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Trimble County

  • Our legislators in action
  • Circuit Clerk’s office going live with new accounts receivable program

    Staff Report
    Trimble County is scheduled to go live with the new court system’s Accounts Receivable program on Monday, Feb. 2, 2015, according to Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Stacy Bruner. There are 74 counties using the AR program, Bruner said.

  • Newspapers welcome new graphics designer

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat              The Trimble Banner
    After working his entire career in Madison, Ind., graphic designer Darrel Taylor decided it was time for a change. He joined the staff at The Trimble Banner and The News-Democrat Jan. 5, as the new graphic designer.

  • Trimble alumnus is new circulation coordinator

    By KRISTIN BECK
    The News-Democrat              The Trimble Banner
    In search of a new challenge, Michelle Oak found one at The News-Democrat and The Trimble Banner. Her first day as the new circulation coordinator was Dec. 22, and she has been learning something new every day since.
    “It’s something I’ve never done before, and I’ve never worked for a newspaper before,” Oak said of why she applied for the position.

  • Circuit court clerk promotes gift of life

    This time of year, most of us are busy buying gifts, making plans, and celebrating with family. Two years ago, Kenedy Maze and her family were just trying to make it through the holidays alive.  Kenedy, of Fleming County, Kentucky, was missing a lot. She missed her friends because she was not allowed to go to school due to the advancing Cystic Fibrosis disease taking over her lungs. She missed being able to run and play because she was now tethered to 6 liters of oxygen just to breathe. She missed her sister, Kaylee, who lost her fight against CF in 2007. 

  • Magistrates sworn in
  • Board reviews audit, principal reports

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Board of Education met for the last time of the year last Wednesday evening in the school district’s administration building. George Sparks from Barnes Denneg Co. presented board members with the annual audit of the district’s financial matters. Sparks explained that there were some minor discrepancies which would easily be corrected by adhering to controls that are already in place.

  • Edelen releases audit of Trimble County Sheriff’s tax settlement

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons collected taxes of nearly $4.6-million for the county’s tax districts during the period of April 16, 2013 through April 15, 2014, according to an audit of the sheriff’s settlement of 2013 taxes released last week by Kentucky State Auditor Adam Edelen.

  • Kentucky farms benefitting from Agricultural Development Fund

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Kentucky’s annual agricultural output now stands at over $5.6 billion thanks in part to Kentucky’s tobacco-funded Agricultural Development Fund, state lawmakers were told recently.
    “Without the Agricultural Development Fund investments, I suspect we wouldn’t be where we are today in agricultural output,” Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy Executive Director Roger Thomas told the Tobacco Settlement Agreement Fund Oversight Committee. 

  • Pirtle is Hall of Famer

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County resident Jim Pirtle and the late Dr. H. Schirmer Riley were inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame in Lexington on Saturday Nov. 1. The two were honored for their around the world flight in a single engine aircraft in 1986.
    State Representative Rick Rand, Bedford, made the presentation of Pirtle’s induction. Also on hand for the ceremonies were the late Dr. Riley’s children, Dr. Samuel Riley and Dr. Linda Joy Riley.