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Trimble County

  • Rescue squads promote missing children program

    “Hug-a-tree” to save search time and lives, a simple but effective program to speed searches for lost or missing persons is being employed by many Kentucky Rescue squads.

    With only a few more weeks of school and the weather changing to the outdoor type weather we in Trimble County like, the Trimble County Emergency Search Unit would like to share a few simple rules to follow when your family is picnicking, hiking or camping.

  • Meet the AirMethods Kentucky flight crews, June 4

    Air Methods Kentucky will hold an open house for the community to meet the company’s new medical flight crews on Saturday, June 4, from 11 a.m. until 5 p.m.

    The event will be held at the company’s Trimble County medical helicopter base, located on U.S. 421 South next to the Trimble County EMS and Milton Fire Station 2.

    The company will reactivate the medical helicopter base next month. The service cut back its local operation in 2008. The facility later closed, except for occasional helicopter visits.

  • School Lunch Menus

    Monday, May 16: Chili dog, *rib q on bun, potato rounds, baby carrots w/dip, strawberry applesauce, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, May 17: No school, Election Day

    Wednesday, May 18:  Chicken tenders, *manager’s choice, mashed potatoes, green beans, fruit cup, jell-o w/topping, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit

    Thursday, May 19: Hamburger/cheeseburger, *turkey sandwich, lettuce, tomato, pickle
    french fries, peach half, pudding, fresh fruit

  • Sports afield
  • Changing the world through recycling

    By TAJA DURAND

    Many people think they don’t have an impact on this world; but they do!

    Recycling is something small that you can do that has an overall, big impact on the world. Many people aren’t aware of how important recycling is. Environmentally speaking, it can help limit the amount of greenhouse gasses released from landfill sites, the amount of waste that produces pollution is reduced and it helps make our community a better place to live.

  • Event held to raise child abuse awareness

    April was Child Abuse Prevention month and in recognition of that occasion the staff of Trimble County Department of Community Based Services held an event on April 21 to raise awareness of child abuse in Trimble County.

  • KSP: Meth materials can turn up in roadside clean-up activities

    Spring is at full strength in the Commonwealth as the landscape is coming to life and the weather warms. Along with spring, many civic groups and local organizations are beginning roadside clean-up efforts around the state.

    The Kentucky State Police would like to advise anyone participating in community clean-up projects involving roadside trash pick-up to be cognizant of materials associated with the manufacturing of methamphetamine.

  • PROM COURT
  • Milton city commission dismisses dog ordinance

    Milton city officials agreed Thursday, April 14, to dismiss the item from future discussion. The commission determined the proposal unnecessary after city attorney Genon Hensley informed them that a county ordinance is already in place.

  • Fire leaves family in need

    An early morning fire on Easter Sunday, April 24, destroyed a home and sent one if its occupants to University Hospital in Louisville for treatment of severe burns.

    According to the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue website, firefighters from the Bedford Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Milton were called to 1065 U.S. 421 South at 4:36 a.m.

    The home was fully engulfed and the occupant, Timothy Andrew, had escaped the structure when crews arrived on scene.