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Today's News

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    There will be two new members of next year’s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.

  • 82 deficiencies identified in LG&E landfill plan

    The Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch has found 82 deficiencies in a permit application filed by LG&E and KU Energy for a proposed 189-acre special waste landfill to be located at the utility company’s Trimble County Generating Station.

    In a certified letter to LG&E and KU Energy engineer W. Paul Puckett, Solid Waste Branch Manager Ronald Gruzesky, P.E., said that the deficiencies were discovered during a review of the application filed by the utility on Jan. 4, 2014.

  • 7 selected Governor’s Scholars

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Class of 2015 is sending more students to the Governor’s Scholars Program than ever before. A record seven students were chosen for the 2014 summer program. Each student will have a choice from several programs to study while preparing for his/her future.

  • Memorial Day Service Monday at Courthouse lawn
  • Milton-Madison Bridge named ‘Project of the Year’

    Staff Report
    The American Society of Highway Engineers, Great Lakes Region has recognized the Milton-Madison Bridge Project with its prestigious “Project of the Year” award. The honor was awarded last month at ASHE’s annual OTEC Luncheon in Columbus, Ohio. Patrick Osborne, with Michael Baker International, accepted the award on behalf of the project team, which includes the Indiana Department of Transportation, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Michael Baker International and Walsh Construction.

  • Attitudes to Accomplish Your Goals
  • Crit Luallen sworn in as 56th Lieutenant Governor

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Affirming to uphold the Kentucky Constitution and pledging that she had never fought a duel, Crit Luallen, of Frankfort, was sworn in Thursday as Kentucky’s 56th Lieutenant Governor of Kentucky in a private ceremony.
    Gov. Steve Beshear appointed Lt. Gov. Luallen to the office after former Lt. Gov. Jerry Abramson resigned his post for a position with the White House.

  • Banner’s vote total incorrect in race for coroner

    The vote total for Trimble County Coroner Frederica Congleton in the Nov. 4 General Election as reported on Page 7 in last week’s issue of The Trimble Banner was incorrect.
    Mrs. Congleton, who was unopposed in her successful bid for re-election,  received 2,448 votes from the electorate instead of 1,667.
    We regret the error.

  • ‘Is God powerful?’

    A few weeks ago, I got an email at work with the subject line: “Is God powerful?”
    I thought the email would be about God’s power, but it was a political come-on to people of faith to vote for a certain candidate, who supposedly was God’s choice and to please send money.
    Actually, the email lost me at “the great state of Pennsylvania is wrestling with its destiny,” since I live in Florida.
    Not that I don’t care what happens in Pennsylvania, but Florida has enough issues to keep me awake at night.

  • Vevay (IN) announces bigger, brighter Christmas kick-off

    Vevay, Ind. - Visitors and locals to Switzerland County’s county seat of Vevay can expect a bigger and brighter kick-off for this year’s holiday season.