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Few people realized that Allen Trimble was once a journalist

Something about former Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble, who died Saturday, that many people probably do not realize is that he used to be a journalist. When he was a student working on his undergraduate degree, Allen was the News Editor of the Eastern Progress, which is the...
Posted On 03 Sep 2019

Allen Trimble remembered as a great story teller

Allen C. Trimble loved telling stories. It was something that he was good at doing. “He was a great story teller. You could always count on a couple of stories. His memory on those was spot on. He could tell you details. I will miss listening to the stories not about just things...
Posted On 28 Aug 2019

Update: Funeral arrangements announced for former Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble

Funeral services have been set for Thursday for long-time former Commonwealth’s Attorney and current Domestic Relations Commissioner Allen C. Trimble, who passed away Saturday at Baptist Health Corbin. Trimble left office Dec. 31, 2018, after serving 31 years as the county’s head...
Posted On 25 Aug 2019

Former Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble passes away

Former long-time Commonwealth’s Attorney and current Domestic Relations Commissioner Allen Trimble passed away late Friday/early Saturday at his home near Corbin. Trimble left office Dec. 31, 2018, after serving 31 years as the county’s head prosecutor, and was formally appointed...
Posted On 24 Aug 2019

Trimble being appointed as domestic relations commissioner

Whitley and McCreary counties will soon have a new domestic relations commissioner, and he is a familiar face. Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble, who is leaving office Dec. 31 after serving 31 years as the county’s head prosecutor, has agreed to accept the domestic relations...
Posted On 26 Dec 2018

Sutton found guilty in federal ‘murder for hire’ case

A Corbin man facing federal charges of attempting to hire a hitman to kill four people including Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble and Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons continued to argue that it was just jailhouse talk, but that fell upon deaf ears as a jury found him...

Defense claims offer of $40,000 to have four people killed was just ‘jail talk’

Everyone agrees that William Timothy Sutton talked about paying one of his Whitley County Detention Center cellmates $40,000 last year to kill four people. Tara Smith and Stephanie Broyles are two women that Sutton used to be involved with, who are now witnesses in cases against...
Posted On 25 Jan 2018

Allen Trimble one of four to get 2017 Outstanding Prosecutor Award

Whitley and McCreary County Commonwealth’s Attorney Allen Trimble was one of four prosecutors honored Thursday at the Kentucky Prosecutors Conference with a 2017 Outstanding Prosecutor Award. Kentucky Attorney General Andy Beshear recognized Trimble, Darrell Herald, Mi...
Posted On 31 Aug 2017

Most of Tristan Hall’s federal lawsuit has been dismissed

Tristan Hall is currently representing himself in a lawsuit filed against the City of Williamsburg, Police Chief Wayne Bird and several other entities, which have now been dropped from the federal court lawsuit. In late December, a now former Corbin man, who spent about 570 days...
Posted On 07 Jun 2017

Trimble, Hammons among intended victims in complicity to commit murder case

William Sutton is accused of criminal complicity to commit murder. William T. Sutton admitted to police that he offered another inmate at the Whitley County Detention Center a total of $40,000 to kill four people, including Whitley County Attorney Bob Hammons and Commonwealth’s...
Posted On 05 Apr 2017
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