Trimble County

  • Family farmers advocate for affordable healthcare

    FRANKFORT, KY–Farmers are hard-working small business owners. Farm families have historically had to work off the farm for employer-sponsored health insurance or gone without health coverage.
    At Tuesday’s Keep Kentucky Covered Campaign Press Conference, several families from the Community Farm Alliance explained how Kynect and Medicaid expansion have positively affected them. They also expressed concerns about dismantling Kynect and changes to the Medicaid expansion program.

  • Trackside a KCARD success story

    Staff Report
    Trackside Butcher Shoppe, in the small town of Campbellsburg, is more than just a family business venture for friends Chris Wright and John Edwards. The small meat processing facility is a community vision that the two young Trimble County men made a reality for area farmers when they opened the doors in November 2015.

  • Last week’s happenings in the Ky. General Assembly

    Getting our financial house in order.
    That was a theme Gov. Matt Bevin returned to several times as he gave his first budget address on Tuesday night during a joint session of the Kentucky General Assembly.
    The governor’s State of the Commonwealth Budget Address unveiled a two-year spending plan that calls for 9 percent cuts across state government with the much of the savings aimed at helping state pension systems meet obligations.

  • 3 local accidents investigated

    Staff Report
    Local first responders responded to several motor vehicle accidents during the past week, according to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long.

  • 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.  

  • Desperate times for the Trimble High Drama Club

    By Trevor Browning
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Trimble County Adult Education success story: Amanda Thomas
  • Some courthouse offices to close for inauguration

    The following offices at the Trimble County Courthouse will be closed Tuesday, Dec. 8, for the inauguration of Governor-elect Matt Bevin: Trimble County Clerk, Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk, Property Valuation Administrator and Trimble County Sheriff, according to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

  • Kozar resigns as CEO at Carroll County Memorial


    Landmark News Service

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital CEO Michael Kozar announced his resignation to CCMS board chairman Dennis Raisor in a letter dated Nov. 11, 2015.

    Kozar will become CEO of Northwest Florida Community Hospital in Chipley, Fla. Jan. 1, 2016.

    In an interview Tuesday, Kozar said that his departure was not caused by a lack of satisfaction by either side but an opportunity that he could not turn down.

  • CCMH recognized in top 10 for patient health outcomes

    Carroll County Memorial Hospital has been recognized as one of Kentucky’s top 10 acute care hospitals for excellence in outcomes.

    The rankings from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health and iVantage Health Analytics are based on factors including patient safety indicators, readmissions and mortality. The recognition for CCMH is part of National Rural Health Day on Nov. 19, which celebrates the accomplishment of rural health organizations this year, according to information from the sponsoring organizations.