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Today's News

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, Feb. 6
    Trimble Citizens for Energy Reform will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office, at 6:30 p.m. to plan for the Division of Waste Management’s Public Meeting on February 20th regarding LG&E’s coal fly ash landfill permit application. If you have questions or want to become involved, contact Sonia at 502-268-9321.
    Saturday, Feb. 8

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Jan. 27
    9:52 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    10:44 a.m., custody dispute, Milton Elementary School
    Tuesday, Jan. 28
    8:59 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    9:52 a.m., assisted motorist, U.S. 42 at Lawson Ave
    10:51 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    11:04 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:31 p.m., social services referral, 100 block Moffett Rd
    3:00 p.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    5:21 p.m., traffic hazard, 12000 U.S. 421N

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard the week of January 28, 2014.

    FELONIES

  • Clerk’s office closing early

    Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning’s office will close for one-half day on Tuesday, Feb. 25, enabling the staff to attend training with the State Board of Elections in Frankfort. The clerk’s office will open at 1:30 p.m. on that day.

  • Sen. Hornback legislative forum Saturday at 9 a.m.

    State Senator Paul Hornback will be at the Trimble County Fiscal Court meeting room Saturday, Feb. 8, from 9 - 10:30 a.m. to brief constituents on the 2014 legislative session. This forum is free and open to all.

  • Special waste landfill hearing Feb. 20 at TCHS

    The Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet has scheduled a public meeting to explain the application process and answer questions concerning an application submitted by Louisville Gas & Electric and KU Services Company for a permit to construct a special waste landfill at the utility’s Trimble County Generating Station.
    The meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 7 p.m. at the Trimble County High School gymnasium, located at 1029 U.S. 421N in Bedford.

  • Bridge pier demolished

    Late Friday afternoon, a blast at the base of old bridge pier number five near the Indiana shoreline toppled the nearly 100-foot tall structure. This was the only remaining original pier of the Milton-Madison Bridge. Three others in the Ohio River and a fourth on the Kentucky shore have been widened, strengthened and refurbished and are being reused to support the new, wider bridge span that is nearing completion by Walsh Construction. 

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  • BRIDGE BLAST SCHEDULED FRIDAY AT 4 P.M.

    In preparation for the upcoming bridge slide, the only remaining original Milton-Madison Bridge pier is scheduled to be demolished Friday, January 31 at 4 p.m. Demolition will require a brief bridge closure lasting approximately 10 minutes.

     

  • BRIDGE BLAST DELAYED TO NEXT WEEK

    In preparation for the upcoming bridge slide, the only remaining original
    Milton-Madison Bridge pier is scheduled to be demolished NEXT WEEK - DATE TO BE
    ANNOUNCED. Demolition will require a brief bridge closure lasting approximately 10
    minutes.

    The 92-foot-tall pier will be removed in a series of two blasts scheduled to take
    place several days apart. Using controlled explosives, the first blast will topple
    the pier above the water line. A tension line anchored on the Madison side of the
    river will be used to pull the pier toward the shoreline, controlling the direction