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Today's News

  • DISLODGED BEARING CLOSES BRIDGE INDEFINITELY

    Staff Report
    Crewmen from Walsh Construction closed the U.S. 421 Milton-Madison Bridge around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning, March 11, after a steel bearing dislodged between a pier and the bridge. This incident happened at Pier 2, the first land pier on the Milton, Ky., side of the Ohio River.

    Closure

  • Jacking Up Corner of Milton-Madison Bridge Will Allow for Slide

    Workers plan to use jacks to lift the southeast corner of the new Milton-Madison Bridge steel truss in order to replace a steel bridge bearing that dislodged on Tuesday, March 11. This will allow the planned slide of the new steel truss to proceed.

  • BRIDGE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    The U.S. 421 Milton-Madison Bridge across the Ohio River between Madison, Ind., and Milton, Ky., is closed effective immediately and until further notice. The official detours are the
    Markland Locks and Dam Bridge connecting Kentucky Route 1039 and Indiana State Road 101, 26 miles upstream, or the I-65 Kennedy Bridge in Louisville, 46 miles downstream.
    Crews closed the bridge around 3 a.m. this morning after a steel bearing between the bridge and the pier dislodged, injuring a construction worker.

  • Tentative dates announced for upcoming closure and slide of Milton-Madison Bridge

    Closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge is tentatively scheduled to occur Friday, March 14 at 12:01 a.m. with all lanes shut down until Friday, March 21 at approximately noon. Traffic will be reduced to one lane beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in order to move equipment into place. During this time, a flagger will allow traffic in each direction to pass. Inclement weather and other factors could alter the schedule.

     

  • Farm Bureau members going to Washington

    Louisville, KY -- Equipped with national priority issues established during their annual meeting in December, 185 Kentucky Farm Bureau volunteer leaders are heading to the nation’s capitol during the last week of February. The group has scheduled a series of strategic discussions with Kentucky’s Congressional Delegation to examine issues facing agriculture in the Commonwealth.

  • Trimble County School Lunch Menus

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY
    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.95
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Feb. 24: Bosco Stick, Marinara Sauce, Glazed Carrots, Green Beans, Orange Slices or Baked Apples.
    Tuesday, Feb. 25: Chicken Nuggets, Pinto Beans, Potato Wedges, Apple or Pear Half, Corn Bread.
    Wednesday, Feb. 26: Pizza, Garden Salad, Corn, Grapes or Pineapple.

  • Remedies for battling colds

    Cold Remedies
    It is not fun to have a cold.  Colds are most common in the winter when the air is dry.  Most of the time, when you have a cold, you have to wait for the virus to pass.  There is no cure for the cold.  There are however, a few things that help your body handle the cold virus.

  • Tips for profitable hay operations, cash for Trimble County farmers

    Okay, I am over the snow and ready for spring!  On the other hand, winter is a good time to think ahead to the growing season that’s not really all that far away. Cash hay sales can be an income source for many farmers. These 10 management tips provided by Darry Lacefield, University of Kentucky Extension Forage Specialist, can help you generate the most profit from your hay enterprise.
    Do extensive research on the market and your potential customers. Save some bales to show prospective customers or brokers the kind of product you can offer.

  • District Tourneys set next week at North Oldham H.S.

    The Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s 29th District Basketball Tournament gets underway Tuesday, Feb. 25, and continues Wednesday, Feb. 26. Championship games will be played on Friday, Feb. 28. All games will be played at North Oldham High School, located at 1815 South Highway 1793 in Goshen.

    The Trimble County Raiders will face South Oldham in Tuesday night’s boys’ contest, which will be played at about 7:30 p.m., following the girls’ 6 p.m. match-up between Oldham County and North Oldham.

  • Raiders top Gallatin and Eminence, fall to Demons