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Today's News

  • Commission studies plan for Milton marketing campaign

    Milton City Commissioners during their meeting Thursday reviewed a projected plan to market the city during the construction of the new span that will replace the 81-year-old Milton-Madison Bridge.

    The marketing campaign was developed by New West, LLC, a Louisville public relations firm hired by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet “to help us promote Milton,” according to Mayor Denny Jackson.

  • Couple arrested after alleged crime spree

    With the arrest of two people suspected of stealing mail from mailboxes in Trimble, Henry, Carroll and possibly more Kentucky counties, as well as counties in Indiana, law enforcement officials are now working to identify the couple’s victims during a crime spree that spanned several weeks.

  • Students cited in alleged assault

    An investigation by the Kentucky State Police into a reported assault on a student at the Bedford Elementary School “resulted in two 11 year old juvenile males being cited for allegedly assaulting another juvenile male,” according to Trooper Michael Webb.

  • Prison measure signed into law, other measures wait

    Long after a legislative session is in the history books, it is often remembered by just one or two of its most prominent bills. Early last week, the General Assembly gave its overwhelming approval to the one that will almost certainly top this year’s list.

  • Stethen is earns dean's honor at WKU

    Angela Stethen has achieved the designation of dean’s scholar at Western Kentucky University for the Fall 2010 semester. This honor is given to students who earn a grade average of 3.4-3.79.
    Stethen is a 2008 Trimble County graduate and is in her junior year at WKU, majoring in psychology. She is the daughter of Michael and Donna Stethen of Bedford and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Middleton of Claymont, Del., and James and Mary Stethen of Bedford.

  • TCMS Jr. Beta chapter to compete in Nashville

    The Trimble County Middle School chapter of the National Junior Beta Club attended the 22nd Kentucky Junior Beta Convention at the Louisville Convention Center last week.
    Sixty TCMS Beta members were involved in two days of activities and competitions with the theme: “Beta – A Volunteer State of Mind.” Out of the approximately 4,400 students in attendance, the Trimble chapter placed first in decorated wreath and first in "Spotlight your club" competitions.

  • Academic Raiders qualify for state

    For the second year in a row, the Trimble County High School academic team will have to do some extra fundraising. The Raiders’ quick recall team once again made it to the KAAC’s Governor’s Cup state-level competition, placing second in regionals behind Oldham County. 
    “I thought we did a fine job competing today,” said Jon Graham, TCHS coach. “The kids wanted to finish out the year with a win, but we’ll take state for sure. Oldham County has a great team.” 

  • Milton students Jump Rope for the Heart

    Students at Milton Elementary School recently jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. The school had set a goal to raise $1,500 but far exceeded that goal, collecting a total of $7508.93 for the American Heart Association.

  • Bridge project earns state, national awards

    The expediency with which the planning phase of the Milton-Madison Bridge replacement project was completed has caught the attention of the nation’s engineering firms.The American Council of Engineering Companies will present its 2011 National Recognition Award to representatives of the bridge project in Washington, D.C., during the organization’s Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, April 1.
    The project also received an Honor Award from the Indiana Chapter of ACEC on March 5 and was awarded the Grand Award by Kentucky’s ACEC chapter Feb. 8.

  • Keep stretching your brain