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Local News

  • Repairs to begin Monday on U.S. 42 Kentucky River bridge at Carrollton

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    Repairs to the Kentucky River Bridge will begin Monday, Oct. 17, and are scheduled to be completed Nov. 15.
    The bridge will be reduced to one lane and a temporary signal will be placed on each end of the bridge. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet press release said motorists are asked to exercise caution and watch for traffic control devices, flaggers, construction personnel and equipment entering and leaving the work zone.

  • Local cheerleader to perform in Philly Thanksgiving Day parade

    Trimble County Middle School cheerleader Brooklyn Sachleben has been selected along with more than 500 junior high and high school cheerleaders and dancers from across the United States to perform in the 97th Annual Philadelphia Thanksgiving Day Parade, the oldest Thanksgiving Day parade in the nation.

  • Trimble visit mentioned by actor in recent Wall Street Journal column

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

  • Milton mayor seeks higher office

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Can anyone run for president? This is a question which was continually asked in Denny C. Jackson’s class at Switzerland County High School. When Jackson’s response was, “Yes, any good standing American can be on the ballot,” the students wanted proof. Therefore, they began the inspiring quest for Mr. Jackson, their teacher, to become a presidential candidate. Has he followed through? Is his lesson true?
    How it all began

  • 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

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    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

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    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

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    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!

    By TEENA DRAKE
    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.