Today's News

  • Hosting a green barbeque

    Beach towels, flip flops, and lawn chairs line the isles of local stores. It can only mean one thing — summer has arrived! To many individuals summer means backyard barbeques. However, these summer gatherings can often be costly not only to our pocket books but also our environment. Due to rising prices everywhere, from the gas pump to the grocery store, more and more Kentuckians are finding ways to save money.  This summer save money and go green by following a few simple tips when hosting a backyard barbeque:

  • Reduce flies for healthy herds

    By Katie Pratt
    Flies are annual summer pests of cattle and other livestock. Controlling them could mean happier, healthier and heavier livestock, according to Lee Townsend, Extension Entomologist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture.

    Horn flies are small flies that feed off the blood of cattle and in rare cases, horses. Young animals are the most susceptible to horn flies, as large numbers of flies feeding on an animal can cause lower weights.

  • Trimble County Fair Livestock Auction
  • Edwards attends Circuit Clerks’ event

    Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk Theresa Edwards participated in the 2011 Circuit Clerks Summer College held June 14-16 in Florence, Ky.

    The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Division of Driver Licensing, sponsored the event and provided training on fraudulent documents, driver education programs and services available through the Division of Driver Licensing’s field offices.


    30 Years Ago (July 9, 1981)
    Eileen Lantz will become the home agent in Trimble County on Aug. 3, replacing Cecilia Oak, who has resigned. Cecilia and husband Jerry Oak just had their second child, Sarah, who joins her two-year old sister, Stacy.

  • Older citizens subject of recent legislation

    One of the country’s biggest challenges over the next few decades is ensuring that the “golden years” truly live up to their name for our older citizens.

    As more Baby Boomers begin turning 65 – the first began celebrating that milestone birthday in January – this group of citizens promises to be a fastest-growing demographic for quite some time.

  • Library has new offerings

    If you were one of the lucky number who received an e-reader, MP3 player, iPod, or iPad for Christmas, you will be happy to know that library now offers free downloadable e-books, audiobooks, and music.  Users may browse the library’s website, check out with a valid library card, and download these to PC, Mac, and many mobile devises.  Users will need to install free software.  For audiobooks, music, and video, OverDrive Media Console is required.  To read eBooks, users will need Adobe Digital Editions. 

  • Retired teachers feted, honor scholars

    Carl Allen, former principal of Milton Elementary School, and his wife, Ila Allen, who taught at Milton, recently met two counterparts, who will themselves embark on careers as educators.
    In a sense it was a meeting of the ages, one that will not soon be forgotten, the old and the young coming together to be feted by the Trimble County Retired Teachers Association at its recent quarterly meeting.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, July 7
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be at 7 p.m. at the Bedford United Methodist Church. Everyone welcome.

    July 13-15
    Bedford Springs Church VBS “Walking with Jesus” will be from 5-8 p.m. for ages 4-13. Call 255-7482 if you need transportation, leave info, will call back.

    Thursday, July 14

  • Trimble County Sheriff's Log July 6, 2011


    Monday, June 27
    7:22 a.m., suspicious vehicle, Morton Ridge Rd
    4:30 p.m., property dispute, Reynolds Way

    Tuesday, June 28
    2:35 p.m., ATV on highway, Fairview Circle
    2:55 p.m., criminal mischief, 300 block Devin Dr
    4:22 p.m., miscellaneous complaint, 300 block McDowell Ln

    Wednesday, June 29
    11:24 p.m., domestic abuse, 9000 block U.S. 421N

    Thursday, June 30
    12:35 a.m., alarm, McCord Ln
    1:13 a.m.; patrol requested, Greenbriar