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  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Memorial Day Service Monday at Courthouse lawn
  • 7 selected Governor’s Scholars

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Class of 2015 is sending more students to the Governor’s Scholars Program than ever before. A record seven students were chosen for the 2014 summer program. Each student will have a choice from several programs to study while preparing for his/her future.

  • 82 deficiencies identified in LG&E landfill plan

    The Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch has found 82 deficiencies in a permit application filed by LG&E and KU Energy for a proposed 189-acre special waste landfill to be located at the utility company’s Trimble County Generating Station.

    In a certified letter to LG&E and KU Energy engineer W. Paul Puckett, Solid Waste Branch Manager Ronald Gruzesky, P.E., said that the deficiencies were discovered during a review of the application filed by the utility on Jan. 4, 2014.

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    There will be two new members of next year’s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.

  • Lane closures on Milton-Madison Bridge this week

    There will be two separate overnight lane closures on the Milton-Madison Bridge this week as construction crews perform additional work following the historic slide of the bridge and its reopening last month. The bridge will be reduced to one lane, but will remain open, while the following work is being done:

  • Liberty Road to be closed on May 14

    Louisville, KY - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet District 5 Office advises motorists that KY 2890 (Liberty Road) in Trimble County will be closed for cross-drain replacement on Wednesday, May 14.

     

    Liberty Road will be closed at mile point 2.3 between Race Track Road and Detmer Lane. This road closure is scheduled for Wednesday, May 14 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Access will be provided for emergency vehicles only. The date and duration of this work may be adjusted if inclement weather or other unforeseen delays occur.

     

  • BRIDGE REOPENS!

    A week after the historic slide of the Milton-Madison Bridge, traffic is again flowing across the Ohio River span that connects Milton, Ky. and Madison, Ind. via U.S. Highway 421. The bridge reopened to all motorists Thursday evening at 7:20 p.m.
     

  • Bedford polling location to move

    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning has announced that all Trimble registered voters who previously were registered in one of the precincts included among the polling places at the Trimble County Middle School will vote this year at the Bedford Elementary School. The middle school will no longer be a polling place on election day.

    Bedford Elementary School, located at 204 Mt. Pleasant Road, Bedford, will be the polling place for the following precincts: South Bedford, Burrows, North Bedford, Palmyra, Antioch, Providence and East Bedford.