Today's News

  • Bridge project makes Top 10 list

    The Milton-Madison Bridge Project has been named one of the “Top 10” bridge projects in the country by Roads & Bridges Magazine. The industry publication unveiled the 2011 winning projects in a video announcement on YouTube.  

    The project is number three on the list, which recognizes the best in bridge construction projects in the U.S.  Projects are judged on several factors, including size, contractor challenges and impact on drivers.

  • City hears sobering audit report

    “You all had a year that you don’t want to repeat!”

    That was the assessment in a nutshell of the Bedford City Commission’s past fiscal year given last week by auditor Jeff Woods, of Raisor, Zapp and Woods, PSC, of Carrollton. Woods reviewed an audit for the commission during their Sept. 19 meeting.

  • Madison to host air show Oct. 15


    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Madison Municipal Airport will be presenting their annual air show on October 15. The gates will open at 9 a.m. with free parking and admission. Cooking up their special fish, chicken, and much more during the event will be the Milton Fire Department.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Sept. 28
    Trimble Cares will meet at noon at Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High Country Lane. Lunch will be provided. For more information call 255-5110x1044.

    Saturday, Oct. 1
    The third annual Rotary men’s softball tournament will be held at Trimble County Park from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.  The Bedford Rotary Club will serve snacks and refreshments throughout.  All proceeds will benefit local education programs.

    Monday, Oct. 3

  • Banner Readers on Vacation
  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Sept. 28, 2011

    Tuesday, Sept. 20
    2:56 p.m., school zone details, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    6:34 p.m., assault, 500 block School Hollow Rd
    7:18 p.m., harrassment, 300 block McDowell Ln
    7:35 p.m., process service, 1100 block Mt Carmel Rd
    7:54 p.m., process service, Sprague Ln
    8:29 p.m., process service, 4200 block New Hope Rd

    Wednesday, Sept. 21
    9:23 a.m., domestic abuse, Leatherbury Ln
    1:21 p.m., abandoned vehicle, 500 block Carlisle Rd

    Thursday, Sept. 22

  • News of Public Record 09-28-11

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard in court the week of Sept19-Sept 23, 2011.


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  • Trimble’s jobless rate drops 3% since Aug. ‘10

    Trimble County’s jobless rate improved by three percentage points over a year ago, according to statistics released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. According to the Cabinet’s August statistics, 375 of the county’s available civilian work force of 4,359 eligible workers are without jobs, for an unemployment rate of 8.6 percent. The rate fell from 9.1 percent a month earlier, and improved from 11.6 percent in August 2010.