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Today's News

  • Wood calls it a day

    The Trimble Banner

    Perhaps snow, rain, heat or the gloom of night never kept Pete Woods from completing his appointed rounds, but retirement will.

    Wood, who has been a mail carrier for the Milton Post Office for nearly 39 years, will finish his route for the last time on Friday, Oct. 1.

    Postmaster Cecilia Oak is hosting a retirement open house for Wood from 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Oct. 2, at the Milton Post Office in downtown. The public is invited to attend.

  • KSP Post 5 offering new Citizen’s Police Academy

    Editor:

    Society has always been interested in police work and finds the issue of crime a fascinating topic. Television programming has included shows about crime and police work from every angle and context throughout its history. 

    The Kentucky State Police has developed a new 12-week program that taps into that same fascination and curiosity people have with crime and police work.

  • Three charged in Bedford meth lab arrests

    The Trimble Banner Three Bedford residents were arrested Wednesday, Sept. 22, after law enforcement officials found an operational methamphetamine lab at the residence. Robert Lee Stivers, 37; Susie Beatrice Stivers, 38; and Melissa B. Brewer, 34, face one count each of manufacturing methamphetamine, first offense, and possession of drug paraphernalia, first offense. Each is being held at Carr

  • Masons to burn mortgage on new lodge

    Less than a year after adding its lodge onto the existing Milton Lions Club building on U.S. 421 South in Milton, members of Milton Masonic Lodge F&AM No.

  • Reader believes editor's column lacking facts

    Editor: Response to your article on Sept. 15, 2010, on Milton City Hall and Shannon Hoskins. [“‘Sunshine Laws’ are in place to ensure open government,” Page 4.] You had best report on baby showers and festivals, because you are more qualified for those events than as an investigative reporter. Your article about Shannon Hoskins and the City of Milton was a lie; no fact

  • NCLB brings mixed results to Trimble County schools

    The Trimble Banner There was good news and bad for Trimble County Public Schools last week, when the results of the federal No Child Left Behind progress reports were released statewide. The reports are based on the percentage of students in each school who earn a proficient or distinguished rating on the Kentucky Core Content Test, which measures student progress for the federal program. Pr

  • Candidates square off on state, national issues

    The Oldham Era LA GRANGE, Ky. – State spending, expanded gambling and the future of roads and schools are key issues in the races for Kentucky’s Senate District 26 and House District 47. Candidates engaged in a 90-minute forum Sept. 16 that drew an estimated 350 people to Oldham County High School. Hosted by the Tri-County Tea Party, candidates responded to about 20 questions aske

  • Lady Panthers in action

    The Lady Panthers finished in third place in the Carroll County  Invitational Volleyball Tournament Saturday. The team defeated Grant County, twice, and Ludlow, but lost to Trimble County and eventual champion Pleasure Ridge Park.

  • Wal-Mart rumor false

    We live in a time where rumors can spread like never before. With Facebook, Twitter and the many online bulletin board sites available to people, there is an audience watching and waiting for the latest “information” that is posted. The problem, in many cases, is that the information they pick up from these sites is inaccurate, misleading or false. Items that are posted on these Int

  • Girls' golf senior night

    The girls’ golf team celebrated both senior night and a victory Thursday afternoon. Angel Rabago was recognized as the team’s lone senior, and the Lady Panthers beat Frankfort 139 to 160 in a three-on-three match-up as Frankfort only had three players. As a team, Carroll shot a 202, which Head Coach Jay Jones said was the lowest for the season. Quincy Hogan shot 38, followed by Hanna