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Trimble County

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 8

    • 10:08 a.m., domestic dispute, parking lot at Bedford Medical, U.S. 421 N
    • 11:26 a.m., juvenile complaint, 9245 U.S. 421N
    • Tuesday, Sept. 9
    • 1:59 p.m., abandoned vehicle, Hardy Creek Road
    • 3:05 p.m., civil complaint, Megan Lane
    • 3:57 p.m., juvenile complaint, 2560 New Hope Road

    Wednesday, Sept. 10

  • Spring storms wreak havoc
  • Ag secretary announces increased opportunity for producers as part of nation’s new farm bill

    WASHINGTON — Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced increased opportunity for producers as a result of the 2014 Farm Bill.

  • Clarification: Jenkins not leaving

    Bedford resident Jason Jenkins, although withdrawing from the Trimble County judge-executive race in the May Democrat Primary, will not be relocating to Muhlenberg County as reported in last week’s Trimble Banner.
    “I’m not moving down there,” Jenkins said Tuesday. “I had the opportunity to buy a business down there, which I did, but I’ll continue to be a Farm Bureau agent here and operate the business from here.”
    Jenkins said he withdrew from the political race “because I couldn’t do all three jobs.”

  • Trimble County home to three Certified Roadside Farm Markets

    Trimble County is home to three of the 104 certified farm markets across the Commonwealth recently accepted into the 2014 Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program. The Trimble County members are: Bray Fruit, Bray Orchard & Roadside Market and Callis Orchards.
    In joining the Kentucky Farm Bureau Certified Roadside Farm Market Program, these markets have committed to offering quality products and service to their customers. Their acceptance by Farm Bureau tells customers that they meet the highest standards of quality, freshness, and marketing appeal.

  • Arrested at meth lab

    Staff Report
    Four children were removed from a home and two Milton residents were arrested on Weds. March 26, after troopers from the Kentucky State Police found a meth lab during the search of a home.

    Troopers from KSP Post 5 went to the home at 543 School Hollow Road in Milton to assist social services with a child abuse complaint, according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, Post 5 spokesman. After receiving consent to search the residence, the troopers found several active meth labs throughout the property.

  • FSA celebrates agriculture producers on Natl. Ag Day

    Lexington, KY–USDA Kentucky Farm Service Agency State Executive Director John W. McCauley encourages everyone to take a moment to appreciate the hard working farmers and ranchers in Kentucky on March 25, National Ag Day. This year’s theme is “Agriculture: 365 Sunrises and 7 Billion Mouths to Feed.”
    USDA is proud to stand behind the producers who rise before dawn 365 days a year in order to put food on the table for 7 billion people.

  • Natl. Agriculture Day is March 25

    Kentucky Farm Bureau joins the Agriculture Council of America and farming organizations across the country to celebrate National Agriculture Day on Tuesday, March 25. This day has been set aside annually since 1973 to highlight the many ways America’s food system improves the quality of life for everyone.

  • Designate a sober driver this St. Patrick’s Day

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – St. Patrick’s Day is Monday, March 17, and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety is reminding drivers not to get behind the wheel if they’ve been drinking.
    The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports that since 2007, at least 270 people were senselessly killed nationwide in crashes involving drunken drivers during the St. Patrick’s Day holiday.  Those fatalities were preventable.

  • Spring Clean Week in Trimble County is March 17-23

    Louisville, Ky.– Volunteers will be out in force next week to spring clean Trimble County’s highways. The Transportation Cabinet announces that Adopt-a-Highway Spring Clean Week is March 17-23.
    “The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet appreciates the efforts of our Adopt-a-Highway volunteers who help keep our highways and communities beautiful and litter free,” Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock said.