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Local News

  • Recycling resumes with arrival of new units

    Recycling is alive and well in Trimble County.

  • Oldham police officer arrested for ‘graphic, sexual’ communication with teen

    By Jacquelyn Stoess Hack

    Landmark Community Newspapers

    An Oldham County Police officer was arrested Friday for allegations of inappropriate conduct with a teenager.

    Harry “Shane” Mosley resigned from his duties as an officer for the Oldham County Police Department just a day earlier, pending an administrative and criminal investigation.

  • Voter registration ends at 4:30 Tuesday

    Tuesday, Oct. 9, is the deadline to register to vote in the November general election.

    Voter registration cards are available at Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning’s office. The clerk’s office will close at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday. Registration cards can also be obtained from the Kentucky secretary of state’s website.

    Oct. 9 is also the deadline for making an address change, change of party affiliation or updating the name under which a person is registered.

  • Bedford Commission reaffirms 2008 ordinance

    The Bedford City Commission voted on Thursday, Sept. 27, to reaffirm Ordinance No. 1, Series 2008, regarding the collection of delinquent sewer bills in the city.

  • Road work to begin in downtown Milton

    Louisville, Ky. – Major road improvements at the main intersection of downtown Milton, Ky., are scheduled to begin this week and last through the end of November. Construction in the area of US 421 at Coopers Bottom Rd. is expected to improve traffic flow and drainage in the area.

  • Trimble alumni to roast J.T. Peniston at banquet

    Longtime Trimble County educator and coach J.T. Peniston will be the special guest of honor during a “Celebrity Roast” as the featured entertainment of the Trimble County Alumni Association Banquet, on Saturday, October 27, at the Bedford Elementary School.

  • Commissioners retreat from ‘hardball’ position

    The Bedford City Commission sent mixed signals to the city’s sewer customers during that government body’s meeting on Monday.

    After instructing City Clerk Joyce Teague to “play hardball” with delinquent customers at the August meeting and to disconnect water service to customers who did not make payment within 30 days of the billing date, the commissioners voted to refund the $110 disconnect fee for one delinquent customer who complained.

  • Bedford Elem. celebrates new playground

    “You’re experiencing history today!”

    Bedford Elementary School Principal Debbie Beeles was enthusiastic as she welcomed the BES student body to a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the school’s newly refurbished playground, Wednesday, Sept. 19.

  • Assault reports investigated

    Separate incidents listed as entries in last week’s Trimble County Sheriff’s Department log have been under investigation by local law enforcement authorities.

  • County OKs Sheriff's Office requests

    The members of Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday approved the expenditure of up to $10,000 for the purchase of tasers on behalf of the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department.

    The purchase would be made from county coffers, which would be reimbursed with funds appropriated for the purchase through a grant from the Kentucky Department of Homeland Security to the sheriff’s department.