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Regional

  • Hanover to offer engineering programs

    Nearly 25 percent of all high school graduates are interested in studying for a career in science, technology, engineering or math. Beginning in the fall of 2017, Hanover College will offer majors in engineering and engineering science for incoming students.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checks

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of July 1-31. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Options pared for bridge approach through Madison

    Staff Report
    The Project 421 team had narrowed the proposed alternatives for a bridge entrance route through Madison to the new Milton-Madison Bridge from nine to four.
    Project 421 is the study of the half-mile section of U.S. Route 421 through Madison that approaches the Milton-Madison Bridge, which spans the Ohio River between Madison and Milton, Ky. The purpose of the project is to select a route that best addresses the safety concerns, mobility challenges and economic development needs of Madison.

  • Bevin announces Kentucky Council on Criminal Justice Reform

    Kentucky Press News Service
    FRANKFORT – With prisons at capacity, overdose deaths on the rise, and families fractured by incarceration, Gov. Matt Bevin Tuesday announced what he calls plans to seek a smarter, compassionate, evidence-based approach to criminal justice in Kentucky.

  • Legislators hear glowing report on iLead Academy

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    With year one in the books, iLead Academy proudly opened its doors June 13, to 22 members of Kentucky’s Interim Joint Committee on Education. As the state’s first regional career academy, iLead is a model that could be replicated throughout the state, as legislators look to take a more personalized approach to how students are educated.

  • Carroll Co. hospital has new CEO

    Trimble Banner Staff Report
    A four-month, nationwide search helped Carroll County Memorial Hospital directors find their new chief executive officer close by in Crestwood.
    CCMH Corp. President Dennis Raisor announced Tuesday that Harry M. Hayes has been hired as the hospital’s new chief executive officer. The hospital board interviewed four finalists from across the United States prior to selecting Hayes for the job.

  • Demand for bourbon means demand for wood

    FRANKFORT—Stacked inside warehouses around Kentucky are millions of bourbon barrels. The name of the distillery stamped on the casks differs from warehouse to warehouse, as does the aging whiskey inside.
    But each barrel has at least one thing in common: the type of wood it is made from.

  • Grants available for beginning farmers

    By Sarah Beaman
    Center for Rural Affairs
    According to the most recent census of agriculture, there are 6 times more farmers over 65 than under 35.  Beginning farmers and ranchers represent a crucial component for the future of agriculture, but they must overcome stern challenges to get started.

  • Kentucky State Fair releases free Turf Concert Series lineup

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The Kentucky State Fair has announced the lineup for its Turf Concert Series, which runs throughout the fair and offers a range of musical artists. Concerts are free with paid admission to the fair.
    Thursday, Aug. 18

  • A festival in 4-wheel drive in Louisville this weekend

    Staff Report
    The Unlimited Off-Road American Show & Expo, to be held June 3-5 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville, turns both the inside and outside area of the fairgrounds into a melting pot for all friends of Jeeps, trucks, UTVs, buggies, outdoor gear and adventure sports.