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Today's News

  • State police plan checkpoints

    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 Jan. 2 - 16, 2012.

    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 and the licensing of drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • KSP warns: ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

    The Kentucky State Police, Post 5, has started conducting the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over traffic safety campaign for the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holiday period.  The increased efforts are designed to combat the potentially increased number of impaired drivers resulting from Christmas and New Year’s festivities.  The campaign incorporates high visibility enforcement activities to enhance traffic safety while reducing traffic fatalities. 

  • TCHS grad receives teaching honors

    Scottsburg New Tech High School is a Project Based Learning S.T.E.M. school (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) that offers an extremely rigorous Science curriculum in Biolit.

  • Jenna Clem weds Matthew Mattingly

    Jenna Catherine Clem and Matthew Christopher Mattingly were united in marriage on June 11, 2011 at the Richwood Plantation in Milton, Ky.
    The bride is the daughter of Ray and Stuart Clem, Bedford. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in interior design.

    The groom’s parents are Mark and Jamie Mattingly, Henderson, Ky. The groom graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics. He is employed with Amvac Chemical Corp.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Dec. 21, 2011

    Monday, Dec. 12
    8:50 a.m., EMS medical call, 800 block Gossom Ln
    11:07 a.m., alarm, 9900 block U.S. 421N
    2:58 p.m., school zone detail, 1029 U.S. 421N
    3:16 p.m., attempt to locate, 200 block Estelle Ln
    3:50 p.m., process service, 1300 block Button Ridge Rd
    4:08 p.m., domestic abuse, Connector Rd
    5:15 p.m., process service, 1200 block Mt Carmel Rd

    Tuesday, Dec. 13
    4:13 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Leatherbury Cir
    5:55 p.m., alarm, 9200 block U.S. 421N

    Wednesday, Dec. 14
    11:25 a.m., property damage accident, U.S. 421 at Mt Pleasant
    7:11 p.m., alarm, Cedar Cir

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Dec. 21
    Bedford Christian Church presents “The Old Shoemaker’s Christmas” (a play by Chris Danyluk and produced by special arrangement with Eldridge Publishing Company) at 7 p.m., refreshments following each performance. Donations for the Hands of Christ Community Food Pantry will be accepted.

    Thursday, Dec. 22
    Bedford Christian Church will have their annual Live Nativity from 6:30 - 8:30 p.m.
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders host Bellevue in high school basketball. Junior varsity at 6 p.m., varsity following.

    Friday, Dec. 23

  • Couple arrested in connection with Henry County ‘puppy mill’

    After a six-month investigation of an alleged puppy mill operated by Terri and Kenneth Smith at 25 Allison Lane in rural Campbellsburg, the couple is now facing 218 counts each of second-degree animal cruelty.

    Second-degree animal cruelty is a Class A misdemeanor, which carries a sentence of up to 12 months in prison and $500 fine.

    Terri Smith, 51, was arrested Friday morning in Bullitt County by U.S. Marshals. She pleaded not guilty to all 218 charges Monday, Dec. 19, in Henry County District Court. She is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center in Carrollton.

  • Congressman Davis will not seek re-election

    Congressman Geoff Davis, who represents Kentucky’s Fourth District in the U.S. House of Representatives, will not seek re-election, he said Thursday.

    “In order to devote more time to my family, I have decided not to seek re-election to the U.S. House of Representatives,” Davis said. “It is an honor to have the trust and confidence of the citizens of Kentucky’s Fourth Congressional District.”

    Davis was first elected to Congress in 2004, defeating Maysville native and Democrat Nick Clooney in the general election. He was re-elected in 2006, 2008 and 2010.

  • New Signage for Lions Club Bend
  • 2 arrested at Bedford meth lab

    Two Trimble County residents were arrested Tuesday, Dec. 13, following the discovery of a meth lab near Bedford. Kentucky State Police troopers discovered the lab during investigative efforts conducted in Trimble County, according to a statement issued by the KSP Post 5 in Campbellsburg.

    Robert W. Raisor, 26, and Alyssa L. Jackson, 23, were arrested resulting from the discovery inside their home located at 3025 Highway 316 near Bedford.