.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Local News

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    There will be two new members of next year’s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.

  • Lane closures on Milton-Madison Bridge this week

    There will be two separate overnight lane closures on the Milton-Madison Bridge this week as construction crews perform additional work following the historic slide of the bridge and its reopening last month. The bridge will be reduced to one lane, but will remain open, while the following work is being done:

  • Liberty Road to be closed on May 14

    Louisville, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office advises motorists that KY 2890 (Liberty Road) in Trimble County will be closed for cross-drain replacement on Wednesday, May 14.

     

    Liberty Road will be closed at mile point 2.3 between Race Track Road and Detmer Lane. This road closure is scheduled for Wednesday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Access will be provided for emergency vehicles only. The date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur.

     

  • BRIDGE REOPENS!

    A week after the historic slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge, traffic is again flowing across the Ohio River span that connects Milton, Ky. and Madison, Ind. via U.S. Highway 421. The bridge reopened to all motorists Thursday evening at 7:20 p.m.
     

  • Bedford polling location to move

    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning has announced that all Trimble registered voters who previously were registered in one of the precincts included among the polling places at the Trimble County Middle School will vote this year at the Bedford Elementary School. The middle school will no longer be a polling place on election day.

    Bedford Elementary School, located at 204 Mt. Pleasant Road, Bedford, will be the polling place for the following precincts: South Bedford, Burrows, North Bedford, Palmyra, Antioch, Providence and East Bedford.

  • Trimble CARES heroin forum a success

    Special to The Banner

    The Trimble CARES coalition hosted a forum on heroin at Bedford Baptist Church on Tuesday, Apr. 8. The forum was led by Coalition coordinator, Daisy Toppett, MBA, MSW. Those in attendance heard a young lady, Abby Houchens and her mother Natalie Houchens, Oldham County residents, and Henry County resident Scott Nation tell their family’s story of addiction and recovery.

  • Record slide accomplished, motorists anxious to go

    Area motorists were anxious to get back into the normal routine of traversing the Milton-Madison Bridge after the massive structure was moved into place last week.

    The record-breaking 55-foot slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge from temporary piers to its permanent, refurbished piers was completed on Thursday afternoon, Apr. 10.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge set to reopen

    A week after the historic slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge, traffic will again flow across the Ohio River span that connects Milton, Ky. and Madison, Ind. via U.S. Highway 421. Weather permitting, the bridge will be reopened to all motorists at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 17.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge was to be slid into place Wednesday

    The new Milton-Madison Bridge was scheduled to be moved into place yesterday. The slide of the structure, said to be the largest bridge slide of its type in North America, occurred after this week’s edition of The Trimble Banner went to press. However, updates, photos and a time-lapse video will be posted on our website at www.mytrimblenews.com when they become available.

    The bridge, which spans nearly a half-mile and weighs some 30 million pounds, was to slide 55 feet laterally from its temporary piers and onto refurbished permanent piers.  

  • Hwy 36 slide destroys house

    Heavy rainfall last week led to two serious mudslides along Hwy. 36 West near Notch Lick in Carroll County, closing the state route twice to through traffic – once on Friday and again on Sunday night.
    The first slide – measuring 75-100 feet wide and 200 feet long – occurred in the 1800 block, just below a hilltop house owned by Sam and Sue Scott. The weight of the sliding earth and trees crushed an unoccupied rental house and other buildings further down on the hillside, only a few feet from the highway.