Today's News

  • Falcon chicks almost ready to fly from bridge

    By Kathy Francis
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    One of the four peregrine falcon chicks living with their adult parents on a pier of the Milton-Madison Bridge fell or was blown off the pier during a storm on Monday, May 23.

    Walsh Construction Company project engineer Tom Swert rescued the male chick after he discovered it floating on a piece of drift near the Indiana causeway on the Madison shore.

  • Cyclist faces charges in accident

    A Milton man was transported to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital following a motorcycle accident on Hwy. 36 Friday.

    Trooper Michael Webb, Public Affairs Officer for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg, said yesterday that law enforcement and emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene about three-quarters of a mile east of Milton at 8:14 p.m.

  • Budget focus of Bedford Commission

    The Bedford City Commission approved the first reading of the annual budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, during their May 23 meeting. The proposed budget includes General Fund income and expenditures of $267,000, sewer account income and expenditures of $171,000, projected income and expenditures of $546,000 from Miscellaneous Accounts and savings account certificates of deposit totaling $267,403.97.

  • Body found after fatal bridge fall

    An investigation continues into the death of a Madison, Ind., woman who police say “apparently jumped to her death from the Milton-Madison Bridge” early Sunday morning.

    Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg and officers with the Madison City Police Department responded to the bridge at 5:03 a.m. after receiving reports of an unattended vehicle left running in the roadway, according to Trooper Michael Webb, Post 5 Public Affairs Officer.

  • When the trumpet sounds

    I’m writing this on May 21 and if you’re reading it the end of the world didn’t happen as California preacher Harold Camping predicted.

    Actually, that’s not quite accurate. He predicted that Jesus would return on that day (today as I write this) and take all those who believe in him to heaven, leaving those who don’t behind.

  • Economy showing signs of rebound

    It’s still early, but there are growing signs that the country’s economy is getting back on its feet, and that Kentucky is poised to help lead the way.

  • Rabies clinic is June 4 at local schools

    The Phoenix Animal Clinic, in conjunction with the Trimble County Health Department Environmental Services, will be hosting a Rabies Clinic June 4 from 10 a.m. till noon at Bedford Elementary School and from 1-3 p.m. at the Milton Elementary School.

    Kentucky State Regulations require that animals be vaccinated by the age of four (4) months and re-vaccinated before the expiration of the immunization period as certified by the administering veterinarian. Any animal owner found not having an up-to-date rabies vaccination might be penalized.

  • Label change will help producers

  • Ideas for summer family fun

    Summer is a great time to do things together as a family! There are many things you can do to enjoy being with one another. As the kids finish school for summer, sit down as a family and set aside some time without distractions to make some plans for things to do together. Involve all ages! When kids feel like they have a voice in the planning, they will be more interested in making it happen and in being involved.