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  • School board, city commissions on Nov. 6 ballot

    Election day is Tuesday, Nov. 6. The following profiles are published to familiarize voters with candidates appearing on the ballot in local races.

    School Board Races

    Kim Temple, 54

    Seeking the office of School Board Member, District 1

    How long have you been a Trimble County resident?

    I have been a Trimble County resident for 30 years.

    Where did you attend high school, college?

  • Board members hear updates of school construction work

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    The Trimble Banner

    During a special meeting of the Trimble County School Board, members of the board toured the new athletic complex and examined renovations to the Trimble County High School gym roof.

    Architect Stan Klausing, representative of project firm Scott-Klausing and Company, advised board members that roofing repairs are on hold due to some concerns about worker safety on the low slope roof area.

  • Alumni banquet Saturday

    Former students and teaching colleagues of J.T. Peniston will present a “Celebrity Roast” during this Saturday’s Trimble County Alumni Banquet. The “roast” of the longtime Trimble County educator and coach will be the featured entertainment of the banquet at the Bedford Elementary School. The event begins with a “Meet and Greet” gathering at 5 p.m., followed by the meal at 6 p.m.

  • Art Exhibition Winner
  • Mullins pleads guilty to 2008 Trimble murder

    A Trimble County man has pleaded guilty to a 2008 murder in Milton.  Clester E. “Cletus” Mullins, 37 years old from Milton, pleaded guilty Monday to the Dec. 6, 2008 murder of Steven Michael “Catfish” Jones.

    Mullins was arrested on Jan. 15, 2009, by Detective Todd Harwood on charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence. The tampering with physical evidence charge stemmed from Mullins’ having moved the body from the crime scene and dumped into a ravine near the Ohio River.

  • Trimble grad raises achievement in 3 districts in 6 years

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article was published in the September 2012 issue of District Administration, the most widely read publication for K12 district-level school leaders nationwide. It spotlights the work of Josh Powell, a 1993 Trimble County High School graduate who is currently the District Superintendent of Montgomery County (Ky.) schools. Josh is the son of the late Billy Jo Powell and the late Suzanne Graham, both of whom were also TCHS alumni.

    By Jennifer Elise Chase

  • County oks first payment to I-71 Task Force

    Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday approved the first payment of $7,500 as half of the annual fee required of each county to be part of the I-71 Corridor Regional Task Force, Inc.

    The judge-executives from Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Oldham, Owen and Trimble counties formed the organization in June with the goal of expanding local businesses and employment.

  • Trimble students in SkillsUSA conference

    Leadership training was the main focus this week of the statewide SkillsUSA conference at General Butler State Resort Park, but community service was the centerpiece of the three-day event.

    On Monday, more than 100 students from around Kentucky, including many from Carroll and Trimble counties, arrived early Monday to work on several projects to beautify the various areas of the park.

  • Meet the Artists reception Saturday at library

    The Trimble County Arts Council is sponsoring the Judith Pratt Shields Memorial Exhibition, featuring works by local artists. The exhibit is on display during the month of October at the Trimble County Public Library.

    The community is invited to a Meet the Artists reception this Saturday, Oct. 20 from 3-5 p.m. in the community room at the library.

  • Courts to shut down Oct. 15

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Judicial centers will be closed statewide and all court services will be unavailable Monday, Oct. 15, as the Kentucky Judicial Branch shuts down for the third of three furlough days in 2012.

    This will be the first time since Kentucky’s modern court system was formed in 1976 that the Judicial Branch must close judicial center doors to balance its budget.