Today's News

  • Feeley resigns as family judge

    Landmark News Service
    After more than ten years, 12th Circuit Family Judge Tim Feeley has resigned from his position to take a new job as deputy secretary for the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS).  
    “I was contacted at the beginning of the month by the governor’s office asking if I would take a position in the Bevin administration,” Feeley said.  
    As deputy secretary for CHFS, Feeley’s responsibilities have dramatically expanded.  

  • Trackside opens for business

    By Chris Brooke
    Landmark News Service
    Trackside Butcher Shoppe opened in the second week of deer season and processed 70 animals that hunters brought in, according to co-owner Chris Wright.
    Then, the nearly $1 million, 6,000-square-foot facility went straight into livestock processing.

  • GOP Presidential Caucus to be held in Henry Co.

    The Trimble Banner
    The 2016 Kentucky Republican Presidential Caucus will be held on Saturday, March 5, 2016, at caucus locations in counties across the state. Trimble County Republican voters will participate in a regional caucus to be held from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., at the 4H Building at the Henry County Fairgrounds, 1106 Castle Highway, Eminence.
    Only registered Republicans are eligible to vote on March 5. Voters must have been registered Republicans by December 31, 2015.

  • Legislators: Retirement programs ‘serious issue’

    The Trimble Banner
    Saturday’s Legislative Town Hall meeting at the Trimble County Judge-Executive’s office was full of discussion about Governor Matt Bevin’s state budget, which lawmakers received from the Executive Office last week. Sen. Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, and Rep. Rick Rand, D-Bedford, co-hosted the meeting to address issues under consideration by the General Assembly in the current legislative session.

  • At the State Capitol
  • Noise

    I suffer from a rare malady. It’s called Unintentional Clamor Syndrome. Basically, the more I try to be quiet, the louder I become. When my condition is active I will manage to tip over objects which have been in the same location for years. The ensuing crash is usually spectacular and deafening. Once I’ve created an unexpected noise it is guaranteed to cause the dogs to bark, the cats to flee, my mother-in law to drop a stitch in her knitting, and the neighbors to shake their heads in dismay.

  • TCHS student earns scholarship

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On January 16, 2016, Brennan Kunkel received a scholarship from the Kentucky Association of Fair and Horse Shows Youth Scholarship (KFHAS). Each county fair may nominate one person for the scholarship. “I was notified in August by Trimble County Fair Board president, Linda Craig, that I was nominated by the Trimble County Fair Board. The next step was to complete the application,” Kunkel explained.

  • Feeling down? It might be seasonal affective disorder

    If you find yourself feeling down, depressed, moody or irritable during a particular time of the year, you may suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder.
    According to the Mayo Clinic, SAD is a type of depression linked to seasonal changes, and it begins and ends around the same time every year. For the majority of people, symptoms start in the fall or winter but quit with the coming of spring or early summer.

  • Meeting on industrial hemp production Feb. 2
  • Miracle addresses criticism

    Dear Readers,