Today's News

  • Milton bridge approach plan ‘on hold’

    The Trimble Banner
    Transportation officials in Kentucky and Indiana are in the process of finalizing alternatives to new approaches to the Milton-Madison Bridge in hopes of improving traffic flow through the downtown business sections of Milton and Madison.

  • Trimble County News of Public Record for the week of Aug. 25, 2016

    Items published in court news are public record.

    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.


  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log for the week of Aug. 25, 2016

    Monday, Aug. 1

    4:17 p.m., Accident Property Damage, 4362 Peck Pike

    4:36 p.m., Domestic Abuse, Pendleton Ave

    5:47 p.m., Process Service, 24 Lawson Ave

    5:49 p.m., Process Service, 5463 Highway 42W

    5:59 p.m., Process Service, 638 highway 42W     

    6:02 p.m., Process Service, 51 Pattons Creek Rd & 42W

    6:02 p.m., 911 Hangup,        Luckett Ln

    6:04 p.m., Process Service, 104 Gray St

  • Crystanomoly: Beware the Howler

    By Crystal Caudillo

    I love animals. I love all animals. I firmly believe that all creatures were created for a reason no matter how elusive that reason may appear.

    I love the outdoors. I hate to stay inside. I love sunshine, moonlight, thunderstorms and everything in between.

    Given this particular set of attributes one may assume that nothing in the outdoors at any time would disturb me. One may assume that, but one would be wrong.

  • Healthier tailgating

    By Jane Proctor

    Football season is here. Across the state, many Kentuckians will mark the season by getting out their tastiest tailgating recipes and firing up the grill. Unfortunately, some tailgating favorites like hamburgers, hot dogs, chicken wings and potato chips can cause you to pack on the pounds while cheering for your team. Below are some tips to help you make healthier choices this season.

    Include vegetables in the game plan. Cut them up and serve them with a low-fat dip or hummus. You can also grill them and serve as a side to your main course.

  • Rowlett home from study abroad program

    BOWLING GREEN, Ky. – Bedford resident Jenna Rowlett is among 48 Gatton Academy students who have returned home following a 23-day study abroad program to London and Harlaxton College in Grantham, England. Rowlett is a member of the Trimble County High School Class of 2017. Accompanying the students on the trip were Professor Walker Rutledge, WKU Department of English, and Derick B. Strode, Tori Hampton, Chloe Muller and Alex Sorrels of The Gatton Academy.

  • Without the nickel, TCPS cannot request Urgent Needs Funding

    By Steve Miracle

    Superintendent, Trimble County Public Schools

    Dear Readers,

    Last week there was an article entitled Rand: ‘Urgent Needs’ $$$ ‘not guaranteed’ appearing in the Trimble Banner.

  • Raiders fall to Eminence, 36-0

    By Todd Pollock

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County High School football team traveled to Eminence Friday night for their season opener against the Warriors. Under the guidance of new Head Coach Mike Isley and company, the Raiders look to turn around the program and put the past behind them.

    In the game against the Warriors, the Raiders’ offense was able to move the ball down the field, but a combination of turnovers and penalties prevented them from crossing the goal line.

  • Trimble County cross country schedule 2016

    Saturday, Aug. 27: Trimble County Invitational, Varsity and MS/Elem. Varsity boys 5k: 9:30 a.m. Varsity girls 5k: 10:15 am. Middle school/Elem boys 3k: 11 a.m. Middle school/Elem girls 3k: 11:30 a.m.

    Saturday, Sept. 3: Shelby County Invitational, MS/Elem, Located at East Middle School in Shelbyville, Middle school girls 3k: 11:45 a.m. Middle school boys 3k: 12:15 p.m.

  • God of our storms

    It was 10 years ago.

    The bride’s name was Emily and her wedding, according to the sign in the lobby, was scheduled for 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 26, on the veranda of the beachfront hotel where we were staying.

    Barry and I had gone to the beach for a long weekend before his open-heart surgery on the 29th.

    The weather had been Chamber of Commerce perfect — until Saturday morning. On Saturday the sky stayed gray and it rained off and on, mostly on, all day.