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  • Trimble teachers attend AP Institute

    A group of Trimble County High School teachers attended the Advance Placement Summer Institute this past week. The teachers spent more than 40 hours at the University of Louisville taking classes to better prepare themselves to offer higher levels of rigor in the classroom.

    Course offerings included English Literature and Composition with separate offerings for new and experienced teachers, U.S. History, Biology, Chemistry, Calulus AB, World History, Human Geography, Spanish and Statistics.

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  • Boil water advisory lifted for Milton

    A precautionary boil water advisory issued Sunday in downtown Milton for customers who lost water service due to a water main break was lifted yesterday.

    Although no contamination has been confirmed Milton Water and Sewer Co. issued a statement recommending that downtown customers should bring all water to a rolling boil, let it boil for three minutes and let it cool before using or use bottled water.

    Repairs on the broken water main were completed Monday.

  • Trimble engages Henry Co. to provide interim animal control, sheltering

    Trimble County Fiscal Court voted Monday to enter a six-month mutual agreement with Henry County for Henry to provide enforcement of Trimble’s animal ordinances, sheltering services and disposal. The contract, effective July 1 through Dec. 31, 2011, provides for animal strays to be impounded at a facility in Eminence.

    Trimble officials continue to pursue a plan to construct a new animal shelter on land donated from Valley View Landfill. The agreement with Henry County provides a solution during the transition.

  • Apply for Emergency Food and Shelter Program funding

    Tri-County Community Action Agency may possibly be awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program. Tri-County CAA could be chosen to receive grant money for Emergency Food and Shelter Programs in Trimble County. Public or private voluntary agencies interested in applying for EFSP Program funds must contact Pamela Sage at 502-255-7514 by July 1, 2011.

  • Neighbors voice fears over proposed skate park

    Several concerned citizens attended Monday’s meeting of the Bedford City Commission to voice concerns over the proposed Bedford Springs Skateboard Park.

    The Commission had voted in April to give permission to local resident Warren Wheeler and a group of interested teens to build a skateboard ramp at the Bedford Springs Park. Once the ramp is installed, the commissioners had said they expected the skaters to police themselves. They must keep the skate arena clean and must not skate on city streets and sidewalks.

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  • Library Progress

    Library Reading Program

    The Trimble County Public Library Summer Reading Program kicks into high gear today with the 1 p.m. arrival of Cambo the Clown in the library reading room. All ages are invited to attend.

    Magician Doug Doolin will entertain on Wednesday, June 22, at 1 p.m. in the The Trimble County Public Library reading room. All ages are invited to attend.

  • Two from Trimble named Governor’s Scholars

    Two members of the outgoing 2011 Trimble County High School junior class have been selected to participate in the prestigious Kentucky Governor’s Scholars Program this summer.

    Hannah Davis, daughter of Rob and Nikki Davis, Milton, and Hunter Consley, son of Steve and Jackie Consley, Bedford, will be among more than 1,000 “rising seniors” from throughout the Commonwealth who will study at one of three colleges during the five-week program.

  • Bridge contractor given extension due to floods

    State project managers for the construction of the Milton-Madison Bridge project have announced that the contractor, Walsh Construction Co., has been granted an extra 60 days for completion of the bridge replacement.

    The extension was granted due to high-water events beyond what is normally anticipated for a typical spring. This is in accordance with the terms of the design-build contract with Walsh. However, Walsh is working to make up as much time as possible by working longer days and weekends.