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Today's News

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Oct. 8, 1981)
     Vincent Oakley cut the ribbon to officially open Shelba’s Country Inn in Milton.

    In special session Friday, the Trimble county Fiscal Court accepted the bid of Kief-Con, Madison, Ind., to install fuel tanks at the county maintenance barn.

    Southern Health Services in Atlanta, Ga. are soliciting the people of Trimble County to help approve certificate of need for 120-bed hospital in Oldham County.

  • Kentucky has a rich history in the arts

    While Kentucky is widely recognized for such things as fried chicken, horses and bourbon, it could be argued that our connections to the arts are just as considerable.

    Legend has it, for example, that Kentucky was the first state to see a performance of a Beethoven symphony, which was conducted in Lexington in 1817.

    Several weeks ago, meanwhile, the world marked the 100th birthday of an American legend, William “Bill” Monroe, the founder of Bluegrass music whose Ohio County home has become a shrine to many.

  • Fire safety is theme of week

        Milton’s Fire & Rescue is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association this week to let our community know: “It’s Fire Prevention Week. Protect your Family from Fire!” This year’s campaign focuses on preventing the leading causes of home fires -- cooking, heating and electrical equipment, as well as candles and smoking materials. Additionally, it urges people to protect their homes and families with life-saving technology and planning.

  • Fall Events in Trimble County

    Saturday, Oct. 15

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Oct. 5
    Tihisha Rawlins will be at the Senior Citizens Building at noon to answer questions on Medicare and Social Security.

    Friday-Sunday, Oct. 7-8-9
    The Apostolic Pentecostal Church of the Living God, 124 Smith Lane, Bedford Ky., Pastor Bobby Wade will be celebrating their 12th annual anniversary. Friday night 7:30 p.m. with speaker Bro Robert Tilly from Bardstown KY; Sat. night 6 p.m. with speaker Bro Tony Carter from Frankfort KY; Sunday night 6:30 p.m. with speaker Bro Steve Williamson from Louisville Ky. Everyone welcome.

  • Court officials participate in penal code reform program

    Special to The Banner

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – In a joint meeting, Kentucky’s justices, judges and circuit court clerks recently gathered for a full day of education on House Bill 463, which implemented sweeping penal code reform when it went into effect June 8, 2011. Chief Justice of Kentucky John D. Minton Jr. invited all of the elected officials in the Kentucky Court of Justice to the education program provided by the Administrative Office of the Courts.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Oct. 5, 2011

    Monday, Sept. 26
    9:14 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, Trimble County High School
    12:46 p.m., EMS Medical call, 4900 block Pecks Pike
    3:02 p.m., school zone details, 1000 block U.S. 421N
    3:34 p.m., process service, 400 block McDowell Rd
    4:49 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Connector Rd

    Tuesday, Sept. 27
    10:52 a.m., EPO/DVO violation, Sprague ln
    10:58 a.m., property damage accident, Milton-Madison Bridge
    11:17 a.m., assisted motorist, Trimble County High School

  • News of Public Record 10-05-11

    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 Sept. 26-Sept 30, 2011

    Felony

  • Postal hearing in Sulphur tomorrow

    The United States Postal Service (USPS) will be holding a meeting concerning the discontinuance feasibility study of the Sulphur Post Office. There will be a representative from the USPS present to answer questions and provide information.  It is encouraged to complete and return the Postal Service Customer Questionnaire that was mailed out and return it by Oct. 2, 2011, but you can also submit/discuss it at the meeting. The meeting is open to the public and will be held on Thursday, October 6, at 6 p.m.,, at the Sulphur Christian Church.

  • Hearing for LG&E application for fly ash landfill is tomorrow, 7 p.m

    Louisville Gas & Electric Company and KU Services Company has submitted an application to the Energy and Environment Cabinet, Division of Waste Management, in Frankfort to construct a special waste landfill at the LG&E Trimble County Generating Station at Wises Landing on the Ohio River.

    The Cabinet has scheduled a public hearing to be held ontomorrow evening, Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office, 43 High County Lane in Bedford.

    All concerned residents are encouraged to attend the hearing