Today's News

  • 3 local accidents investigated

    Staff Report
    Local first responders responded to several motor vehicle accidents during the past week, according to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Jan. 25
    7:33 a.m., accident with property damage, 2691 Hwy. 421 N.
    8:38 a.m., motorist assist, 42 at Connector Rd.
    10:50 a.m., inspection, 195 Sunnyside Dr.
    2:14 p.m., process service, at State Hwy. Garage.
    3:44 p.m., process service, Stonestreet Rd.
    5:41 p.m., process service, block of 200 West St.
    Tuesday, Jan. 26
    9:57 a.m., lockout, 127 Pyles Rd.
    4:30 p.m., process service, block of 7900 Hwy. 42 W.
    6:18 p.m., process service, block of 200 Fairview Circle Dr.


    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.
    The following cases were heard the week of Jan. 25:
    Carmen England—preliminary hearing—flagrant nonsupport—continue to Feb. 23.

  • The “Tail” of the Talking Cat

    During the Depression Era the so called hobo had a series of symbols which only their fellows could decipher. For example, a particular symbol informed other hobos a meal could be obtained at the house indicated.
    I have been given an invisible mark that can only be seen by cats. I believe this mark can only be read by cats. The meaning of this mark informs any feline within a mile radius that the bearer of this mark is a sucker for those with nine lives.

  • Promote sportsmanship over winning

    Most adults know winning a competition isn’t a prerequisite for future success in life. Sometimes, however, we can get caught up in the moment and put too much pressure on our children to win at whatever they do, be it at school or on the athletic field. At no time of the year is this more true in Kentucky than the start of basketball season.

  • My Farewell

    Well, by the time you read this, I will be retired. I can hardly believe it has been almost thirty-five years since Carole and I moved to Trimble County. After just over two years as County Extension Agent for Agriculture in Harlan County, we moved to Trimble County in February, 1981 following Millard Maxey’s retirement. Carole grew up in Trimble County. I grew up In Carroll County, so moving here was almost like moving back home to me and, now Trimble County is my home.

  • Hosparus offers training Feb. 27 in Louisville

    Hosparus needs patient support volunteers in Jefferson, Bullitt, Henry, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties and will offer a free training on Saturday, Feb. 27 (lunch provided), from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at its main Louisville campus, 3532 Ephraim McDowell Drive. To pre-register, call 502-814-5436 or email HLvolunteer@hosparus.org by Monday, Feb. 22.

  • Taylor named to Hanover College fall term Dean’s List

    HANOVER, Ind. – Trent Taylor was one of more than 300 Hanover College students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2015 semester. To qualify for Hanover’s Dean’s List, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.
    Taylor, a junior political science major, is the son of Tim and Michelle
    Taylor, Milton. He is a graduate of Trimble County High School.
    Located on 650 acres overlooking the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana,
    Hanover is a premier, nationally ranked, liberal arts institution that has

  • Robert Haney named to Fall Dean’s List at Georgia Tech

    ATLANTA, GA -- Robert Haney of Bedford made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.    
    One of the nation’s leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the business of creating the next--the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of agile minds well equipped to imagine and engineer our future.

  • School district budget explained

    Dear Readers,