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    Jan. 29, 1987 (30 Years Ago)
    Trimble County received a blast of arctic cold weather last week. Temperatures dropped to as much as 15 degrees below zero were reported throughout the county.

  • Constable bill deserves close look

    The State Journal

    A northern Kentucky lawmaker’s bill to give counties the option of eliminating the job of constable — and cities the option to strip constables of their police powers — merits close consideration.

    The bill by Rep. Adam Koenig, R-Erlanger, would let voters decide whether to amend the state constitution, which in 1850 created a law enforcement job that has long outlived its usefulness. If the referendum passed, the fiscal court in each county would decide whether to continue electing constables.

  • Top 10 facts about education in Ky.

    Since we became a state in 1792, Kentucky has been committed to education. It is that commitment that led to key education decisions in the Civil Rights movement, the passage of the landmark 1990 Kentucky Education Reform Act (KERA) and the 19-year-old Kentucky Postsecondary Education Improvement Act.

  • Tri-County Community Action Agency focus of presentation

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Tri-County Community Action Agency (TCCAA) has served Henry, Oldham and Trimble Counties for 42 years with the promotion of self-sufficiency programming. Community Actions are designed to identify needs of communities and to annually design plans to address those needs.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Tuesday, Feb. 7
    Feed the Children meeting will be held at 6:00 p.m. at the FRYSC office at the north end of Trimble County High School.
    Thursday, Feb. 9
    Milton City Commission meets at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building on U.S. 421N
    Wednesday, Feb. 15
    Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 6:30 p.m. at the Board Office.
    Monday, Feb. 20
    Trimble County Fiscal Court meets at 9 a.m. in the meeting room of the judge-executive office annex to the Trimble County Courthouse.
    Tuesday, Feb. 21

  • 324 lives saved through Ky. organ donation in ‘16

    Staff Report
    “As we sat beside my 5-month-old son’s hospital bed, we begged God for a miracle. Smith had been fighting 24 hours for his life but, really, he had fought since birth. Smith was born with a rare liver disease called Biliary Atresia. The bile ducts in his liver were not formed correctly. Bile was trapped and quickly caused cirrhosis to his liver,” explains Smith Webster’s mom, Holly from Jefferson County.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Jan. 23
    6:01 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    7:51 p.m., Emergency Medical Services call, 100 block Luckett Ave
    Tuesday, Jan. 24
    7:51 a.m., juvenile out of control, Milton Elementary School
    12:16 p.m., information, en route to Our Lady of Peace
    2:20 p.m., process service, 100 block Sunnyside Dr
    3:11 p.m., process service, 8600 block U.S. Hwy 42W
    Wednesday, Jan. 25
    9:49 a.m., overdose, 4400 block Coopers Bottom Rd
    Thursday, Jan. 26


    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 decisions were rendered Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2017, in Trimble County District Court with the Hon. Jerry D. Crosby III presiding.

  • Teacher Spotlight: Erin Liter

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Growing up, I’ve always been heavily inspired by my teachers. In my experience as a student, there’s always been a teacher there to challenge me to do better, motivate me to aspire to higher goals, present me with the gift of higher knowledge, and truly awaken every ounce of creative and artistic expression that was previously unrealized.