Local News

  • KSP seeks public’s assistance in assault investigation

    The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault investigation.
    On September 20, 2016 shortly after 10:00 p.m. Kentucky State Police received a call an adult female had been sexually and physically assaulted in the community of Bedford. The incident occurred on West Avenue and the victim walked to the Valero gas station on US 42 to report the incident. 

  • Trimble High welcomes German student Toni Rien

    The Trimble Banner
    Antonia Rien, foreign exchange student from Hannover, Germany, says said she enjoys living in a smaller community “because everybody knows everybody.” An added bonus to this small town living is spending her American experience in the mayor’s home in Milton.

  • Fiscal court approves road projects, discuss purchases

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Road Department crew has been at work this week repaving Kidwell Pike. Trimble County Fiscal Court, during their Sept. 19 meeting, chose to have the local road crew pave Kidwell Pike rather than accept a $115,131 bid by an outside contractor to do the job. The magistrates did accept bids for paving of Flood Court ($29,363) and Clark Road ($16,685).

  • Tingles enter North American Intl. Livestock Expo

    The Trimble Banner
    Two Bedford youths have entered livestock in next month’s 43rd annual North American International Livestock Exposition. The NAILE is recognized as the world’s largest purebred livestock show with nearly 30,000 entries and nearly $750,000 in prizes and awards. Scheduled for Nov. 1-17, the event will take place at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Jan completes Ironman!

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On Sept. 25, 2016 Jan Powell crossed the finish line of the Ironman, at approximately 11:50 p.m., which means her name was announced along with her new title. Powell recently described her overwhelming emotions at that moment and took time to thank all of her supporters.

  • Rand, other legislative leaders blast Bevin for withholding SEEK funding for Ky. schools

    Frankfort, KY—Responding to the governor’s refusal to disperse $4.64 million to Kentucky public schools, House Speaker Greg Stumbo, House Appropriations and Revenue Chair Rick Rand and House Education Chair Derrick Graham last week expressed outrage that once again the governor has willfully ignored the law.
    At issue is additional funding mandated by law to be released by the governor when schools experience a shortfall in SEEK (Support Education Excellence in Kentucky) funding.

  • Tingle brothers celebrate state fair successes

    Staff Report
    Trimble County was well represented at the 2016 Kentucky State Fair in the sheep division. Walker and Camdyn Tingle, sons of Brian and Brooke Tingle, represented A. Ginn Farms with their lambs after showing at numerous county fairs as well as district competitions.
    Twelve-year-old Walker Tingle had the following success at the Kentucky State Fair
    Junior Sheep Show
    Class 014: Market Showmanship- 3rd place
    Class 017: Breeding Showmanship- 5th place
    Class 009: Late Born Jr. Ewe Lamb Southdown- 6th place

  • Local news in brief

    TCHS Class of ’76 to reunite Saturday
    The Trimble County High School Class of 1976 has scheduled their 40 year reunion for

  • Milton High School reunion Oct. 16

    The Milton High School Annual Black and Gold Reunion for alumni and former students of the old school formerly located on School Hollow Road in downtown Milton will be held at Noon on Sunday, October 16, at The Pines restaurant in Madison.

  • County clerks helping veterans

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning says a birdhouse can help a veteran. For a number of years county clerks around the Commonwealth of Kentucky have raised funds to assist veterans centers around the state. For a donation of $20 individuals may purchase an attractive license plate birdhouse from the county clerk staff.