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Trimble County

  • Legislators review measures as session winds down

    The Trimble Banner

  • Next stop, Derby Festival

    Eighth-grader Miranda Combest was Trimble County’s top speller at the county Spelling Bee on Wednesday, Feb. 16. She beat out her sister, Jasmine Combest, who won the Milton Elementary Bee, and Landon Sutherland, who won the Bedford Spelling Bee. Trimble Banner editor Phyllis McLaughlin, who served as county coordinator this year, presented the award to Miranda, who moves on to challenge winners from across the Bluegrass at the Derby Festival Spelling Bee, set for 11 a.m. Saturday, March 19, in the 
PNC Club at Papa John’s Cardinal Stadium in Louisville, Ky.

  • Relay Chili Cook-Off raises $150
  • Animal control, shelter top Fiscal Court discussion

    The Trimble Banner

  • Consultants, city discuss options

    The Trimble Banner
    The Milton City Commission has begun considering a proposal to build a bike and walking path that will connect the completed Milton-Madison Bridge with Milton’s City Park.

  • Familiar face takes on editor’s duties

    Dave Taylor will begin his new duties as managing editor of The Trimble Banner on Monday, Feb. 28.
    Trimble Banner Publisher Jeff Moore announced yesterday that Taylor will assume the duties as the paper’s current editor, Phyllis McLaughlin, moves into a part-time role with the Banner and The News-Democrat in Carrollton.
    McLaughlin plans to pursue new personal business opportunities. (See Editor’s Desk, Page 4)

  • No drivers licenses to be issued across state on Feb. 19 and 21

    A computer upgrade means the Circuit Court clerk office in Trimble County and all others across Kentucky will be unable to issue drivers licenses and personal ID cards on Saturday, Feb. 19, and Monday, Feb. 21.

    Monday is President's Day, a federal holiday. The state Transportation Cabinet’s Division of Driver’s Licensing has been notified there will be a nationwide system outage beginning Saturday morning and and continuing through Monday.

  • New shelter could be built, operational by July 1

    The Trimble Banner
    Officials from Henry and Trimble counties are preparing to enter an interlocal agreement to move forward a project to build an animal shelter.
    Approval of the agreement was on the agenda for Henry County’s Fiscal Court meeting after deadline Tuesday.
    Local officials learned at the end of December that Louisville-based Kentucky Humane Society had decided not to renew its contracts with the two counties.

  • Madison man, 23, jumps to death from bridge

    The Trimble Banner
    MADISON, Ind. – A 23-year-old man leapt from the Milton-Madison Bridge to his death at 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 12.
    Madison Police Chief Yancy Denning said James T. Taulbee of Madison stopped his car on the bridge, got out of his car and jumped over the railing. The bridge is 95 feet above the Ohio River.
    Denning said an onlooker who called 911 reportedly tried to stop Taulbee, but could not get to the man in time.

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