Today's News

  • Impact of nonprofit business on state’s economy HUGE

    We hear quite a bit about how invaluable for-profit small businesses are to our economy and our workforce. What we don’t hear as much about is the economic impact that nonprofit organizations have on our state and individual communities.
    That impact is far from small.

  • Trimble County Fair Motocross event reset for tomorrow night

    The Trimble County Fair Board and Nikota Motorsports will present Motocross racing tomorrow night at the Trimble County Park. The event was rained out during last month’s Trimble County Fair and has been rescheduled for the entertainment of local fairgoers.
    Gates will open at 4:00 p.m. Sign-ups begin at 5:00 p.m., with practice at 6:00 p.m. Racing will get underway at 7:00 p.m.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, July 13
    The Milton City Commission will hold their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Saturday, July 15
    Trimble County Historical Society will hold its regular meeting at 10 a.m. in the meeting room of the Trimble County Public Library. All welcome.

  • When the steam locomotives came to northern Ky.

    The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky residents along the Ohio River had long been accustomed to the long, mournful steam whistles of the numerous mail packet and excursion steamboats plying America’s waterways. But in the late 1860s, steam whistles of a second kind became familiar sounds in southern parts of Trimble and Carroll counties when a railroad line connecting Louisville, Ky., and Cincinnati, Ohio was completed by the Louisville, Cincinnati & Lexington Railroad (LC&L).

  • Milton sets Customer Appreciation Day

    The City of Milton will host its Annual Customer Appreciation Day on Thursday, July 20, from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building. City employees will serve lunch and have a drawing for door prizes. Everyone is welcome to attend.

  • Poppy’s, a crowning staple of business in today’s Bedford

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A few years ago, the thought of a grocery store opening in Bedford would’ve been a pipe dream. It was a necessity that many desired but also saw as unrealistic. It seemed impossible to successfully run a legitimate grocery store in a town like Bedford, mostly because of population status as well as previous businesses that tried similar endeavors—however, these negative odds are exactly what resulted in the championing status of the locally owned and operated Poppy’s General Store.

  • Inspiration from a 7-yr-old

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Bedford Elementary welcomes new principal Shannon Stark

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    She may be stepping into a new role, but Shannon Stark is no stranger to Trimble County School district. From Kindergarten through senior year Shannon attended Trimble schools. She is married to Jared Stark and they have two beautiful girls, Macy and Maddi. After 23 years of teaching and earning a multitude of certifications and degrees, she is ready to share her expertise with Bedford Elementary in an administrative role.

  • Recent grads of JCTC Adult Education share success stories

    There are a multitude of reasons that a student struggles academically, but the most detrimental is the lack of confidence. It is with hope that two recent graduates at JCTC Trimble County Adult Education prove to others that the power to overcome lies within yourself. Kelsie Metz and Deborah Thompson, both struggled with a lack of confidence and uncertainty, but walked away with a diploma in their hands.
    “Many people said I would not amount to anything. Getting a GED was the place to start,” Kelsie said.