Today's News

  • Hudson on Dean’s List

    The University of Evansville is proud to announce that Hannah Hudson of Milton has achieved the Dean’s List.

    Hudson, a Science Education major, made the Dean’s List for academic achievements during the Spring Semester 2011. To make the Dean’s List, a student at UE must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, June 2
    Trimble County School District Local Planning Facility Committee meeting at 5 p.m. at board office

    Saturday, June 4
    TCHS Commencement Exercises at 10 a.m. in the TCHS gym.

  • Trimble County News of Public Record

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following cases were heard in court the week of June 20-24, 2011.


  • Governor announces veteran initiative

    While honoring Kentucky veterans at a Memorial Day ceremony in Grant County, Governor Steve Beshear announced the11-11-11 initiative, an event to honor the Commonwealth’s loyal and brave men and women.  Veterans’ Day is Nov. 11, 2011, or 11-11-11. Gov. Beshear and his administration plan to highlight and honor Kentucky’s veterans and active duty service members over the next five months, beginning with Memorial Day and capping off with a celebration on Veterans’ Day.

  • Falcon chicks almost ready to fly from bridge

    By Kathy Francis
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    One of the four peregrine falcon chicks living with their adult parents on a pier of the Milton-Madison Bridge fell or was blown off the pier during a storm on Monday, May 23.

    Walsh Construction Company project engineer Tom Swert rescued the male chick after he discovered it floating on a piece of drift near the Indiana causeway on the Madison shore.

  • Cyclist faces charges in accident

    A Milton man was transported to the Carroll County Memorial Hospital following a motorcycle accident on Hwy. 36 Friday.

    Trooper Michael Webb, Public Affairs Officer for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg, said yesterday that law enforcement and emergency personnel were dispatched to the scene about three-quarters of a mile east of Milton at 8:14 p.m.

  • Budget focus of Bedford Commission

    The Bedford City Commission approved the first reading of the annual budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2011, and ending June 30, 2012, during their May 23 meeting. The proposed budget includes General Fund income and expenditures of $267,000, sewer account income and expenditures of $171,000, projected income and expenditures of $546,000 from Miscellaneous Accounts and savings account certificates of deposit totaling $267,403.97.

  • Body found after fatal bridge fall

    An investigation continues into the death of a Madison, Ind., woman who police say “apparently jumped to her death from the Milton-Madison Bridge” early Sunday morning.

    Troopers from the Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg and officers with the Madison City Police Department responded to the bridge at 5:03 a.m. after receiving reports of an unattended vehicle left running in the roadway, according to Trooper Michael Webb, Post 5 Public Affairs Officer.

  • When the trumpet sounds

    I’m writing this on May 21 and if you’re reading it the end of the world didn’t happen as California preacher Harold Camping predicted.

    Actually, that’s not quite accurate. He predicted that Jesus would return on that day (today as I write this) and take all those who believe in him to heaven, leaving those who don’t behind.