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Today's News

  • Milton fire crews work fire, accident

    Milton Fire crews responded to the report of smoke in a mobile home at 12:40 p.m. Friday, Nov. 14, according to Milton Fire Chief Jason Long. Crews arrived on the scene at 1363 Peck Pike Road in Milton and found a small fire near the heating vent pipe of the mobile home. Crews extinguished the fire containing it to the small area around the vent pipe. The residence is owned by B.G. Wingham. There were no injuries in the fire.
    At 12:51 a.m., Friday, Milton Fire & Rescue responded to the report of a single vehicle accident at the top of Milton Hill (Hwy 421 N).

  • Armed subject shot by Trooper in Shelby County

    Staff Report
    The Kentucky State Police has identified the perpetrator in a officer-involved shooting in Shelbyville as Christopher Horine, 42 years old from Shelbyville.  

  • Millions of children on Medicaid are missing free check-ups

    By MOLLY BURCHETT
    Kentucky Health News
    Millions of low-income children across the country aren’t getting free preventive exams and screenings guaranteed by Medicaid, and some experts say federal and state health officials aren’t doing enough to fix the problem, according to a federal watchdog report.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Nov. 3
    10:02 a.m., juvenile out of control, Bedford Elementary School
    12:46 p.m., process service, Alexander Ave
    1:56 p.m., process service, Bedford Village
    2:14 p.m., juvenile out of control, Bedford Elementary School
    5:41 p.m., property dispute, 600 block Smith Ln
    Tuesday, Nov. 4
    8:05 a.m., reckless driving complaint, Hwy 42 Bedford
    8:36 a.m., burglary complaint, 4200 block New Hope Rd
    1:05 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Hardy Creek
    Wednesday, Nov. 5

  • LOOKING BACK

    Nov. 15, 1984 (30 Years Ago)
    Bobby Moore, head of the building committee, pushed the shovel into the earth at the groundbreaking ceremony last Wednesday for the new Bedford United Methodist Church on Hwy. 421 near the Cooper Clinic. Also participating were Eddie Callis, Dorothy Staples, Pastor William Pearson and Bill Egerton.
    The Trimble County High School faculty has selected the Students of the Month for October. They include senior Tammie Schafer, junior Dawnice Dunlap, sophomore Tina Furnish and freshman Eric Haller.

  • Milton sells surplus items

    By TODD POLLOCK
    The Trimble Banner

  • Shop local on Small Business Saturday

    By TOM UNDERWOOD
    Gallup did a survey this summer. It asked people how much confidence they had in various institutions.
    According to the survey, only 7 percent of Americans said they trusted Congress a great deal or quite a lot, compared with 29 percent who trusted the presidency.
    Small business, on the other hand, came in second, with 62 percent of those surveyed considering it trustworthy. The only organization to score higher, not surprisingly, was the military.

  • What you need to know about new Social Security statements

    No matter how far away you are from retirement, it’s important to understand your Social Security benefits – and there’s a particularly good reason to do it now.

  • New study looks at discipline issues

    Last week, the Department of Education released its latest annual report on school safety, a study that gives the public a truly comprehensive look at the discipline issues our students, teachers, staff and administrators face.
    Overall, the news is good. Nearly 90 percent of the 660,000 students who attend public schools were not involved in any infractions in 2013-14, and of the remainder, only a small percentage was engaged in violent behavior.

  • Grant, Ayres welcomed by KSP Post 5