Today's News

  • District should hire additional teacher, build ballfields

    With all the anger at the grassroots level for perceived overspending by government, and news stories about bankrupted cities and states, I’m intrigued by comments I’ve overheard from people who are complaining that Trimble County School District is “sitting on millions of dollars” in its budget. It is true. The district does have a considerable amount of money in its re

  • MES panel requests 3rd kindergarten teacher

    The Trimble Banner Members of the Site Based Decision Making Council for Milton Elementary School voted Thursday to recommend hiring a third kindergarten teacher. The additional teacher is intended to reduce class size for the all-day kindergarten program, which began in Milton and Bedford elementaries this year.   Principal Sharon James told the council that, as of that day, 61 kind


    Community invited to Yenowine service A Celebration for Life is planned for 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 10, at Bedford Elementary School to honor the late Cmdr. George H. Yenowine III. Mr. Yenowine died unexpectedly on Sept. 19. The Trimble County community is invited to attend. Police search Milton trailer for meth lab Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 and personnel from the Trimble Count

  • New wrestling club offers opportunities to local kids

    The Trimble Banner What started as John Turner teaching his godson, Bryce Turner, how to wrestle has grown into a new business venture in Trimble County. With help from his wife, Suzy Sachleben Turner and Bryce’s dad, Chris Turner, John started a wrestling club for Trimble kids, ages 4 to fourth-grade in a converted garage behind his home on Hubbard Lane, Bedford.  The club, now tw

  • Two file as write-ins for Milton commission

    The Trimble Banner Two Milton residents have filed as write-in candidates for city commissioner. Paul Muck and Tom Mahoney now are in the running for the four available positions, according to Trimble County Clerk Jerry Powell. Candidates have until Oct. 22 to file as write-ins for the Nov. 2 General Election. The two men will be running against incumbents Jerry Harmon and Gerald Owen, and


    The Trimble Banner Area residents were delighted by the news last week that the company that won the contract for the Milton-Madison Bridge replacement project plans to close the Ohio River crossing for just 10 days during the course of the project. “All of us who rely on this river crossing as a means of making a living and to support our families should feel a huge sense of release,&rd


  • Planning to start for spring fast-pitch softball

    Editor: I would like to address the parents of girls 8-18 years old who live in the county and are interested in fast-pitch softball. I know winter is coming, but to have a good turnout this spring, we have to start planning now. Trimble County Youth Softball League is accepting nominations for anyone interested in serving on the board. Plan to attend our next meeting at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct.

  • Lady Raiders place 6th of 29 teams at Louisville meet

    Louisville’s Tom Sawyer Park was the site Saturday, Oct. 2, for the South’s largest collegiate and high school cross-country meet.

  • Field fire kept under control

    The Trimble Banner It was only a matter of time. Drought conditions have left crops and grasses throughout the county dried to a crisp, and on Friday afternoon a field outside of Bedford caught fire during harvest. Cody Thomas, who has been farming land owned by Cary Cassell for about five years, said he was combining the soybean field when he noticed smoke behind him. “I have no idea&r

  • Lady Panthers pull out victory for seniors

    After losing on senior night the day before to Henry County, the Carroll County Lady Panthers were determined to erase those bad memories and send their seniors off with a win. Mission accomplished. The Lady Panthers dominated game one and eventually pulled away in game two to claim victory over the Lady Rebels, 25-14, 25-17. And the ending could not have been scripted any better. Senior Tas