http://www.mytrimblenews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en Fire under investigation http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/fire-under-investigation <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/fire_1.jpg" alt="Kentucky State Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred last week at a vacant residence at 1302 Webb Lane in Trimble County. The residence, which had been purchased in recent weeks by Danny and Amber Gibson, burned to the ground at about 3 a.m. on Wednesday, July 20. According to family members the couple had not yet moved into the home. KSP arson investigator Tony Wilson is looking into the case. Reached by phone Tuesday, Wilson said there is an ongoing investigation underway and declined to comment on specifics of the case pending the outcome of the investigation. Wilson said the Campbellsburg Fire Department responded to the alarm." title="Kentucky State Police are investigating a suspicious fire that occurred last week at a vacant residence at 1302 Webb Lane in Trimble County. The residence, which had been purchased in recent weeks by Danny and Amber Gibson, burned to the ground at about 3 a.m. on Wednesday, July 20. According to family members the couple had not yet moved into the home. KSP arson investigator Tony Wilson is looking into the case. Reached by phone Tuesday, Wilson said there is an ongoing investigation underway and declined to comment on specifics of the case pending the outcome of the investigation. Wilson said the Campbellsburg Fire Department responded to the alarm." align="left" hspace="6" width="113" height="85" /> Nickel tax recall petition turned in to county clerk http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/nickel-tax-recall-petition-turned-county-clerk <p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> The Trimble Banner<br /> Trimble County School District Board of Education Nickel Tax Recall Committee has submitted its petition challenging the school nickel tax levy to the Trimble County Clerk&rsquo;s office.<br /> Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning said the petition containing 595 names was turned over to her office Tuesday morning.<br /> Murder case stalls pending DNA tests http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/murder-case-stalls-pending-dna-tests <p> By MELISSA BLANKENSHIP<br /> Landmark News Service<br /> In Trimble County Circuit Court last Thursday, the cases of five individuals accused in the murder of a La Grange woman were continued pending DNA results.<br /> Nickel tax recall petition certified by county clerk http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/nickel-tax-recall-petition-certified-county-clerk <p> By DAVE TAYLOR</p> <p> The Trimble Banner</p> <p> The petition submitted July 26, 2016, to Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning by the Trimble County School District Board of Education Nickel Tax Recall Committee challenging the school nickel tax levy has been officially certified.</p> <p> &ldquo;We certified the petition this morning,&rdquo; Browning said Thursday, July 28. &ldquo;The committee sent in a total of 595 names of which we found 541 qualified voters&mdash;54 names were scratched on guidance from the county attorney for various reasons.&rdquo;</p> State court system ready to provide resources for felony expungement under new law http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/state-court-system-ready-provide-resources-felony-expungement-under-new-law <p> FRANKFORT, Ky. &ndash; The Administrative Office of the Courts is offering resources to help those who want to apply for a felony expungement now that House Bill 40 has into effect.<br /> TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/trimble-county-news-public-record-191 <p> Items published in court news are public record.<br /> The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.<br /> Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.<br /> The following cases were heard in Trimble District Court during the week of July 18, 2016, with the Honorable Judge Diana E. Wheeler presiding:<br /> FELONY<br /> More acreage preserved at Perryville Battlefield site of state’s largest battle http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/more-acreage-preserved-perryville-battlefield-site-state%E2%80%99s-largest-battle <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/rebels.jpg" alt="Confederate infantry soldiers storm a hill on the Perryville battlefield as artillerymen wait in the distance to commit to the battle during a recent Civil War re-enactment at the Perryville Battlefield in Perryville, Ky." title="Confederate infantry soldiers storm a hill on the Perryville battlefield as artillerymen wait in the distance to commit to the battle during a recent Civil War re-enactment at the Perryville Battlefield in Perryville, Ky." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> PERRYVILLE, Ky. &ndash; The Civil War Trust has declared victory on three properties totalling 70 acres associated with the historic 1862 Perryville battlefield. This latest preservation success story was the result of a national fundraising campaign conducted by the Trust earlier this year.&nbsp;With the addition of these 70 acres, the Trust has helped save 1,027 acres at Perryville, the site of Kentucky&rsquo;s largest, bloodiest Civil War battle.<br /> Fruit fly phone fails http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/fruit-fly-phone-fails <p> My daughter calls me Fruit Fly.<br /> She explained this choice because, &ldquo;You have the attention span of a fruit fly!&rdquo;<br /> Fruit flies drift through life in a cloud. I live my life in a perpetual state of distraction.&nbsp; Fruit flies don&rsquo;t sting or bite but they do have the exasperating habit of flying into your eyes or up your nose. I&rsquo;m not particularly mean. I am exasperating, but I will give your eyes and nose a wide berth. I exasperate in many, many other ways!<br />