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  • 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.

  • BOIL WATER ADVISORY IN PLACE IN MILTON

    The city of Milton has issued a "boil water" advisory for downtown Milton water customers today, Wednesday, March 31. Crews were out most of the afternoon working to repair a broken water line in Milton hill. The advisory was issued as a precaution, in case the city's water was contaminated when the break occurred. 

    The advisory will be lifted once the city receives authorization from the Kentucky Division of Water, which will test the city's water to determine if any contamination occurred.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Board of Ed sets end of school, graduation The last day of classes in the Trimble County Schools for the 2009-10 school year will be Friday, June 4, with graduation set for 2 p.m. Sunday, June 6, at Trimble County High School. The Board of Education moved graduation to Sunday to avoid conflict with a track meet scheduled for Saturday, June 3. Graduation ceremonies have been he

  • TCMS receives $113,000 in federal grants

    The Trimble Banner Tier I status is what all schools nationally are trying to avoid under the federal No Child Left Behind law, but it seems being there for a year or two isn’t the worst that could happen. Trimble County Middle School recently received a federal grant for $113,000 to help teachers bridge the achievement gap on the CATS tests between students who rece

  • KSP investigating shooting death of Bedford teen

    The Trimble Banner It may be several weeks before Kentucky State Police detectives can determine the circumstances surrounding Monday’s shooting death of a Bedford teenager. Amanda Ralston, 19, was pronounced dead at 3:50 p.m. Monday, March 29, by Trimble County Coroner Fredrica Ransdell Congleton. Ralston apparently died of a gunshot wound, which was reported in a 9-1-1

  • All-day kindergarten OK'd by Board of Education

    The Trimble Banner The Trimble County Board of Education on Wednesday approved a plan to provide all-day kindergarten at Milton and Bedford elementary schools next year. Superintendent Marcia Haney Dunaway told board members at the March 18 meeting that the Site Based Decision Making Councils at both schools voted to use federal Title I fundi