Today's News

  • Reclaimed, restored, better than new

    Last week my husband and I took a short trip to Winter Garden, a town not too far from Orlando.
    We went to the historic downtown district with its trendy businesses housed in restored storefronts from as far back as the early 1900s.
    A restaurant we went in was originally Cappleman Brothers Grocery Store, built in 1912.
    As my husband read the menu, I read about the history of the building -- the original brick, the gothic stained glass panels in the front window that came from an old Presbyterian church.


    Aug. 27, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • Laborers’ rights evolved over time

    Labor Day is a day off for many workers. But what is Labor Day, and what does it really mean for America’s workforce?
    Certainly, the American worker has come a long way and we can be thankful that we have traveled the distance. We have the right to a safe environment and compensation when we are injured. We are entitled to fair and equal hiring and management practices. And we are entitled to a minimum wage.

  • Legislature must ensure obligation to state retirees

    Bringing about a flurry of facts and a storm of misconceptions, Kentucky’s pension crisis has become one of the most dominating news stories in recent months. One thing is for certain: if our state pensions are not addressed in the very near future, we will face huge cuts in state funding. Education, Medicaid, and other government services would likely be affected—a risk our state is not in a position to take.

  • Trimble County Challenge Walk set Sept. 16

    The Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities is hosting the annual County Challenge Walks again this year. Thanks to the help of several important community partners, organizers have expanded the challenge to seven counties for the 2017 event. Walks will be held this year in Barren, Bullitt, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties. The walks are scheduled for Sept. 16th with registration starting at 9:30 a.m. and the walks taking place from 10:00-11:00 a.m., local time.

  • Lay leaders training held at Lake Cumberland

    Staff Report
    Last week, Bedford Mayor Todd Pollock attended a training to become a Lay Leader for a Chronic Disease Self-Management Program.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thurs. August 31
    The Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk’s office is having a Trust for Life 25th Birthday Bunco Bash, beginning at 6:00 p.m., at the Morgan Community Center. The cost is $10 per person to play. There will be prizes, snacks, a silent auction and lots of fun. All proceeds go to the Trust for Life Organ Donor program.
    Saturday, September 2

  • School board meeting date change

    The Trimble County Board of Education’s Sept. 6, 2017 regular meeting date has now been changed to a Special Called Meeting to be held on Sept. 7, 2017.  This meeting will follow the Public Hearing Meeting that is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. at the Trimble County Board of Education Office located at 116 Wentworth Ave., Bedford, KY 40006.

  • Milton Flea Market/Swap Meet set this weekend

    Flea Market & Swap Meet, Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 2 & 3, 2017 at the Milton City Park. $20 per space for both days. Contact 502-268-3152 or 502-268-5224.