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Trimble County

  • 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.

  • One person arrested at Trimble meth lab

    A Trimble County man was arrested Sunday night, March 9, after Troopers found a meth lab in his home, said Trooper Brad Arterburn spokesman for the Kentucky State Police.
    A tip led Troopers with Kentucky State Police Post 5 to the home of 27-year-old Nicholas Hanson, who lives at 9 Cassell Lane in Bedford. Troopers were able to locate an active lab as well as ingredients used to manufacture methamphetamine. Troopers also found approximately two grams of finished product.

  • Fiscal court okays new elevator contract

    The members of Trimble County Fiscal Court voted Monday to approve a maintenance contract with Kone Incorporated for the courthouse elevator. The county had been paying $301.17 each quarter for maintenance. The county agreed to a maintenance upgrade at a cost of $355.92 per quarter with additional coverage provided by the maintenance contractor.

    “With the years that it’s been there it would probably be wise to move up to that,” Trimble County Judge-Executive Jerry Powell said, “because it’s not cheap when they come.”

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  • Milton seeks to fill commissioner seat

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    There is an open seat on the Milton City Commission following the resignation of former Commissioner Tom Mahoney.

  • Bedford Commission fighting sewer issues

    The Bedford City Commission voted Monday, Feb. 17, to start sending a sewer bill to the Bedford Fire Department.

    Commissioner Darrell Harmon had reported during the government body’s January meeting that the department does not pay for sewer or garbage. Harmon said the Kentucky Public Service Commission advised the city several years ago that everyone, including the Morgan Community Center, should be charged for sewer service.