Local News

  • Sun smiles on festival weekend
  • Henry water district tackles large storage tank project

    By Chris Brooke
    Landmark News Service
    Because painting and repairing the 48-year-old, 200,000-gallon water tank would have cost a couple hundred thousand dollars, the Henry County Water District decided to install a new million-gallon tank, according to Director Jimmy Simpson.
    The old water tower, tall enough to loom over the trees on stilt-like legs on a rise just off U.S. 42 in Trimble County, obviously could use a fresh coat of paint, and Simpson said that goes inside and out.

  • Health issues, lower property values among concerns voiced at hearing on LG&E landfill

    The Trimble Banner
    “LG&E cares more about cave critters than it does human life.”
    This was one of many comments made by residents of Ogden Ridge Road Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch held a public hearing on the Louisville Gas & Electric-Trimble County Generating Station Permit no. 112-00008/Agency Interest No. 4054.

  • Memorial balloon launch
  • Charlene Kelley opts out of nursing for (Mo) Money

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The owner/operator of (Mo) Money is not a stranger to hard work, helping others and working on an extremely tight budget. However, this lady is on a mission and has found that although working for yourself, may take more hours per week, the payoff is well worth your effort. Charlene Kelley has finally become free of the everyday, punch a clock, hum drum of an hourly J.O.B. Instead, she works from her beautiful river home, working with other affiliates in a relaxing atmosphere.

  • Leg found on riverbank

    The Trimble Banner
    An investigation is underway to determine what happened to a victim after a human leg was found along the banks of the Ohio River downriver from Madison.

  • Apple Festival rapidly approaches

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The 26th Annual Trimble County Apple Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 11, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Events include an Apple Pie Baking Contest & Auction, Beauty Pageant Contests, Apple Cider Relay Race and a drawing for the beautiful 2016 quilt made the Trimble Thimbles.
    New this year, on Saturday morning at 8 a.m., a 5K Run/Walk will be held and on both days, the Trimble County Public Library will provide a children’s activities tent.  

  • Rowlett home from study abroad program

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bedford resident Jenna Rowlett is among 48 Gatton Academy students who have returned home following a 23-day study abroad program to London and Harlaxton College in Grantham, England. Rowlett is a member of the Trimble County High School Class of 2017. Accompanying the students on the trip were Professor Walker Rutledge, WKU Department of English, and Derick B. Strode, Tori Hampton, Chloe Muller and Alex Sorrels of The Gatton Academy.

  • Milton bridge approach plan ‘on hold’

    Transportation officials in Kentucky and Indiana are in the process of finalizing alternatives to new approaches to the Milton-Madison Bridge in hopes of improving traffic flow through the downtown business sections of Milton and Madison.

  • School board discusses digital security status


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Board of Education held its regular meeting at the new Board Office in the former middle school library.

    A moment of silence was held for Dylan Sutherland. Dylan was a middle school student who was lost to an ATV accident recently.

    Superintendent Steve Miracle presented the House Bill 5/Data Security Status report for Rod Smothers – Chief Technology Director.