Trimble County

  • Removal of creek gravel can damage waterways, aquatic life

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Reports of excessive gravel removal from Kentucky streams have prompted the Kentucky Division of Water to reiterate creek gravel extraction guidelines to minimize impacts on the physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the waterway.

  • TC Conservation District to accept cost share fund requests May 14-June 15

    The Trimble County Conservation District will be accepting requests for cost share funding under the Kentucky Soil Erosion and Water Quality Cost Share and Environmental Stewardship Program beginning May 14, 2012 and extending through June 15, 2012.

  • Got Drugs? Prescription Collection Box Preview is Friday

    The Trimble County Sheriff’s Office, located in the Trimble County Courthouse, will host a Prescription Collection Box Preview on Friday, May 11, from 4-6 p.m.

    Local residents are encouraged to bring in old orescriptions and over the counter drugs for disposal. Keep children out of potentially harmful medications by disposing of prescription drugs in an environmentally safe way.

  • TCMS Spring Fling
  • Tree-Care booklet available for donation

    The Arbor Day Foundation is offering a handy tree-care booklet designed to help people plant and care for trees.  Anyone can receive the Conservation Trees booklet simply by making a $3 donation to the Foundation.  Conservation Trees is a user-friendly booklet that features illustrations, colorful photos and easily understood descriptions.

  • Leadership students ‘make a difference’

    Teen Leadership Trimble recently completed its fifth year of helping students “make a difference.”  Twenty-two freshmen and sophomores learned about their community through trips focusing on industry/agriculture, government, history, arts and humanities, and educational empowerment.

  • TCMS names 7th grade Students of the Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced the TCMS Seventh Grade Students of the Month and Teacher Spotlights for April.

  • Postmaster issues alert for bogus emails

    Bedford Postmaster Denise Dewitt has issued a crime alert notice.

    A number of postal customers have been receiving bogus emails regarding a package allegedly sent through the postal service. When the email recipient opens the email it activates a virus in their computer.

    “We would like to warn people not to open the link,” Dewitt said. “The post office does not send notices of packages, nor do we charge for holding packages.”

  • Burrows attends National School Boards Conference

    Scott Burrows of the Trimble County Board of Education joined more than 5,000 school board and state school boards association leaders, administrators and other education leaders in attending the 2012 National School Boards Association’s Annual Conference that took place April 21-23 in Boston, Mass.

  • Misinformation may stop some storm survivors from registering with FEMA

    FRANKFORT, Ky.--Some  survivors of the severe storms and tornadoes that struck Kentucky Feb. 29 through March 3 may not have registered with the Federal Emergency Management Agency for assistance because of misconceptions or lack of accurate information.

    With the deadline to register for federal assistance less than two weeks away on May 7, it’s important that all survivors who suffered damage in the disaster register as soon as possible.

    Here are some examples of misconceptions and misinformation: