Today's News

  • Options pared for bridge approach through Madison

    Staff Report
    The Project 421 team had narrowed the proposed alternatives for a bridge entrance route through Madison to the new Milton-Madison Bridge from nine to four.
    Project 421 is the study of the half-mile section of U.S. Route 421 through Madison that approaches the Milton-Madison Bridge, which spans the Ohio River between Madison and Milton, Ky. The purpose of the project is to select a route that best addresses the safety concerns, mobility challenges and economic development needs of Madison.

  • Two arrested following ATV thefts

    The Trimble Banner
    A joint investigation between the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police Post 5 has led to the arrest of two individuals in connection with the theft of five all terrain vehicles, which occurred earlier this month.
    Deputy Lonnie Gullion of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department said in a news release that five ATVs had been stolen in recent weeks in the vicinity of Palmyra Road and U.S. 421N.

  • New author releases novel

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The twinkle in his eye and the glowing wife of over fifty years sitting next to him first grabbed my attention when beginning this interview. Brother Orville Mann has written his first, but not last book!

  • Nickel tax subject to recall should voters so choose

    The Trimble Banner
    The resolution approved by the Trimble County Board of Education on Monday, June 20, levying an additional school tax of 5 cents per $100 of assessed property may be subject to recall by the voters of Trimble County should local citizens pursue a petition campaign to force a special election. Kentucky Revised Statute 132.017 makes provision for such an election, according to materials submitted to The Trimble Banner by Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Bevin announces Kentucky Council on Criminal Justice Reform

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – With prisons at capacity, overdose deaths on the rise, and families fractured by incarceration, Gov. Matt Bevin Tuesday announced what he calls plans to seek a smarter, compassionate, evidence-based approach to criminal justice in Kentucky.

  • Manage mosquitoes while enjoying the great outdoors

    By Melinda Myers
    Don’t let disease-carrying mosquitoes keep you indoors this summer. Instead, employ these eight tips to protect yourself and manage these pests in your yard.
    Do a bit of yard and garden clean up.  Remove weeds, manage neglected gardens and keep the lawn properly mowed to reduce resting spaces for adult mosquitoes.

  • Clumps

    I absolutely do not understand fashion. I realize that goes without saying if you know me, but I recently saw a commercial for a beauty product which baffled me.

  • Summertime safety

    Long summer days are here again! This is a wonderful time of the year to enjoy being outside, have BBQ and possibly even a vacation. While enjoying many different activities this time of year, make sure you are doing so safely.
    Enjoying the outdoors safely
    One common injury during the summer is sunburn. Make sure that you apply sunscreen in the morning and every two hours throughout the day while you are outside. Remember that if you are swimming or sweating, you should reapply sunscreen more often.   

  • Kentucky beef cattle spring market update
  • Emily Line selected for Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. youth tour

    Each year, Shelby Energy provides the opportunity for area high school juniors to win a trip to Washington, D.C. The students submit applications that are judged based on school and civic activities, letters of recommendation, and an essay. This year, three students were chosen to represent Shelby Energy on the all-expense paid trip to the Kentucky Rural Electric Washington Youth Tour.
    The 2016 Shelby Energy Washington, D.C. Youth Tour delegates are: Emily Line of Trimble County High School, and Leef Davis and Daniel Martin, both of Shelby County High School.