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Today's News

  • Rotary members meet new library head Dena Riley

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Tracy Poe is new principal at TCMS

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Although she is not a stranger to Trimble County Middle School, Tracy Poe is changing roles. Mrs. Poe is the new principal at TCMS.

  • Nickel tax recall petition certified by county clerk

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The petition submitted July 26, 2016, to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning by the Trimble County School District Board of Education Nickel Tax Recall Committee challenging the school nickel tax levy has been officially certified.
    “We certified the petition this morning,” Browning said Thursday, July 28. “The committee sent in a total of 595 names of which we found 541 qualified voters—54 names were scratched on guidance from the county attorney for various reasons.”

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 in Trimble District Court during the week of July 25, 2016 with the Honorable Judge Jerry Crosby presiding:
    FELONY

  • Milton hill landmark to reopen as bed/breakfast

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A Milton hill landmark will soon be resurrected to its former glory when the plans of a LaGrange couple come to fruition. A residence for the past five decades, the once renowned Long View Inn restaurant on the Milton hill curve will reopen this fall as a bed and breakfast.
    Bill and Starr Durant-Rason reside in LaGrange and own apartments in Madison so each day in their travels from home to their Madison properties they passed the little house behind the stone wall on the hill curve.

  • Nickel tax recall petition certified by county clerk

    By DAVE TAYLOR

    The Trimble Banner

    The petition submitted July 26, 2016, to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning by the Trimble County School District Board of Education Nickel Tax Recall Committee challenging the school nickel tax levy has been officially certified.

    “We certified the petition this morning,” Browning said Thursday, July 28. “The committee sent in a total of 595 names of which we found 541 qualified voters—54 names were scratched on guidance from the county attorney for various reasons.”

  • State court system ready to provide resources for felony expungement under new law

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Administrative Office of the Courts is offering resources to help those who want to apply for a felony expungement now that House Bill 40 has into effect.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    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 in Trimble District Court during the week of July 18, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:
    FELONY

  • More acreage preserved at Perryville Battlefield site of state’s largest battle

    PERRYVILLE, Ky. – The Civil War Trust has declared victory on three properties totalling 70 acres associated with the historic 1862 Perryville battlefield. This latest preservation success story was the result of a national fundraising campaign conducted by the Trust earlier this year. With the addition of these 70 acres, the Trust has helped save 1,027 acres at Perryville, the site of Kentucky’s largest, bloodiest Civil War battle.

  • Fruit fly phone fails

    My daughter calls me Fruit Fly.
    She explained this choice because, “You have the attention span of a fruit fly!”
    Fruit flies drift through life in a cloud. I live my life in a perpetual state of distraction.  Fruit flies don’t sting or bite but they do have the exasperating habit of flying into your eyes or up your nose. I’m not particularly mean. I am exasperating, but I will give your eyes and nose a wide berth. I exasperate in many, many other ways!