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Today's News

  • Nickel tax subject to recall should voters so choose

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The resolution approved by the Trimble County Board of Education on Monday, June 20, levying an additional school tax of 5 cents per $100 of assessed property may be subject to recall by the voters of Trimble County should local citizens pursue a petition campaign to force a special election. Kentucky Revised Statute 132.017 makes provision for such an election, according to materials submitted to The Trimble Banner by Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Two arrested following ATV thefts

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A joint investigation between the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police Post 5 has led to the arrest of two individuals in connection with the theft of five all terrain vehicles, which occurred earlier this month.
    Deputy Lonnie Gullion of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that five ATVs had been stolen in recent weeks in the vicinity of Palmyra Road and U.S. 421N.

  • Uncle Remus and the banker

    Characters—every family has them—our family was “blessed” with many. If you shook our family tree, more than a few nuts would fall out, and it was a heavy producer. With 40 uncles and aunts, (I’m not exaggerating…yet) there was never a shortage of unusual circumstances.

  • BAD properties a focus of Kentucky League of Cities

    Staff Report
    Last week, Mayor Todd Pollock and Commissioner James “Hambone” Helm went to Bowling Green for a three-day conference sponsored by the Kentucky League of Cities. While they were at the conference they met up with Mayor of Carrollton, Robb Adams, a team of council members and city attorney Amy Eversole among many others.

  • HYDROPLANES 101
  • Live video streaming, new H1 app ready for H1 season opener

    With the MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup presented by Belterra Casino and Resort set to kick off the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane season this weekend, H1 Chairman Steve David not only made it official Go Live Sports Cast will live video stream the race on Saturday (July 2) and Sunday (July 3), he also announced the new H1 2016 app is now in “Race Mode.”

  • H1 Unlimited kicks off 2016 season this weekend

    If the legendary 20th century author, painter, and illustrator Norman Rockwell could have selected one sporting venue to reflect American culture, the quiet little town of Madison, Ind. would be top on his list.
    This weekend, the beautiful Ohio River Valley hamlet will once again be transformed into three days of Independence Day celebrations and high-performance boat racing when the  H1 Unlimited Hydroplane series kicks off its 2016 season with the MainSource Bank Indiana Governor’s Cup presented by Belterra Casino and Resort (July 1-3).

  • When God loses His mind

    Every so often I’ll say to God, “With all due respect and with the full realization that you can fry me on the spot, which I admittedly deserve -- you have obviously lost your mind, Sir.”
    Here’s a perfect example: After many, many months of inviting a friend to my church, one day several years ago this friend finally decided to actually come.
    I should’ve been happy about that, but that particular week was right in the middle of a capital campaign, which meant the pastor would be talking about giving money.

  • LOOKING BACK

    July 3, 1986  (30 years ago)
    All ablaze; Both Milton and Bedford Fire Departments and EMS responded to the scene of two house fires shortly after 6 p.m. Monday. The property was recently purchased by Jack Olds, who wanted the vacant houses destroyed.  The fire departments and ambulance crews used the opportunity to stage a working fire drill.

  • Churches encouraged to fill the pews with shoes for local students July 10

    Do you remember the week or so before school when you were not ready for school to begin, but were excited to see your friends from across the county?
    Would I get the teachers and classes I wanted? Thoughts in my head were of what I would do with my hair, which dress would give that grown up look for my new year? Which pair of shoes would I wear?
    What about our youth that are dreading the school experience because they do not have any shoes to wear? What will the others think of the holes and the taped up soles are the questions on their minds.