Today's News

  • Massie introduces DRIVE Act

    At a recent House Rules committee hearing, one of my colleagues from New York declared that the potholes in the roads in her district are so bad, “you can lose your car in them.”  Kentuckians and Americans from all over the country agree. It is long past time that something was done to address the deplorable state of the highways and infrastructure in this country.

  • Corrective work on U.S. 421 underway

    Contract crews are scheduled to begin asphalt corrective work this week on US 421 between Bedford and Milton, according to Andrea Clifford, spokesperson for the Louisville District 5 office of the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. Lane closures and delays are possible in this 12-mile section of roadway. These repairs are a follow-up to the resurfacing project from last year.
    Inclement weather or other unforeseen circumstances may occur, so the work schedule is subject to change without notice.

  • Milton okays waste collection ordinance

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission met for its regularly scheduled meeting on Thursday, June 11, in the Milton Municipal Building. Mayor Denny Jackson opened the meeting and instructed the Commission that they needed to have a second reading on an ordinance requiring residents to have waste collection services. Commissioners Lynn Comeaux, Jerry Harmon, Troy Alexander, and Mayor Jackson voted to approve the second reading of the ordinance. Commissioner Seth Willis was not present at the meeting.

  • TCMS BETA seeks donations

    Staff Report
    National Beta Club is a premier youth organization in our country with over 7,600 clubs in 45 states. Trimble County Middle School, with an enrollment of 311 students, has a chapter of the National Beta Club with 75 members. National Beta Club is a student-centered honor society that promotes character, recognizes achievement, develops leadership skills and encourages community service.


    Thursday, June 18
    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10:00 a.m. The meeting will be held at the Kentucky State Police Post 5 meeting room, located at 160 Citation lane, just off the I-71 exit in Campbellsburg. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Trimble Oldham and Henry counties.
    The Trimble County Senior Citizens Offsite at Cardinal Hills Golf Course from 10-11 a.m.

  • Willhoite, Dickow could face contempt charges

    The News-Democrat
    Contempt charges against Carrollton Police Chief Mike Willhoite and Officer Ron Dickow were put on hold by Special Judge Karen A. Thomas during their first appearance in Circuit Court on Thursday, June 3.
    If found in contempt, Willhoite and Dickow could each spend 179 days in jail for their alleged roles in putting a Carroll County inmate on a bus to Florida on April 23, rather than transporting him to Eastern State Hospital in Lexington, as had been ordered by District Court Judge Elizabeth Chandler.

  • Safely dispose of unused meds

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Do you know what to do with expired or unused medication in your home?

  • Trust for Life praises Trimble

    Staff Report
    Trimble County’s Driver’s License office was recently presented a large tin of gourmet popcorn by the Trust For Life in appreciation of above average participation in the state’s organ donor awareness program during National Donate Life Month in April.

  • Trimble Relay total to exceed $21,000

    The Trimble Banner
    “I have been overwhelmed with kindness from this community!”
    The speaker was Trimble County’s Relay for Life Chairperson Michelle Griffith as she reflected Monday on the success of Saturday’s Relay event at the Bedford Elementary School. Griffith said that while there are still some late donations coming in, “I can comfortably say that it is over $21,000.00!