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  • News of Public Record 05-23-12

    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 in Trimble County court the week of May 14-May 18, 2012.


  • Eighth Graders Moving Up
  • Bridge reduced to one lane, May 29

    The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane on Tuesday, May 29th from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in recent inspections.

    The Cabinet recently implemented a monthly inspection frequency to review these locations. The goal is to keep the Milton-Madison Bridge operational during the super-structure replacement project.

    The lane closure is subject to change due to inclement weather and other unforeseen delays.

  • Milton Elementary among latest ‘ENERGY STAR’ schools

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Lieutenant Governor Jerry Abramson joined state energy and education leaders Monday to recognize 12 Kentucky schools—including Milton Elementary School in the Trimble County School District—for their efforts to lower energy costs by improving efficiencies in their buildings.

    Each school earned an “ENERGY STAR” designation, part of a federal program that identifies education institutions that are among the top five percent in the nation for energy efficiency.

  • Kelsie Courtney is state champ in two events

    Trimble County High School track & field standout Kelsie Courtney is the state champion in two events following the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Class A Track & Field championships held Thursday at the University of Louisville’s Cardinal Park. In both the 300 hurdles and the high jump, Courtney defeated defending champions vying for repeat performances.

    Head Coach David Apel took 13 members of the Trimble track & field team to the state meet and 11 actually competed.

  • It’s Bruner over Edwards in Circuit Clerk race

    Stacy M. Bruner defeated John C. Edwards in the race for Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk in Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Bruner carried all but two of the 12 precincts in the county ultimately out-polling Edwards, 654-425. With no Republican candidates in the race Bruner will be unopposed in November.

    Bruner and Edwards, both of whom were trying for elected office for the first time, were candidates for the seat currently held by John’s mother, Theresa Edwards, who opted not to stand for re-election this year.

  • Rabies clinic set for June 2 in Trimble Co.

  • Start day with a healthy breakfast

  • Interpreting and using EPD

    With a little understanding, Expected Progeny Differences, or EPD, may actually be the best tool you, as a beef producer, have to address the genetics of your herd.

    While calculating EPD takes a lot of math, you don’t have to do the math; you just need to understand the answers. The calculation results usually appear in the first pages of a sire summary before the actual EPD tables. They may look a little confusing, but the information is very beneficial. It comes down to the fact that you are buying the DNA of a particular animal.

  • School volunteer background checks now $10

    Due to recently notified circumstances, Trimble County Schools will no longer be able to process Volunteer Background Check forms as a free service for students’ families. The Trimble County Board of Education Office staff is trying to get the word out to families to let them know this.

    Effective July 1, 2012, the Administrative Office of the Courts will be charging a fee of $10 for each individual wanting to have a Volunteer Form Request done.