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Today's News

  • Public Records – March 16, 2011

    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 March 7-March 11, 2011

  • Flood waters drown Milton City Park

    Portions of downtown Milton, mostly in and around City Park, were submerged with the Ohio River overflowed it's banks last week. The river crested Sunday, March 13, at 50.5 feet at Markland Dam, just a half-foot below flood stage. See photos for more on this story.

     

    WWII presentationsubject of March 19
    Historical Society meeting at library

  • Milton dog ordinance tabled; property safety questioned

    The Milton City Commission tabled the second reading of a dog ordinance until April after some discussion at Thursday’s meeting.

  • Commission studies plan for Milton marketing campaign

    Milton City Commissioners during their meeting Thursday reviewed a projected plan to market the city during the construction of the new span that will replace the 81-year-old Milton-Madison Bridge.

    The marketing campaign was developed by New West, LLC, a Louisville public relations firm hired by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet “to help us promote Milton,” according to Mayor Denny Jackson.

  • Couple arrested after alleged crime spree

    With the arrest of two people suspected of stealing mail from mailboxes in Trimble, Henry, Carroll and possibly more Kentucky counties, as well as counties in Indiana, law enforcement officials are now working to identify the couple’s victims during a crime spree that spanned several weeks.

  • Students cited in alleged assault

    An investigation by the Kentucky State Police into a reported assault on a student at the Bedford Elementary School “resulted in two 11 year old juvenile males being cited for allegedly assaulting another juvenile male,” according to Trooper Michael Webb.

  • Prison measure signed into law, other measures wait

    Long after a legislative session is in the history books, it is often remembered by just one or two of its most prominent bills. Early last week, the General Assembly gave its overwhelming approval to the one that will almost certainly top this year’s list.

  • Stethen is earns dean's honor at WKU

    Angela Stethen has achieved the designation of dean’s scholar at Western Kentucky University for the Fall 2010 semester. This honor is given to students who earn a grade average of 3.4-3.79.
    Stethen is a 2008 Trimble County graduate and is in her junior year at WKU, majoring in psychology. She is the daughter of Michael and Donna Stethen of Bedford and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Middleton of Claymont, Del., and James and Mary Stethen of Bedford.

  • TCMS Jr. Beta chapter to compete in Nashville

    The Trimble County Middle School chapter of the National Junior Beta Club attended the 22nd Kentucky Junior Beta Convention at the Louisville Convention Center last week.
    Sixty TCMS Beta members were involved in two days of activities and competitions with the theme: “Beta – A Volunteer State of Mind.” Out of the approximately 4,400 students in attendance, the Trimble chapter placed first in decorated wreath and first in "Spotlight your club" competitions.

  • Academic Raiders qualify for state

    For the second year in a row, the Trimble County High School academic team will have to do some extra fundraising. The Raiders’ quick recall team once again made it to the KAAC’s Governor’s Cup state-level competition, placing second in regionals behind Oldham County. 
    “I thought we did a fine job competing today,” said Jon Graham, TCHS coach. “The kids wanted to finish out the year with a win, but we’ll take state for sure. Oldham County has a great team.”