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Today's News

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Sept. 23, 1982)
     Fiscal Court met Thursday morning at a special meeting to approve the issue of bonds in the amount of $50,000,000 for the LG&E company’s Trimble County Generating Station at Wise’s Landing. The money is to be used in the completion of the pollution control facilities there.

    The Bedford Town Board met Monday night and presented a proposal to annex the area near Bedford called Bedford Commons. The six-acre tract off Cutshaw Lane is the site of the HUD backed project.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Why church?

    Scattered throughout any community are tiny, struggling churches.

    Sometimes they’re invisible. If you blink while driving past them you’ll miss them. Or they’re eyesores - run down, weather worn.

    In my 20 years covering local religion for the newspaper, I’ve gotten to know the people at some of these little churches.

    I’ve attended their services and could count the people in the pews with two hands and not need a third.

  • READERS ON VACATION
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Sept. 19
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, Sept. 20
    TCHS Lady Raiders volleyball hosts Shawe-Memorial 7:30 p.m.

    Sunday, Sept. 23
    Providence Baptist Church will hold a revival from Sept. 23-26 with special music and guest speaker, Mike Wilson. Nursery available. Sunday morning service at 11 a.m. and nightly services at 6:30 p.m. Everyone welcome.

    Monday, Sept. 24

  • Emerging from the fog
  • 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 the week of Sept. 10-Sept. 14, 2012.

    Sept. 11, 2012

    Felony

  • Area native author remembers ‘Growin’ Up Kentucky’

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    The Trimble Banner

    We live in disposable days: get it, use it, throw it away. With eyes glued to screens all day, we fail to see life as it is and was, beyond the digital world. We miss meaningful lessons others may leave behind. Unseen, these bits of history disappear without a trace.

  • County OKs Sheriff's Office requests

    The members of Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday approved the expenditure of up to $10,000 for the purchase of tasers on behalf of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department.

    The purchase would be made from county coffers, which would be reimbursed with funds appropriated for the purchase through a grant from the Kentucky Department of Homeland Security to the sheriff’s department.

  • Milton to tackle new water service policy

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK

    The Trimble Banner

    Due to chronic inconsistency in recent years, the Milton City Commission will soon hash out a new water service policy.

    At the monthly meeting held Sept. 13, Commissioner Jerry Harmon asked for an extra open meeting this month to start work on the City’s new water policy. Among other items, commissioners will address lifetime adjustments, service deposits and reconnection, as well as “cold check” policies.