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  • News of Public Record 09-28-11

    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 Sept19-Sept 23, 2011.


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  • Trimble’s jobless rate drops 3% since Aug. ‘10

    Trimble County’s jobless rate improved by three percentage points over a year ago, according to statistics released by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. According to the Cabinet’s August statistics, 375 of the county’s available civilian work force of 4,359 eligible workers are without jobs, for an unemployment rate of 8.6 percent. The rate fell from 9.1 percent a month earlier, and improved from 11.6 percent in August 2010.

  • President outlines plan to create more jobs

    On Sept. 8, President Barak Obama outlined to Congress his ideas for getting America out of a recession that has dragged on for several years and has cost millions of jobs.

    His $447 billion package, he says, will not add to the country’s deficit or “put a drag on our economy.”


    The skies were drenching the rich farmlands of Trimble County but the dark skies and sloppy conditions didn’t deter local residents from celebrating the Grand Opening of the community’s new library. The facility’s meeting room was overflowing as dignitaries praised the work of the locals, architects and contractors for the beauty of the state-of-the-art library.

  • Ohio River bridges highlight nation’s aging infrastructure

    By John Cheeves
    Lexington Herald-Leader

    President Barack Obama is using a crumbling Kentucky bridge over the Ohio River as a prime example of the need to rebuild the nation’s aging infrastructure.

    “There are private construction companies all across America just waiting to get to work,” Obama told Congress on Sept. 8, unveiling his newest job-creation plan. “There’s a bridge that needs repair between Ohio and Kentucky that’s on one of the busiest trucking routes in North America.”

  • Conservation recruits sought

    FRANKFORT, Ky. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking to fill 28 conservation officer recruit positions.

    Applicants must create an account online through the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet website and apply to the posting, which will be open for 10 days.

    The size of the recruit class depends on the vacancies at the time, said Capt. Myra Minton, acting assistant director of the Law Enforcement Division of Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.

  • Statewide 2nd Sunday is Oct. 9 to promote activity

    Mark your calendar today—the next statewide 2nd Sunday is Oct. 9. 2nd Sunday is designed to get individuals, families and children moving and engaged in activity—whether they bike, walk, run, play or participate in fun and healthy activities.

  • Good planning a necessity to meet winter hay needs

    Hay availability in Kentucky may be short this winter because of multiple, compounded issues. Due to weather events—last year’s drought and this year’s early record rainfall—both hay quality and yield are down. It is important to protect the hay crop you have and use it wisely—that smart conservation and planning will help make hay last longer through the winter according to Tom Keene, UK Extension hay specialist.