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Today's News

  • Animal shelter bids high, counties to regroup

    “The bids were a terrible disappointment!”

    That was the terse assessment of Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens in reference to Monday’s opening of bids for construction of a new animal shelter. The shelter is a joint project between Trimble and Henry county governments to provide dog control, sheltering and disposal for their respective counties. The Kentucky Humane Society in January informed the two counties that, effective June 30, they would not be renewing contracts to provide those services.

  • KSP conducting safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Oct. 24–Nov. 8, 2011.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.

    Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • KSP to partner with DEA for ‘Take Back’ initiative

    The Kentucky State Police will partner with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on October 29, 2011 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets.  Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. on Oct. 29th at every KSP Post across the state.

  • 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
  • RIPPLES OVER THE DIKE

    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

    By ROBYN L. MINOR

    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.