Today's News


April 28

    Trimble County Extension Office. “Money Wisdom” will be presented by Spencer County Extension Family/Consumer Sciences Agent Allison Lewis at 1:30 PM at the Trimble County Extension Office. Everyone is invited to attend.

April 30

    Milton Fire and Rescue is hosting its annual tractor show and fish fry from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. at Station No. 1 on the hilltop.

  • Fire leaves family in need

    An early morning fire on Easter Sunday, April 24, destroyed a home and sent one if its occupants to University Hospital in Louisville for treatment of severe burns.

    According to the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue website, firefighters from the Bedford Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Milton were called to 1065 U.S. 421 South at 4:36 a.m.

    The home was fully engulfed and the occupant, Timothy Andrew, had escaped the structure when crews arrived on scene.

  • Court hears first reading of weapons ordinance

    Trimble County Fiscal Court took its first step toward prohibiting possession of weapons in county property during it’s April 18 meeting.

    The court heard a first reading of an ordinance to ban anyone, except law-enforcement personnel, to carry “firearms and other weapons” onto county-owned property.


    It’s been one of the wettest Aprils on record, with an average rainfall in Trimble County of just under 6 inches from April 20-26, according to data from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, CoCoRahs.org.

  • Bridge work delayed by high water
  • Wrapup of Senate session

    As with much of life, the 2011 General Assembly Session had its share of successes and disappointments. We made advances in economic development, education, and healthcare and definitely raised the debate on what is the appropriate conservative use of the tax dollar and did our best to sound the alarm about what happens when the bill finally comes due.

  • The 40 gallon water challenge

  • Starting a home composting program

    Late winter is a great time to establish a composting program. Composting reduces household waste and enriches the soil by converting leftovers and yard waste into a rich humus over a period of time. Planning now, while the garden is still fallow, allows you to decide on a method that best suits your family’s needs and to settle into a routine before gardening season starts.

  • TC girls take Carroll meet, boys 4th

    Trimble County High School’s girls’ track team took first place in last Tuesday’s All Comers Meet at Carroll County. The girls out-pointed second place Grant County by 114 points and third place Carroll County by 127 points. Trimble took fourth place in the boys’ competition. Carroll County took first place overall in the boys’ meet.

    “It was an awesome night for the Runnin’ Raiders,” Trimble Coach Jeff Vincent said. “Coming off a nice and much needed break, most of our kids really responded!”

  • Grads feted April 30

    The Trimble County Alumni Association Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 30, at the Bedford Elementary School.