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Today's News

  • Expansion of Baptist Health La Grange Infusion Center complete

    La Grange, KY (November 11, 2014) – After launching chemotherapy services in early 2014, Baptist Health La Grange recently completed an expansion of space occupied by the physicians and staff of the CBC Group: Consulting in Blood Disorders and Cancer, a part of Baptist Medical Associates.
    The Center, located on the second floor of the Physician Office Building at Baptist Health La Grange, was renovated with patient comfort and staff convenience in mind.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.
    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.
    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.
    The following cases were heard the week of November 4, 2014.

    FELONIES
    Kayla Purvis – preliminary hearing – continued to 12-9-14.

  • Pirtle is Hall of Famer

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County resident Jim Pirtle and the late Dr. H. Schirmer Riley were inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame in Lexington on Saturday Nov. 1. The two were honored for their around the world flight in a single engine aircraft in 1986.
    State Representative Rick Rand, Bedford, made the presentation of Pirtle’s induction. Also on hand for the ceremonies were the late Dr. Riley’s children, Dr. Samuel Riley and Dr. Linda Joy Riley.

  • Trimble’s Gary Ginn re-elected Fayette Coroner

    Staff Report
    Trimble County native Gary Ginn celebrated his re-election to a fourth term as Fayette County Coroner at the Bodley-Bullock House in downtown Lexington, on Tuesday evening, Nov. 4.
    Ginn received 55,523 votes which gave him a 20,068 vote win over his opponent. Joining him from Trimble County were June Ginn, Kathie Ginn, and Vicky and Rick Rand, State Representative. Rick Rand and the coroner were Trimble County High School classmates. They joined 75 other guests to watch the election results as they came in.   

  • Celebrating Veterans
  • HEINZ UNSEATS COUNTY ATTY. ARNOLD

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Democrat challenger Crystal Heinz will be the new Trimble County Attorney come January after handily defeating Republican incumbent Perry R. Arnold in Tuesday’s General Election.
    Heinz outpolled Arnold 1,769 votes to 1,285 and won 10 of the 12 precincts in the county.

  • Count Your Blessings
  • Alcohol-related traffic deaths increasing in Ky.

    Given the greater focus our nation now puts on highway safety, it can be difficult to remember what it was like before the era of better car and road design and tougher law enforcement.
    In the early 1970s, we were losing more than 50,000 people a year to traffic accidents, but that number has since shrunk to less than 34,000, even with significantly more miles being driven.

  • LEPC Meeting

    The next meeting of the Local Emergency Planning Committee is scheduled for Nov. 20th at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Public Library, according to Shannon Hoskins, LEPC Chair.
    Some of the topics to be discussed include: Summary and Discuss of Recent Hazardous Material Training Exercise Topo Maps for Volunteer Services.
    If anyone has any other topics they would like to have put on the agenda, please let Shannon know.
     

  • School board praises higher test scores

    By Todd Pollock
    The Trimble County Board of Education met Wednesday evening, Oct. 15, at the Bedford Elementary School for a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting was held in the library of the school. After the board approved the monthly financial report, the consent agenda board members were invited to various parts of the room where site based groups talked to the board members about test scores and other issues relating to their schools, respectively.