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Today's News

  • Milton billing procedures approved

    The Milton City Commission approved a policy of billing procedures Thursday. The policy will become effective on Jan. 1, 2013.

    Commissioner Tom Mahoney was the lone dissenting vote as the commission approved the billing policy.

    “I think all of you know from previous meetings I don’t agree with this,” Mahoney said prior to the vote. “There’s quite a few things that’s going to have to be monitored. Who is going to monitor all of this? I think we’re babysitting too many people.”

  • 53 percent cast votes in local election

    The percentage of registered Trimble County voters who turned out to vote on Nov. 6 was the smallest in several years in a general election involving a presidential race. Of the 6,656 registered voters in the county 3,579 – or 53 percent – cast ballots in last week’s election.

  • Trimble school officials review test data from Unbridled Learning

    Trimble County Schools have the data from the first round of the state’s Unbridled Learning Accountability Model – the successor to the state’s Kentucky Core Content Test and CATS assessment models.

    Nationwide, 48 states have adopted the new “college and career readiness” accountability assessments, but Kentucky was the first state to implement it in statewide testing, said Trimble Superintendent Marcia Haney Dunaway. “Everyone’s watching Kentucky.”

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Property transfer
    Gary Harp to Robert Stadelman and Victoria Keenan-Banville-property located at 40 Timberline Rd., Bedford. $45,000.
    Melvin E. and Cherry Lynn Liter and Larry and Robin Phillips to Ronnie and Sue Barnes-.57 acres on west side of Peck Pike. $25,500.
    Carolyn Mitchell to James A. Smith 4.696 acres at 2997 Palmyra Rd., Bedford. $137,500.
    Chris Mogehee and Carolyn Vonderharr, Trustee under Revocable Trust Agreement and Carolyn Vonderharr to Terry L. Fitzgerald and Amy L. Wright-lot 29, 2.9 acres of Adams Farm Division. $10,500.

  • Trimble Middle School honors veterans

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Middle School honored Veterans Day with guest speaker Lynn Romans, the Carroll County High School’s JROTC Color Guard, a magnificent musical accompaniment by the TCMS Band, and a variety of events lead by the students.

  • State police plan checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Nov. 12 - 26, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.
     

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  • Time to prepare for winter heating season

    Frankfort, Ky.–The Kentucky State Fire Marshal is asking Kentuckians to inspect home heating appliances in preparation for the cold weather season.

  • During a disaster, cash donations are most effective means of assistance

    The best way Kentuckians can help victims of Hurricane Sandy that walloped the East Coast this week, is by donating cash.  Cash can be used directly to meet specific needs in the flooded areas.  

    Donations such as clothing and household items can become difficult for disaster responders to handle and might not be needed in some areas.  In fact, many responders and recovery experts often call donations of clothing, the second disaster.  

  • Popp to be inducted into EKU Phi Kappa Phi Society

    Karen Popp of Bedford is one of 78 Eastern Kentucky University juniors, seniors and graduate students who will be inducted into the EKU chapter of The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi during a special ceremony on Nov.  13.

    Popp is among approximately 30,000 students, faculty, professional staff and alumni to be
    initiated into Phi Kappa Phi each year.