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Today's News

  • Three named Academic All State

    Three Carroll County High School students from the Panther track team earned Academic All State honors by achieving a 3.75 or higher grade point average and making it to the state track meet. Nikki Hill, Ana Jimenez-Luttrell, and Teila Winburn received the prestigious award according to head track coach, Joe Creager.  

    Brittany Arvin received Honorable Mention Academic All-State for achieving a 3.5 to 3.749 grade point average.     

  • One last picnic at old Milton Elementary

    The Trimble Banner

    Monday was a “bittersweet” day, as parents, retirees and others from the community attended the “Past and Present” picnic with teachers and students at the current Milton Elementary School.

    The school, built in 1952, is being replaced with a brand-new building about 2 miles south on U.S. Hwy. 421.

  • Falcons visited by KDFW biologists

    The Trimble Banner

    While local and state officials consider the Milton-Madison Bridge obsolete, a pair of peregrine falcons seem to think it’s a great place to raise a family.

    The falcon pair is raising four chicks – three females and one male – in a nesting box provided by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife on one of the piers on the Milton side of the Ohio River.

  • Community made 2009 Project Prom successful

    Editor:

    On behalf of the staff, students and parents of Trimble County High School, I would like to thank our wonderful community for its generous support of the 2009 Project Prom Lock In.

    This was the 11th year for Project Prom, an event created by concerned parents and citizens in our community to provide a safe and substance-free alternative for students on prom night.

  • Mr. Yowler goes to D.C.

    A local pharmacist took part in the federal government process this month, traveling to Washington, D.C., with a group of his peers to urge Congress and the Obama administration to remember community pharmacies when they set to work developing a federal health-care reform plan.

    Bob Yowler of Morgan’s Drug Store in Bedford traveled to the nation’s capital May 11-13 for the National Community Pharmacists Association conference.

  • Beuji the drug dog pays visit to TCHS

    The Trimble Banner

    There’s nothing better than a bored drug-sniffing dog. Just ask Stirling Sampson, principal of Trimble County High School.

    Ron Moser of Discreet Detection K-9 Services of Louisville brought his Dutch shepherd, a 7-year-old female named Beuji, for the fourth and final visit to the school for 2008-09. The pair found nothing suspicious in any of the classrooms, lockers or student cars in the parking lot.

  • Relay Bike Run raised $890; will be annual

    Editor:

    On behalf of myself and Crossroad Church, thanks to everyone who helped make our event, The Relay for Life Bike Run, a great success.

    Last year, we had 11 bikes and 14 riders; this year we had 36 bikes and 68 riders. After the ride, we held a cookout and served well over 160 people.

    Our grand total from this event was $890, which will go to the Trimble County Relay for Life.

    We had a lot of participation from within our community, and from Henry, Oldham and Shelby counties, and Madison, Ind.

  • Owen Electric wins approval for rate increase

    The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) recently approved a request by Owen Electric Cooperative to pass along to its members a rate increase from its wholesale power provider East Kentucky Power Cooperative.

    The rate increase is effective April 1.

    The decision will increase the average monthly residential power bill by about $7, which is about 7 percent.

  • Baseball Panthers stumble in second regional outing

    The Panthers went through three pitchers on their second night of regional play at Clear Creek Park in Shelby County coming away with a season ending loss.

    The Panthers met the Shelby County Rockets Tuesday, May 26 at a beautiful park in the Rockets home territory, and ended their season on a losing note 6-1.

    The Panthers led off the first inning with bases loaded but couldn’t score before a delay due to lightning strikes in the area and then sent the Rockets three up, three down.

  • County records a concern after courthouse fire

    The recent fire at the Jefferson County Courthouse in Madison has served as a wakeup call to governments in surrounding communities to review safety procedures and storage of important records and documents.