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Trimble County

  • 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.

  • Court hears first reading of weapons ordinance

    Trimble County Fiscal Court took its first step toward prohibiting possession of weapons in county property during it’s April 18 meeting.

    The court heard a first reading of an ordinance to ban anyone, except law-enforcement personnel, to carry “firearms and other weapons” onto county-owned property.

  • WATER, WATER
 EVERYWHERE

    It’s been one of the wettest Aprils on record, with an average rainfall in Trimble County of just under 6 inches from April 20-26, according to data from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, CoCoRahs.org.

  • County lags in physical activity

    Adults in Trimble County get less exercise in their leisure time than adults nationwide or statewide, putting them at greater risk for obesity and related problems such as diabetes.

    Surveys done by the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention from 2006 through 2008 estimate that 34 percent of Trimble County adults said they had gotten no exercise in the previous month, other that what they may have gotten while at work.

  • THIRD NINE WEEKS HONOR ROLLS – TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOLS

    HIGH SCHOOL
    All A
    Grade nine: Christian Apel, Conner Ball, Charlton Davis, McKenna Ginn, Erin Gonterman, Donna Lewis, Savannah Moore, Rachel Schwarz and Andrew Young.
    Grade 10: Jessica Ball, Robert Brooks, Kalee Cook, Chloe Griffith, Eric Massie, Leyna Ritter, Dylan Stethen, Trent Taylor, Jordan Tingle, Colyn True, Reese True and Zachary Whitaker.
    Grade 11: Stuart Barnes, Hunter Consley, Hannah Davis, Michael Gonterman, Daniel Haney, Sara Kunner and Sara Kate Long.

  • Kids’ Café open house held

    On Thursday, March 24, 2011 the Kids’ Café welcomed Dare to Care representatives and other members of the community to an open house. Dare to Care sponsors the Kids’ Café that is a program designed to feed children and others who might not otherwise be able to have a nutritious hot meal after school. It is open to anyone on Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Morgan Community center after school from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.

  • Bedford to hire cemetery employee

    The Bedford City Commission has voted to hire a seasonal mowing and maintenance person to perform duties at the Bedford Cemetery and other city property.

    The unanimous vote came during a special meeting Friday. The commissioners had discussed the cemetery situation briefly during their regular monthly meeting on March 21, but took no action.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago
    March 26, 1981

    A skeleton was found Sunday afternoon fastened in tree roots on the river bank in Spring Creek bottom.

    Forrest Burkhardt was walking along the Ohio River about a quarter ‘till 5, when he noticed the human skeleton ensnarled in tree roots left exposed by the undercutting of the water. Obviously it is surmised that the skeleton was washed in and lodged amid the roots.