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    October 30, 1986 (30 years ago)

  • Rand endorses resource protection

    Over the last 50 years, usually around the time fall colors are in full bloom, state and federal officials dedicate a week to highlight all of the products our forests provide.
    Kentucky, of course, has been blessed more than most states. Trees cover nearly half of our 25 million acres, and we are among the nation’s leaders – and first in the South – when it comes to hardwood production.

  • TCHS Class of 1981 to hold reunion Saturday

    The Trimble County High School Class of 1981 has scheduled their 35-year reunion for
    Saturday, October 29, 2016, at Broadway Hotel Restaurant & Tavern located at 313 Broadway Street in Madison, Indiana, starting at 7:00 p.m. There will be no reservation costs; classmates may order food and drinks off menu if interested. The dress will be casual. No formal invitations will be mailed; please use e-mail, Facebook, phone calls and word of mouth to inform other classmates of the reunion date. Please call Marcia Haney Dunaway at 502-255-7191 with any questions.

  • Palmyra Community Halloween Party set

    Nick and Tammy Nixon are once again hosting the Palmyra Community Halloween celebration at their farm, located at 1066 Palmyra Road. The event will be held at 6 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 29.
    Bring your little ghouls for a howling good time. Too old to trick or treat? Bring your goodies, park in the field and treat the little goblins. You’re welcome to bring a dish but it is not required. There will be good eats for everyone!

  • Tax rate questions answered and their impact locally

    Dear Readers,
    This week I would like to clear up some questions I have had about tax rates in the county and how the nickel tax will impact the tax rates pass or fail. I hope to give a better understanding by clearly defining the 4% tax rate, Compensating Tax Rate, and the Recallable Nickel Tax Rate (should it pass.) The bullets below explain these items for the current year:

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, Oct. 29
    Trunk or Treat from 4-6 p.m. at Bedford Springs Church on Shepherd Lane (across from nursing home) in the church parking lot.
    Palmyra Community Halloween celebration at the Nixon farm, located at 1066 Palmyra Road. The event will be held at 6 p.m.
    Trimble County High School Class of 1981 reunion at the Broadway  Hotel Restaurant and Tavern in Madison at 7:00 p.m.
    Sunday, Oct. 30

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Sunday, Oct. 16
    12:35 a.m., Traffic Stop, 28 McCord Ln
    3:47 a.m., Traffic Stop, Mt. Byrd Church
    Monday, Oct. 17
    4:42 p.m., Abandoned Vehicle, 371 Sportsman Ln
    Tuesday, Oct. 18
    7:50 a.m., Traffic Stop, Milton Elementary
    11:01 a.m., Social Service Referral, Webb Ln
    5:38 p.m., Accident with injuries, Highway 421 N
    3:25 p.m., Assault, 36 Alexander Ave
    4:46 p.m., DUI, Trimble CPS
    Wednesday, Oct. 19
    8:52 a.m., Lockout, 91 Pyles Rd
    Thursday, Oct. 20


    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 during the week of Oct. 17, 2016 in Trimble District Court:

  • Bruner joins circuit court clerk colleagues for educational sessions

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy M. Bruner joined other circuit clerks from across the state at the 2016 Circuit Court Clerks Fall College in Lexington. The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the educational program Sept. 26-29 for the state’s circuit court clerks.
    The circuit court clerks received an update on the court system from AOC Director Laurie K. Dudgeon and attended sessions on jury management, record retention and court technology.