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  • New study confirms education does pay

    In the late 1990s, the state rolled out a simple but effective campaign summarized by two words: “Education pays.”
    That popular slogan came on the heels of a landmark overhaul of our public postsecondary schools and the creation of such programs as KEES, the lottery-based college scholarships that high school students earn with good grades, and “Bucks for Brains,” which added hundreds of millions of state and private dollars to our university research budgets.


    Thursday, Nov. 19
    The Trimble County Senior Citizens offsite Nutrition and Bingo at Fairground Apts at 1:00 p.m.
    Friday, Nov. 20
    The Trimble County Senior Citizens Commodities from  12:00 to 2:00 p.m., followed by going out to eat and shopping at LaGrange.
    Saturday, Nov. 21
    The Trimble County Historical Society will hold its November meeting at 1 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. The election of officers will beheld during this meeting.
    Monday, Nov. 23

  • Sligo Baptist offers free breakfast Saturday
  • How to sign up for REACH ALERT

    The City of Milton issued the following statement regarding REACH ALERT:
    “The City of Milton is now part of REACH ALERT. This emergency response plan will allow us to notify our Milton residents of any situations they need to know, such as Boil Water Advisories for Milton water customers, road closures, broken water lines, weather, etc.
    “To sign up for this alert:
    1. Call 1-877-307-9313 or
    2. Go to www.reachalert.com to sign up, click CREATE ACCOUNT, follow prompts and enter your contact information, enter Milton when asked which network.

  • Milton Commission debates usefulness of REACH ALERT

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Meth bust nets 3 arrests

    The Trimble Banner
    Three individuals were arrested at a Milton residence on Thursday evening, Nov. 12, according to the Trimble County Sheriff’s Office.
    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Department, Kentucky State Police, the Carroll County Sheriff’s Department, Carroll County Child Protective Services and the Trimble County EMS all became involved in an investigation out of Carroll County in which authorities there were attempting to locate a runaway juvenile, according to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

  • Milton veteran spent career serving in Army

    Landmark News Service
    The military has been a part of roughly half of Wesley Verner’s life. A native of Phoenix, Ariz., he joined the United States Army after graduating high school in 1992. He left for Ft. Knox, Ky., on Aug. 13, 1992, for his basic training and also completed his Advanced Individual Training schooling at Ft. Knox.
    He retired as a staff sergeant after 20-and-a-half years of service.

  • Halloween night in Bedford
  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 2
    10:26 a.m., juvenile beyond control, 9245 Hwy. 421 N.
    Tuesday, Nov. 3
    8:25 a.m., miscellaneous complaint, Milton Elementary.
    9:09 a.m., animal complaint, Hwy 421 N.
    4:01 p.m., burglary, Ogden Ridge Rd.
    4:13 p.m., burglary, 2714 Bells Ridge Rd.
    10:19 p.m., knock and talk, 4248 New Hope Rd.
    Wednesday, Nov. 4
    2:26 p.m., nonemergency medical transport, Our Lady of Peace.
    6:03 p.m., inspection, 168 Trout Ridge Rd.
    Thursday, Nov. 5