Today's News

  • KSP seeks public’s assistance in assault investigation

    The Kentucky State Police at Post 5 Campbellsburg is seeking assistance from the public in identifying a suspect in a sexual assault investigation.
    On September 20, 2016 shortly after 10:00 p.m. Kentucky State Police received a call an adult female had been sexually and physically assaulted in the community of Bedford. The incident occurred on West Avenue and the victim walked to the Valero gas station on US 42 to report the incident. 

  • Trimble High welcomes German student Toni Rien

    The Trimble Banner
    Antonia Rien, foreign exchange student from Hannover, Germany, says said she enjoys living in a smaller community “because everybody knows everybody.” An added bonus to this small town living is spending her American experience in the mayor’s home in Milton.

  • Fall forest fire hazard season now underway

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Division of Forestry is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, nearly 1,500 wildfires occur in the state of Kentucky based on the 10-year average.
    Wildfires in Kentucky threaten and cause damage to homes, private property, trees and landscapes. More importantly, they place lives at risk, including those of firefighters. Most of Kentucky’s wildfires are preventable, the result of arson and careless open-burning (burning of trash, debris and brush). People start wildfires and people can prevent them.

  • Donate blood with the Red Cross to support cancer patients, others needing blood

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The American Red Cross urges eligible donors to give blood to support cancer patients and other patients during Breast Cancer Awareness Month this October.
    More than 1.6 million new cases of cancer are expected to be diagnosed in the U.S. this year and 246,600 of them will be invasive breast cancer, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer patients may need blood products during chemotherapy, surgery or treatment for complications.   

  • Baptist Health Plan withdraws from Kentucky’s individual insurance market after Aetna

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Baptist Health Plan, Kentucky’s fourth largest health insurance provider, has informed the Kentucky Department of Insurance (DOI) that it will withdraw entirely from the individual health insurance market for the 2017 plan year. Approximately 7,000 Kentuckians will have to find a new insurance provider.

  • Clowns

    Halloween is just around the corner. Kids are planning their costumes; mine frequently decided on something which was impossible to find or required sewing. I don’t do sewing. Trust me, it’s not a good idea. Parties are in the works, and decorations are under construction.

  • KEHA Week coming up

    Kentucky Extension Homemakers Association Week is Oct. 9-15, and the state’s more than 1,000 clubs are celebrating.
    The association is a volunteer organization that works with the Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service to help improve the quality of life for families and Kentucky communities through leadership development, service and education. The week recognizes and celebrates their contributions to their community and the state during the past year.

  • JCTC Trimble County Adult Education programs detailed for Rotary Club

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • The value of each vote on the Nickel Tax assessed

    Dear Readers,
    I continue to be encouraged by those in the community who have begun to seek more information on the Nickel Tax. I have enjoyed talking to you and greatly appreciate you commitment to be an informed voter. As you now know test scores have been released and on that same day they were released the battle cry of some who oppose the tax went up--“If our schools scored so high then we don’t need a new school.” This reasoning is ludicrous and definitely uninformed to the issues facing Trimble County Public Schools.

  • More Trimble volunteers sought for NCRC exam

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Recently, Trimble County Magistrate Kenny Green and Milton Mayor Denny Jackson took leadership roles in our community and rose to the challenge of taking the NCRC exam. Both of them gave up their time and came into the Trimble Adult Education Center to take a series of tests (Reading, Math, and Locating Information) that will prove to employers looking to locate in Trimble County that we have a population that possessed the skills to handle most areas of employment.