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Trimble County

  • Crash & carry
  • New motorcycle license test to begin May 1

    (FRANKFORT, Ky.) - The Kentucky State Police Driver Testing Branch will begin using a new rider skills test for motorcycle operator’s license applicants on May 1. Developed by the Motorcycle Safety Foundation, the new test is designed to better determine if operators possess sufficient safety skills for riding motorcycles in traffic.

  • Milton Fire Department receives donation from Dow Corning’s Carroll County facility
  • Rescheduled ALS event is Saturday

    “Bob’s Bunch Battling ALS” will hold a fundraiser to raise funds for ALS research at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford on Saturday, April 14, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

    The event was originally scheduled for March 3 but the tornado that struck the Milton Fire Station No. 2 on the day before forced the cancellation of that event.

    Saturday’s event is being held to bring continued awareness to the local region about Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s disease.”

  • Grant funding available for farm energy efficiency items

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Governor Steve Beshear, reminds producers of the availability of $2 million in Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds for on-farm energy efficiency or production projects. Application  and guidelines for the KADB’s new On-farm Energy Efficiency & Production Incentives Program are available online at ag-energy.ky.gov.

  • Use disaster grants wisely

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to use the money wisely and to keep receipts and other documentation for at least three years as proof the funds were spent as intended.

    Upon releasing the funds by direct deposit or check, the Federal Emergency Management Agency sent every recipient a letter providing important information about the grant and outlining how the money can be spent.

  • USDA announces milk income loss contract program payment rate for February production

    The Farm Service Agency State Executive Director John W. McCauley has announced the February payment rate for the Milk Income Loss Contract program. The February MILC payment rate is $0.3895043 per hundredweight. This is the first time there has been a payment for MILC since April 2010.

  • Art and Writing Contest winners
  • Police search reveals no synthetic drugs

    Law enforcement officers from the Trimble County Sheriff’s Department and Kentucky State Police Post 5 in Campbellsburg visited Jassy’s Discount Tobacco store in downtown Milton on Tuesday, March 27, with the intent to seize synthetic drugs from the premises. Sheriff Tim Coons said the plan was to enforce the new ordinance recently enacted by the Trimble County Fiscal Court that bans the sale, possession or delivery of synthetic drugs in the county.

  • Fundraiser turnout light

    A daylong event Saturday at Trimble County Park may not have drawn a huge crowd, but did manage to raise $2,100 for those affected by the March 2 tornadoes that cut through the county.

    Myrna Persell of Milton, who organized the event with Lenny Hensley, estimated about 100 people stopped by for the antique car and tractor show and to hear performances by local bands at the park shelterhouse. Scriber’s Station in Eminence provided food and refreshments.