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     30 Years Ago (May 21, 1981)
    There are now approximately 150 workers employed in construction at the LG&E Company in Wises Landing. As the work progresses, at least 500 construction employees will be employed there, and the total payroll will be about $14 million per year.

    A new doctor is coming to Trimble County. Dr. Roderick H. McGregor from New Glasgow, Nova Scotia is waiting for immigration papers and hopes to relocate by mid-summer.

    Lt. Gov. Martha Layne Collins addressed the graduating class of 1981.

  • Concert review: Band music is alive and well at TCHS

    Harold Rothert would be pleased.

    Instrumental music is alive and well in the Trimble County school system. Monday’s concert at the Trimble County Middle School gymnasium featured not only good band music but a houseful of parents and grandparents who beamed with pride as the sixth grade band, the seventh and eighth grade band and high school band presented their annual spring concert.

    Who was Harold Rothert?

  • Team oversees efforts to mitigate impacts of bridge construction

    A mitigation team is overseeing plans and available funding for addressing negative impacts, which are expected to be encountered during the construction of a new U.S. 421 bridge over the Ohio River between Milton and Madison.

    When the Federal Highway Administration considers construction projects they must by law consider the impact on the environment and on historic properties. When there is a negative impact, funds are made available to mitigate that impact.

  • What's Happening in Trimble County

    Thursday, May 26
    Trimble County School District Local Planning Facility Committee meeting at 5 p.m. at board office.

    Mindful Meditation Group meets at the Harmonizing Health Retreat near Bedford KY from7-9 p.m. The goal is to live more fully in the present moment. Experience better physical and mental health, improved sleep, enhanced senses and greater resistance to stress among several other reported benefits. No fee; donations appreciated. Call 502-255-0622 Patrice Joy Masterson, MA

    Friday, May 27

  • Man held in connection with alleged Trimble rape

    A 62-year-old man is being held in the Jefferson County, Ind., Jail in Madison in connection with an alleged assault on a Bedford minor, according to the Kentucky State Police.

    A Trimble County Grand Jury issued an indictment on Thursday, May 19, for the arrest of Robert H. Graham on three counts related to improper conduct with a minor. Graham, whose address is unknown, was arrested by the Madison Police Department.

  • News of Public Record 05-25-11

    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 records came from cases heard in court the week of May 16-20, 2011.



    Offices closed for Memorial Day

    City and county government offices, as well as state government offices, will be closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.

    Community plans observance for Memorial Day

    The annual community memorial Day observance is set for 10:30 a.m. on the Trimble County Courthouse lawn. Please join with your neighbors in honoring our veterans and the military for their service to our country.

  • Music to quiet the storm
  • TCHS credit recovery program gets school board approval

    Trimble County High School will introduce a Credit Recovery Program during the 2011-12 school year. The plan won unanimous approval during last Wednesday’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education. The board members had begun discussion of the plan during their May 4 meeting.

    “We had a program similar to this a few years ago at the high school,” Trimble Superintendent Marcia Dunaway said, “but we had to close it when funding for it was cut by the state.”

  • County continues weapons discussion

    The members of Trimble County Fiscal Court continued their discussion regarding a proposed weapons ordinance but chose not to include a second reading of the ordinance on the May 16 meeting agenda. The county government body had taken a first step to prohibit possession of weapons in and on property belonging to the county during their April 18 meeting by holding the first reading of a ordinance which would ban “firearms and other weapons” by non-law enforcement personnel on county properties.