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Today's News

  • Copper thieves target CAC

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD and DAVE TAYLOR

    The News-Democrat/The Trimble Banner

    The Carrollton Police Department is investigating a burglary that occurred at Christian Academy of Carrollton on Friday, Oct. 22.

  • Monday is ‘Trick or Treat’

    On Monday night, Oct. 31, ghosts and goblins will be running in the streets of Trimble County to trick-or-treat. Trick or Treat in Trimble County will be from 6-8 p.m. for children 12 and younger. Residents should have porch light on if wanting to ‘treat.’ Children should be accompanied by an adult. Motorists are cautioned to watch for children crossing the streets.

    Lt. David Jude, spokesperson for the Kentucky State Police, says the agency wants the children to have a fun but safe trick or treating experience.

  • Milton traffic flow
  • Bedford seeks to remain in black

    The City of Bedford continues to seek additional revenue sources to keep the municipal coffers in the black. Raising the municipal tax paid by insurance companies doing business in Bedford is the latest effort of the Bedford City Commission to keep the city afloat.

  • LG&E’s Trimble neighbors fear contamination of water supply

    LG&E says a proposed coal ash landfill for the company’s Trimble County generating station will not pose a health hazard to water resources in the surrounding environs.

    “Public safety and environmental stewardship are key priorities for our business,” the company said in a public statement issued to area news media. “We are proud of the fact that we have never had a significant spill from any of our coal combustion residuals facilities nor have those facilities ever posed a problem for local water supplies.”

  • TCHS one of 19 low achieving schools

    Trimble County High School is among 19 schools statewide identified as “persistent low-achieving” schools based on the results of last year’s Kentucky Core Content Testing under the state’s Commonwealth Accountability Testing System for 2010.

    The problem, says Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson, is mathematics. “We know we have a math need; that’s nothing new,” Sampson told the Trimble County Board of Education at its regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19. “We’ll keep moving forward.”

  • Autumn in Trimble
  • Milton Elementary Fish Fry and Auction held Saturday
  • Making the most of Halloween

    As holidays go, Halloween ranks as one of the big events of the year. Over time, Halloween celebrations have changed, with a definite shift away from costumed kids walking through neighbors after dark with little to no supervision to the current emphasis on organized fall festivals and trick-or-treating during designated hours in business, community or downtown centers. This change also lessens the emphasis on overeating, since organized activities and sports, such as archery, are now part of some community festivities.

  • New Internet resource links Kentuckians to local foods

    In an effort to provide more opportunities for consumers to access local foods, Kentucky first lady Jane Beshear and University of Kentucky College of Agricul-ture Dean Scott Smith unveiled the Kentucky and Local Food Resources Web page recently at the American School Health Association meeting in Louisville.