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  • Water increase challenged

    West Carroll Water District has challenged the rate increase recently enacted by the Milton Commission on behalf of the Water Board of the Milton Municipal Water and Sewer Systems.

    Milton Mayor Denny Jackson said during Thursday’s meeting of the commission he had been contacted by West Carroll representative Bill Osborne “and he’s very concerned about the rate increase that we’re imposing on them.”

  • Shelter delayed again

    The process of hiring a project manager to oversee the construction of a new animal shelter for Trimble and Henry counties hit a snag late last week when the leading candidate for the position took his name out of consideration.

    The individual hired for the role is to be a paid county employee in charge of lining up subcontractors to complete each stage of constructing a 2,100-square foot, concrete block animal shelter facility for $250,000 on land donated to Trimble County by Republic Services, owners of the Valley View Landfill.

  • Education commissioner visits Trimble
  • Trimble home puts state above milestone

    A registry with detailed information about historic buildings and sites throughout the Commonwealth has now topped 90,000 entries, according to the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office.

    The survey form listing the 90,000th entry is for a 1½-story log residence in Bedford, in Trimble County, topped by a side-gable, wood-shingle roof and built on a cut-stone foundation, documented by Wilbur Smith Associates.

  • Banner to recognize Trimble’s WWII veterans

    Seventy years ago this month the United States was mobilizing a global war machine, which in partnership with allied forces from numerous other nations, brought an end to the aggression of Nazi Germany and Imperialist Japan in their efforts to bring the rest of the world to submission.

  • Pink pillows in the evening sky
  • Bedford, Rumpke to amend garbage agreement

    The Bedford Commission, during their Dec. 19 meeting heard from Bedford City Clerk Joyce Teague that the 2012 garbage pickup agreement between the city and Rumpke of Carrollton will be amended to reflect the actual number of residences collected each month.

  • 2nd bid opening for animal shelter disappointing

    Henry and Trimble County officials working together to build a new animal shelter were unpleasantly surprised Thursday, Dec. 15, when a second round of bids for the project came in at least $100,000 higher than the amount the counties have budgeted.

    The counties are hoping to build the 2,100-square-foot, cement block structure for $250,000 on land donated to Trimble County by Republic Services, owners of the Valley View Landfill.

  • New hilltop hospital facility