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Trimble County

  • 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:

  • New Trimble/Henry animal shelter taking shape
  • 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.