Today's News

  • Choo-choo choosing to unhitch from the crazy train

    Just this morning my friend Tara and I were wondering if it’s possible to be addicted to drama.
    She calls it being on the crazy train. She said when the crazy train comes around and she hitches a ride on it she’s firing on all cylinders, she’s in high gear and overdrive, not to mention mixing metaphors.
    She feels alive, she says, yet at the same time she hates it with all her might.


    Aug. 29, 1985 (30 Years Ago)
    Suzy Sachleben of Milton, Kentucky won two first place ribbons for her entries in the statewide 4-H swine judging competition at the Kentucky State Fair in Louisville. Her wins were in the Yorkshire gilt senior sow category and the Yorkshire champion gilt.

  • Standing up for rural postal delivery

    By Marie Powell
    Center for Rural Affairs    
    Post offices are crucial anywhere, but especially crucial in rural areas that depend on the postal service to stay connected through news delivery, services crucial to businesses, and, in some communities, a link to prescription drugs and other services.
    The mail service is a national treasure that has been in operation for 240 years. Every day, the Postal Service provides affordable, universal mail service to all—without using taxpayer dollars for its operation.

  • Legislators working to ensure veterans receive benefits

    One of the ongoing challenges our country faces is making sure our veterans receive the full benefits they have rightfully earned.
    Unfortunately, as we discovered during a legislative meeting earlier this month, there are still some who are either unaware of what is available or who have become mired in bureaucracy. The good news is that, thanks to the Kentucky Department of Veterans Affairs (KDVA), we are making great strides in closing these twin gaps.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge subject of KET documentary next week

    Staff Report
    The history-making Milton-Madison Bridge Project will be featured in a 30-minute documentary on Kentucky Educational Television in early September, with a late-August sneak preview taking place in Madison.
    “The Milton-Madison Bridge: History on the Ohio” tells the story of how a new bridge connecting the communities of Milton and Madison came to be built and the innovative approach that made it a reality – despite several formidable challenges.

  • Rotary’s state fair booth displays art of Trimble Co.

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The 2015 Trimble County booth for the 2015 Kentucky State Fair was ready for the fair’s opening day last Thursday and has received a steady flow of visitors in the “Pride of Counties” section in the South Wing.


    Thursday, Sept. 10
    Milton City Commission will meet at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.
    Sat.-Sun., Sept. 12-13
    The Trimble County Apple Festival will be held around the Trimble County Courthouse Square in Bedford.
    Wednesday, Sept. 16
    The Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6:00 p.m. at the administration office on Wentworth Ave.
    Monday, Sept. 20
    The Trimble County Fiscal Court will meet at 9:00 a.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive’s office.
    Tuesday, Sept. 21

  • Murder trial set Jan. 11

    The Trimble Banner
    The murder trial of Robert L. Baldwin III has been tentatively set to begin on Jan. 11, 2016, Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy Bruner said Friday. Ten days have been set aside for the trial in Trimble County Circuit Court with Judge Karen Conrad presiding.

  • School board revives the ‘D’

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The D is back.
    The debate about bringing back the infamous letter D to the grading scale at Trimble County High School is finally over. During last Wednesday’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education, Chairperson Tony Walker asked the board for a vote on the matter and it passed 4-1. Board member Scott Burrows wanted to make certain the record showed that he was against bringing back the letter D.
    Principal reports