Today's News

  • Trimble alumni planning session at library Tuesday

    The Trimble County Alumni Association will hold a work session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Trimble County Public Library to discuss plans for the annual Alumni Banquet, the Trimble County High School centennial celebration and fundraising ideas to benefit the Alumni Scholarship. All Trimble and Milton High School alumni are encouraged to participate and bring ideas.

  • Public input sought at Fiscal Court work session Friday

    Trimble County Fiscal Court will hold a work session at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, to discuss animal control ordinances. The public is invited to attend and give feedback on animal control and what should be included in documents of enforcement for the county’s soon-to-be-hired animal control officer.

  • Monty Coffin: Brilliant career military veteran

    By Robert B. Stewart  

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    As we pause this Veterans Day to honor the men and women of our armed services, Trimble County can be especially proud of native son Colonel Monty D. Coffin (1927-2000), whose Air Force career took him around the globe, but who never forgot his Kentucky roots.   

  • Coal ash rules to be costly for state, lawmakers told

    FRANKFORT—Proposed changes to federal rules governing the disposal of coal ash—the material left after coal is burned for electricity—will cost Kentucky’s electric utilities at least $1.2 billion over 10 years, an LG&E/KU executive told a state legislative committee last week.

  • PSC sets KU/LG&E environmental hearing

    From the KPA News Content Service

  • Piers being strengthened, widened for new bridge

    “The concrete will be going in next week and you’ll start to see the pier at that point coming out of the water.”

    Aaron Stover, with Michael Baker, Jr., Inc., gave an update on the pier reinforcement phase of the Milton-Madison Bridge Project for local and regional media representatives during a tour of the bridge construction sites on Oct. 28. Michael Baker, Jr., Inc., is the company in charge of bridge inspection during the project.

  • Diabetes and the need for healthy physical activity

    November is American Diabetes Month! Physical activity is an important part of managing type 2 diabetes. If you or someone you know is pre-diabetic or has diabetes, it is important to stay active. 

    If you have not been active, here are some important tips to get you on your way:

  • Beginning Farmer Rancher Program coming in 2012

    The Louisville area extension services will be offering the USDA Beginning Farmer Rancher Program starting in January of 2012.

    This program will be open to individuals who currently farm 20 acres or more, and who have been farming on their own for less than 10 years. The program is meant to be a very in depth farm management program, so some basic farming knowledge is required.

    The schedule of classes has been planned to hopefully minimize classes during busy times of the year.  

  • TCMS honors Students of the Month

    Trimble County Middle School recently recognized the 7th grade Students of the Month for September.

    Kayla Jones is the Female Student of the Month.  Kayla’s favorite classes are Reading and Math. Her favorite TV shows are NCIS, CSI, and the Mentalist. Outside of school Kayla enjoys volleyball and basketball.  She plans to attend the University of Kentucky or Western Kentucky University and pursue a career in Criminal Justice.