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  • Tax recall petition certified

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The petition submitted April 17, 2017, to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning by the Trimble County School District Board of Education Nickel Tax Recall Committee challenging the school nickel tax levy has been officially certified.

  • Historical society, visiting dignitaries honor Trimble native son, Dr. H.C. Morrison
  • Downey enters guilty plea in murder of Angela Hall

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    A Henry County man entered guilty pleas In Trimble County Circuit Court Thursday, April 20, in connection with the Nov. 2015 death of Angela Hall.
    John Willis Downey, 32 of New Castle, appeared with attorney Nathan Goodrich of the public defender’s office before Circuit Judge Karen Conrad to enter pleas of guilty on charges of murder, kidnapping and tampering with evidence. The murder and kidnapping charges are capital offenses, the tampering charge is a class D felony.

  • Kaylee Clifford named to Ky. All Star Team

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Trimble County High School senior Kaylee Clifford has been selected as one of 12 members of the prestigious 2017 Kentucky All Stars basketball team. The official announcement was made Tuesday by the Kentucky Lions Eye Foundation, sponsor of the Kentucky All-Star Basketball Classic. The All Stars will play a team of Indiana All Stars in two games over one weekend in June.

  • Nickel tax petition submitted to clerk

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    A petition challenging the nickel tax levied recently by the Trimble County Board of Education has been returned to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning. The petition seeks a recall election in an attempt to allow all voters in the county to have a vote on the issue.

  • Public inspects P&Z Comprehensive Plan

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on April 11 at the old Trimble County Middle School gymnasium to provide the public with an opportunity to view the goals and objectives drafted for the Trimble County Comprehensive Plan. This was a time for the citizens of Bedford and Milton to provide input, ask questions and voice concerns with the plan.

  • Evangelist marker dedication Sunday

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Numerous organizations, under the leadership of the Trimble County Historical Society, will pay homage to Trimble County native, Dr. Henry Clay Morrison, Sunday, at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m.
    Morrison, a well-known international evangelist, publisher and author in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries, twice served as president of Asbury College (now University) in Wilmore, and founded Asbury Theological Seminary in 1923.

  • Robinson enters Alford pleas in Trimble animal abuse case

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Marlena Robinson entered Alford pleas last week to one count of cruelty to animals (Class A misdemeanor) and one count of improper disposal of animal carcasses (class B misdemeanor) in connection with the finding in February of numerous equine corpses on her farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.
    In an Alford plea, the defendant does not admit the act and asserts innocence, but admits that sufficient evidence exists with which the prosecution could likely convince a judge or jury to find the defendant guilty..

  • Trimble native, Asbury Seminary founder H.C. Morrison subject of upcoming local events

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County native, Dr. Henry Clay Morrison, was born March 10, 1857 and died March 24, 1942. His father, James Morrison married a widow, Emily Durham English of Danville, and they moved to Westport with her daughter, also named Emily.

  • Trimble gospel group recording new album

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    The vocals and basic instrument tracks are “in the can” for a new upcoming album by Trimble County’s gospel music ensemble, The Infinite Realm.