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Today's News

  • Trimble CARES heroin forum a success

    Special to The Banner

    The Trimble CARES coalition hosted a forum on heroin at Bedford Baptist Church on Tuesday, Apr. 8. The forum was led by Coalition coordinator, Daisy Toppett, MBA, MSW. Those in attendance heard a young lady, Abby Houchens and her mother Natalie Houchens, Oldham County residents, and Henry County resident Scott Nation tell their family’s story of addiction and recovery.

  • Record slide accomplished, motorists anxious to go

    Area motorists were anxious to get back into the normal routine of traversing the Milton-Madison Bridge after the massive structure was moved into place last week.

    The record-breaking 55-foot slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge from temporary piers to its permanent, refurbished piers was completed on Thursday afternoon, Apr. 10.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge set to reopen

    A week after the historic slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge, traffic will again flow across the Ohio River span that connects Milton, Ky. and Madison, Ind. via U.S. Highway 421. Weather permitting, the bridge will be reopened to all motorists at 11:59 p.m. Thursday, April 17.

  • Avoiding, treating mold and moisture

    Molds produce tiny spores that travel through the air and either settle on surfaces to create new mold colonies or are inhaled creating allergic reactions or asthma in certain people. Molds can grow almost anywhere as long as moisture is present (including wood, paper, carpet and food). In your home, the key to controlling mold growth is controlling moisture. Walls or ceilings that are moldy may be discolored, show signs of water damage and/or have black or green spots. A musty, earthy odor or foul stench may also be noticed in an area with mold.
    To prevent mold growth:

  • Cattle producers watch out for grass tetany

    With spring finally arriving, followed by over six inches of rainfall, pastures are beginning to green up. For most cattle producers, that is a welcome event that leads to less reliance on feeding hay. But University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment specialists said this is also the time for producers to watch out for and prevent a condition called grass tetany in their cattle.

  • 4-H offers county communications contest

    Good communication skills are an asset no matter what you plan to do in life.  What’s the best way to develop good communication skills?  Practice!  

  • Shore anglers can get a foothold on muskellunge fishing

    By KEVIN KELLY
    Kentucky Afield Magazine
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The weather can be erratic and water levels can fluctuate wildly, but spring brings with it some of the best muskellunge fishing of the year.
    Anglers looking to tangle with a big muskie are fortunate to have an abundance of options in Kentucky – from Cave Run, Buckhorn and Green River lakes and their tailwaters to native muskie streams like the Licking River along with Tygarts and Kinniconick creeks.
    Not having a boat doesn’t mean you have to sit idly during this active time.

  • Trimble County School Lunch Menus

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY
    Offered @ Breakfast Daily: Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.95
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain
    Monday, Apr. 14: Corn Dog (WG), Baked Beans, Potato Smiles, Carrots w/dip, Fresh Fruit or Pears.
    Tuesday, Apr. 15: Chicken Tenders, Broccoli w/cheese sauce, Baked Potato, Kiwi or Fruit Cocktail, Bread.

  • TCMS baseball splits two with Walton-Verona

    By CRAIG LACEFIELD
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County’s seventh and eight grade Raiders entertained Walton-Verona in middle school baseball on Tuesday, April 1, with the seventh grade victorious, 17-5, and the eight grade taking a 5-4 loss.

  • KSP to conduct checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of April 14 - 28, 2014.
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.