Today's News

  • Kentucky’s year in review

    As we approach the final days of the year and literally wrap up a hectic month of shopping, it’s good to take a moment to reflect on what the past dozen months have brought.

    While the times have been tough for far too long now, there have been some encouraging signs that the Commonwealth is getting back on its feet.

  • Reunion stories are the best

    I love a good reunion story.

    A few years ago The New York Times ran a story about then-New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel and a young man named John Mathieson.

    Thirty-four years prior to Fassel and his wife Kitty meeting Mathieson they had been 19 and unmarried — and the parents of a baby boy whose birth and adoption they kept secret from all but their immediate families.

    And for 34 years, every April 5 the Fassels privately wished their baby boy a Happy Birthday, adding, “Wherever you are, we hope you’re OK.”


    30 Years Ago (Dec. 24, 1981)

    Melissa Miller won the honor of All State Band Person and will be going to Cincinnati, Feb. 4-5-6 to participate in a musical clinic under direction of a guest conductor, who will conduct a concert as a climactic crescendo.

    It was a jolly ole Santa Day Friday at the Farmers Bank of Milton as kiddies came by the score to talk with Santa and tell him what they wanted for Christmas

  • Holiday movie moments are like visiting old friends

    Almost everyone has a favorite Christmas song, movie or story. While I enjoy the songs and stories of the Christmas season I want to take a nostalgic look at some of my all-time favorite movies to watch at this time of the year. At the Taylor house it has always been a rule that we don’t listen to Christmas songs or watch Christmas movies until Thanksgiving evening.

  • State police plan checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Jan. 2 - 16, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • KSP warns: ‘Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over’

    The Kentucky State Police, Post 5, has started conducting the Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over traffic safety campaign for the Christmas and New Year’s Eve holiday period.  The increased efforts are designed to combat the potentially increased number of impaired drivers resulting from Christmas and New Year’s festivities.  The campaign incorporates high visibility enforcement activities to enhance traffic safety while reducing traffic fatalities. 

  • TCHS grad receives teaching honors

    Scottsburg New Tech High School is a Project Based Learning S.T.E.M. school (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) that offers an extremely rigorous Science curriculum in Biolit.

  • Jenna Clem weds Matthew Mattingly

    Jenna Catherine Clem and Matthew Christopher Mattingly were united in marriage on June 11, 2011 at the Richwood Plantation in Milton, Ky.
    The bride is the daughter of Ray and Stuart Clem, Bedford. She is a graduate of the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Arts in interior design.

    The groom’s parents are Mark and Jamie Mattingly, Henderson, Ky. The groom graduated from the University of Kentucky with a Bachelor of Science in Agricultural Economics. He is employed with Amvac Chemical Corp.

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log Dec. 21, 2011

    Monday, Dec. 12
    8:50 a.m., EMS medical call, 800 block Gossom Ln
    11:07 a.m., alarm, 9900 block U.S. 421N
    2:58 p.m., school zone detail, 1029 U.S. 421N
    3:16 p.m., attempt to locate, 200 block Estelle Ln
    3:50 p.m., process service, 1300 block Button Ridge Rd
    4:08 p.m., domestic abuse, Connector Rd
    5:15 p.m., process service, 1200 block Mt Carmel Rd

    Tuesday, Dec. 13
    4:13 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, Leatherbury Cir
    5:55 p.m., alarm, 9200 block U.S. 421N

    Wednesday, Dec. 14
    11:25 a.m., property damage accident, U.S. 421 at Mt Pleasant
    7:11 p.m., alarm, Cedar Cir