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Today's News

  • Conner Ball among elite sophs

    The University of Kentucky last week entertained a group of more than 180 elite high school sophomores from around the Commonwealth as part of the prestigious “Class of Kentucky” program. The elite group included Trimble County High School sophomore Conner Ball, son of Les and Linda Ball of Bedford.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday-Friday               July 25-27
    Trimble County Band Pre-Camp will be held at the TC High School from 8 a.m.-noon for All Guard and Percussion members.

    Mt. Hermon Baptist Church on Palmyra Road will be hosting Vacation Bible School from 6:30-8:30 p.m..  Children ages 3 and up are encouraged to join us on our Space Quest!  Call 255-4732 for further details.

  • Rob Brooks helps build Habitat home

  • Stevens’ resignation effective August 15

    On Friday, July13, Trimble County Judge-Executive Stevens made his pending exit from the county’s highest elected office official by submitting his resignation to the governor’s office. Stevens presided over his final meeting of Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday, July 16.

  • Lightning blamed in fire that destroys Bedford landmark

    A fire, which investigators believe was started by a lightning strike, destroyed a Bedford landmark on Wednesday, July 18.

    According to the Trimble County Sheriff’s call log, police, Trimble County Emergency Medical Services and fire units from Bedford and Milton were paged to a residence at 498 Highway 421N in Bedford at 9:01 p.m.

  • Unusual tow
  • KSP plans checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of July 23 - August 6, 2012.
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.
     

  • Public help sought in monitoring health of Kentucky’s deer herd

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Wildlife watchers can help researchers track and monitor the health of Kentucky’s deer herd.

    “For years, the Southeastern Cooperative Wildlife Disease Study Group has tracked outbreaks of EHD - or epizootic hemorrhagic disease - in deer,” said Tina Brunjes, deer and elk program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources. “The public can assist researchers by reporting sick animals and pinpointing locations.”

  • Hot weather, exercise and you: Tips to stay healthy

    When we get into the heat of the summer, making sure to still get some exercise, and doing it safely, can be a challenge.  It is important to know how the hot weather affects your body, how to avoid heat related illness and when you should stop exercising out in the heat.

    How Hot Weather Affects Your Body — have you ever been really red in the face or skin after exercising in the heat?  When you exercise your body temperature will rise. When it is hot outside, that also affects your body’s temperature.

  • Plan to attend the 2012 Woodland Owners Short Course

    Make plans to join us for the 2012 Woodland Owners Short Course.  This program is a great opportunity for you and your family to learn how to enhance your woodlands and get the most from your ownership experience.  Most woodland owners are not aware of the wide variety of organizations and programs available to help them care for their woodlands.