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Today's News

  • Trimble’s Runnin’ Raiders qualify for KHSAA state meet

    Trimble County High School’s cross country team enjoyed an excellent showing at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class 1A Region 5 Cross County Championship Saturday. The event was held on the campus of Lexington Christian Academy in Lexington.

    Trimble took first place in the boys’ competition with a score of 65 in the 5K run, out-pointing Sayre (68), Bracken County (84), Burgin (84), Danville (97), Owen County (132) and Lexington Christian (139).

  • Alumni assistance sought for TCHS centennial

    The next meeting of the Trimble County Alumni Association will be held Tuesday, Nov. 15 at 7 p.m. at the new Trimble County Public Library.

    The alumni association as it currently exists was organized in 1964 to enable alumni of both Trimble County High School and the former Milton High School to stay connected with each other, hold an annual sit-down banquet/reunion and sustain camaraderie among former school mates in the years beyond the classroom. At the second banquet in 1966 the attendees established college scholarship for deserving senior graduates.

  • KSP to conduct safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Nov. 21 – Dec. 5, 2011.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • National Emergency Alert System scheduled to test at 2 p.m. today

    By Beth Smith

    The Gleaner

    The United States will experience its first nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System this afternoon.

    The 3 ½ minute test will occur at 2 p.m. EST on Nov. 9, and is being conducted by the Federal Emergency Management Agency, the Federal Communications Commission and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

  • News of Public Record 11-09-11

    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 in court the week of Oct. 31-Nov. 4, 2011.

    Felony

  • Kentucky State Police honors latest Medal of Honor recipient
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Nov. 9
    Trimble County Middle School will honor veterans in our community with a visual exhibit, as well as a short program from 9-9:45 a.m. Refreshments will be provided afterward.

    Friday, Nov. 11
    Trimble County Fiscal Court will hold a work session at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, to discuss animal control ordinances. The public is invited to attend and give feedback on animal control and what should be included in documents of enforcement for the county’s soon-to-be-hired animal control officer.

    Saturday, Nov. 12

  • Trimble alumni planning session at library Tuesday

    The Trimble County Alumni Association will hold a work session at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 15, at the Trimble County Public Library to discuss plans for the annual Alumni Banquet, the Trimble County High School centennial celebration and fundraising ideas to benefit the Alumni Scholarship. All Trimble and Milton High School alumni are encouraged to participate and bring ideas.

  • Public input sought at Fiscal Court work session Friday

    Trimble County Fiscal Court will hold a work session at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 11, to discuss animal control ordinances. The public is invited to attend and give feedback on animal control and what should be included in documents of enforcement for the county’s soon-to-be-hired animal control officer.
     

  • Monty Coffin: Brilliant career military veteran

    By Robert B. Stewart  

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    As we pause this Veterans Day to honor the men and women of our armed services, Trimble County can be especially proud of native son Colonel Monty D. Coffin (1927-2000), whose Air Force career took him around the globe, but who never forgot his Kentucky roots.