Local News

  • McCane retires from emergency management

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ronnie McCane has decided to retire from the county’s emergency management team. Over the past 16 years he has written and received over a million dollars in grants for the county.
    If someone looks up Trimble County Emergency Management on Facebook the times of operation says Always Open.  Their vision is to coordinate a system of mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery and protect the lives, environment and property of the people of Trimble County.

  • School tax levy falls short by 333 votes

    By Dave Taylor
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County voters rejected the Nickel Tax levy passed by the Trimble County Board of Education in Tuesday’s General Election with 1,967 ballots, or 54 percent, cast against the tax while 1,634 voters voted for the tax. The negative votes carried every precinct but two, winning in only North Milton and South Milton.

  • Mt. Carmel church to celebrate 125 years

    The Mount Carmel United Methodist Church, located at 204 Mt. Carmel Road (S.R. 1492) in Milton Kentucky, will celebrate the church’s 125th birthday on December 4, 2016.  We will welcome former pastors, friends and family and invite the community to join us at 10:30 a.m. for a service of worship and celebration followed by a luncheon served at the church. Come celebrate with us for 125 years of serving Christ in our community! All are welcome!

  • Carrollton bridge to be open by Thanksgiving

    Landmark News Service
    The morning commute for those living on the west side of the Kentucky River should be back to normal starting Wednesday, Nov. 23.

  • Local institution continues with business as usual

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The family of Bill Hughes is devastated by the loss of their patriarch. His shoes are certainly big to fill. As the owner/operator of Little Town and Country Restaurant for 57 years, Bill was also a big part of the community. Left to fill those shoes is his son Joe Hughes.

  • Church News Briefs

    Apostolic Church of the Living God to hold three-day revival
    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, in Bedford is holding a three-day revival Nov. 4-6. Services on Friday, Nov. 4, and Saturday, Nov. 5, will start at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 6 will begin at 6:30 p.m. The Rev. Jerry Cottrell from Palestine, West Va., will be the speaker. For more information call Rev. Bobby Wade, (502) 255-7510.
    Apostolic Church of Campbellsburg hosts Friends & Family Day

  • Veterans encouraged to attend lunch and program at Milton Elementary on Nov. 7

    Milton Elementary will celebrate Veterans Day on Monday, November 7, with a lunch at 12:30 p.m., and a program at 1:15 p.m. Veterans may bring a guest and are asked to RSVP to Milton Elementary at 502.268.3322, or 502.255.5100, extension 5001.

  • Clocks to roll back Sunday

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Daylight Saving Time will end at 2 a.m. on Sunday, Nov. 6. Kentuckians will get back the hour of sleep they lost during the spring time change in March.
    When going to bed on Saturday night, adjust your clocks back one hour. For example, if going to bed at 11 p.m. Saturday, adjust your clocks to 10 p.m. That way, your clocks will be accurate when you awaken Sunday.
    Since 2007, daylight saving time begins in most states on the second Sunday of March and ends in November on the first Sunday.

  • Jury convicts Vaughn Whitt of 2015 Brennan Stewart murder

    The Trimble Banner
    A Jefferson (Ind.) Circuit Court jury returned guilty verdicts of murder and other criminal charges against Milton resident Vaughn Alan Whitt last week in connection with the April 16, 2015 shooting death of 17-year-old Brennan Stewart.

  • Bedford bank to celebrate 125 years Saturday

    Managing Editor
    On Saturday, Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will celebrate the financial institution’s 125th anniversary with a community open house from 2 to 5 p.m.