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  • Scam using KSP phone number

    The Kentucky State Police would like the make the public aware of an ongoing scam defrauding individuals by using a Kentucky State Police phone number.

  • Milton robbery suspect apprehended in Madison

    A 50-year-old Madison woman has been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery of the Milton Discount Tobacco store, located on Coopers Bottom Road in Milton, according to Trooper Joshua Lawson, spokesman for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg. The alleged robbery occurred at around 3:44 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13.
    The suspect, Fayetta Weston, was identified through surveillance footage and a witness at the scene. The Kentucky State Police obtained a warrant for the arrest of Weston for Robbery 1st Degree.

  • Four escape injury in plane incident on river

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Four people on a floatplane escaped injury late Wednesday afternoon when the craft capsized in the Ohio River. The incident occurred just off the Trimble County shore near the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation west of Madison, according to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

  • Strasemeier marks 60 years at Milton bank

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Marie Strasemeier celebrated her 60th year of employment at the Farmers Bank of Milton on October 17, 2015. She was hired in 1955 as a bookkeeper.
    On Friday, October 16, the bank held a celebration for Marie to acknowledge her career.
    “Wonderful lady to work with she keeps us all in line,” Executive Assistant Dawn Peak told The Trimble Banner.

  • Distinguished resident Mildred Pruitt soon to leave

    By ROBERT STEWART
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Mildred Pardo Pruitt of Bedford will soon be moving from Kentucky. She will live her remaining senior years with relatives in South Carolina. As she celebrates her 92nd birthday on October 7, she faces age-related health issues that require her to live with her step-daughter in Summerville. She will be living only 18 miles from Charleston.
    “I am not looking forward to parting ways with those I have loved for many years,” she says.

  • Suicide prevention walk planned in Madison Saturday

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Area walkers are encouraged to participate in an Out of the Darkness Community Walk at 9 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 17, at Bi-Centennial Park, located at Vaughn Drive and West Street in Madison.

  • Trimble’s Hickory Grove pastor is missionary to Sturgis rally

    By CHRIS BROOKE
    Landmark News Service
    As about a million bike enthusiasts converged on the recent Sturgis motorcycle
    rally in South Dakota, Pastor Tommy Purvis shared his personal message of hope with hundreds of attendees there.

  • Development specialist shares ideas on city’s Morgan center

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Dr. Lorraine Garkovich, professor of community and leadership development at University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, led last week’s Bedford Rotary Club discussion on future ideas for the city’s community activities center.  

  • Milton PTO fish fry set Saturday, October 17

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Milton Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization’s annual fish fry will be held Saturday, Oct. 17.
    The theme of this year’s event is “MES Is Leading The Way.”
    Volunteers will be serving food from 11:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. There will be a silent auction and door prizes will be given away every hour. A Chinese Raffle will also be held throughout the day.
    From 11:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. will be a First Car Cruise In.

  • Stacy Bruner secretary for state’s organ donor awareness program

    Staff Report
    Stacy Bruner, Circuit Court Clerk of Trimble County, has been selected to serve as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life. Created by Kentucky’s Circuit Court Clerks in 1992, the Trust For Life is a statewide 501c(3) non-profit organization that informs, educates and encourages Kentuckians to register as organ & tissue donors to save lives.