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Today's News

  • Project 421 selects final alternative for improved Indiana approach to new Milton-Madison Bridge

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Local residents motoring back and forth across the Milton-Madison Bridge will likely see vast improvements in traffic flow sometime in 2019, once construction is completed on a new Indiana approach to the span.
    After nearly a year of studies and public input, officials with Project 421 have made their selection from alternatives proposed for improving traffic flow at the Harrison Street/Second Street intersection two blocks north of the bridge in Madison.

  • William Robertson sworn in as school board member

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education held their regular meeting Wednesday, Jan. 4, at the School Board office. Once the meeting was called to order board member-elect William Robertson was sworn in by Finance Officer Phillip Harmon.

  • Trimble statistics from the Kids Count County Data Book

    Dear Readers,
    I would like to share information with you from the 2016 Kentucky Kids Count County Data Book. This is a project of Kentucky youth Advocates and the University of Louisville Kentucky State Data Center. Each county has been scored and given a child well-being ranking for comparison with other counties. These scores were assigned based upon how they scored on 16 key indicators, 4 each under 4 domains listed below:
    l Economic Security
    l Education
    l Health
    l Family and Community

  • Meet new school board member William Robertson

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    New school board member William Robertson was sworn in by Finance Officer Phillip Harmon at the January 4th regular Trimble County School Board meeting. Robertson joins the school board with a history of diverse positions as an electrician in the motor vehicle manufacturing industry.
    In February of 2002 William began his career as a production worker for Square D Company in Lexington, Kentucky. This facility manufactured electrical equipment.  

  • APBA decision gives HomeStreet/Miss Madison another win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Unlimited hydroplane fans across the country have reacted with mixed feelings to a ruling handed down in December regarding an appeal of the results of the July 31 H1 Unlimited race held in the Tri-Cities, Wash.

  • Raiders fire 16 treys but fall short at Southwestern
  • Lady Raiders advance in Class A

    Trimble County’s Lady Raiders held off a determined Gallatin County team Monday to advance in the Eighth Region All A tournament held in Warsaw.
    Trimble hit 34 percent from the field and converted all seven free throw attempts while Gallatin shot a miserable 18 percent from the field.
    Kaylee Clifford scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for the Lady Raiders. Bailey Duke scored 5 while Cheyenne Riddle and Karli Tilley each scored 4. Abby Ponder added 2.

  • Wisdom Teeth

    I have been betrayed! I have been in considerable pain for the past week because of my conservative attitude toward wisdom teeth. I only grew three because tooth four resolved to play coy. Tooth four would attempt to grow and retreat. This pattern continued for years until we both grew tired of the game, it went into dormancy and we haven’t spoken since.

  • Ode to Psalm 91

    For Christmas I gave my husband Psalm 91.
    Not all of it, just the first two verses:
    “Whoever dwells in the shelter of the most high will rest in the shadow of the Almighty. I will say of the Lord, ‘He is my refuge and my fortress, my God in whom I trust.’ ”
    I found an artist on the Etsy website who hand paints scripture verses, white lettering on rustic gray paper.

  • Kentucky State Police encourages drivers to prepare for winter driving

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT  – With the possibility of wintery weather moving into the state Thursday, the Kentucky State Police is cautioning motorists to be prepared for hazardous driving conditions.
    “Winter driving can present formidable challenges including sleet, snow, slick roads, freezing temperatures and reduced visibility,” KSP spokesman Trooper. Josh Brashears said in a statement. “It can be a deadly combination if you’re not prepared.”