Today's News

  • Fiscal Court OKs voting machine bid

    In a special meeting Monday, Trimble County Fiscal Court
    approved a $71,800 bid from Harp Enterprises to supply the county with 15 paper-ballot scanning machines and 13 compatible direct-reading electronic voting machines, which will be used by county voters in the May Primary. Harp was the sole bidder.
    The package also contains a desktop PC and a laptop PC and other peripherals, as well as maintenance and preparation for each election. No additional maintenance fees are involved.

  • Hoops Homecoming court announced


    Saturday’s Homecoming celebration will include three boys games at Trimble County High School – the freshmen Raiders will be the first to face off against Williamstown at 5 p.m., followed by the junior varsity matchup at 6 p.m. This year’s King and Queen will be crowned before the start of the varsity game, set for tipoff at 7:30 p.m.

  • Thefts reported in county

    The Trimble Banner

  • School Lunches, Feb. 11-18

    Thursday, Feb. 10: Chili with crackers, toasted cheese or peanut-butter-and-jelly, broccoli/carrots with dip, baked pears, fresh fruit

    Friday, Feb. 11: Fish basket, *chicken patty on bun, potato wedges, cole slaw, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

    Monday, Feb. 14: Spaghetti, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit, garlic/cheese breadstick, Valentine cake

    Tuesday, Feb. 15: Chili dog with cheese, *Rib-bq, potato rounds, baby carrots with dip, applesauce, fresh fruit

  • Loss of KHS contract could lead counties to shining moment

    I had only been working at The News-Democrat about six months when news broke about the incomprehensible treatment of dogs at the previous Henry County shelter by then-shelter manager Ted Chisolm.
    I didn’t realize then that his actions had affected citizens in Trimble and Gallatin counties, who had contracted with the Henry facility to handle its stray and homeless animals.



  • KHS to end contracts with Henry, Trimble

    The Trimble Banner
    A decision by Kentucky Humane Society in late December not to renew its contracts with Trimble and Henry counties has left both entities in a lurch.
    In letters sent to Trimble Judge-Executive Randy Stevens and Henry Judge-Executive John Logan Brent, the Louisville-based KHS said it would no longer operate the Eminence shelter, nor would it provide animal-control services in the two counties once the contracts expire June 30.

  • Potential bridge workers encouraged to sign up

    The Trimble Banner
    Hoping to get a job helping to build the new Milton-Madison Bridge? Then Charlie Gannon is the man to see.
    Gannon, project manager for Walsh Construction, said the company is required to hire laborers, carpenters, iron workers and operating engineers through local union halls.

  • Falcons temporarily relocated

    The Peregrine falcon nesting box situated underneath the deck of the Milton-Madison Bridge last week was relocated from a pier in the middle of the river to Pier 5, the one closest to the Indiana side.

  • Project manager gives bridge timeline

    The Trimble Banner