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Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Friday, Dec. 30
    The Trimble Banner office will be closed for the New Year’s Day holiday.

    Sunday, Jan. 1
    Klein Family from Milton will be holding the entire worship service at 10:30 a.m. at the Milton Baptist Church.  This multi-talented family will bring the Lord’s message in both song and word.  Everyone is invited to attend. Sunday School will begin at 9:30 a.m with worship at 10:30 a.m.  There will be no evening service on New Year’s Day.

  • News of Public Record 12-28-11

    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 in court the week of Dec. 19-Dec. 23, 2011.

    Felony

  • Bedford, Rumpke to amend garbage agreement

    The Bedford Commission, during their Dec. 19 meeting heard from Bedford City Clerk Joyce Teague that the 2012 garbage pickup agreement between the city and Rumpke of Carrollton will be amended to reflect the actual number of residences collected each month.

  • 2nd bid opening for animal shelter disappointing

    Henry and Trimble County officials working together to build a new animal shelter were unpleasantly surprised Thursday, Dec. 15, when a second round of bids for the project came in at least $100,000 higher than the amount the counties have budgeted.

    The counties are hoping to build the 2,100-square-foot, cement block structure for $250,000 on land donated to Trimble County by Republic Services, owners of the Valley View Landfill.

  • New hilltop hospital facility
  • Milton’s Irvin Lawson among the victims at Pearl Harbor

    A Trimble County man was among more than 2,400 Americans who were killed in the Japanese attack on U.S. military installations in and around Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, 70 years ago this month.

  • Small Ruminant Grazing Conference Jan. 14 in Bowling Green

    Small ruminant production is becoming big business in Kentucky as farmers realize the potential of raising sheep and goats.

    The University of Kentucky College of Agriculture is teaming up with sheep and goat breed associations, Kentucky State University and the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board to offer the 2012 Kentucky Small Ruminant Grazing Conference at the Western Kentucky University Ag Expo Center in Bowling Green.

    Scheduled for Jan. 14, the conference will offer many sessions for all levels of experience.

  • Take care of your vision: Have regular checkups

    From waking in the morning until resting your head on the pillow at night – your eyes are critical to your day-to-day activities. It is very important to take care of your eyes and eyesight. Often, the loss of eyesight contributes to the loss of quality of life. When an individual does not have good vision, there will be a limit in their movement and independence.

    Consider this

    Over 50, 000 people lose their sight each year. More than 101 million Americans are legally blind. Blindness is the no. 1 complication of diabetes.

  • TCMS honors students, staff

    Seventh Grade

    Trimble County Middle School would like to congratulate the 7th grade Students of the Month for October and the school’s teacher and staff member highlight also.

    “We appreciate all the hard work and time that these students and staff have given to TCMS,” Principal Mike Genton said. 

  • Milton students honored at KCCT Recognition Ceremony

    On December 9th, Milton Elementary School held a ceremony to recognize all the students that had scored proficient or distinguished on the KCCT test that is administered by the state of Kentucky. There were 60 students recognized from the 4th and 5th grade glasses. Parents were invited to attend the ceremony. As the ceremony began, parents escorted their child into the gym on the red carpet. Students’ names were then announced and the student came forward to place their star on the appropriate banner.