Today's News

  • Test scores improve in most Trimble schools

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    The number of students graduating from high school and considered college/career-ready continues to increase, according to data released last week by the Kentucky Department of Education.

  • Two arrested for drugs and kidnapping at Trimble County home

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    A call from a woman in distress led to the arrest of two men at a Trimble County residence on Wednesday, Sept. 30.
    The call to the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg came from the Pilot truck stop on Pendleton Road, KSP spokesman Trooper Joshua Lawson said. Troopers responded and during the course of their investigation, it was determined that the woman had allegedly been held against her will at a Bedford residence where alleged illegal drug activity had taken place.

  • Stacy Bruner secretary for state’s organ donor awareness program

    Staff Report
    Stacy Bruner, Circuit Court Clerk of Trimble County, has been selected to serve as Secretary of the Board of Directors of the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life. Created by Kentucky’s Circuit Court Clerks in 1992, the Trust For Life is a statewide 501c(3) non-profit organization that informs, educates and encourages Kentuckians to register as organ & tissue donors to save lives. 

  • State police plan October traffic safety 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 October 1st through the 31st.
    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.

  • Two killed in Carroll Co. collision Sunday

    Staff Report
    A single vehicle collision in Carroll County Sunday night, Oct. 4, re resulted in the deaths of two people, according to The Kentucky State Police.
    According to Trooper Joshua Lawson, KSP spokesman, dispatchers with Kentucky State Police Post 5 Campbellsburg received a call just after 7:00 p.m. Sunday from the Carroll County Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance with a fatal vehicle collision. 

  • Be smart behind the wheel

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The rate of fatalities on Kentucky’s roadways is increasing in 2015, according to preliminary numbers from the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety and Kentucky State Police. There were 549 fatalities as of Oct. 6 – 58 more than at the same time last year.
    “With only three months are left in the year, we are encouraging drivers to take responsibility for their driving behaviors,” said KSP Sgt. Michael Webb. “By combining enforcement with public awareness, we hope to stop this upward trend in fatalities.”

  • Milton Fire & Rescue reminds Milton residents: Every bedroom needs a working smoke alarm!

    Staff Report
    Location matters when it comes to your smoke alarm, according to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long. That’s the message behind this year’s Fire Prevention Week campaign: “Hear the Beep Where You Sleep. Every Bedroom Needs a Working Smoke Alarm!”

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Tuesday, Sept. 22
    2:18 p.m. animal complaint at 138 Luckett Ave.
    3:46 p.m. reckless driver on Hwy. 42 W.
    4:24 p.m. process service block of 100 Cutshaw Ln.
    Wednesday, Sept. 23
    8:15 a.m. accident with property damage at 6356 Hwy. 421 N.
    2:38 p.m. assault at 315 West. St.
    Thursday, Sept. 24
    9:54 a.m. process service block of 900 Peck Pike.
    10:37 a.m. process service block of 1300 Milton-Bedford Pike.
    11:58 a.m. process service block of 1200 Webb Ln.
    Friday, Sept. 25


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    The following cases were heard the week of Sept. 28:


  • One week remains for storm survivors to register with FEMA

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Survivors of Kentucky’s July storms have until Oct. 12, 2015, to register with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance.
    Survivors who suffered losses during the severe storms in July in Breathitt, Carter, Fleming, Johnson, Leslie, Perry, Rowan and Trimble counties who have delayed registering for any reason should apply for potential assistance that could include: