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Today's News

  • Bridge, boat ramp closed through Sunday

    Special to The Banner

    The first brief closure of the US 421 Milton-Madison Bridge by the Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet was scheduled to begin at 12:01 a.m. today and will continue through Sunday, April 29.

    During the next few days, project contractor Walsh Construction Company will work around the clock to demolish the existing bridge approaches and connect temporary ramps in Milton and Madison to the bridge.

  • Congressional debate set in Oldham

    The tri-county Republican Parties of Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties announce a primary election debate between all of the Congressional Candidates vying for the seat vacated by Geoff Davis in the US House of Representatives, where he has honorably served for the last 7 years.

  • General Assembly’s 2012 session leaves loose ends

    The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2012 session came to a close last week, marking the end of a session in which lawmakers approved the state’s next two-year budget and boosted efforts to stop the spread of methamphetamine labs.
    This was the 60th working day of the session and the final one allowed by the state constitution. The session started on January 3.

  • River sparkles
  • Milton Fire Department receives donation from Dow Corning’s Carroll County facility
  • Terri Smith sentenced in Henry County ‘puppy mill’ case

    Despite a deal with the Commonwealth’s Attorney, Terri L. Smith will not be taking back ownership of the two dogs and two horses she’d asked for in exchange for a guilty plea to one count of second-degree cruelty to animals.

  • Navigating a farmers market helps the local economy

    Farmers markets provide a chance for the public to get high-quality, fresh foods and support farmers in their community. Selling at the markets gives farmers a chance to tell others about their operation and agriculture in general.

    In the past few years, people’s interest in farmers markets has climbed. The renewed interest is likely due to people trying to improve their diets and increasing awareness about the environmental benefits of buying foods from local farmers. 

  • Unseasonably warm temperatures bring termites

    Just Monday morning I saw my first termite advertisement on cable TV. Pest control companies are gearing up for an active termite season. Unseasonably warm springtime temperatures and rain have brought about earlier insect activity. This is typically when we see many winged termites emerge inside homes and other structures according to Mike Potter, UK Extension Entomologist. Termites swarm from the colony to disburse, fall to the ground, find mates and start new colonies in the soil.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Apr. 23: Chicken patty on bun, *peanut butter & jelly sandwich, mashed potatoes, green beans, peach half, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Apr. 24: Breakfast for Lunch: Egg & sausage pattie, *turkey wrap, hash browns, baked apples, fresh fruit, biscuit/jelly

    Wednesday, Apr. 25: Pizza, *Gelardi cheese sticks, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Apr. 26: Philly sub, *meatball sub, lettuce, tomato, dill spear, fresh veggies/dip, baked potato chips, pear half, fresh fruit, cookie

  • Coloring Contest Winners