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Trimble County

  • Bookmobile shrinks but still on the job

    The Trimble County Public Library bookmobile is getting smaller, but will still be doing a big job. When the bookmobile broke down in January, the library discovered that the cost to attempt repairs on the 1993 bread truck style bookmobile was more than the vehicle is worth.

    Through the years, since the community first started bookmobile service, new vehicles and service were paid in part by state grants. Those grants are no longer available due to state budget cuts and bookmobiles are very expensive.  

  • KSP make meth arrest after Trimble traffic stop

    A traffic stop in Trimble County last week led to the arrest of the driver for manufacturing methamphetamine.

    On Thursday, March 8, at approximately 10:30 p.m., Kentucky State Police Trooper Josh Noble stopped a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Campbellsburg resident Corey Wardrup on Rowlett Avenue in Bedford. A meth lab was discovered during a search of the vehicle.

    Troopers also found two ounces of finished methamphetamine inside the vehicle. No children were present during the stop.

  • NAP application closing dates near

    The deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the Noninsured Assistance Program are March 1 and March 15.

    The crops for the March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, Clover, Grass, Mixed Grass intended for grazing, hay, or seed, and TEFF.

  • County agent toured areas of 1937 flood destruction

    Only scenes of Destruction met Writer’s Eyes

    Land Marks are obliterated by High Water of Ohio

    By County Agent Craigmyle

    (Reprinted from the March 11, 1937 issue of The Trimble Democrat.)

  • Trimble arts group beneficiaries of Robert Tribble Memorial Fund

    On Feb. 7, 2012, The Trimble County Arts Council received funds from the Bob Tribble Memorial, distributed by the Bedford Rotary Club. Tribble was a member for many years and a past president of the club.

  • Safe home heating: avoid carbon monoxide hazards

    By RONNIE McCANE, Director

    Trimble County Emergency Management

  • Milton resident practicing law

    Crystal L. Heinz of Milton, Ky., was sworn into the practice of law in the State of Kentucky on Oct. 22, 2011 in Frankfort. Heinz graduated Tomas M. Cooley Law School in Lansing, Mich. in Jan. 2011.

    She is a Trimble County native and married to Andrew Heinz of Milton. She is the daughter of Faye B. Miller, Bedford and Kenneth R. Bray, Jeffersontown, Ky.
     
    Her current employment is at The Law Office of Crystal L. Heinz, PLLC, located in Milton. She can be contacted at P.O. Box 85, Milton, KY 40045, 502-269-7153, or crystalheinz@insightbb.com.

  • Neighbors of proposed landfill seek county assistance

    A group of Ogden Ridge residents attended the Jan. 16 meeting of the Trimble County Fiscal Court seeking clarification of the county’s nuisance ordinance as it relates to noise and air quality control. The residents live in close proximity to 200 acres on which the Louisville Gas and Electric Company hopes to develop a coal combustion waste landfill to serve the company’s electrical power generating plant on the Ohio River at Wises Landing.

  • Trimble spared in redistricting

    Henry and Carroll counties are no longer part of the state’s 26th Senate district. Those counties, which, historically, have been served by Republican Sen. Ernie Harris, now fall into the 20th District, represented by Sen. Paul Hornback, also a Republican.

    Population growth statewide, as documented by the 2010 U.S. census, means districts for both the state House of Representatives and Senate were redrawn, approved and signed into law by Gov. Steve Beshear last week. Lawmakers are still working to redraw the six districts for the U.S. House of Representatives.

  • County questions state mandate for local building inspector

    Trimble County Attorney Perry Arnold is preparing for the members of Trimble County Fiscal Court a summation of state building inspection statutes.

    The assistant director of the state Division of Building Codes Enforcement has sent letters to numerous county government leaders,

    including Trimble County Judge-Executive Randy Stevens, an interpretation by

    the Kentucky Department of Housing, Buildings and Construction with regard to local building inspectors.