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Today's News

  • Locals offer feedback on bridge alternatives

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Local residents were introduced to three alternatives for traffic improvements on the approach to the new Milton-Madison Bridge during a public information meeting Thursday at the Milton Elementary School. The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet hosted the meeting, the purpose of which was to get public feedback on the three alternatives.
    The goals of the potential improvement to the Kentucky approach to the bridge are:
    l reduce traffic congestion
    l accommodate truck traffic with a wider pavement width

  • Fiscal Court has first reading on insurance tax increase

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court convened for their first meeting of 2015 Monday evening. Judge-Executive Jerry Powell recognized Crystal Heinz as the new county attorney and two newly elected magistrates, Don McCarty (district 4) and Kenny Green (district 2). Following the opening proceedings and regular formalities, the court agreed to re-appoint Regina Rand to the position of County Treasurer.

  • Hurst honored at holiday hoops event

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

  • Chorus formed at Trimble County Middle School

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Eighth grade reading teacher Erin Liter has formed a choir comprised of Trimble County Middle School students. They have been practicing daily until 5:00 p.m. for a multitude of weeks to prepare for upcoming performances. This organization provides students who are interested in music to explore and develop their vocal skills. With the absence of a music class Mrs. Liter realized TCMS needed a choir.

  • Crash claims 20-year-old Kayla Jackson

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Bedford resident Kayla Nicole Jackson suffered fatal injuries early Saturday in a single vehicle crash around the 1900 block of Hwy 42 East in Trimble County.
    According to Kentucky State Police public information officer Mitchel Hazelett, KSP dispatchers at Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a call of the crash at 2:11 a.m. Saturday. Preliminary investigation shows that the 20-year-old Jackson was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by Kyle D. Hawkins, 18, also from Bedford.

  • Mendenhall arraigned in death of Connie Hughes

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Nicholas Mendenhall was arraigned in Trimble County Circuit Court on Thursday, Dec. 18 on a charge of murder in connection with the Oct. 16 collision that caused the death of Bedford resident Connie Hughes.
    Through public defender Jessica Schulte, Mendenhal, 29, entered a not guilty plea in the hearing before Circuit Judge Karen Conrad.

  • Neighbors push six-county coalition

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Judge-executives of two counties bordering Trimble were on hand at Monday’s meeting of the Trimble County Fiscal Court to encourage local officials to remain active in a six-county coalition known as Kentucky Connected.
    The coalition was formed in June 2012, consisting of six counties—Gallatin, Owen, Carroll, Trimble, Henry and Oldham—along the Interstate 71 corridor in north central Kentucky in an effort to expand local businesses and employment.

  • Tax increase discussion to continue in January mtg

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court will revisit the Insurance Premium Tax issue at the January 19 meeting, according to Judge-Executive Jerry Powell who told the magistrates in Monday’s meeting that “we have got to increase our revenue. I feel it is my job to have the people to know and understand the condition of the county and our finances.”

  • Celebrating Veterans
  • Trimble’s Gary Ginn re-elected Fayette Coroner

    Staff Report
    Trimble County native Gary Ginn celebrated his re-election to a fourth term as Fayette County Coroner at the Bodley-Bullock House in downtown Lexington, on Tuesday evening, Nov. 4.
    Ginn received 55,523 votes which gave him a 20,068 vote win over his opponent. Joining him from Trimble County were June Ginn, Kathie Ginn, and Vicky and Rick Rand, State Representative. Rick Rand and the coroner were Trimble County High School classmates. They joined 75 other guests to watch the election results as they came in.