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Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, March 24
    9:03 a.m., lockout, 300 block Thornhill
    9:21 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    10:08 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    11:26 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:17 p.m., process service, Kinle
    2:25 p.m., suicide threat or attempt, Smith Dr
    4:27 p.m., social services referral, 600 block Devin Dr
    Tuesday, March 25
    7:54 a.m., alarm, Alexander Ave
    8:35 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School

  • Free cross-river transportation offered

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The City of Madison and Rockin’ Thunder Jet Boat Rides, LLC have agreed to provide passenger ferry service across the Ohio River during the remaining two weeks of the Milton-Madison Bridge closure. The service began Monday, Mar. 31.

  • Carrollton JCTC campus funded

    By JEFF MOORE
    The News-Democrat
    Funding for a new Jefferson Community and Technical College campus in Carrollton is heading to Gov. Steve Beshear’s desk for his signature as part of a budget agreement that passed in both houses of the legislature Monday night.

  • Arrested at meth lab

    Staff Report
    Four children were removed from a home and two Milton residents were arrested on Weds. March 26, after troopers from the Kentucky State Police found a meth lab during the search of a home.

    Troopers from KSP Post 5 went to the home at 543 School Hollow Road in Milton to assist social services with a child abuse complaint, according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, Post 5 spokesman. After receiving consent to search the residence, the troopers found several active meth labs throughout the property.

  • Heroin mtg set

    The Trimble CARES Coalition will host a community-wide educational program aimed at providing parents and community members with information about heroin use and addiction in Trimble County and surrounding communities. The program will be held at the Bedford Baptist Church on Tuesday, April 8 at 6 p.m.

    All community members are encouraged to attend. Parents are encouraged to attend with their middle school and high school aged children, according to Daisy Toppett, MBA, MSW, Trimble County’s Drug Free Communities Program Coordinator.

  • Sherri Bray victim in crash

    Pendleton resident Sherri Bray was fatally injured on Tuesday, March 25, in a motor vehicle collision on Interstate 71 in Oldham County.
    The 48-year-old victim was a 1984 Trimble County High School graduate. She was employed as a health care worker for Lifeline.

  • Jenkins out of judge race

    In an advertisement placed with The Trimble Banner, Bedford resident Jason Jenkins has announced he has withdrawn from the race for Trimble County Judge-Executive in the May Democratic Primary. Jenkins had filed to run in opposition to incumbent Jerry Powell.

    “Due to a business opportunity I could not pass on, regretfully I must drop out of the Trimble County Judge-Executive race,” Jenkins said in a statement.

  • Bridge Slide Tentatively Scheduled for Sunday, April 6

    Preparation work continues for the slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge, which is tentatively scheduled to begin Sunday morning, April 6. Rain expected later this week could force a delay if it impacts the ability of construction crews to complete final preparations for the slide. Once the bridge is moved onto its permanent piers, it will take approximately a week to complete inspections, road connections to the bridge and other work, which means the bridge will remain closed until mid-April. 

  • Bridge Slide Scheduled Week of April 6; Closure to Remain Until Mid-April

    (Posted March 26, 2014) Preparation work continues for the slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge, which is tentatively scheduled to take place the week of April 6. Once the bridge has been moved onto its permanent piers, it will take approximately a week to complete inspections, road connections to the bridge and other work. As a result, the bridge will remain closed until mid-April.

  • Pendleton woman victim in fatal I-71 crash

    On Tuesday, March 25 at approximately 9:26 a.m., Oldham County Police were dispatched to a motor vehicle collision on Interstate 71 south bound near the Gene Snyder Freeway.

    When police arrived they located a multi-vehicle collision in Oldham County approximately 1/2 mile before the Jefferson County Line. The collision involved a total of five vehicles; a box truck, a semi-tractor trailer, and three passenger vehicles.

    The initial investigation indicated traffic was slowing, or stopped, due to road work.