Today's News

  • Sixth graders encouraged to attend Academy

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton is pumped about next week’s Sixth Grade Academy. All incoming sixth grade students are encouraged to attend the program at TCMS, which will be held for three days, Aug. 2-4, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m.

  • Tourism campaign planned

    New West, LLC, the Louisville public relations firm hired by the state of Kentucky to promote the city, asked the commission to consider a campaign to promote “one of its crown jewels – the Richwood Plantation” on Milton’s riverfront. The request came during the July 14 meeting of the Milton City Commission.

  • Work to begin on temporary ramps

    Construction begins this week on the Madison side of the river on a temporary approach ramp that will eventually provide access for drivers using the bridge. Construction of a similar temporary ramp in Milton is expected to begin the week of Aug. 7. The ramps will be used for several months during construction of the new U.S. 421 Milton-Madison Bridge.   

  • Accident blocks U.S. 421

    A tractor-trailer accident closed U.S. 421 for about 2-1/2 hours Thursday morning, according to Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

  • School board to meet July 27

    The Trimble County Board of Education will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July 27, at the central office on Wentworth Avenue. Board members will hold a discussion on bids that have been received for construction of the new athletic field.
    The board has cancelled the regularly scheduled Aug. 3 meeting.

  • Registration now open for Kentucky Grazing School

    The second installment of the 2011 Kentucky Grazing School will be held Aug. 15-16 at the Woodford County office of the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service and the C. Oran Little Research Center in Versailles.
    Preregistration is necessary, as the school is limited to the first 45 applicants.

    The Woodford County program begins at 7:30 a.m. EDT and ends at 5:30 p.m. both days. Each day begins at the Woodford County extension office, and the participants will travel to UK’s C. Oran Little Research Center for hands-on activities.

  • Take these steps to protect your skin from UV radiation

    It seems each summer more information is released regarding what we should and should not do to protect your skin from the sun.  July is UV Safety Month, so take the time to take care of your skin and prevent skin cancer for yourself and your family!  

    Ultraviolet radiation is the main cause of skin cancer. The best way you can precent skin cancer is to protect your skin from the sun. Although the sun is the main culprit, you can also get UV radiation from tanning booths and sunlamps.

  • Volunteers needed in Trimble, region to assist children placed in foster care

    Citizen Foster Care Review Boards for Trimble, Anderson, Henry and Oldham counties are seeking volunteers to make a difference in the lives of local children in foster care. Volunteers are needed to review cases of children placed in foster care because of abuse, dependency and neglect to ensure these children are placed in safe, permanent homes as quickly as possible.

    Volunteers are not required to reside in the county where a board meets.

  • KSP charity event to benefit Trooper Island

    The Third Annual Kentucky State Police Trooper Island Charity Shoot will be held Saturday, July 30, at the Elk Creek Hunt Club, 1860 Georgetown Road, Owenton. All proceeds will benefit the KSP Trooper Island Camp.

    The registration fee for the main event, sporting clays, is $65. The registration fee for the 3D archery shoot is $25.

    The European rotation starts at 9 a.m. and must be finished shooting by 4 p.m. Numerous prizes will be awarded

    Contact Fred Scroggins, 859/699-8190, for more information.

  • Trimble County Fair Baby Contest Winners