Today's News

  • Chiltons announce birth of daughter

    John Mark and Leslie Chilton, Campbellsburg, announce the birth of their daughter, Sarah Kate Chilton, on Nov. 6, 2012 at Baptist Hospital East.

    Sarah joins six-year-old sister Hannah and two-year-old brother Noah in the Chilton household.

    Maternal grandparents are Stephen and Becky Smith, LaGrange, and Becky Smith, Evansville, Ind. Paternal grandparents are Larry and Darlene Chilton, Campbellsburg. Great-grandparents include Myrtle Smith, Crestwood, and Roger and Virginia Powell, Florida.

  • Hudson on Dean’s List

    Milton resident Hannah Hudson has achieved the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the Fall Semester 2012. Hudson is majoring in Science Education.

    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.

    “At the University of Evansville, motivated students such as Hannah Hudson experience a challenging and collaborative learning environment and thrive under the guidance of talented faculty,” said UE President Thomas A. Kazee.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Jan. 10
    Milton City Commission will meet at the Milton Municipal Building at 7 p.m.

    Wednesday, Jan. 16
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the School Administration Building on Wentworth Ave., 6 p.m.

    Thursday, Jan. 17
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders basketball team hosts Carroll County. Varsity  game begins at 7:30 p.m.

    Monday, Jan. 21
    The Bedford City Commission will hold their monthly meeting at the Morgan Community Center at 10 a.m.

  • Harlan Hubbard documentary to be shown at Trimble library

    The new Harlan Hubbard documentary, “Wonder: The Lives of Anna & Harlan Hubbard,” will be showing at the Trimble County Public Library on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 3 and 7 p.m.

    Producer/writer Morgan Atkinson will present his Harlan Hubbard documentary, which showcases the lifestyle, artwork and writing of Harlan and Anna Hubbard. Many from Trimble County remember personally visiting the Hubbards at their Trimble County home filled with art, music and writing as they shared a simple life philosophy.


    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 we heard in Trimble County court the week of December 16 - 20, 2012.


  • Milton-Madison Bridge reduced to one lane tomorrow

    The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane tomorrow (Thursday, Jan. 10) from 9:30 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in previous inspections.

    The Cabinet implemented a monthly inspection frequency in 2012 to review these locations. The goal is to keep the Milton-Madison Bridge operational during the super-structure replacement project.

    The lane closure is subject to change due to inclement weather and other unforeseen delays.

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  • Trimble school board welcomes Tony Walker

    Local contractor Tony Walker was sworn in Monday as the newest member of the Trimble County Board of Education. He succeeds Joey Martin, whose term ended at the end of 2012. Martin chose not to run for re-election and no other candidate appeared on the ballot in November for the vacancy.

    School administrators advertised for candidates who were interviewed by the Kentucky School Board Association. Following the interview process, Walker was selected to fill the vacancy.

  • Farm Bill a temporary fix for dairy producers

    The potential hefty price rise predicted recently for milk will not occur anytime soon, according to local and statewide dairy leaders.

    The average gallon of milk costs about $3, according to the United States Department of Agriculture. Recently, national media outlets had predicted a fear of prices as high as $7 per gallon due to issues related to a farm bill that was tied into the “Fiscal Cliff” in Washington.

  • Water line insurance? Call Milton Water Co.

    Another company is conducting a direct mail campaign in the Milton area attempting to solicit customers of the Milton Water Company to purchase an insurance policy that protects water customers from breaks in the water line that runs through the homeowner’s property from the water main.