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Trimble County

  • Trimble County Relay For Life 2014
  • Haymaking season in Kentucky

    By Katie Pratt
    UKAgNews
    Now is the optimal time for Kentucky forage producers to cut hay to ensure they get good quality and yield.
    “The stage of maturity at which the hay is cut is the biggest factor that affects quality,” said Tom Keene, UK hay marketing specialist with the University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment.

  • Division for Air Quality urges residents to ‘Learn Before You Burn’

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Spring-cleaning season has arrived, and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris. But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality reminds you to ‘learn before you burn.’ Many people may not realize that burning garbage is illegal in Kentucky and could result in fines of up to $25,000 per day per violation.

  • Postal carrier Chilton to retire, party today at Bedford P.O.

    The Bedford Post Office staff will host a farewell retirement party from 9-11 a.m. today for longtime route one postal carrier Larry Chilton. Chilton will retire on May 29, 2015, after 28 years of postal service, according to Bedford Postmaster Denise Dewitt.
    “We would like to invite the public to drop in and wish him well,” Dewitt said. “We will be serving cake in the lobby for all who would like to come.”

  • New ‘print on demand’ vehicle registration saves time, money

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Some time- and cost-saving changes to Kentucky’s vehicle registration system are being implemented in county clerk offices across the Commonwealth.
    The vehicle registration system is changing to “print on demand” decals for license plate renewals. Instead of clerk offices having to stock booklets of preprinted decals, the new decals are printed at the time of registration.

  • Road to Nowhere?
  • Courthouse holiday closings announced

    Christmas Closings
    County Clerk, Circuit Clerk, & Sheriff Closed December 24, 25, & 26
    County Judge/Executive Closed December 24 & 25
    PVA Closed December 25 &26
     
    New Year Closings
    County Clerk, Circuit Clerk, Sheriff, & PVA Closed January 1 & 2
    County Judge/Executive closed December 31 & January 1

  • EPA issues coal ash disposal regulations

    Staff Report
    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced Friday the first national regulations to provide for the safe disposal of coal combustion residuals (coal ash) from coal-fired power plants.
    The announcement is intended to protect communities from coal ash impoundment failures, like the catastrophic Kingston, Tenn., spill in 2008, and establishes safeguards to prevent groundwater contamination and air emissions from coal ash disposal.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 8

    • 10:08 a.m., domestic dispute, parking lot at Bedford Medical, U.S. 421 N
    • 11:26 a.m., juvenile complaint, 9245 U.S. 421N
    • Tuesday, Sept. 9
    • 1:59 p.m., abandoned vehicle, Hardy Creek Road
    • 3:05 p.m., civil complaint, Megan Lane
    • 3:57 p.m., juvenile complaint, 2560 New Hope Road

    Wednesday, Sept. 10

  • Feasibility studies: A KCARD service available for farmers

    The Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development offers a wide array of business planning services to entrepreneurs, including feasibility studies. Feasibility studies are an important part of fully investigating a potential business idea with a new business starting up or an established business that is looking to expand into a new venture.