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    The following cases were heard in Trimble District Court the week of Jan. 19, 2015:

  • Trimble’s permanent Indiana University connection

    The Trimble Banner
    Indiana University’s Bloomington campus has a permanent tie to Trimble County, Ky. Named for a Trimble County native, IU’s Lee Norvelle Theatre and Drama Center—a beautifully designed facility providing state-of-the-art technology, expansive and well-planned workshops, spacious directing and acting studios, and two vital performance spaces—opened in January 2002.

  • Commission okays training incentives

    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission Monday approved the second reading of an ordinance per House Bill 119 adopting an incentive program for officials to obtain training related to city government.

  • Hornback favors bridge approach plan

    The Trimble Banner
    State Senator Paul Hornback, R-Shelbyville, encouraged local residents and county and Milton city officials to share their opinions with the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet regarding proposed alternatives for improvements to the Kentucky approach to the new Milton-Madison Bridge.

  • Girls' tournament action
  • Raiders pull out nail biter over Fort Knox in tourney

    The Trimble Banner
    Coach Johnny Leep’s Trimble County Raiders led by a single digit on the scoreboard with about two minutes left to play but rallied behind a strong closing performance by junior forward Josh Rexroat to race to a 71-62 victory over visiting Fort Knox in the opening round of the Jim Hurst Holiday Classic Monday.

  • Magistrates sworn in
  • EPA falls short on coal ash rule

    Lexington Herald Leader
    Regulations issued last week by the Environmental Protection Agency for waste from coal-fired power plants are welcome but fall short of fully protecting the public.
    Coal ash — the residue left over after coal is burned to produce electricity — contains varying amounts of carcinogenic and toxic metals such as arsenic, barium and lead.
    Kentucky produces about 9 million tons a year of the waste, which is stored in ponds and landfills.

  • Economic growth reflected in report

    Although there is no doubt that we still have a long way to go to recover fully from the national recession that began seven years ago, there have been some encouraging signs in recent days.
    Early last week, for example, the U.S. Commerce Department reported that the economy grew by five percent between July and September, the fastest quarterly uptick in a decade.