being investigated

     

    The Trimble Banner

    Another daytime home burglary was reported in Trimble County last week. A family member reported that a home in the 300 block of Powell Hill Road was broken into through a side window.