Local News

  • Motorists injured in separate Milton accidents

    Kentucky State Police investigated two motor vehicle accidents in Milton during the weekend. At 7:13 a.m. Sunday, emergency personnel were dispatched to 10840 U.S. 421 where they found a 1998 GMC Jimmy overturned in a ditch with the driver trapped inside.

    According to Trooper Michael Webb, Public Affairs Officer for KSP Post 5 at Campbellsburg, Pamela Joyce, 56, was northbound “traveling in heavy foggy conditions when her vehicle went off the right shoulder of the roadway and overturned in a ditch.”

  • Trimble’s ACT scores show steady improvement

    Preliminary results of the ACT test taken by Trimble County High School’s 89 juniors on March 15 have created intense excitement among local school officials. Trimble’s juniors scored a composite 19.0 which outpaces results of the three previous classes.

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  • Stevens pleads guilty in Indiana DUI case

    Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens entered a guilty plea in Jefferson County Ind. Superior Court on April 27 on charges of operating a vehicle while intoxicated, a Class A misdemeanor. As a result of the plea agreement other charges against Stevens were dropped. Stevens was arrested Jan. 7, on drunken-driving charges in Madison, Ind., according to a report in the Jan. 12, 2011 issue of The Trimble Banner.

  • Trimble County Relay for Life schedule of events for this weekend

    Friday, May 6
    All day: Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank will have a bake sale with proceeds going to their Trimble County Relay for Life Team.

    8:00 a.m.: “SIGNATURE HEALTHCARE KICK CANCER TO THE PAST” we will be having a yard sale at Signature Healthcare of Trimble County it will be at the facility in the front parking lot. Lots of various items, all money from the sale will go towards the Signature Healthcare Relay for Life Fund.

    Saturday, May 7

  • County’s polling locations reduced to two

    Trimble voters will see some changes in this year’s elections. Instead of seven polling places as in past years the voting will be held in two locations, effective with the May 17 Primary, according to Trimble County Clerk Jerry Powell. Voters will also be introduced to new voting machines after Trimble County Fiscal Court approved the purchase in December.

  • Apple Festival future in ‘jeopardy’

    A meeting to determine the future of the Trimble County Apple Festival will be held at 7 p.m. on Thurs., May 12 at the county judge-executive’s office.

    The festival committee is in desperate need of volunteers and committee chairpersons to help organize and produce the event, according to Deborah Crawford, a member of the festival committee.

  • Former teacher sentenced in Ind.

    A former Trimble County High School teacher pleaded guilty Tuesday, April 26, on one count of child seduction, a Class D felony, in Jefferson County, Ind., Superior Court.

    Kirk G. Chism, 41, of Madison, Ind., was indicted in Indiana on three counts of child seduction and in Kentucky on three counts of first-degree sexual assault in 2009. The indictments stemmed from an illicit sexual relationship he had with a TCHS student, who was then 17.