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Today's News

  • Let’s focus again on state motto

    The News-Enterprise
    At the conclusion of a vile presidential campaign between two major party nominees with dubious track records and questions of character, America is ready to be done with politics for a while.
    But, as always, lessons can be learned.
    First among them: Amer­ica still belongs to the people and not pollsters nor politicians.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • $1.9 billion needed for infrastructure improvements

    Other than during a rare boil-water advisory, most of us don’t think twice when we turn on the faucet. We just expect clean and plentiful water to be there.
    For about 95 percent of Kentuckians, that’s exactly what we get each and every day from the 400-plus public and community water systems that serve the commonwealth. These systems meet or exceed health-based standards at an incredible rate of 99.73 percent.

  • Native American Heritage tribute Saturday in Madison

    In honor of Native American Heritage Month, the West Street Art Center in Madison, Ind., will present A Tribute to Native American Heritage this Saturday, Nov. 19, from 2 to 5 p.m. It will feature a Native American Flute Workshop followed by a Native American flute performance
    by Heart Wind and a dramatic reading by Jack Ramey.            
    l 2 p.m.  Playing the Native American Style Flute with Adam Riviere and Richard Brooner of Heart Wind  

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Friday, Nov. 18
    Trimble County High School will host a blood drive on Friday, November 18 from 9:00 AM- 2:00 PM in the high school gym lower lobby. Please call Carla Goins at 502.663.0100 or Carla.goins@trimble.kyschools.us to schedule an appointment.
    Saturday, Nov. 19
    Free handshake and pancake breakfast at Sligo Baptist Church, 65  N. U.S. 42 Loop in Sligo from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. All are welcome!

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    There was no session of Trimble District Court last week due to the General Election.
    TRIMBLE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPT CALL LOG
    Tuesday, Nov. 1
    7:40 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    10:05 a.m., drug information, Garriott Rd and U.S. 421N
    Wednesday, Nov. 2
    7:30 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School
    1:06 p.m., property damage accident, 439 U.S. 42E
    2:31 p.m., domestic abuse, 100 block U.S. 421
    Thursday, Nov. 3
    7:31 a.m., traffic stop, Milton Elementary School

  • Local circuit judges participate in hands-on judicial college

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Circuit Court Judge Karen A. Conrad and Family Court Judge Doreen S. Goodwin, who serve Trimble, Oldham and Henry counties, recently had the opportunity to process a staged crime scene, visit a women’s prison, learn about arson investigations and more as part of the 2016 Circuit Judges College, an education program for the state’s circuit judges. The college took place Oct. 16-19 in Lexington and offered a mix of classroom sessions and practical field studies

  • Seven Counties merges with Centerstone

    Centerstone and Seven Counties Services recently announced that they will effectively combine their operations, creating a five-state, non-profit behavioral health organization serving more than 150,000 people of all ages annually, according to a news release. The affiliation was unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both organizations.

  • Beshear: ‘Jury duty’ phone scam reported in Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky Attorney General Beshear issued a Scam Alert Tuesday to help Kentuckians avoid falling victim to a “jury duty” telephone scam.
    The U.S. Marshals Service recently warned of the scam sweeping much of the country and reports of such calls have now been made to the Kentucky Attorney General’s Office.
    The caller, who pretends to be a U.S. Marshal, court worker or other federal or state law enforcement authority, claims you failed to appear for jury duty and must pay a fine immediately over the phone or risk arrest.

  • Carrollton bridge to be open by Thanksgiving

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    The morning commute for those living on the west side of the Kentucky River should be back to normal starting Wednesday, Nov. 23.