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  • State ends fiscal year with surprise surplus balance

    There have been several positive signs in recent months that the worst of the recession may finally be behind us, but perhaps the best indication yet for Kentucky came late last week. That’s when Governor Beshear announced that state government ended the just-completed fiscal year with nearly $157 million more than expected.

  • Poker run comes through county Aug. 21

    The second Helping Kids in our Neighborhood Poker Run is expected to attract about 200 bikers this year to aid Carroll County children in need this Christmas. The route includes a section of Trimble County.

    Organizer Kenny Jones said there has been a great response already this year for the Aug. 21 poker run, which begins and ends at Sunset Grill in Warsaw.

  • Stark heads state magistrates

    Trimble County Magistrate Stephen Stark was recently sworn in as President of the Kentucky Magistrates and Commissioners Association. County Judge/Executive Randy Stevens administered the oath of office to the newly elected officials at the Annual Joint Conference of Magistrates and Commissioners and County Judge/Executives.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Aug. 3

    Customer Appreciation Day today from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.  Menu is hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad, baked beans, dessert, & drinks. There will be door prizes & also an inflatable for the children. This is free to the public.   
    Milton Elementary is hosting its open house at 5:30 p.m.; 15-minute grade-level presentations begin with first grade at 6 p.m.
    Thursday, Aug. 4
    Trimble County Middle School hosts its back-to-school open house from 7-8:30 p.m.

  • SHERIFF’S CALL LOG 08-03-11

    Monday, July 25
    2:27 p.m., prowler, 400 block Mitchell Rd
    5:03 p.m., animal complaint, 1200 block New Hope Rd
    7:50 p.m., processed papers, 500 block Sportsman Rd
    8:04 p.m., speeding compleint, McDowell Ln
    8:16 p.m., processed papers, Ewingsford Rd

    Tuesday, July 26
    6:11 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Wises landing Rd
    9:34 a.m., fight, BP fast Stop
    9:38 a.m., EMS Medical call, 300 block Clark Coombs Rd
    4:03 p.m., fight, 400 block U.S. 42W
    9:50 p.m., reckless driver, U.S. 421N

  • News of Public Record 08-03-11


    Matthew D. Andrew, assault, 2nd degree, criminal mischief, 3rd degree. Not guilty plea entered. Preliminary hearing Aug. 2; remain law abiding; not to possess any weapons; no contact with complaining witness or his family; stay out of Trimble County except to meet with attorney or come to court; no new offenses.
    Brandon Blevins, receiving stolen property under $10,000. Not guilty plea entered. Time waiver signed. Preliminary hearing Aug. 23.
    Christopher Fluhr, failed to appear review. Amend bond to $150 USB, pay in full by Friday, July 29.

  • Heat Safety Tips

    Child Safety Tips

    •Make sure your child’s safety seat and safety belt buckles aren’t too hot before securing your child in a safety restraint system, especially when your car has been parked in the heat.

    •Never leave your child unattended in a vehicle, even with the windows down.

    •Teach children not to play in, on or around cars.

    •Always lock car doors and trunks--even at home--and keep keys out of children’s reach.

  • Historic Callis Grove ready for camp meeting

    The campground basked in sunlight and serenity early this week. Most of the former grove of trees are gone; for some stumps remain as evidence of what once was. The old tabernacle stood empty, silent, in desperate need of a good brooming. Echoes of preaching, spirited singing and shouts of joy and praises wafted on the airwaves as the curtain of memory rolled back the adult mind to that of the child reliving the camp meetings excitement of decades ago.

  • City welcomes Bluegrass Drug Center

    After nearly 60 years as a Bedford staple, Morgan Drug will have a new name – and a new look.

    Bob Yowler, who bought the business in 1983 from its founder, Carroll Morgan, sold the business July 1 to Erik Grove, owner of the Madison Apothecary in Madison, Ind.

    Grove has renamed the store – now Bluegrass Drug Center – and has had a constuction crew on site to remodel the interior.

  • Board proceeds with athletic field project

    A reluctant but determined Board of Education agreed Wednesday to issue a letter of intent awarding Kevco Construction of Louisville a $1.724 million contract to begin Phase I of a project to build new athletic fields for Trimble County High School.

    Plus the required contingency funding, the total cost of Phase I, which includes a new baseball diamond, softball diamond, four tennis courts and a building housing concessions, locker rooms and public restrooms, will come to $1.98 million.