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  • Milton woman arrested for burglary

    An alert neighbor led to a foiled burglary attempt and the arrest of a 30-year-old Milton woman, according to Kentucky State Police.

    The neighbor, who resides on Ky. Hwy. 316, observed a woman enter the home of a neighbor and alerted police, according to Trooper Michael Webb, public information officer for the KSP Campbellsburg Post 5. The neighbor confronted the subject who then fled. The neighbor gave police a description of the suspect’s car, a blue Subaru.

  • Milton accident fatal to pedestrian

    On Tuesday, Oct. 4, at 8:36 P.M., dispatchers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a 9-1-1 call reporting a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 421 north just south of Milton.

  • Polling locations to change in Milton

    The polling location for the precincts of North Milton, South Milton, East Milton, West Milton and Leeport will move from the Milton Fire House at the top of the Milton Hill to the new Milton Elementary School. This will provide more room for both the voters and the election officers. Cards will be mailed to each registered voter informing them of the change. The general election will be held Nov. 8th.

  • Trimble educators analyizing TELL results

    Trimble County Schools are working to interpret the results of a survey administered last year by the Kentucky School Board Association to teachers statewide and convert the information into ways to improve the educational process.

  • Meeting on proposed LG&E landfill draws 130

    A public meeting to discuss the permitting process for a proposed fly ash landfill in Trimble County drew standing room only attendance at the Trimble County Extension Service facility on Thursday.

    Louisville Gas & Electric Company and KU Services Company has submitted an application to the Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Waste Management, in Frankfort to construct a special waste landfill at the LG&E Trimble County Generating Station at Wises Landing on the Ohio River.

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  • Court officials participate in penal code reform program

    Special to The Banner

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – In a joint meeting, Kentucky’s justices, judges and circuit court clerks recently gathered for a full day of education on House Bill 463, which implemented sweeping penal code reform when it went into effect June 8, 2011. Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. invited all of the elected officials in the Kentucky Court of Justice to the education program provided by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

  • Trimble welcomes new library director

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN

    The Trimble Banner

    When Lisa Wegner took her first job working in the circulation department of a local library, the Fittstown, Okla., native had no idea she’d found her calling.

    After college, she and her husband, Joe, moved to Virginia, where he studied at Virginia Technical Institute. While there, their son, Eli, was born, and Lisa became a stay-at-home mom.

  • Milton pedestrian killed on U.S. 421N

    (Milton, KY) On Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 8:36 P.M., dispatchers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a 9-1-1 call reporting a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on U.S. Highway 421 north just south of Milton.