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  • 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.

  • Police investigating Trimble murder

    Kentucky State Police are continuing their investigation into the death of a young Bedford woman, 24-year-old Angela Long, whose remains were found in the mobile home residence of her father at 34 Kenlee Drive in south Trimble County.

    Dispatchers at the KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg received a call at 4:58 a.m. Wednesday from Robert L. Baldwin III, advising that he had outstanding warrants against him and wanted to turn himself in, according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, Public Information Officer for KSP Post 5. Baldwin then made a startling confession, Arterburn said.

  • Fall Back in Time!!!

    Time Changes this Sunday!
    Kentucky Press News Service
    Daylight Savings Time comes to an end this weekend with the return of Standard Time. At 2 a.m. Sunday, clocks will be turned backward one
    hour. At that moment, the time will become 1 a.m. Standard Time. The best practice, of course, is just to set clocks backward one hour before going to bed Saturday night. The time will then be correct when you awaken Sunday. And that means you should get an extra hour of sleep -- at least theoretically.

  • Board awards $2.268M bid for athletic facilities Phase II

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Work will begin within the next few weeks on a $2.268 million renovation of the Trimble County High School football facility after the school board voted to award the contract to the lowest bidder.

    Members of the Trimble County Board of Education met for a special meeting Wednesday, Oct. 24, for a second round of reviewing bids for Phase II of the high school athletic facilities.