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  • Road improvements coming soon in Trimble

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Now that residents of Trimble County have a new bridge spanning the Ohio River into Indiana, Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials have announced plans to resurface U.S. 421 from the bridge south to the triangular intersection with U.S. 42 in front of The Trimble Banner office in Bedford.

  • City issues warning for illegal parking

    In a special meeting Tuesday, the Bedford City Commission discussed illegal parking on city streets and extended a warning to local motorists not to park vehicles in the middle of streets or in areas designated as “no parking zones.” Citizens should not park where they are obstructing traffic, the commission said.
    Commissioner Harold Greene told his fellow commissioners that he had received complaints about vehicles being parked in a no parking zone on the corner of Church Street near the Property Valuation Administrator’s office.

  • Two dead, one injured in apparent murder-suicide

    (Milton, KY) – Troopers from Kentucky State Police Post 5 are investigating an apparent murder-suicide that occurred early Sunday morning in Milton.
    KSP Post 5 dispatch received a call of the shooting at 2:11 a.m. Preliminary investigation shows that Robert Harmon, 48 years old from Milton, fatally shot a 16-year-old female and injured his former girlfriend, Niki Davis, 33 years old also from Milton, before killing himself.

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  • Auction facility to open in Milton

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ready, set, go!!! Rapid Fire Auction House is anxiously anticipating their opening day, July 21st at 6:00 p.m.
    A delightful couple decided to bring a fun, honest, family business to Trimble County because the citizens are friendly. With a slogan like ‘Selling the Past to Secure the Future’ this environment is sure to bring people from all around to enjoy good food, a great auction and an experience that makes them want to keep coming back.

  • BES vacancy has parents stirred

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The hot topic at last week’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education was a vacancy the retirement of Evon Horn has presented for the second grade class at Bedford Elementary. To date, the board has not named a replacement for Mrs. Horn. A couple of teachers and some concerned parents were at the meeting to discuss this with the members of the board. The concern is such that there will be too many students in a classroom unless the board agrees to hire a replacement to fill the void.

  • Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission approved a bid from local contractor Chris Bell to repair sections of sidewalks in the city during their regular monthly meeting last week. Commissioner Harold Greene said there are three areas in Bedford where sidewalks had deteriorated to the point of needing to be replaced.

  • Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement
  • Water district to seek grant for improvements

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing the Trimble County Water District No. 1 to seek a grant through the Department of Homeland Security for improvements to the water system. The vote came during last week’s regular monthly meeting of the magistrates. Randy Stevens, Water District manager, informed the magistrates that the deadline to file for the grant is June 30.

  • Coopers Bottom Road gets new bridge

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner