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Today's News

  • Time, distance challenges for animal control officer

    With two counties to cover, animal control officer Dan Flinkfelt has his work cut out for him, according to his Kentucky Humane Society supervisor Mike McNutt.
    Trimble and Henry counties share a contract with KHS in Louisville that provide services such as picking up strays, taking in pets surrendered by their owners for various reasons, enforcing animal cruelty laws and handling any animal-related complaints from residents.
    Flinkfelt is based at the KHS animal shelter in Eminence and oversees both counties’ animal issues and complaints.

  • READY TO RUMBLE

    MADISON, Ind. – Don’t let the shimmery pastel-colored robe fool you – Bill Gordon, a.k.a. Sweet William Valentine, is a lean, mean, fighting machine.
    The Milton, Ky., resident is a championship wrestler who started his career at the ripe old age of 36.
    “Normally, wrestlers start their careers when they are 17 years old,” he admitted. Gordon had wanted to be a wrestler since he was 15, watching WWF and other wrestling stars on TV in the 1980s and ’90s.

  • LaHood to attend ground-breaking

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will make another trip to Madison, Ind., next week on behalf of the Milton-Madison Bridge Project.
    LaHood last visited in February to announce that the project had received $20 million in federal funding through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant program. The TIGER grant was provided as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the economic stimulus program.

  • Games raise $600 for family

    Soon after Megan Ellegood discovered she was pregnant, the then-Trimble County High School student also found out her son had spina bifida, a birth defect.

  • Humans can't follow rules, which is why God gave us 10

    I’m a recovering helicopter parent, having spent countless hours and huge amounts of energy hovering over my kids, trying to turn them into mini versions of myself.
    Unfortunately, or maybe fortunately, neither daughter is exactly like me, although they have both inherited the need for a “Do not touch” linen closet — shelves of carefully arranged towels and linens that are not to be touched. Ever.

  • New part-time deputy sworn in
  • TCHS seniors clean up for ‘Light Up’

    When Trimble County High School guidance counselor Brigette Kunselman saw a story in The Banner that said Bedford may not host its annual Christmas event this year, she had an idea.

    With permission from Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson, she asked the senior class the following day if anyone would be interested in pitching in to help save “Light Up Bedford.”

  • Former Kysoc campers converge for reunion

    It was a day filled with hugs, laughter, smiles and tears as longtime campers, counselors and staff gathered for a 50th anniversary reunion at Carrollton’s Camp Kysoc Saturday.

    More than 200 visitors signed the guest register, according to longtime camp employee Sue Marsh. Past camper Lisa Miller came with her family from Kansas City, Mo. Past counselors traveled from all over Kentucky and Indiana—Stacey Lehrer came all the way from Rhode Island—to enjoy the reunion.

  • Stabbing victim leaves hospital

    A 22-year-old man who was stabbed during an argument at a party on Clark Road in Bedford early Saturday, Nov. 6, is home recovering from his injuries.
    Andrew Sullivan was one of six people injured after another partygoer pulled a knife during an argument. He was stabbed twice in the back, with the blade slicing his spleen, pancreas and one kidney, according to his sister, Kristin Sullivan.
    She said earlier reports that her brother had been stabbed in the abdomen were incorrect and called The Trimble Banner last week to clarify Andrew’s injuries.

  • Milton woman found passed out with grandchildren in car

    By CINDY DiFAZIO
    The Henry County Local