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Today's News

  • 6th Grade Academy is July 29-30

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Signature catch of the day
  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checks

    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 July 28 – Aug. 11, 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.
     

  • Milton 9-year-old competes at state
  • Truck overturns on 421

    At 2:56 p.m. Wednesday, July 16, Milton and Bedford fire units responded to U.S. 421N and Shady Lane south of Milton for the report of an overturned box truck.
    Crews arrived on scene and found an overturned ice truck in the roadway. Crews assisted with traffic and cleanup for about an hour before the vehicle was removed.
    The driver, James McGlinchey of Cincinnati, Ohio, was traveling south on Hwy. 421 in a 2006 International ice truck when he ran off the right shoulder of the roadway and over corrected causing the vehicle to turn over on its side.

  • Ramp from Ky. 153 to I-71 closed through July 31

    Louisville, KY – Contract crews are making ramp repairs this week on the fourth and final ramp at the Interstate 71/Ky. 153 interchange in Henry County.
    The entrance ramp from KY 153 to northbound I-71 closed on Monday, July 21 and will remain closed through Thursday, July 31 for removal and replacement of the concrete pavement. Motorists will be detoured via southbound I-71 to KY 53 in LaGrange (Exit 22), where they can access northbound I-71.

  • Hanover College to host tennis camps

    Hanover College’s tennis program will host advanced singles and doubles   strategy camps in August. The Hanover Match Play and Strategy Camps are designed for serious tournament players who are interested in competing at the collegiate level.
    The camps, directed by Hanover’s newly appointed head coach Ryan Miller, will feature intense drilling sessions, singles and doubles match play and a question-and-answer session addressing the transition between high school and college tennis.

  • Milton Baptist VBS well attended
  • Woodland Owners Course Aug. 16

    If you are a woodland owner and would like to learn how to achieve the maximum benefits from your woods, you might want to consider attending the Woodland Owner Short Course (WOSC) on August 16, 2014 at the Boone County Extension Office. The day-long program will start at 9:00 am and end at 4:40 pm. Morning registration begins at 8:30 am. The WOSC program is a great opportunity for you and your family to learn how to enhance your woodlands with assistance from Kentucky forestry, wildlife, and natural resource organizations.

  • GED test reduced for limited time

    For a limited time and effective immediately, eligible Kentucky adults can take each module of the GED® test at the reduced cost of $10, a savings of $20.
    The offer is being made possible in Kentucky through $20 limited-time vouchers using federal Workforce Investment Act funds. Through the offer, the full GED® test is available at the reduced cost of $40, a savings of $80.