Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Friday, Nov. 30
    Jefferson Community Technical College, Trimble County Adult Education will honor the 2011 & 2012 graduates at 6:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library.


    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 Trimble County Court the week of Nov. 19-Nov.. 23, 2012.

  • Bedford’s Carla Boyer thankful for second chance at life

    What do you say to a family whose loss has given you a second chance at life?

    That’s a question Bedford resident Carla Boyer, 46, has been asking herself since she received a kidney transplant just over two months ago.

    Boyer knows the gender of her donor, though in an effort to protect the family, she prefers to keep that information to herself. She also knows her donor was the same age as she, and that this person’s last wish was to donate every viable organ doctors could take.

  • Trimble topped by Gallatin, 65-58

    A very young group of Trimble County Lady Raiders weathered an onslaught of long-range guns Monday night and threw a scare into visiting Gallatin County as the 2012-13 high school basketball season got underway. Trailing by 11 at halftime, Trimble roared back to pull within a pair of points several times in the second half before falling by a 65-58 final score.

    While Gallatin’s long-range artillery misfired most of the night – the Lady Cats were only one of 21 shots from downtown – the game within the arc made the difference.

  • ‘Tis the season to be ‘noisy’
  • Proficient students celebrate

    Milton Elementary School held a special recognition event recently to celebrate their recent Proficient score in the Statewide K-Prep testing.

    To celebrate a proficient score of 64.6 and a ranking of 78, MES students were rewarded with a day of fun on November 5th.

    The day began with an assembly where every student was individually recognized. Each student was given a ribbon for their hard work and achieving their individual goal.

  • Walsh apparent winner to build Downtown Crossing for Louisville

    FRANKFORT – Walsh Construction Co. -- contractors for the Milton-Madison Bridge replacement project here -- is the apparent winning team that will build the Downtown Crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced.

    The team’s “apparent best value” bid included a projected completion date of December 2016 at a construction cost of $860 million. That is more than a year and a half ahead of deadline and $90 million less than the cabinet’s preliminary cost estimate of $950 million.

  • McConnell re-elected Sen. Republican Leader

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell was unanimously re-elected by his colleagues on Nov. 14 to serve as Republican Leader for the 113th Congress. Senator McConnell is only the second Kentuckian to lead his party in the U.S. Senate.  The other Senator from Kentucky to serve as his party’s leader was Alben Barkley.

  • Milton Fire joins Sparky’s Wish List™

    To protect lives through community-based fire-safety education, Milton Fire & Rescue invites its neighbors to join in support of Sparky’s Wish List™. Sparky’s Wish List: Partnering for Fire-Safe Communities, a project of the National Fire Protection Association, brings Milton businesses and the community together with local fire departments to fund life-saving fire safety educational materials. 

  • Early bird grain meeting is Nov. 27

    The 2012 drought this spring and summer was tough on grain producers in Kentucky. Hopefully expectations will be better next year.

    Trimble County corn producers can get a leg up on the 2013 grain production season by attending the Early Bird Grain Meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2013 at the Trimble County Extension Office.

    This program is coming to Trimble County via a live Lync session from the Fayette County Extension Office. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.