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Today's News

  • 3-ton limit strictly enforced

    Law enforcement agencies from Kentucky and Indiana are posted at each end of the Milton-Madison Bridge to strictly enforce the new 3-ton weight limit.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet lowered the posted weight limit for the bridge from 15 tons to three tons based on new inspections that showed continued deterioration of the 82-year-old bridge.

  • 3-ton weight limit to be posted for Milton-Madison Bridge

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has lowered the posted weight limit for the Milton-Madison Bridge from 15 tons to 3 tons.  Recent inspection of the bridge showed continued deterioration on the 82-year-old bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, Ky., to Madison, Ind.

    Repairs to the bridge are expected to be completed this week by Walsh Construction, the contractor currently constructing the new Milton-Madison Bridge.

  • ALS fundraiser is storm victim

    “Bob’s Bunch Battling ALS” will hold a fundraiser at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford on Saturday, April 14. The tornado that struck the Milton Fire Station No. 2 on March 2 forced the cancellation of another fundraiser the group had planned to hold on the following day.

  • Volunteers help storm victims

    A group of volunteers pitched in at the Morgan Community Center Saturday to assist with the distribution of food and sundry items for victims of the March 2 tornado in Trimble County. Teams of volunteers also helped in storm-stricken areas, according to Rita Davis, Bedford Deputy City Clerk.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, March 19: Corn Dog, *Chili, Chips & Cheese, Baked Beans, Potato Smiles, Mandarin Oranges, Fresh Fruit, Baby Carrots/dip

    Tuesday, March 20: Breakfast for Lunch, Egg/Sausage Pattie, Hash Brown Potatoes, Baked Apples, Fresh Fruit, Biscuit & Jelly, *Turkey Wrap

    Wednesday, March 21: Oven Fried Chicken, *Uncrustables, Mashed Potatoes, Green Beans, Peach Half, Fresh Fruit, Bread

    Thursday, March 22: Philly Sub, *Meatball Sub, Lettuce, Tomato, Dill Spear, Baked Pears, Fresh Fruit, Heartzels, Cookie

  • TCHS tennis results

    Trimble County Lady Raiders vs Gallatin County Wildcats

    First match of the season

    1st singles: Kaylee Cook defeated by Savannah Clark 2-6, 5-7.

    2nd singles: Sabrina Vest defeated Rachel Noble 7-6, 3-7,7-6 tie breaker.

    1st doubles: Ciarra Harmon/Diane Payton defeated by Amelia Samuel 4-8.

    2nd doubles: Alex Lawhorn/Whitney Wingham defeated Melissa Bessleman/Deanne Griffen 8-3.

    Final score: Trimble 2 matches, Gallatin 2 matches

  • Time Warner Cable is local cable provider

    (LOUISVILLE, KY) – Time Warner Cable has announced that it has completed its previously announced acquisition of Insight Communications, becoming the new local provider of high-speed Internet, video and voice services to additional communities (see list below) in Kentucky.

    The acquisition adds more than 760,000 customers throughout Kentucky, Ohio and Indiana to Time Warner Cable’s operations.

  • April 15 deadline approaches: Take control of your taxes

    It’s tax time! In 2011, over half of tax payers received a refund, with an average yield of over $3,000.  For many Americans, this payment may be the largest lump sum received during the year.  Although it might be tempting to spend your tax refund on something fun, it is important to develop a plan to use the refund to help meet financial goals for 2012.

  • Importance of maintaining conventional septic systems

    Septic systems are used in Kentucky where municipal sewage treatment is not available. They are an effective, long-standing method of collecting, treating and disposing of homeowner wastewater, provided they are properly sited and installed. However, a well-sited, properly sized and installed system will fail if not properly maintained. A failed septic system creates problems such as noxious odors, lower property values, surface water contamination and groundwater pollution and may be a health hazard. Repair and replacement costs are considerable.

  • Free GED testing, NCRC assessments offered

    (FRANKFORT, Ky.) – Two important education and workforce credential tests will be free to eligible Kentuckians on a first-come, first-served basis through June 30 or until funds are expended. Free GED tests and assessments to earn a National Career Readiness Certificate are sponsored by Kentucky Adult Education, a unit of the Council on Postsecondary Education, and the Department of Workforce Investment, an agency of the Education and Workforce Development Cabinet, using federal Workforce Investment Act (WIA) incentive funding.

    GED testing