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Today's News

  • Writer still waiting for paving in Milton

    Editor: I am happy for Mr. Dunn that he got his road paved. That is more than I can say for the northern part of Trimble County. There are two roads in Carmel Heights Subdivision that have been on the county road map since 1964 that have never been graded or graveled. So you can call that a good county official. I don’t think so. Of course, I don’t live south off th

  • CHIP PERRY -- CHALLENGER

    The Trimble Banner Chip Perry said he has covered at least three-quarters of the county while campaigning for Trimble County sheriff. “I’ve been knocking on a lot of doors. I’m amazed how many people have dogs,” he said, adding that he has learned to always carry dog biscuits while stumping. “I’m g

  • Trimble County voters urged to get to the polls May 18

    Over the past couple of weeks, I have been talking with candidates for Trimble County judge-executive and sheriff. We are presenting stories on the race for sheriff in the April 28 issue and for judge-executive race in the May 5 issue. I wish I could do more in-depth stories on the magistrate and jailer races, but I had to limit myself to the top two r

  • Please don’t vandalize candidates’ signs

    Editor: Election time is here again. Those entering the political race are going door to door for meet-and-greets, spreading their messages. And the signs, yes all those signs, are popping up everywhere to remind you just who would like to be your next elected official. To some, these signs are annoying and sometimes overwhelming; but to those who ar

  • Thieves hit area vending machines

    Kentucky State Police are asking the public for help in identifying two men who allegedly have broken into vending machines in Henry and Trimble counties. The latest incident occurred over the weekend at the Milton Car Wash in downtown Milton, next to the Swifty gas station, according to Trooper Michael Webb, public affairs officer for KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg. The two men wer

  • Burrows announces bid for Trimble Co. judge-executive

    I am Scott Burrows, and I am announcing my candidacy for the office of Trimble County Judge-Executive. My wife Nancy and I live as far west in the county as we can, in downtown Sligo. It is 17.6 miles from the house in Milton where she grew up to the house in Sligo where I grew up; believe me, I know, having traveled it literally hundreds of times in my youth. For all of my adult

  • JCTC students learned teamwork at event

    Editor: As an employee of Jefferson Community and Technical College I recently had the opportunity to help organize a leadership retreat for the students of the Carrollton Campus. The March 26 retreat included a series of leadership and team building activities at General Butler State Resort Park and the Carrollton Campus Student Government Associatio

  • Bedford commission awards sexton contract

    The Trimble Banner Bedford City Commission awarded Gerald Kincaid of Bagdad, Ky., a one-year contract to handle sexton duties at Bedford Cemetery during a special meeting Wednesday, April 14. Kincaid was one of four bidders for the contract, which includes mowing and other lawn care, as well as opening and closing graves, maintanance and repairs. Mr. Kincaid had the lowest bid o

  • Girls place 12th, boys 14th of 22 teams in Louisville meet

    Special to The Trimble Banner   In a meet consisting of 22 of the state’s premier track programs, the Runnin’ Raiders proved they hold their own. Only three Class A schools dared to compete in the high-caliber event at Louisville’s Christian Academy on Saturday, April 17.  The Lady Raiders’ placed 12th out of 22 tea

  • County’s cleanup continues

    The Trimble Banner Residents have another opportunity to help clean up Trimble County. Fiscal Court is sponsoring Household Hazardous Waste Day from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 24, at Trimble County Park. The event is going to be managed by Safety Kleen of New Castle, Ky. On Monday, April 19, county solid waste coordinator Matt Gossom told Fiscal Court that all oil collect