Local News

  • 4th graders enjoy Farm Bureau Ag Day at the Trimble County Park
  • School board approves 70.1 cent tax levy, eyes advanced accreditation

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Dr. Bob Arvin presented the Tax Levy Report during the Trimble County Board of Education’s regular meeting on Wednesday, Sept. 3. His report outlined the various tax revenue sources available to the district. In summation, Dr. Arvin suggested a 70.1 cent tax levy to be considered. The Board approved the 2016/2017 Tax Levy.

  • Family Court Judge changes campaign mtls

    Landmark News Service
    Interim Family Court Judge Doreen S. Goodwin has been asked by two state entities to change her campaign materials following a complaint from another candidate.
    Goodwin is running for the 12th Judicial Circuit District Two Family Court Judge position, which serves Oldham, Henry and Trimble counties. She is currently serving in the position until November’s General Election.

  • Sun smiles on festival weekend
  • Henry water district tackles large storage tank project

    By Chris Brooke
    Landmark News Service
    Because painting and repairing the 48-year-old, 200,000-gallon water tank would have cost a couple hundred thousand dollars, the Henry County Water District decided to install a new million-gallon tank, according to Director Jimmy Simpson.
    The old water tower, tall enough to loom over the trees on stilt-like legs on a rise just off U.S. 42 in Trimble County, obviously could use a fresh coat of paint, and Simpson said that goes inside and out.

  • Health issues, lower property values among concerns voiced at hearing on LG&E landfill

    The Trimble Banner
    “LG&E cares more about cave critters than it does human life.”
    This was one of many comments made by residents of Ogden Ridge Road Tuesday, Aug. 30. The Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch held a public hearing on the Louisville Gas & Electric-Trimble County Generating Station Permit no. 112-00008/Agency Interest No. 4054.

  • Memorial balloon launch
  • Charlene Kelley opts out of nursing for (Mo) Money

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The owner/operator of (Mo) Money is not a stranger to hard work, helping others and working on an extremely tight budget. However, this lady is on a mission and has found that although working for yourself, may take more hours per week, the payoff is well worth your effort. Charlene Kelley has finally become free of the everyday, punch a clock, hum drum of an hourly J.O.B. Instead, she works from her beautiful river home, working with other affiliates in a relaxing atmosphere.

  • Leg found on riverbank

    The Trimble Banner
    An investigation is underway to determine what happened to a victim after a human leg was found along the banks of the Ohio River downriver from Madison.

  • Apple Festival rapidly approaches

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The 26th Annual Trimble County Apple Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 10, from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. and Sunday, Sept. 11, from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Events include an Apple Pie Baking Contest & Auction, Beauty Pageant Contests, Apple Cider Relay Race and a drawing for the beautiful 2016 quilt made the Trimble Thimbles.
    New this year, on Saturday morning at 8 a.m., a 5K Run/Walk will be held and on both days, the Trimble County Public Library will provide a children’s activities tent.