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  • News of Public Record 09-21-11

    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. 12-Sept 16.

    Felony

  • Pier Rehab
  • State audit: LG&E and KU customer service lacking

    From the KPA News Content Service

    FRANKFORT – An independent review ordered by the Kentucky Public Service Commission has found numerous problems with customer service operations at Louisville Gas and Electric Co. and Kentucky Utilities Co.

    In a report issued Wednesday by the PSC, an outside consultant noted that the two utilities – the largest in Kentucky – are regularly failing to meet their own internal performance standards. The report makes specific recommendations to correct the shortcomings.

  • Out of court settlement reached in city lawsuit

    The Milton City Commission, on Sept. 6, approved authorization for Mayor Denny Jackson to enter into a settlement agreement with former City Clerk/Treasurer Shannon Hoskins on claims related to the City’s employment of Hoskins for more than a decade until her termination of employment on July 23, 2010.

  • Grant approval sets ‘aggressive schedule’ for animal shelter

    The approval of a state grant for $150,000 for the animal shelter proposed jointly by the fiscal courts of both Trimble and Henry counties has put the project on the fast track toward completion within three months.

    Trimble and Henry counties were recently awarded a $150,000 grant through the Animal Control Advisory Board, a division of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture.

  • Homecoming Week
  • Sept. 18-24 is National Farm Safety and Health Week

    Now that the corn is as high as an elephant’s eye, Kentucky farmers are busy harvesting crops across the state – and that means drivers are more likely to encounter slow-moving farm equipment on the roadways. The staff of Kentucky Farm Bureau urges motorists to slow down and share the road this fall, especially as we celebrate National Farm Safety and Health Week, September 18-24.

  • Fall Forestry Webinar Series set for woodland owners

    Area land owners, with an interest in woodlands, may want to check out one of the Fall Forestry Webinar Series being offered at the Trimble County Extension Office beginning on October 18th and continuing into November. Each webinar will be carried live from UK’s Lexington campus and will be conducted by UK Extension Forestry Specialists. Sessions will start at 6:30 PM and conclude by 8:00 PM. The schedule, program topics and speakers are as follows:

    October 18

  • Creating more holiday enjoyment with less expense

    Have you started the Christmas holiday shopping countdown yet? It may sound crazy since we are still enjoying the last days of summer, but with only slightly over 100 shopping days left, it is time to start thinking about a holiday budget. To avoid the holiday crunch on your wallet at the end of the year, plan for holiday expenses throughout the year.  

  • 1862 battle broke spirit of resident Henry Bottom

    Perryville resident Henry Bottom–known commonly as Squire Bottom to his many friends–was a farmer and justice of the peace whose home was caught in the crossfire of Kentucky’s largest battle.  After the fight, Bottom’s house became a field hospital. According to one eyewitness, a pile of amputated arms and legs, “some with shoes on, others with socks,” stood “four or five feet high” in one corner of the yard.