Trimble County

  • 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.

  • Trimble County Schools announce honor roll


    All A

    Grade nine: Christian Apel, Conner Ball, Whitney Boatman, Courtney Buchanan, Olivia Cooley, Charlton Davis, McKenna Ginn, Erin Gonterman, Donna Lewis, Savannah Moore, Tray Robbins, Hadessa Zetko

    Grade 10: Jessica Ball, Robert Brooks, Kalee Cook, Chloe Griffith, Eric Massie, Trent Taylor, Jordan Tingle, Colyn True, Zachary Whitaker

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  • Fiscal Court OKs voting machine bid

    In a special meeting Monday, Trimble County Fiscal Court
    approved a $71,800 bid from Harp Enterprises to supply the county with 15 paper-ballot scanning machines and 13 compatible direct-reading electronic voting machines, which will be used by county voters in the May Primary. Harp was the sole bidder.
    The package also contains a desktop PC and a laptop PC and other peripherals, as well as maintenance and preparation for each election. No additional maintenance fees are involved.

  • Thefts reported in county

    The Trimble Banner

  • KHS to end contracts with Henry, Trimble

    The Trimble Banner
    A decision by Kentucky Humane Society in late December not to renew its contracts with Trimble and Henry counties has left both entities in a lurch.
    In letters sent to Trimble Judge-Executive Randy Stevens and Henry Judge-Executive John Logan Brent, the Louisville-based KHS said it would no longer operate the Eminence shelter, nor would it provide animal-control services in the two counties once the contracts expire June 30.

  • Potential bridge workers encouraged to sign up

    The Trimble Banner
    Hoping to get a job helping to build the new Milton-Madison Bridge? Then Charlie Gannon is the man to see.
    Gannon, project manager for Walsh Construction, said the company is required to hire laborers, carpenters, iron workers and operating engineers through local union halls.