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  • Hundreds expected to attend craft festival

    Landmark News Service
    Melvin Greene and his family have spent years building their business at craft shows across Kentucky and surrounding states. Now the family hopes to see others gain exposure through a local festival that’s expected to draw hundreds of visitors to Owen County.
    Greene’s family business, Greene’s Country Crafts, began as a small shop behind his residence about 18 years ago.

  • Two Kentucky disaster recovery centers will transition to disaster loan outreach

    FRANKFORT, Ky.  – Disaster recovery centers in Carter and Johnson counties transitioned to disaster loan outreach centers on Wednesday, Sept. 23. Representatives from the U.S. Small Business Administration will be available to help with disaster loans and Federal Emergency Management Agency Individual Assistance specialists will also be on site. The FEMA specialists can help with registration, answer questions about applications and explain correspondence from the agency.

  • Rotary drawing produces winner of state fair booth gift card

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Many visitors appearing at Trimble County’s state fair booth signed tickets to enter the $50 gift card give-away this year.  Bedford Rotary conducted the drawing at their September 1 business meeting.  Congratulations to winner Diedra Combs who lives on Webb Lane in Trimble County!  When contacted, she was quite overjoyed.  

  • Edelen releases audit of Trimble Clerk’s fee account

    Frankfort, Ky.—State Auditor Adam Edelen has released the audit of the 2014 financial statement of Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning. State law requires the auditor to conduct annual audits of county clerks and sheriffs.

  • Fastline Publications promotes Richmond

    Staff Report
    Buckner, Ky.– As Fastline Publications continues to grow and expand its comprehensive print and digital solutions, Dwaina Leach Richmond of Trimble County has transitioned into a new role at the company.
    As Senior Accounting/Fleet Associate, Richmond’s responsibilities include Accounts Payable and fleet management of company cars. In addition she plays a key role in the month-end close process, bank reconciliations, fixed assets, maintenance/troubleshooting billing and general ledger systems as well as sales and use tax reporting.


    Thursday, Sept. 24
    Science Night at Milton Elementary School from 6:10 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
    A public meeting will be held on Thursday, Sept. 24 at the Trimble County Public Library Kentucky meeting room at 6 p.m. to discuss an international travel opportunity. The meeting is open to the public and anyone interested should attend. Trip organizers are Samantha Weaver and Angela Brown.
    Friday, Sept. 25

  • Harmful algal bloom recreational advisory issued

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Division of Water and the Kentucky Department for Public Health are re-issuing a harmful algal bloom recreational advisory for the Ohio River and tributaries, extending the advisory downstream from the West Virginia state line to the Cannelton Locks and Dam located at Cannelton, in Hancock County, Kentucky.  

  • LG&E donation funds new ambulance for county EMS

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday voted to purchase a new ambulance to increase the county’s EMS fleet to four vehicles. The county accepted a bid of $175,447 from Specialty Truck Sales & Service, of Wilder, Ky., authorized Horton emergency vehicle dealer. The bid was the only one received by the county.
    Louisville Gas & Electric Company recently made a donation of $150,000 to the county government toward the purchase of a new ambulance, according to Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell.

  • Griffith honored by KEMA

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    George Griffith was recognized as the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Emergency Management Deputy Director of the Year on September 10, 2015 at the Kentucky Emergency Management Association conference in Louisville.

  • Heinz named among state’s top child support contracting officials

    Staff Report
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Trimble County Attorney Crystal Heinz received recognition this week from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services. Heinz was announced among the state’s 20 top-performing child support collection partners. The winners were announced earlier this month at a conference in Lexington hosted by the CHFS Child Support Enforcement program.
    The CSE administers child support enforcement jointly with local contracting officials for all 120 counties.