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Today's News

  • News of Public Record 08-03-11

    Felony

    Matthew D. Andrew, assault, 2nd degree, criminal mischief, 3rd degree. Not guilty plea entered. Preliminary hearing Aug. 2; remain law abiding; not to possess any weapons; no contact with complaining witness or his family; stay out of Trimble County except to meet with attorney or come to court; no new offenses.
    Brandon Blevins, receiving stolen property under $10,000. Not guilty plea entered. Time waiver signed. Preliminary hearing Aug. 23.
    Christopher Fluhr, failed to appear review. Amend bond to $150 USB, pay in full by Friday, July 29.

  • Heat Safety Tips

    Child Safety Tips

    •Make sure your child’s safety seat and safety belt buckles aren’t too hot before securing your child in a safety restraint system, especially when your car has been parked in the heat.

    •Never leave your child unattended in a vehicle, even with the windows down.

    •Teach children not to play in, on or around cars.

    •Always lock car doors and trunks--even at home--and keep keys out of children’s reach.

  • Historic Callis Grove ready for camp meeting

    The campground basked in sunlight and serenity early this week. Most of the former grove of trees are gone; for some stumps remain as evidence of what once was. The old tabernacle stood empty, silent, in desperate need of a good brooming. Echoes of preaching, spirited singing and shouts of joy and praises wafted on the airwaves as the curtain of memory rolled back the adult mind to that of the child reliving the camp meetings excitement of decades ago.

  • City welcomes Bluegrass Drug Center

    After nearly 60 years as a Bedford staple, Morgan Drug will have a new name – and a new look.

    Bob Yowler, who bought the business in 1983 from its founder, Carroll Morgan, sold the business July 1 to Erik Grove, owner of the Madison Apothecary in Madison, Ind.

    Grove has renamed the store – now Bluegrass Drug Center – and has had a constuction crew on site to remodel the interior.

  • Board proceeds with athletic field project

    A reluctant but determined Board of Education agreed Wednesday to issue a letter of intent awarding Kevco Construction of Louisville a $1.724 million contract to begin Phase I of a project to build new athletic fields for Trimble County High School.

    Plus the required contingency funding, the total cost of Phase I, which includes a new baseball diamond, softball diamond, four tennis courts and a building housing concessions, locker rooms and public restrooms, will come to $1.98 million.

  • Purdue University conducts study of bridge

    The evenutal destruction of the 81-year-old Milton-Madison Bridge over the Ohio River, scheduled for next year, has presented a rare opportunity for researchers at Purdue University.

    Robert Conner, an associate professor of civil engineering at Purdue and a national expert in the study of steel fatigue, is hoping to use the bridge to compile research that will help transportation officials throughout the United States better inspect and diagnose “fracture critical” truss bridges.

  • Milton's Customer Appreciation Day is Wednesday, Aug. 3

    The City of Milton will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.  There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dessert and drinks. There will be door prizes & also an inflatable for the children. The event is free to the public.

  • Milton's Customer Appreciation Day is Wednesday, Aug. 3

    The City of Milton will hold a Customer Appreciation Day on Wednesday, August 3, 2011 from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.  There will be hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dessert and drinks. There will be door prizes & also an inflatable for the children. The event is free to the public.

  • Legislative panel hears testimony on plan for alcohol sales at some state parks

    FRANKFORT  -- Plans to allow the sale of alcoholic beverages at some state parks were presented to lawmakers during today’s meeting of the Economic Development and Tourism Committee.

    The state has applied for liquor licenses at General Butler State Resort Park in Carrollton, Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg and Lake Barkley State Resort Park in Cadiz, and at golf courses at My Old Kentucky Home State Park in Bardstown and John James Audubon Park in Henderson.

  • TCHS successful at FFA leadership camp

    By COREY CORNET
    Special to The Banner

    On July 11, six local FFA members left Trimble County High School in Bedford for the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center in  Hardinsburg, Ky.

    Cody Heveline, Ethan Merrill, Corey Cornett, Trenton Welch, Kyle Puckett and Kim Abbett had a very busy week that included waking up at six a.m. and not going to bed until nearly midnight.