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Local News

  • Assault reports investigated

    Separate incidents listed as entries in last week’s Trimble County Sheriff’s Department log have been under investigation by local law enforcement authorities.

  • County OKs Sheriff's Office requests

    The members of Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday approved the expenditure of up to $10,000 for the purchase of tasers on behalf of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department.

    The purchase would be made from county coffers, which would be reimbursed with funds appropriated for the purchase through a grant from the Kentucky Department of Homeland Security to the sheriff’s department.

  • Milton to tackle new water service policy

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK

    The Trimble Banner

    Due to chronic inconsistency in recent years, the Milton City Commission will soon hash out a new water service policy.

    At the monthly meeting held Sept. 13, Commissioner Jerry Harmon asked for an extra open meeting this month to start work on the City’s new water policy. Among other items, commissioners will address lifetime adjustments, service deposits and reconnection, as well as “cold check” policies.

  • Police eradicate pot crop valued at $280,000

    Local law enforcement officers from the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police confiscated and destroyed a crop of what Sheriff Tim Coons termed “very high quality” marijuana with a street value of $280,000 on Monday, Sept. 10.

    “There are suspects in this case,” Coons said. “This is an ongoing investigation. It’s still an open case.”

  • Marching Raiders field all-classical program

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK

    The Trimble Banner

    Forget what you think you know about marching bands. Skip the half-time trip to the concession stands. Stay put -- and be prepared to listen and learn. This fall, for the first time in the school’s history, Trimble County High School’s Marching Raiders will present an all-classical music field show.

  • Trimble High’s ACT scores 21st in Kentucky

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK

    The Trimble Banner

    The results are in -- and this fall Trimble County High School seniors can give themselves a well-deserved pat on the back. ACT (American College Testing) scores for 2011/2012 jumped from 17.3 in recent years to 20.8, which puts Trimble County at 21st out of 229 participating schools statewide this year.

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  • Former TC residents in fatal crash

    Two former Trimble County residents were fatally injured in a one-vehicle accident in Henderson County, Tennessee Saturday.

    An accident report provided by the Tennessee Highway Patrol, Jackson Division, said Linda L. Tingle Webster, 60, of Louisville, and her sister, Thelma Jo Tingle Gray, 63, of Vevay, Ind., sustained fatal injuries in an accident that occurred shortly after 3 p.m. Saturday near the 117 mile marker on Interstate 40 in western Tenn.

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  • AT&T teaches Trimble students dangers of texting and driving

    The Trimble CARES Coalition hosted a texting and driving simulator from AT&T Friday to highlight the dangers of sending text messages while maneuvering a car.

    The simulator is part of the company’s “It Can Wait” campaign, which intends to raise awareness of the dangers of texting while driving. Sept. 19 is planned to be a national day of action for the campaign.