Today's News

  • Low income Heating Energy Assistance Program details

    Applications for the Low income Heating Energy Assistance Program subsidy for the winter of 2011-12 will be taken from Monday, Nov. 7 to Friday, Dec. 16, at the Tri-County Community Action Agency. Applications will be received daily from 9 a.m. and 2:30 p.m. excluding holidays.

    The subsidy Income Guidelines below show qualifying income(s). Qualifying applicants should refer to the Application Period Schedule which specifies applications will be taken in alphabetic order based on the first letter of the last name.

  • UK picked by media to win SEC basketball championship

    KPA News Content Service

    LEXINGTON – The University of Kentucky men’s basketball team was picked by the media to win its 45th Southeastern Conference championship this season as announced by the SEC on Monday.

    Each SEC school selected media members that cover their team and additional media from across the nation were selected by the conference office to form the voting panel.

  • Commemorate your fish or game with free online certificates

    A new online tool from the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will allow hunters, anglers and trappers to create personalized certificates to help celebrate their experiences.

    Users can upload photos of their fish or game and enter details about their experiences to produce printable certificates suitable for framing. The certificate program is available from Kentucky Fish and Wildlife’s website at fw.ky.gov.

  • Bridge pier strengthening

    The birth of a baby boy to Charles and Hannah Jewel Hardin in Milton, in 1820 might have escaped the notice of Trimble County history buffs had it not been for a random search on the internet by Milton Mayor Denny Jackson a few years back. While searching to see what hits might turn up by keying-in “Trimble County” on his computer, Jackson came across a biographical note that began with the following:

    “HARDIN, Charles Henry, governor of Missouri (1875-1877), born in Trimble County, Kentucky, in Milton, 15 July, 1820.”

  • Sheriff Coons, Trimble BOE team for resources officer

    The Trimble County Board of Education is teaming up with county Sheriff Tim Coons to provide a school resources officer in the district .
    Coons presented Tom Starks, pastor of the Milton Baptist Church, who joined the sheriff’s office a year ago with the goal of working in the schools.

  • Legislature may address statewide smoking ban


    The Daily News Bowling Green

    A statewide smoking ban will again come before lawmakers when they head back to Frankfort in January, but just how much support such a measure will have is unclear.

    “There is no question that it would save the state money in terms of what it pays out for Medicaid,” said state Rep. Jody Richards, D-Bowling Green.

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  • Halloween drivers: Keep the party off the road

    As party-going ghosts and goblins celebrate Halloween on Monday, the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety reminds everyone to keep the party off the road.

    “There isn’t a Halloween costume clever enough to hide an impaired driver who has made the poor decision to get behind the wheel,” said KOHS Director of Highway Safety Bill Bell. “Whether you’ve had one too many or way too many it is just not worth the risk. Remember, Buzzed driving is drunk driving.”