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Today's News

  • Robinson enters Alford pleas in Trimble animal abuse case

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Marlena Robinson entered Alford pleas last week to one count of cruelty to animals (Class A misdemeanor) and one count of improper disposal of animal carcasses (class B misdemeanor) in connection with the finding in February of numerous equine corpses on her farm on Perkinson Lane in Trimble County.
    In an Alford plea, the defendant does not admit the act and asserts innocence, but admits that sufficient evidence exists with which the prosecution could likely convince a judge or jury to find the defendant guilty..

  • Evangelist marker dedication Sunday

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Numerous organizations, under the leadership of the Trimble County Historical Society, will pay homage to Trimble County native, Dr. Henry Clay Morrison, Sunday, at the Hickory Grove United Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m.
    Morrison, a well-known international evangelist, publisher and author in the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries, twice served as president of Asbury College (now University) in Wilmore, and founded Asbury Theological Seminary in 1923.

  • Public inspects P&Z Comprehensive Plan

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Planning and Zoning Commission held a public hearing on April 11 at the old Trimble County Middle School gymnasium to provide the public with an opportunity to view the goals and objectives drafted for the Trimble County Comprehensive Plan. This was a time for the citizens of Bedford and Milton to provide input, ask questions and voice concerns with the plan.

  • Nickel tax petition submitted to clerk

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    A petition challenging the nickel tax levied recently by the Trimble County Board of Education has been returned to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning. The petition seeks a recall election in an attempt to allow all voters in the county to have a vote on the issue.

  • Be ready for ticks

    The lone star tick and the American dog tick (Figure 1) are common problem species found in Kentucky and much of the eastern U.S. They are a significant threat to everyone who works, plays, hunts, hikes, or camps in or around overgrown or undisturbed areas. Reactions to bites vary from person to person based on the body’s response to the salivary mix injected by ticks as they feed. The special misery of the lone star tick bite can linger for 7 to 10 days, and there is the potential for secondary infection if the wound is contaminated during scratching.

  • Give blood and help save lives this spring

    Eligible blood donors of all blood types are encouraged to give blood through the American Red Cross this spring to help ensure a sufficient supply for hospital patients.

  • Sleep choreography
  • Time to get out and play
  • Introducing Kentuckiana News online

    EDITOR’S NOTE: This Taking Care of Business article is continued from last week.
    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    During the construction of the new Milton-Madison Bridge, Debbie Crawford established a Facebook page dedicated to keeping local residents updated on the construction process.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Dennie Brierly

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Mr. Dennie Brierly is someone I speak to on a daily basis. Despite the fact that I haven’t been enrolled in one of his classes since my freshman year, he still stops me to say hello whenever or wherever I see him. No matter if I bump into him in the hall or happen to see him on the street somewhere, Mr. Brierly is constantly smiling and asking me how I’m doing.