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    By REP. GREG STUMBO, Speaker
    Kentucky House of Representatives
    When it comes to solving the big issues of the day, President Eisenhower had it right when he said, “If you can’t solve a problem, enlarge it.”

  • October is time for energy awareness in commonwealth

    In a month where we often turn on the air conditioning during the day but the heat at night, it seems appropriate that October has been set aside nationally to raise awareness of our energy needs.
    This annual designation began nearly a quarter-century ago and gives us an opportunity to especially highlight renewable fuels and energy conservation, twin areas where Kentucky routinely gets high marks.

  • Heating assistance available from Tri-County Community Agency

    The Trimble Banner
    The recent cold snap serves as a reminder that cold weather season is just around the corner. The cost of home heating is a problem for many low-income Kentuckians. Your local Tri-County Community Action Agency may be able to help through LIHEAP, otherwise known as the Low-Income Heating Energy Assistance Program.

  • Scam using KSP phone number

    The Kentucky State Police would like the make the public aware of an ongoing scam defrauding individuals by using a Kentucky State Police phone number.

  • Milton robbery suspect apprehended in Madison

    A 50-year-old Madison woman has been arrested in connection with an alleged robbery of the Milton Discount Tobacco store, located on Coopers Bottom Road in Milton, according to Trooper Joshua Lawson, spokesman for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg. The alleged robbery occurred at around 3:44 p.m. on Tuesday, October 13.
    The suspect, Fayetta Weston, was identified through surveillance footage and a witness at the scene. The Kentucky State Police obtained a warrant for the arrest of Weston for Robbery 1st Degree.

  • Four escape injury in plane incident on river

    The Trimble Banner
    Four people on a floatplane escaped injury late Wednesday afternoon when the craft capsized in the Ohio River. The incident occurred just off the Trimble County shore near the Indiana-Kentucky Electric Corporation west of Madison, according to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

  • Strasemeier marks 60 years at Milton bank

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Marie Strasemeier celebrated her 60th year of employment at the Farmers Bank of Milton on October 17, 2015. She was hired in 1955 as a bookkeeper.
    On Friday, October 16, the bank held a celebration for Marie to acknowledge her career.
    “Wonderful lady to work with she keeps us all in line,” Executive Assistant Dawn Peak told The Trimble Banner.

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  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Oct. 5
    4:05 p.m. social services, block of 200 Meadowlark Ct.
    Tuesday, Oct. 6
    1:04 p.m. process service, block of 100 Fairground Rd.
    2:26 p.m. process service, block of 10800 Highway 421 N.
    Wednesday, Oct. 7
    8:00 a.m. reckless driver at Hwy. 42.
    1:22 p.m. welfare check, Riverdale trailer park.
    4:57 p.m. social service referrals, block of 2300 Peck Pike.
    Thursday, Oct. 8
    4:18 p.m. welfare check, Peck Pike.
    6:19 p.m. property dispute, 4000 Peck Pike.