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Today's News

  • Legislators: Retirement programs ‘serious issue’

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Saturday’s Legislative Town Hall meeting at the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office was full of discussion about Governor Matt Bevin’s state budget, which lawmakers received from the Executive Office last week. Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, and Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, co-hosted the meeting to address issues under consideration by the General Assembly in the current legislative session.

  • GOP Presidential Caucus to be held in Henry Co.

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2016 Kentucky Republican Presidential Caucus will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at caucus locations in counties across the state. Trimble County Republican voters will participate in a regional caucus to be held from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the 4H Building at the Henry County Fairgrounds, 1106 Castle Highway, Eminence.
    Only registered Republicans are eligible to vote on March 5. Voters must have been registered Republicans by December 31, 2015.

  • Last week’s happenings in the Ky. General Assembly

    Getting our financial house in order.
    That was a theme Gov. Matt Bevin returned to several times as he gave his first budget address on Tuesday night during a joint session of the Kentucky General Assembly.
    The governor’s State of the Commonwealth Budget Address unveiled a two-year spending plan that calls for 9 percent cuts across state government with the much of the savings aimed at helping state pension systems meet obligations.

  • Raiders fall to Gallatin
  • Lady Raiders trash S. Oldham, fall victims to visiting Collins
  • Kentucky’s universities work to develop campus surveys of sexual assaults

    By Aaron Mudd
    Bowling Green Daily News
    As many as 1 in 5 women are sexually assaulted in college, according to a 2014 report from the White House Task Force to Protect Students from Sexual Assault.
    The task force names campus climate surveys as the first step to solving the problem, and universities in Kentucky are responding by developing their own.

  • Fun plus caution encouraged on Super Bowl Sunday

    Super Bowl Sunday is an annual tradition for family and friends, with an emphasis on house parties and restaurant gatherings that contribute to a relaxed atmosphere and more opportunities to drink alcohol.  With the Super Bowl taking place on Sun., Feb. 7, AAA East Central urges partygoers and party hosts to plan ahead to keep themselves and their guests’ safe this weekend.

  • 3 local accidents investigated

    Staff Report
    Local first responders responded to several motor vehicle accidents during the past week, according to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Jan. 25
    7:33 a.m., accident with property damage, 2691 Hwy. 421 N.
    8:38 a.m., motorist assist, 42 at Connector Rd.
    10:50 a.m., inspection, 195 Sunnyside Dr.
    2:14 p.m., process service, at State Hwy. Garage.
    3:44 p.m., process service, Stonestreet Rd.
    5:41 p.m., process service, block of 200 West St.
    Tuesday, Jan. 26
    9:57 a.m., lockout, 127 Pyles Rd.
    4:30 p.m., process service, block of 7900 Hwy. 42 W.
    6:18 p.m., process service, block of 200 Fairview Circle Dr.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following cases were heard the week of Jan. 25:
    FELONY
    Carmen England—preliminary hearing—flagrant nonsupport—continue to Feb. 23.