Today's News

  • Alcohol blamed for head-on crash

    No one was injured in a two-vehicle crash that occurred just after 5 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 13, on the curve on the south end of Milton on U.S. 421 North.

  • Church, community mourn sudden loss of long-time organist

    The Trimble Banner
    Silent and shrouded in black cloth, the organ at Mount Byrd Christian Church in Milton stood as a memorial to honor a central member of the congregation.
    Billie Alyn Wright, 61, who had served as organist at the church since 1965, died from injuries sustained when she was struck by a car near her house in North Vernon, Ind., Tuesday, Jan. 11.

  • Staples earns NCKC Player of Week for Jan. 14 game

    Dylan Staples, No. 15, a junior on the Trimble County High School Raiders varsity basketball team, earned the honor of Player of the Week for the week of Jan. 10 in the North Central Kentucky Conference, according to Head Coach Bob Lauster.
    Staples, a guard, earned the award by scoring 19 points and logging four rebounds in the Jan. 14 game against Christian Academy of Indiana.
    The Raiders won that game 65-61 on the Warriors’ home court in New Albany, Ind.

  • Post 5’s newest trooper top marksman, athlete

    Landmark News Service
    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. – The latest addition to the force at Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg loves motorcycles and horses, plays football and volleyball and was at the top of her class in marksmanship.
    “I’m an adrenaline junkie, if there’s something going on I’ll play anything” Trooper Jennifer Johnson said, “which leads to getting hurt now and then. I’ve had plenty of broken bones.”

  • NAS seeks OK for new expansion

    Landmark News Service
    CARROLLTON, Ky. – North American Stainless hopes to win approval this month for a $10-15 million funding package to expand its long products division in Ghent.
    Carroll County Fiscal Court approved an inducement resolution Tuesday, Jan. 8, for as much as $30 million in bonds and state real-estate tax breaks for the NAS project.

  • New Carroll deputy has Trimble County ties

    Landmark News Service
    CARROLLTON, Ky. – Clay Cable has served Carrollton and Carroll County in a variety of roles, ranging from school board chairman to firefighter. His newest role? Deputy sheriff.
    Cable was sworn in on Wednesday by District Judge Elizabeth Chandler into a job he has “always wanted to do. … Since I left the military, I never really had the opportunity to do so until Sheriff (Jamie) Kinman gave me the opportunity.”

  • Late LG&E tax payment stymies county

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons told Fiscal Court on Monday that he is still awaiting payment for 2010 franchise taxes owed by LG&E’s Wise’s Landing generating plant.
    Coons said the corporation’s taxes were due in November, but were late because LG&E disputed the amount owed. A state arbitrator determined the amount owed – a total of $856,000; LG&E has 30 days to remit payment, Coons said.

  • Bridge project web cam now live

    Intrigued by the plans to replace the superstructure of the Milton-Madison Bridge?
    You’re in luck.
    The new web cam set up by Walsh Construction is now live on the project website, MiltonMadisonBridge.com. The camera, mounted on a pole on Vaughn Drive in Madison, Ind., faces east toward Milton, Ky., and snaps one photo every 15 minutes – day and night – of the entire span.

  • Feb. 20-27: 'Kentucky Saves Week'

    In a down economy, Americans are saving more, but their level of savings may not be enough to help them navigate through an unforeseen financial hardship.
    According to the Bureau of Economic Analysis in the U.S. Department of Commerce, the personal savings rate for Americans in 2010 was around 6 percent.
    America Saves Week and Kentucky Saves Week, the state-level campaign, were created to encourage people to find ways to save more, whether that’s building a savings account or emergency fund or paying off credit card debt. This year, the week is Feb. 20-27.

  • Livestock programs planned for 2011

    Trimble County livestock producers may want to take advantage of some of the excellent Extension Service educational opportunities during the next several months.
    The 2011 Louisville Area Master Cattlemen Program: There is still time to register for this comprehensive forage and cattle management program.
    This program begins on Thursday, Jan. 20, and meets monthly from 5:30-9 p.m. through Oct. 20. Topics include facilities, management, forages, nutrition, reproduction, environmental stewardship, genetics, herd health, end product and marketing.