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Today's News

  • Property owners discuss developing RV parks with commissioners

    Bobby Rowlett and Justin McCoy attended Thursday’s monthly Milton commission meeting asking for city approval to develop their separate properties for RV parks.

    Rowlett told commissioners he wants to develop his property to put in 15 40-foot by 20-foot parking places for campers with access to electric and water.

  • Teachers take part in public education rally

    With the legislature finishing its 60-day regular session Friday and Saturday, teachers from across the state were on hand to voice support for public education.

    The rally forced the closure of nearly 40 school districts across the Commonwealth.

    The first district to announce it would cancel class? Trimble.

    Superintendent Steve Miracle said it didn’t matter what the other districts did in terms of opening, closing or sending delegates from school faculty, but that he made the decision based on what was best for Trimble’s educators.

  • HONORING THE FAMILY LEGACY

    From a family blacksmith shop in the post-Civil War era that eventually spurred the creation of Burrows Garage and Wrecker Service in 1917, Scott Burrows has worked hard to preserve his family’s legacy.

    Burrows, the fourth-generation owner-operator of Burrows Wrecker Service in Sligo, was recently named a member of the Class of 2018 International Towing and Recovery Hall of Fame. He is one of eight named to this year’s class.

  • Ogden Ridge work continues, to residents' dismay

    Several residents from Ogden Ridge Road were at Monday’s special called fiscal court meeting, seeking solutions, if county officials had any, to frustration with ongoing work done by Louisville Gas and Electric (LG&E).

    “It’s been a real nightmare,” said Magistrate Kenny Green, whose district covers the Ogden Ridge Road area.

  • County schools close tomorrow for Frankfort rally

    Trimble County’s students will get a three-day weekend on the heels of returning from spring break as schools will be closed tomorrow, April 13.

    The closure will allow teachers to attend the end of this year’s legislative session, Superintendent Steve Miracle said. It was a direct response to Gov. Matt Bevin’s vetoes of House Bill 200 and House Bill 366, the budget and revenue bills, respectively. Principals polled teachers to see if there was a large number who wanted to be in Frankfort and there was, Miracle said.

  • Student News | June 21, 2018

    UK names spring 2018 dean’s list students

    The University of Kentucky has released its dean’s list for the spring 2018 semester. A total of 6,611 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.

  • Community calendar | June 21, 2018

    June 21

    Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Board of Directors will meet at 10 a.m. at Tri-County Community Action Agency’s Henry County office, 125 Park Road in New Castle. The public is invited to attend. Tri-County CAA provides services in Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties.

    June 25

    The Trimble County Fair is June 25-30.

    June 27

  • Miss Madison begins H1 championship defense in Alabama

    The community-owned Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison team will begin the defense of their 2017 H1 Unlimited National Championship this weekend when the Unlimited hydroplane fleet opens the 2018 racing season.

  • Youth career center prepares young adults for employment

    BY CHARLES LISTON | Special to the Banner

  • After 2018, track team has high expectations for next year

    Special to the Banner

    Track coach Stuart Barnes experienced a growing team and added some conference, regional, and state top finishes in his second season as head coach of the TCHS track team.