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Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, July 11
    Preschoolers, bring a favorite adult and come to a story time at the library at 10:30 a.m.! Registration is not required.

    Thursday, July 12
    Shelby County Kentuckians for the Commonwealth meeting at the Stratton Community Center, 215 Washington St, Shelbyville from 5-7:30 p.m.  For more information call Nancy at (502) 589-3188.
    Milton City Commission  meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.

    Friday, July 13

  • Mason Tilley represents Ky. in California Braille event

    SARAH BEACH
    The Trimble Banner Intern

    Reading can be hard enough, but try doing it with your eyes shut.

    Mason Tilley, 10, of Bedford, after being born blind, has been able to do exactly that from the age of three.

    Mason learned to read Braille from Shannon Stark and Carla Ginn, teachers of the visually impaired. Mason is a fifth grader at Milton Elementary School.

  • Lift of 1st bridge truss completed

    The “big lift” operation for the Milton-Madison Bridge Project has been completed, successfully placing the first span of the new bridge onto temporary piers. The lift is the first of several steps in the innovative replacement of the bridge.

  • Cecelia Oak recognized as Kentucky Postmaster of the Year

    By SARAH BEACH
    The Trimble Banner Intern

  • PSC urges caution during power outages

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - With some power outages in Kentucky expected to extend into late this week, the Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) is urging residents without power to exercise caution when using portable generators or clearing storm debris.

    Two series of strong thunderstorms caused two waves of power outages in the state recently, with damage concentrated in eastern Kentucky. More than 40,000 customers remain without power as of this afternoon.

  • Dave Villwock, Qatar win Governor’s Cup

    By DAVE TAYLOR and FRED FARLEY

    The Trimble Banner

    The competitive rivalry between drivers Dave Villwock and Steve David provided for a spirited weekend at the Madison Regatta. At the end of the event on Sunday it was Villwock in the U-1 Spirit of Qatar who had the best stuff out-dueling David and the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison to win the Lucas Oil Indiana Governor’s Cup Race. The win was Villwock’s ninth in Madison and win number 66 of his career as an Unlimited hydroplane driver.

  • Trimble County High School Class of 1962
  • Sunday's Regatta Schedule

    8 a.m.–River closes to commercial and pleasure traffic for race course setup
    8:30 a.m.– Safety & Rescue meeting and Divers walk-thru
    9-9:30 a.m.–Chapel Services
    9:30-10 a.m.–Opening Ceremonies
    10-10:20 a.m.– Air show
    10:30-11:30 a.m.–Unlimited testing
    12-1 p.m.–River opens
    12:15-12:45 p.m.–Unlimited Driver’s Autograph Session
    1 p.m.–River Closes
    1 p.m.–Unlimited Heat 2A
    1:20 p.m.– Unlimited Heat 2B

  • Saturday's regatta schedule

    8 a.m.–River closes to commercial and pleasure traffic for race course setup
    8:30 a.m.– Safety & Rescue meeting and Divers walk-thru
    9 a.m.-1 p.m.–Pit tours conducted
    9-10 a.m. Vintage hydroplanes
    10 a.m. Unlimited driver’s meeting
    10:30-10:45 a.m.–Opening Ceremonies
    10:45-11 a.m.– Air show
    11 a.m. to noon–Unlimited hydroplane testing
    12-1 p.m.–River opens to commercial and pleasure traffic
    12:15-12:45 p.m.–Unlimited Driver’s Autograph Session

  • Friday's regatta schedule

    8 a.m.–River closes to commercial and pleasure traffic for race course setup; finalize pit area
    9:30 a.m.–Unlimited driver’s meeting;
    Safety & Rescue meeting and Divers walk-thru
    10:30-10:45 a.m.–Opening Ceremonies
    10:40 a.m.-4 p.m. –Pit tours conducted
    11 a.m. -noon– Unlimited hydroplane testing only, no qualifications
    12-1 p.m.–River opens to commercial and pleasure traffic
    1 p.m.–River Closes
    1-2:15 p.m.–Unlimited hydroplane testing