Local News

  • Fall Back in Time!!!

    Time Changes this Sunday!
    Kentucky Press News Service
    Daylight Savings Time comes to an end this weekend with the return of Standard Time. At 2 a.m. Sunday, clocks will be turned backward one
    hour. At that moment, the time will become 1 a.m. Standard Time. The best practice, of course, is just to set clocks backward one hour before going to bed Saturday night. The time will then be correct when you awaken Sunday. And that means you should get an extra hour of sleep -- at least theoretically.

  • Board awards $2.268M bid for athletic facilities Phase II

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Work will begin within the next few weeks on a $2.268 million renovation of the Trimble County High School football facility after the school board voted to award the contract to the lowest bidder.

    Members of the Trimble County Board of Education met for a special meeting Wednesday, Oct. 24, for a second round of reviewing bids for Phase II of the high school athletic facilities.

  • Meet entrepreneur Barbara Chilton

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    A love for candy, stories from grandma’s kitchen, and a strong passion for cooking became the perfect recipe for Barbara Chilton to open her business.

  • Local man victim in auto crash

    A 25-year-old Bedford resident was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Corn Creek Road in Trimble County early Monday.

    Bryan Dancer was pronounced dead at the scene by Trimble County Coroner Fredrica Ransdell, according to Kentucky State Police spokesman, Trooper Bradley Arterburn.

    A preliminary investigation revealed that Dancer was traveling west on Corn Creek road when the vehicle he was driving left the roadway for unknown reasons. Subsequently, the vehicle struck a tree and continued on before becoming lodged between two other trees.

  • Happy Halloween

    Six-year-old Allie Thornsberry, daughter of Chad and Ashley Thornsberry, Milton, looks to be ready for Halloween excitement as she is stuffed with straw and made up as a scarecrow. Allie and all other area youngsters will have to delay their plans for a sugar-filled Halloween, however. Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons postponed Trick-Or- Treating until Monday, Nov. 4, due to a chance of severe storms tonight. Motorists are encouraged to be extremely cautious while driving in Trimble neighborhoods on Monday night, as youngsters in the county will be trick or treating from 6 to 8 p.m.

  • Old Milton-Madison Bridge is history

    The final 600-foot section of the 84-year-old Milton-Madison Bridge was demolished early Thursday, Sept. 19, with a series of controlled explosions.


  • Third Milton-Madison Bridge Blast courtesy of Milton-Madison Bridge Project
  • Boil Water Advisory

    A precautionary boil water advisory has been issued due to a main water line break for customers in Milton who live on Coopers Bottom Road and Riverview Drive who were without water or had low water pressure.

  • Second bridge implosion set for 9 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 1

    The demolition of a second section of the old US 421 Milton-Madison Bridge has been scheduled for Thursday morning, Aug. 1, at 9 a.m., according to a spokesperson for the Milton-Madison Bridge Project.

  • From smoke to splash