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  • Trimble court to test electronic filing system

    Trimble and neighboring Oldham and Henry counties will test a new electronic filing system for the state’s court system, area judges announced last week.

    The three counties make up the 12th Circuit in Kentucky, which is only the third circuit in the state to launch e-filing for civic cases, District Judge Jerry Crosby said.

    The new program will allow court clerks to enter motions, filings and other legal documents electronically, allowing for the start of a transition away from the expense of paper, he said.

  • Milton to seek bids for riverside restrooms

    The Milton City Commission will soon advertise for bids from contractors seeking to build a new riverfront restroom at the Milton boat ramp on Ferry Street. The announcement was made during Thursday’s commission meeting.

  • Vampires, witches don’t scare local author

    A local woman is the proud new author of a book entitled “The Grey Curse,” a paranormal romance published Aug. 29.

    Christina McClellan, a.k.a. Krista Kelley, is a mother, wife and now a full-time writer who is excited to share her talent and love for writing.

    The 2009 Trimble County High School graduate is the daughter of Mike Albert of Bedford.

    Filled with suspense, romance, vampires, witches and a mysterious curse, this story is sure to top many Christmas lists this year.

  • Trimble County entrepreneurs break ground on Henry facility

    Years of research and planning by numerous state and local organizations are finally bearing fruit with the ground-breaking ceremonies Tuesday for a new meat-processing facility, to be operated by two young Trimble County businessmen at the Henry County Commerce Park in Campbellsburg.

  • Man charged with murder after Trimble crash

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

    An Oldham County, Ky., man has been charged with murder after a crash Thursday night, Oct. 16, in Trimble County. The arrest marks the third murder investigation in Trimble County in the past 11 months for local law enforcement.

  • City to buy Reach Alert system

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission agreed to purchase the Reach Alert system for the residents of Milton after a couple of months of considering the usefulness and expense of the structure. The vote was taken during the commission’s Oct. 9 meeting at the Milton Municipal Building.

  • Training consortium scholarship opened doors for local student

    I am very thankful for my scholarship and co-op opportunities.

    Near the end of my high school career, I received a full scholarship from the Carroll County Training Consortium to attend Jefferson Community and Technical College in Carrollton, Ky. This was only the beginning of great opportunities for me.

    Three days after I graduated from Trimble County High School, I started a summer job at the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant in Ghent, Ky.

    I worked throughout the summer full time, painting and cleaning inside and out.

  • Beshear signs ‘Farms to Food Banks’ initiative, and bill to support crop-protection rights

    CYNTHIANA — Gov. Steve Beshear on Monday joined state officials and community leaders to recognize two bills that support the state’s farm families and food banks. In particular, the budget bill provided funding for the Farms to Food Banks initiative. A second bill designed to support landowner rights in protecting their crops and livestock from nuisance wildlife also has beneficial impacts for food banks.

    Beshear ceremonially signed House Bills 235 and 448 at the Harrison County Extension Office in Cynthiana.

  • Former Madison driver now leads H1 Unlimited

    Hydroplane racing champion Steve David has been named Interim Chairman of H1 Unlimited, governing body for Unlimited hydroplane racing, following the exit of former chairman Sam Cole.
    David confirmed the development to The Trimble Banner on Saturday night, Sept. 13, in the middle of San Diego Bayfair race weekend where the Unlimiteds are racing on Mission Bay in southern California.
    Rumors of Cole's impending exit had surfaced weeks ago when the Unlimiteds were racing in the Tri-Cities, Wash. Cole had served as chairman of organization for the past decade.

  • Fatal accident in Milton

    (Milton, KY) - One person was killed this morning in a crash on Highway 36 in Trimble County. Kentucky State Police dispatchers received a call of the crash at 7:55 a.m. Preliminary investigation shows that a mini-van, driven by 21 year old Jennifer Lundergan of Huntingburg, Ind., was traveling toward Milton on Highway 36 when she attempted to pass another vehicle in very foggy conditions. Lundergan's van crashed head-on into a car driven by 41 year old Miachel Hancock-Eccles of Madison, Ind.