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Today's News

  • Bedford blaze destroys barn and vehicles

    Staff Report
    Area firefighters battled a barn blaze Monday afternoon in the 100 block of Smith Drive in Bedford.
    At 4:28 p.m., Milton Fire & Rescue responded with Bedford Fire & Rescue to the report of a structure fire. Crews arrived on scene and found a fully engulfed barn on fire. Crews worked for about 30 minutes to get the fire under control, according to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long.

  • Pirtle, Riley named to Ky. Aviation Hall of Fame

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Longtime Trimble County resident Jim Pirtle, along with the late Madison physician, Dr. H. Schirmer Riley, will be inducted into the Kentucky Aviation Hall of Fame in November in recognition of their 1986 flight around the world in a single engine Comanche aircraft.

  • Dedication ceremony set Wednesday, Oct. 1 for Milton-Madison Bridge

    The official dedication of the new Ohio River bridge is 2 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 1, on the lawn of the Riverboat Inn near Vaughn Drive in Madison, Ind. Governors Steve Beshear, Kentucky, and Mike Pence, Indiana, will attend with Mayors Damon Welch and Denny Jackson.

  • Coopers Bottom Road gets new bridge

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Water district to seek grant for improvements

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing the Trimble County Water District No. 1 to seek a grant through the Department of Homeland Security for improvements to the water system. The vote came during last week’s regular monthly meeting of the magistrates. Randy Stevens, Water District manager, informed the magistrates that the deadline to file for the grant is June 30.

  • Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Bedford City Commission approved a bid from local contractor Chris Bell to repair sections of sidewalks in the city during their regular monthly meeting last week. Commissioner Harold Greene said there are three areas in Bedford where sidewalks had deteriorated to the point of needing to be replaced.

  • 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    There will be two new members of next year’s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday’s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.

  • 82 deficiencies identified in LG&E landfill plan

    The Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch has found 82 deficiencies in a permit application filed by LG&E and KU Energy for a proposed 189-acre special waste landfill to be located at the utility company’s Trimble County Generating Station.

    In a certified letter to LG&E and KU Energy engineer W. Paul Puckett, Solid Waste Branch Manager Ronald Gruzesky, P.E., said that the deficiencies were discovered during a review of the application filed by the utility on Jan. 4, 2014.

  • 7 selected Governor’s Scholars

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County High School Class of 2015 is sending more students to the Governor’s Scholars Program than ever before. A record seven students were chosen for the 2014 summer program. Each student will have a choice from several programs to study while preparing for his/her future.

  • Memorial Day Service Monday at Courthouse lawn