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  • 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.

  • Tina Browning becomes county clerk

    On Friday, Aug. 24, Tina Browning became the first woman in county history to hold the title Trimble County Clerk.

    Browning was sworn in Friday by Circuit Court Judge Karen A. Conrad to fill the vacancy created when former County Clerk Jerry Powell was sworn in as the new Trimble County judge-executive. Browning has served as a deputy clerk in the clerk’s office for nearly 20 years.

  • Jerry Powell is new Trimble Judge-Executive

    Jerry Powell, who has served as Trimble County Clerk for nearly 23 years, was sworn in Friday afternoon as the new Trimble County Judge-Executive.

    Powell, a 1965 Trimble County High School graduate, worked at the Bedford Loan & Deposit Bank for nearly 15 years before seeking the only elected office he has held. A 1974 Western Kentucky University graduate, Powell is also a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War.