Today's News

  • Bridge contractor given extension due to floods

    State project managers for the construction of the Milton-Madison Bridge project have announced that the contractor, Walsh Construction Co., has been granted an extra 60 days for completion of the bridge replacement.

    The extension was granted due to high-water events beyond what is normally anticipated for a typical spring. This is in accordance with the terms of the design-build contract with Walsh. However, Walsh is working to make up as much time as possible by working longer days and weekends.

  • KSP arrests Bedford man following suspicious fire

    A Bedford man was arrested and charged with first-degree arson following a residential fire on Hardy Creek Road east of Bedford last week.

    Leonard J. Andrew, 26, was arrested by Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Noble at 12:04 a.m. Wednesday, June 8, and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center in Carrollton.

  • Relay numbers drop significantly

    The threat of an oncoming rainstorm forced an early end to last weekend’s Trimble County Relay for Life. Attendance was down compared to previous years. Funds raised at this year’s event took a nosedive as well.

    Relay is a community event – held nationwide – that raises funds for the American Cancer Society. During the event, teams sell items and offer activities to raise funds to add with donations received since the first of the year.

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  • Trimble graduates awarded numerous scholarships

    Trimble County High School’s Class of 2011 has earned in excess of $900,000 in scholarship awards, according to TCHS Guidance Counselor Brigette Kunselman. On Monday evening the awards, which included Kentucky Excellence in Excellence Scholarships, totaled $900,118.

    “This number is an accurate amount for scholarships that have been accepted by the student, not just awarded,” Kunselman said. The total dollar figure would be higher had students accepted all award monies offered.

    Award recipients were:
    Zach Adair: KEES

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  • Temple to attend Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders

    Trimble County High School’s Katelyne Temple is among 89 high school juniors who have accepted invitations to attend Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders.

    The Institute is a unique five-day summer leadership conference that highlights a variety of careers in agriculture while exposing high school students to a preview of college life. IFAL students are among the top in their class, plan to further their education at the post-secondary level and have an interest in pursing a career in agriculture.

  • Crabtree on Dean’s List

    Derek Steven Crabtree, a freshman from Milton, has been named to the Dean’s List at Campbellsville University.

    Campbellsville University Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Frank Cheatham announced the academic honors’ list for the spring 2011 semester on Friday.

    Students who have achieved a grade point average of 3.5-3.99 are named to the Dean’s List; there are 249 named to that list.