Local News

  • Bridge project wins Popular Science award

    Louisville, Ky. – The innovative design and construction methods used on the Milton-Madison Bridge Project have been recognized with a 2012 Best of What’s New Award from Popular Science magazine.

  • Milton billing procedures approved

    The Milton City Commission approved a policy of billing procedures Thursday. The policy will become effective on Jan. 1, 2013.

    Commissioner Tom Mahoney was the lone dissenting vote as the commission approved the billing policy.

    “I think all of you know from previous meetings I don’t agree with this,” Mahoney said prior to the vote. “There’s quite a few things that’s going to have to be monitored. Who is going to monitor all of this? I think we’re babysitting too many people.”

  • 53 percent cast votes in local election

    The percentage of registered Trimble County voters who turned out to vote on Nov. 6 was the smallest in several years in a general election involving a presidential race. Of the 6,656 registered voters in the county 3,579 – or 53 percent – cast ballots in last week’s election.

  • Trimble school officials review test data from Unbridled Learning

    Trimble County Schools have the data from the first round of the state’s Unbridled Learning Accountability Model – the successor to the state’s Kentucky Core Content Test and CATS assessment models.

    Nationwide, 48 states have adopted the new “college and career readiness” accountability assessments, but Kentucky was the first state to implement it in statewide testing, said Trimble Superintendent Marcia Haney Dunaway. “Everyone’s watching Kentucky.”

  • Trimble Middle School honors veterans

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Middle School honored Veterans Day with guest speaker Lynn Romans, the Carroll County High School’s JROTC Color Guard, a magnificent musical accompaniment by the TCMS Band, and a variety of events lead by the students.

  • Meetings set in KU, LG&E rate cases

    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – The Kentucky Public Service Commission will hold public meetings in Harlan, Louisville and Lexington to present information and receive comments on the requests for rate increases by the Kentucky Utilities Co. and the Louisville Gas & Electric Co.

  • Schools to host events to honor Veterans Day

    Trimble County’s schools will be hosting several programs honoring Trimble County veterans during the next several days. The first event is scheduled today at the Milton Elementary School. Veterans are invited to join the student body for lunch at 12:30 p.m., followed by the program at 1:15.

  • Community shares grief with prayer service, vigil

    The Trimble Banner

    After one of the most tragic events in local history, the Carroll County community took time to mourn and to begin to heal this past week.

  • Runnin’ Raiders on to state!

    The Trimble County High School cross country team enjoyed an outstanding day at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Region 5 Class A Meet in Danville Saturday. Trimble took top honors in the region in the boys’ run and finished second overall in the girls’ run.

    “I thought that the entire team rose to the occasion and ran well,” Trimble Coach David Apel said Monday. “We were very happy with our performances Saturday at the Regional meet.”

  • Trimble County General Election Results

    There were 3,579 persons voting –53 percent of those registered in the county.

    President—Mitt Romney, 2,133; Barack Obama, 1,355; Jill Stein, 16; Randall Terry, 11; Gary Johnson, 25.

    U.S. House District 4 General—Thomas Massie, 1,805; Wm. Adkins, 1,470; David Lewis, 126.

    U.S. House District 4 Unexpired Special —Thomas Massie, 1,727; Wm. Adkins, 1,424; David Lewis, 127.

    State Representative 47th District—T.K. Broecker, 990; Rick Rand, 2,527.