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  • Price sentenced in Goodin case

    Logan Robert “Robbie” Price will serve 60 days in jail, 60 days of home incarceration and eight months probation for his guilty pleas on 12 counts of terroristic threatening 3rd degree and six counts of attempted theft by extortion in connection with threats that were made on the life of the late cystic fibrosis victim Christopher Goodin and other members of Goodin’s family, and attempts to extort money from the family in late June, 2013.

  • UP In SMOKE Blaze destroys Bedford residence

    A Thursday afternoon structure fire in the 200 block of Spring Avenue in Bedford destroyed the home of longtime resident Terry Olivigni.

    According to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long, the Milton and Bedford fire departments were dispatched to the scene behind the Trimble County Courthouse at 2:44 p.m. on Feb. 13.

    “Fire units arrived on scene and found a two story house with fire coming out one side,” Long said in a statement.

  • Two arrested in Trimble meth lab

    Staff Report
    Two people were arrested Wednesday night, Jan. 29, after Kentucky State Police troopers found a meth lab in an apartment on McDowell Lane in Bedford.

  • Special waste landfill hearing Feb. 20 at TCHS

    The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has scheduled a public meeting to explain the application process and answer questions concerning an application submitted by Louisville Gas & Electric and KU Services Company for a permit to construct a special waste landfill at the utility’s Trimble County Generating Station.
    The meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Trimble County High School gymnasium, located at 1029 U.S. 421N in Bedford.

  • Bridge pier demolished

    Late Friday afternoon, a blast at the base of old bridge pier number five near the Indiana shoreline toppled the nearly 100-foot tall structure. This was the only remaining original pier of the Milton-Madison Bridge. Three others in the Ohio River and a fourth on the Kentucky shore have been widened, strengthened and refurbished and are being reused to support the new, wider bridge span that is nearing completion by Walsh Construction. 

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  • BRIDGE BLAST SCHEDULED FRIDAY AT 4 P.M.

    In preparation for the upcoming bridge slide, the only remaining original Milton-Madison Bridge pier is scheduled to be demolished Friday, January 31 at 4 p.m. Demolition will require a brief bridge closure lasting approximately 10 minutes.

     

  • BRIDGE BLAST DELAYED TO NEXT WEEK

    In preparation for the upcoming bridge slide, the only remaining original
    Milton-Madison Bridge pier is scheduled to be demolished NEXT WEEK - DATE TO BE
    ANNOUNCED. Demolition will require a brief bridge closure lasting approximately 10
    minutes.

    The 92-foot-tall pier will be removed in a series of two blasts scheduled to take
    place several days apart. Using controlled explosives, the first blast will topple
    the pier above the water line. A tension line anchored on the Madison side of the
    river will be used to pull the pier toward the shoreline, controlling the direction

  • LIGHT UP BEDFORD CANCELLED!

    Light Up Bedford cancelled!

    Winter Storm Warning

    Due to the expected onslaught of a winter storm this weekend Friday’s “Light Up Bedford” event has been cancelled. Bedford City Clerk Rita Davis made the announcement Thursday morning (Dec. 5). The event will not be rescheduled, Davis said. County employees will turn on the lights for the holiday season but no official ceremonies will be held.

  • Murder in rural Trimble, suspect held

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A Trimble County man was arraigned Tuesday morning in Trimble County District Court in connection with the Nov. 27 murder of 24-year-old Angela Long. Robert Louis Baldwin III, 25, made the appearance in court via videoconference from the Carroll County Detention Center where he is being held on the charge of murder with bond set at $1-million cash.