Local News

  • Community service set for Easter

    The Community Worship Service is planned for 8 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 24,  at Bedford Baptist Church.

    The Rev. Ralph Yantz, pastor at New Life Assembly of God,  will lead the service. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Band members plan car wash Saturday

    The Trimble County High School band will have a car wash at Little Town and Country restaurant Saturday, April 23, beginning at 10 a.m.  It is a free wash, but donations are appreciated. Support the band!

  • City, county offices closed for holidays

    Milton Municipal Building offices and Bedford city offices at Morgan Community Center will be closed Friday, April 22, for Good Friday observances.

    The Trimble County Courthouse will close at noon Friday and will remain closed Saturday for the Good Friday and Easter holidays.

  • Bridge reduced to one lane April 26

    The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 26.

    Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection. These items are to be inspected every two months to ensure the bridge remains operational during the superstructure replacement project. The 80-year-old span will be replaced in September 2012.

  • Artists display works at TCHS
  • Bedford City Commission OKs proposal for skateboard facility

    Skateboard enthusiasts will soon get their own skate arena in Bedford.

    Warren Wheeler and Codey Johnson presented a proposal for building a skate facility to Bedford City Commission at its Monday meeting, April 18. Last month, Wheeler had asked the city to provide land for a skate arena, which he said he would help the skaters fund.

    The request was tabled, with the commissioners asking for more information on the project. So Wheeler returned with the proposal – and with backup.

  • Trimble author pens book for dads

    Trimble County resident Jerry Hines has begun what he hopes will be a whirlwind tour of media outlets, libraries and bookstores to promote his new book: Be the Dad You Wish You Had.

    Hines penned the inspirational work “to encourage men to understand the incredible role they play in the physical, emotional and spiritual development of the children around them,” according to publicity materials distributed with the book.

  • Four injured in three-vehicle wreck
  • Hit and run vehicle sought

    The Trimble County Sheriff's Office is seeking the help of the public in identifying and/or locating a pickup truck that was involved in a hit and run accident with a pedestrian on Monday, April 11.

    At approximately 8:45 p.m., 18-year-old Chelsea Ash, Milton, was walking eastbound on Greenbriar Road in Milton when she was struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of Greenbriar and U.S. Hwy. 421N, according to a news release from Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

  • Milton City Commission to meet

    The regular monthly meeting of the Milton City Commission will be held Thursday, April 14, at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.