Today's News

  • Swap meet this weekend

    Trimble County’s semi-annual Animal Swap Meet will be held this Labor Day weekend, Sept. 5-6, at the Milton City Park in downtown Milton.
    The swap meet will be held all day both Saturday and Sunday with a flea market, crafts, antiques and animals. There will also be concession vendors on the grounds.
    Due to the outbreak of Avian Flu, poultry will not be allowed at the swap meet this year per Kentucky law. No alcoholic beverages are allowed on the premises, nor are handguns or live ammunition.

  • Golden Anniversary

    Larry and Barbara Burkhardt of Milton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Thursday, Aug. 28. Bro. K. Joines married them at the Whites Run Baptist Church on Saturday, Aug. 28, 1965.
    Mr. Burkhardt is an Excavating Contractor with Burkhardt-Crawford Contracting and Mrs. Burkhardt is retired from the office of the United States Department of Agriculture in Carrollton.
    They have a daughter and son-in-law, Tayra and Russell Crawford and two grandchildren, Russ and Savannah Crawford. They will be celebrating with their family and with a trip later this fall.


    Thursday, Sept. 3
    Pleasant View Baptist Church in Wises Landing will host a hymn sing tonight at 7 p.m. All area singers and musicians are invited to participate.
    Thursday, Sept. 10
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Fri.-Sat., Sept. 11-12
    The Pleasant View Baptist Church congregation will be having their annual yard sale Friday and Saturday, September 11-12, starting at 8 a.m. each day. A bake sale will be held on Friday in conjunction with the yard sale. All proceeds go to the church building fund.

  • Trimble Extension District Board to have special called meeting

    A special called meeting of the Trimble County Extension District Board will be held September 15, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at the Trimble County Cooperative Extension Service office located at 43 High Country Lane, Bedford. Items to be discussed are Stop Gap Funding, copier quotes, inquiry on property, sealing of parking lot, ebeam technology.  All meetings of the Trimble County Extension District Board are open to the general public.

  • Disaster Relief Sales and Use Tax Refund Frequently Asked Questions

    Who is eligible for the refund?
    Pursuant to KRS 139.519, passed in the 2012 General Assembly, a legal building owner with property located in a federally declared disaster area that has been damaged, in whole or in part, as a result of a disaster may qualify for a refund of the sales and use tax paid on the purchase of building materials used to either repair a building, or construct a new building in the disaster area to replace the building damaged or destroyed by the disaster.
    How much of a refund may the building owner receive?

  • Tax breaks available for repair materials

    The Trimble Banner
    The Kentucky Department of Revenue has written Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell seeking his help in sharing details of the disaster relief fund with local residents affected by the July storms that prompted a presidential disaster declaration. In turn, Judge-Executive Powell is sharing details of the fund with local citizens.

  • SBA offers disaster assistance loans

    The Trimble Banner
    The U. S. Small Business Administration has approved more than $1 million in Disaster Assistance Loans for Kentucky residents, including those in Trimble County, affected by severe storms, tornadoes, winds, flooding, landslides and mudslides on July 11-20, 2015. Also, the SBA announced Tuesday that additional counties have been added to the Presidential declaration.

  • Storm survivors urged to stay in touch with FEMA

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT -- Kentucky storm survivors who have registered for disaster assistance are urged to stay in touch with the Federal Emergency Management Agency and keep their contact information current throughout the recovery process.
    If survivors change their addresses, telephone numbers, bank accounts or insurance information, it is important that they share the new information with FEMA, according to a news release.

  • New CCMH diabetes program offers local followup

    The News-Democrat
    A new program is targeting the needs of local residents with diabetes by providing more than just basic education about the disease.
    Carroll County Memorial Hospital’s new program will involve a pharmacist to help with drug therapy management and a registered dietitian to guide patients on what they should be eating. It will include monthly visits to the clinic, which will be offered at the hospital’s family practice offices in Bedford, Carrollton and Warsaw, and more frequent follow ups by telephone.

  • 25th Trimble Apple Festival is next week

    Special to The Trimble Banner