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Trimble County

  • Rand helps lead effort for health research facility

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Led by House Appropriations and Revenue Chairman Rick Rand of Trimble County, the Kentucky General Assembly has approved funding for a research facility at the University of Kentucky that will specifically focus on the state’s most serious health issues. Governor Steve Beshear, joined by legislative leaders, signed the legislation Monday.

  • PSC sets public meetings in KU, LG&E rate cases

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Public Service Commission (PSC) will hold public meetings in Louisville and Lexington to present information and receive comments on the requests for rate increases by the Kentucky Utilities Co. (KU) and the Louisville Gas & Electric Co. (LG&E).
    “These meetings will allow the public to learn about the PSC’s ratemaking process and to present their views directly to members of the Commission as it prepares to consider whether the proposed new rates are fair, just and reasonable,” PSC Chairman David Armstrong said.

  • Road to Nowhere?
  • Our legislators in action
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Magistrates sworn in
  • 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. 

  • 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.