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Today's News

  • Milton Elementary second 9 weeks honor roll

    The following students made the honor roll during the second nine weeks at Milton Elementary.

    Fourth Grade

    All A’s

    Sue Barrera, Zack Busack, Ellie Consley, Emmy Felts, Chloe Ginn, Brylee Jones and Aubrie Martin.

    All A/B’s

    Erin Boggs, Aiden Cable, Parker Edwards, Bailey Foster, Emma Heaton, Savannah Hendricks, Cheyenne Marsee, Jacqueline McCoy, Emmy Newby, Peyton O’Neal, Sophie O’Neal, Caleb Patrick, Liberty Smith, Bella Stewart and Austin Wilson.

    Fifth Grade

    All A’s

  • Media consumption guidelines for children

    Children 0-5 years old

    Technology has become an important part of our society. This is not just true for adults, but also young children. It can be difficult for parents to decide what and how much media to allow around your children every day. The American Academy of Pediatrics has come up with guidelines to help families make positive media choices for children 0-5 years of age.

  • Blinded by the headlights
  • Gospel concert is Saturday

    Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane in Bedford will offer a free concert by gospel singer, Mark Bishop, 4 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27. All are invited. Free admission, love offering will be accepted. For more information please call Pastor Bobby Wade (502) 255-7510.

  • Lady Raiders' struggle continues with 2 road losses, 1 home defeat

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders showed massive improvement Saturday, outscoring their opponents in the first and third quarters of play. Unfortunately, it was the success of the Williamstown Lady Demons in the second and final quarters of the game that led to a 52-44 Williamstown win.

    Trimble hit 4 of 8 shots from the field during the first quarter, including a triple, and connected on 3 of 4 free throw attempts to take a 12-11 advantage at the quarter break.

  • $1.2 million Trimble County Water District project nears completion

    A Trimble County Water District project that started July 1 is nearing the finish line with just a few more tasks to complete.

    Neil Martindale, district field operator, said he estimated most of the work was 88 percent complete with around 50 or 60 feet of new pipe to install on Rowlett Lane, installing two new master meters on Sulphur-Bedford Road and Milton-Bedford Pike and the cleanup work from line reconnects completed during the fall and winter.

  • 12th Judicial District gets $174K grant

    By CHRIS BROOKE
    Landmark News Service

    Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties have received a $174,410 grant for the Youth Strong Initiative to build on existing mentoring efforts and to implement a parental training program, according to information from the Kentucky Justice and Public Safety Cabinet.

    The $900,000 dedicated to the statewide grants came from the savings by turning to more community-based services, treatment programs or alternatives to out-of-home placement for youth involved in the juvenile justice system, according to a news release.

  • Thomas to talk substance abuse with teens, community in presentation this Friday

    From the gridiron to the iron bars of a jail cell, Jerod Thomas will share his experience and the road to recovery from substance abuse in a presentation at 2 p.m. Friday in the Trimble County High School gymnasium.

    Thomas is currently the president and CEO of The Shepherd House in Lexington, a long-term treatment center for men. His football career included a stint at Marshall University and Morehead State University, where he was a defensive captain and part of the All-OVC football team, according to his website.

  • Commission discusses landlord, tenant ordinance

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to the Banner

    Milton Mayor Denny Jackson and Milton city commissioners had the second reading of an ordinance to adopt the Uniform Residential Landlord Tenant Act (ULRA) at the Milton City Commission’s regular meeting Jan. 11.

    The ULRA, a Kentucky state law, originally written in 1972 and was designed to layout a set of guidelines for landlords and tenants to go by when there is no written lease agreement.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Call Log | Jan. 18

    Jan. 8

    9:28 a.m., property damage, Burton Hill Road

    9:29 a.m., traffic hazard, 1800 Louden Lane

    2:30 p.m, welfare check, 56 Miles Road

    4:46 p.m., process service, 27 Estelle Lane

    Jan. 9

    8:25 p.m., shots fired, 322 School Hollow Road

    Jan. 10

    6:56 a.m., suspicious person, 361 Perkinson Lane

    8:31 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, 158 Smith Drive

    8:42 a.m., informational purposes, 1706 Bray Ridge Road