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Today's News

  • Trimble County Schools lunch menu

    Monday, Nov. 29: Corn dog, *uncrustable, baked beans, potato smiles, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit choice

    Tuesday, Nov. 30: Taco in a bag, lettuce, tomato, salsa, *burrito, *refried beans, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Dec. 1:  Chicken tenders, *shaved ham & cheese on bun, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese sauce, fruit cup, roll w/cinnamon spread, fresh fruit

  • What's happening in Trimble County, Nov. 5-17

    Thursday, Nov. 4

    Trimble County Hymn Singis 7 p.m. at Mt. Carmel United Methodist Church on State Hwy. 1492. Everyone welcome.

    Saturday, Nov. 6

    Bedford Elementary School’s Fall Festival is 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the school.

    Toys for Tots Annual “Toy Run”starts from Sunset Grill in Warsaw with sign-in at 11 a.m. Ride starts at 12:30 p.m. Call Valerie McEntire at (859) 609-1458 for more information.

    Monday, Nov. 8

  • Court News 11-3-10

    FELONIES

    Leslie Renee Luckett, burglary, 2nd degree, criminal mischief, 2nd degree, assault 4th degree domestic violence minor injury, terroristic threatening, 3rd degree. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Nov. 9.

    Brandon T. McDowell, burglary, 2nd degree. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Nov. 2.

    Bernard Matthew Obremski, burglary, 2nd degree. Bonded out. Continue to Nov. 9.

    Christopher N. Peelman, wanton endangerment, 1st degree, assault, 2nd degree. Not guilty plea entered. Continue to Nov. 9.

  • New fire chief maintains department's vision

    For nearly three months, there’s been a new chief in Milton.

    Jason Long took over as chief of the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department in early September, a few weeks after longtime Chief Ronnie Barnes announced his retirement.

  • Young Runnin' Raiders claim state cross-country title

    The Kentucky state cross-country championship for middle-school and elementary-school athletes was a popular event this past Saturday at Masterson Station Park in Lexington, Ky.

    The event drew 3,318 athletes ranging from  kindergarteners to seniors. 

    The “young” Runnin’ Raiders of Trimble County earned some respect, claiming two state titles and one runner up. They also claimed many Top 50 finishes among individual runners.

  • Testing Trimble's emergency preparedness

    It was only a test, but to a casual onlooker it could have seemed like the real thing.

    Emergency responders from throughout Trimble County were called out about 9 a.m. Saturday to a mock hazardous materials training drill at the Bray Ridge water pumping station, owned and operated by the Trimble County Water District.

  • Jackson, Melvin beat challengers

    After a seemingly endless political season, Trimble County voters spoke Tuesday and the results are in. Voters spoke loudly, too, with about 45 percent of registered voters going to the polls.

    In Trimble County’s main contested races, Denny Jackson prevailed over challenger Steve Brierly to retain the mayor’s office in Milton. Jackson received 143 votes to Brierly’s 54 votes.

    Jackson, who had served on the commission for more than a decade, was appointed mayor in October 2009 after the unexpected death of then-Mayor Donnie Oakley.

  • Shooting of dog an unnecessary, heinous crime

    I  love animals. They hold a huge spot in my heart, and I’ve worked with a group in Carroll County for nearly eight years that tries to find new homes for strays and unwanted or neglected animals there.

    I have a soft heart that has resulted in the adoption of many stray animals during my adult life.

    Now that you know this about me, imagine how I felt when I first heard a dog had been shot to death in one of our neighborhoods in Trimble County.

  • FOREST FIRE SCORCHES 15 ACRES

    The Trimble Banner

    Emergency responders had a busy night Thursday, starting with a forest fire on a steep hillside near Wise’s Landing, soon followed by a house fire on Colbert Lane and a two-vehicle accident with injuries on Morton Ridge Road.

    The first call came from Charles and Besty Liston at 4:47 p.m., who called 911 after noticing smoke coming from the woods below their house, located at the end of Ralston Road.

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Bridge inspection to close lane Oct. 28 The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane of traffic from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 28. Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring portions of the structure that were highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection of the 80-year-old Ohio River span. KYTC this year mandated the bridge must be inspected every two