Today's News

  • Cleanup from February flooding continues

    Cleanup from February’s flood is progressing in the city of Milton and across Trimble County.

    As of press time, 46 properties reported some form of damage from the late February flooding, said Trimble County Emergency Management Director Andrew Stark.

    Eight county roads sustained damage from the flooding, he said.

    “Either the road was actually damaged or there was damage to the side of the road, like the creek bank,” Stark said.

  • KIPDA's World Cafe

    “A cafe of ideas,” is how Madri Hall-Faul described the concept of a World Cafe hosted by the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) Wednesday night at the community center in Bedford.

  • Commission hears first reading of vacant property ordinance

    The City of Milton took a step toward keeping tabs on vacant properties with the first reading of an ordinance that would require vacant residential property to be registered with the city.

  • Extension, library partner for spring 'DIY' classes

    The Trimble County Extension Service and the Trimble County Public Library have partnered together to offer five spring “do it yourself” classes starting next Thursday.

  • Tilley named 2018 speech contest winner


    The Bedford Rotary Club, along with most of the 58 other clubs in Rotary’s District sponsors a speech contest each year, allowing students the chance to improve speaking skills, learn much about Rotary and earn a monetary award.

    Mason Tilley was named the club’s winner in the speech contest. Mark Mullins and Sherry Wynn were also participants in the contest.

  • Friday fire displaces family

    A midday fire Friday just off Willard Wilson Road displaced a family and resulted in the loss of a mobile home.

    Bedford Fire and Rescue was dispatched to the fire at 11:50 a.m. Friday at 414 Ridgewood Court, a Campbellsburg address. The fire also prompted a response from Milton, Campbellsburg, Lake Jericho and New Castle fire departments.

    A woman and her three children were living at the residence, said Andrew Stark, emergency management director. The structure was a total loss and the Red Cross is assisting the family, he said.

  • Partial closures possible on Corn Creek Road

    LOUISVILLE – Louisville Paving and Construction, working on behalf of LG&E, will be making partial road closures on KY 1838 near the Trimble County Generating Station over the next several weeks.

    “We want to be good neighbors and will make every effort to minimize traffic disruptions for our plant neighbors and travelers in the area,” LG&E officials said.

  • Connector Road bridge replacement work starts in April

    It doesn’t take much flooding of the Little Kentucky River to leave water covering the surface of the narrow bridge on Connector Road, but with severe flooding Feb. 23-26, water didn’t just cover the surface; it submerged the entire bridge.

  • 3 juveniles face charges for TCMS damage

    Three juveniles are facing felony charges after allegedly breaking a window at the middle school and attempting to start a fire.

    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office was called Friday morning to the Trimble County Middle School after damage to a window was discovered, said Sheriff Charlie Kelton.

    “When we got there, somebody had broken the window, stuck their hand through there and tried to light the curtain on fire,” Kelton said.

  • West gets early political experience as a page for State Rep. Rick Rand

    Special to the Banner

    A love of history and politics led Hunter West from the school hallways to the hallways of the state legislature in Frankfort.

    West, an eighth grader at Trimble County Middle School, had the opportunity to serve as a page for State Rep. Rick Rand Feb. 22 at the Capitol Building. The experience helped him gain a further insight into the nature of government.