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  • Judicial nominating commission named

    Staff Report
    The first step in the process to name a successor to the bench vacancy of 12th Circuit Family Judge has been taken. Governor Matt Bevin has appointed a nominating commission to appoint a successor to Tim Feeley who resigned in February to take a new job in the Bevin administration as deputy secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services.
    Melvin Smith, Neal Kimball, Doreen Carlson and Tom Emanuel have been appointed by Gov. Bevin to the 12th Judicial Circuit and District Nominating Commission (Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties).

  • KIPDA to map Bedford’s sewer

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Two important items were brought before the Bedford City Commission Tuesday morning. The commissioner are taking action to help the City of Bedford.

  • First meeting is Tuesday, March 22 for schools’ Local Planning Committee

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Local Planning Committee (LPC), in accordance with the Kentucky Facilities Planning Manual 702 KAR 4:180, will hold its first meeting on March 22, 2016 at 5:30 p.m. at the Trimble County High School Library. The meeting will be followed by a Public Forum at 6:00 p.m.

  • Planning and zoning topic at Milton Commission

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Kentucky GOP Presidential Caucus: By the Numbers

    A total of 210 Trimble County voters cast ballots in Saturday’s caucus. Trimble voters cast ballots in Eminence. Sen. Ted Cruz carried Trimble County with 94 votes with Donald Trump finishing second with 73. Gov. John Kasich tallied 22 votes for third place ahead of Sen. Marco Rubio with 16. A few other votes were scattered among candidates who have already dropped out of the race.
    229,667 Republicans voted in the Kentucky Republican Presidential Caucus.

  • KFB supports agriculture bill co-sponsored by Rand

    Staff Report
    Louisville, KY–Scores of Kentucky Farm Bureau members made their way to Frankfort last week to meet with their state legislators during the KFB Legislative Drive-In/Food Check-Out Day.
    Traditionally the event has taken place on two separate days; one reserved as an opportunity for KFB members to inform their respective legislators of the organization’s priority issues and any legislation they support; the other as a time to bring awareness to food costs in the state and across the country.

  • Trump drives Ky. turnout, for and against, beats Cruz

    By Al Cross
    Director, Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
    GEORGETOWN, Ky. – Donald J. Trump drove surprisingly strong turnout in Kentucky’s first-ever Republican presidential caucuses that he won Saturday.
    “I want to see change and I think he’s the man who will do it,” Georgetown auctioneer Chip Foley said. “I’m fed up with the insiders.”

  • LADY RAIDERS ADVANCE TO STATE!

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Cinderella finally found the glass slipper she lost 35 years ago.

  • Ribbon reception
  • Ky. Presidential Caucus is Saturday

    Staff Report
    Kentucky Republicans will cast their votes for Republican candidates for president at a caucus this Saturday, March 5. The caucus, which is run by the state Republican Party and county parties, replaces the usual presidential primary in May.
    By holding a caucus on Saturday, Republican voters in Kentucky will have an earlier impact on the presidential race, at a time when candidates are still competing to win more states and their delegates to secure the presidential nomination.