Today's News

  • The week in the Kentucky Senate

    While we passed several important bills this week, my time was dominated with review of the House’s proposal, House Bill 265, for the state’s two-year budget. The plan will be roughly $9 billion per year or $18 billion total. In that, the Senate proposal carries about 6.58 percent authorized debt which is lower than the House’s proposal of 6.8 percent and even lower than the Governor’s proposal of 7.1 percent.

  • This week in the Kentucky House

    In one key way, legislative sessions are a lot like March Madness: The intensity picks up as the number of days winds down.  That makes this week, then, the General Assembly’s version of the Final Four.

  • Wilkes, Mitchell to wed in summer

    Dr. and Mrs. Tom Wilkes of Alexandria, Ky., formerly of Bedford,  and Mr. and Mrs. Julian Mitchell of Carrollton would like to announce the engagement of their children Rachel Wilkes of Alexandria and Justin Mitchell of Alexandria.

  • McClellans welcome baby girl

    Jeremiah & Christina (Albert) McClellan wish to announce the birth of their daughter, Scarlett Daneen McClellan. Scarlett was born on February 15, 2012 at Baptist NorthEast Hospital. She weighed 7 lbs and 6 ozs and was 20 ½ inches long.

  • Scouts in Frankfort
  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Saturday, March 31
    Mt. Hermon Baptist Church, Palmyra Road, will have a Community Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 31 at 2 p.m. Join us for fun, food and fellowship. Call 255-4732 for more information.

    Wednesday, April 4
    The Trimble County Board of Education meets at the school administration building on Wentworth Avenue at 6 p.m.

    Thursday, April 5
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held at 7 p.m. at Bedford Baptist Church on  US Hwy 42E. Everyone welcome.

    Friday, April 6

  • Tornado victims Benefit Concert at TC Park Saturday

    The Trimble Tornado Victims Relief Benefit Concert and Festival will be Saturday, March 31, from 10 a.m.-7 p.m. at the Trimble County Park on Highway 421N, north of Bedford. Gates will open at 9 a.m. Donations for admission will be taken at the gate and accepted throughout the day.

    All proceeds will benefit tornado victims of Trimble County and the Milton Fire Department.

  • Motorists ignoring bridge weight limit signs

    Law enforcement authorities at both ends of the Milton-Madison Bridge have been making several traffic stops of overweight vehicles. According to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons a number of traffic citations have been issued to individuals negotiating the span whose vehicles have exceeded the three-ton weight limit imposed by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet on March 14. A fine in excess of $2,700 was issued to one tractor-trailer driver who ignored posted weight limit signs, Coons said.

  • Work resumes on Milton ramp, Bridge to close April 25-29

    The Indiana Department of Transportation and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet hosted a public meeting Thursday to announce traffic changes that will take effect next month after the April 25-29 construction-related closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge. Traffic plans were on display during an open house at the Brown Gym in Madison.

    The dates of the temporary closure are subject to change depending on weather conditions and river levels.