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Today's News

  • Nov. 18 program will tell how 
to keep bed bugs from biting

    I am sure many of you are familiar with the old refrain, “Good night, sleep tight. Don’t let the bed bugs bite.” Until just a few years ago, I can’t recall ever receiving a question about bed bugs.  
    But recently, bed bugs have been the topic of local and national news stories. They have infiltrated private homes and public areas, and we’ve received information about these infestations during Extension trainings.

  • Raiders runnin’ to state tourney

    The 2010 Trimble County High School Boys cross country team made school history last week, as they conquered what no other boys’ program has been able to accomplish: back-to-back regional championships.
    The Lady Raiders’ six year regional championship streak, however, came to an end this year, but the girls did earn regional  runner-up honors.
    The race featured teams from Danville, Sayre, Bracken County, Owen County, Carroll County, Lexington Christian Academy, St. Patrick, Burgin, Gallatin County, and Eminence.  

  • Driver crashes into parked cars

  • Local woman alleges sexual assault by doctor

    By LAURA HAGAN
    The Oldham Era

  • Six stabbed in fracas at Bedford party

    Six people were injured in a fracas Saturday, Nov. 6, that allegedly began as a verbal argument at a Bedford party and escalated when one of the guests pulled a knife and then a sawed-off shotgun on several others.
    Aaron Woosley, 25, of Lancaster, Ky., had been invited to a party hosted by Chris Barnes at his 216 Clark Drive, Bedford, home. During the party, an argument began between Woosley and another guest, Josh Sparkman of Bedford, according to Trooper Michael Webb, public information officer for Kentucky State Police Post 5.

  • Always handle firearms with care

    Fall brings with it hunting season, and Trimble County residents are urged to follow these gun-safety tips to prevent accidents at home or out in the field.

    Store ammunition and firearms in separate, locked cabinets or in closets that are inaccessible to children.

    Never store a firearm that is loaded. It is best to store it with the action open, or taken down when possible.

    Always handle a firearm as if it were loaded, but always check to see if it is loaded when handling it.

  • Veterans Day event planned at Point Park

    The News-Democrat

    CARROLLTON, Ky. -- Carroll County area veterans will be honored with special ceremonies at Carrollton’s Point Park next Thursday.

    “To the best of my knowledge and the people I’ve talked to – the judge and the mayor – this is probably the biggest occasion ever for Veterans Day,” program coordinator Bill Chapman said.

  • New wrestling club offers opportunities to local kids

    What started as John Turner teaching his godson, Bryce Turner, how to wrestle has grown into a new business venture in Trimble County.

    With help from his wife, Suzy Sachleben Turner and Bryce’s dad, Chris Turner, John started a wrestling club for Trimble kids, ages 4 to fourth-grade in a converted garage behind his home on Hubbard Lane, Bedford.

     The club, now two years old, drew about 20 boys to the Turners’ eight-week Punishment Academy Wrestling Camp that started in the summer.

  • TCHS Class of 1960 holds 50-year reunion

    The Trimble County High School Class of 1960 held it’s 50-year reunion on Saturday, Oct. 2.

  • BIRTH -- Sholes-Chadwell

    Mark Chadwell of Milton and Lorye Sholes of Merrillville, Ind., announce the birth of their second son, Gage Preston Sholes-Chadwell.

    He was born Aug. 10, 2010, weighing 8 pounds, 3 ounces, and was 20½ inches long.

    He joins siblings Larken J. and Casey Chadwell of Carrollton, Ky.; Jonathan Chadwell of Eminence, Ky.; and sisters Jessica Tingle of Madison, Ind. and Emily Chadwell of Shelbyville, Ky.

    Grandparents are Mary Sholes, Weeki Wachee, Fla. and the late Wilbur E. Sholes, Hebron, Ind.