Today's News

  • Vevay festival opens today

    Organizers of Indiana’s 43rd Swiss Wine Festival invite the public to Enjoy our Grape Heritage this weekend, Aug. 21-24, as they pay homage to Switzerland County’s Swiss wine-making roots. Held at Paul Ogle Riverfront Park in Vevay, the festival is a non-stop celebration that includes food, fun, and festivities along the scenic Ohio River.

  • Library concludes ‘exciting’ summer reading program

    By Amanda Neace
    Program & Outreach Coordinator Trimble County Public Library
    Another great Summer Reading Program has wrapped up for this year at Trimble County Public Library, and it was such a busy and exciting time for all of us!
    Each year, the library works hard to provide an exciting and successful reading program to encourage students to read during the summer months. Reading over the summer makes sure that kids hold on to important reading skills and are ready to keep learning when school begins in the fall.

  • White Castle Crave Mobile coming Aug. 29

    The White Castle Crave Mobile will be at the Trimble County Courthouse on Friday, Aug. 29, from Noon until 4 p.m. The community is invited to grab a “Crave Case” and support the Trimble County High School boys’ basketball team!

  • Milton tax rate remains same

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission unanimously agreed during their Aug. 14 meeting to keep the ad valorem tax rate the same for the 2015 fiscal year at $.15 per $100 of property value.

  • Your brain and the importance of bonding

    Compiled by Rev. Patrice Joy Masterson, MA, Reiki Master Instructor
    From Suzanne Hanna, PhD. The Transparent Brain During Addictions: What Neuroscience Says about Attachment and Treatment

  • USDA pursues proposals for conservation efforts

    LEXINGTON, KY – USDA’s new Regional Conservation Partnership Program drew an overwhelming response from partners across the nation. Of the almost 600 pre-proposals submitted in July, about 230 were invited this week to continue the process by submitting full proposals by Oct. 2, 2014.

  • Every church needs a red door

    One day last week I heard some people on a podcast talking about celebrities’ lifestyle Websites, like Gwenyth Paltrow’s “Goop.”
    Not being interested in what celebrities think I should buy/eat/wear/read, mostly all I heard was a bunch of blah blah blah — until someone said that in the 1990s Cher had a lifestyle catalog.
    Not that I care about Cher’s catalog, but its name caught my attention: “Sanctuary.” For the rest of the week I thought about that word and its meaning.

  • Protect your horse from hazards on the farm

    Kentucky Horse Council
    Stable Management
    Often times, horse owners feel their beloved equines are simply a magnet for injuries. Being accident prone just seems to be in their nature, most times brought on by their instinctive fight-or-flight response, their need to establish herd hierarchy, and in some cases, their sense of natural curiosity.


    Aug. 23, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    A runaway truck belonging to the company painting the Milton-Madison Bridge struck five vehicles after it jumped out of gear on the bridge Monday. The truck, loaded with about 1,000 pounds of tools and gear, had been parked on the Kentucky side of the bridge. The out of control vehicle caused damage to four vehicles and caused a whiplash injury to 21-year-old Tamberly Green of Milton. Green was transported to King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison for treatment.

  • How to help your teen navigate peer pressure

    The teenage years can be rough on teens and on parents, as young people strive for independence and parents learn how and when to let go. One of the most common stresses put on teens is peer pressure. While they want to be independent, they do seek acceptance from their peers.