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Today's News

  • Suspects in car thefts arrested

    A Bedford couple was arrested Tuesday, Nov. 8, on several charges of car theft after a spree that started Monday night in Trimble County and ended in Henry County.

    According to a news release, Kentucky State Police Troopers Brad Arterburn and Trooper Zack Morris were recovering a stolen Ford Mustang on Wooded Ridge Road in Henry County when they spotted the couple in a minivan, which also turned out to be stolen.

  • Counties make modifications in shelter plans

    Exorbitant bids on the animal shelter project have forced Trimble and Henry county officials to return to the drawing board with architects to find ways to cut construction costs.

    A plan for the 2,144-square-foot facility, to be built on two acres of land on Sulphur Road donated to Trimble County by Republic, owner of the nearby Valley View Landfill, was designed by 5253 Design Group in Louisville. The firm estimated the project at $217,000.

  • U.S. 421 curve subject of Milton concern

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is studying the possibility of installing additional lighting on the U.S. 421 curve near the Milton Lions Club where numerous accidents and fatalities have occurred over the years.

    Milton Constable Tom Persell addressed the issue with the members of the Milton City Commission Thursday. Persell said there is one light near the curve “but it’s not really up by the road,” he said.

  • New Castle pharmacy robbed

    It only took about two minutes for a lone gunman to rob Cook’s Pharmacy on Main Street in New Castle of prescription pills, according to Detective Danny Stivers of the Henry County Sheriff’s Office.

    Stivers said at about 1:48 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 3, the robber lured an employee from behind the pharmacy counter, claiming that he thought he had pink eye. As the employee began pointing out products the man might want to try, the suspect allegedly pulled a gun and handed a plastic bag to the employee, ordering that he fill it with prescription pain killers.

  • UK picked 2nd in SEC coach poll

    From the KPA News Content Service

    LEXINGTON – For the second straight season, the University of Kentucky women’s basketball team was picked to finish second in the Southeastern Conference in a voting of the 12 league coaches, as announced by the league office Tuesday.

  • Federal funds for heating homes

    From the KPA News Content Service

    FRANKFORT – The Cabinet for Health and Family Services Monday announced that $24 million in federal funding has been released to Kentucky to help low-income families heat their homes this winter.

    The U.S. Department for Health and Human Services released funding for states’ Low Income Home Energy Assistance Programs (LIHEAP), which help families pay their energy bills, particularly during the very cold and hot months.

  • Location strategies for winter feeding of livestock

    As we move closer to cold weather, it is a good time for Trimble county cattle producers to think about strategies for winter feeding of livestock, since it is a necessary part of nearly all operations.

    Choosing the right place for winter feeding can improve production and reduce threats to nearby water resources. A poorly chosen site for winter feeding can have negative impacts on soil and water quality according to Steve Higgins, UK Extension Director of Environmental Compliance.

  • Strategies for controlling weight: the “plate method”

    Better health through weight control can reduce the risk of developing chronic health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, diabetes and some cancers. One strategy for weight control is to use the “plate method,” which is a food-awareness tool that helps change habits and attitudes toward food and eating.

    The plate method helps you to:

    •Make healthy choices

    •Eat more high fiber foods

    •Control carbs

  • 4-H helps youth factor in the costs of pet ownership

    Owning a pet is a valuable and rewarding experience for youth. However, youth and parents should understand both the financial cost and commitment required for different animals. Before acquiring a pet, you should thoroughly consider the demands of owning different pets to be sure your choice will fit in with your family’s lifestyle and budget realistically and without undue hardship. A fish fits neatly on a counter top; a Great Dane needs a big yard.    

  • FIRST NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS – TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOLS

    Trimble County Middle School

    All A

    Grade Six: Ella Aponte, Kalli Baxter, Jaiden Beatty, Jasmine Combest, Nevada Devine, Anastasia Ely, Aubrey Graves, Aaron Haney, Derek Harris, Olivia Harris, Isabella Hines, Evan Kunkel, Shelby Murray, Alexis Petty, Reese Poe, Joe Pollock, Olivia Seward, Daniella Tebib, Karli Tilley, Mary Williamson, Haley Wright