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Trimble County

  • 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.

  • Banner joins couple’s campaign to raise ALS awareness

    I have some local friends who are waging a campaign to raise awareness of Trimble Countians and others in the local region about the incurable disease clinically known as Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis, or ALS.

    Bedford residents Bob and Dianne McKinney have a special interest in helping to raise money for research to hopefully find a cure for those diagnosed with ALS in the future.

  • GUILTY

    (Editor’s note: In an effort to protect the victim, who is still a minor, neither her name nor the names of members of her immediate family are given in this report. Additionally, the print version contains an error. The incident of rape that led to Frank McCane's arrest occurred April 8, 2008, not 2006. We regret the error. The story here is corrected.)

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

     

    Air Methods, MVFRD
    negotiate to reopen base

  • County to seek legal advice on need for courthouse firearms ban

    A discussion over the need for an ordinance to ban firearms from the Trimble County Courthouse and other county-owned facilities consumed much of Fiscal Courth’s meeting March 21.

    The issue was raised in letters written to the county by Circuit Judge Karen Conrad and Trimble County Attorney Perry Arnold, whose review of Kentucky statutes revealed a surprising loophole.

  • BES students get tips on stranger safety

    Last Tuesday, students at Bedford Elementary School learned about preventing encounters with strangers and what to do if a person they do not know tries to take them.

    “The Child Connection Inc.,” is an independent, non-profit organization that actively searches for missing and exploited children throughout all of U.S.A. and Canada. TCC was founded in 1992 to aid and assist local law enforcement and other federal agencies in the recovery of missing children. TCC also acts as a liaison between law enforcement and parents.

  • Trimble agriculture students raising plants to market

    Area residents will have an opportunity this spring to purchase plants raised from seed by Trimble County High School agriculture students.

    “The students are starting plants from seed to grow in the greenhouse,” TCHS agriculture teacher Jo Ann Gripshover said. “They are watching them germinate, transplanting them to bigger pots or cell packs, and making hanging baskets. We are growing petunias, morning glories, marigolds, zinnias, etc., and some vegetables.”

  • Flood waters drown Milton City Park

    Portions of downtown Milton, mostly in and around City Park, were submerged with the Ohio River overflowed it's banks last week. The river crested Sunday, March 13, at 50.5 feet at Markland Dam, just a half-foot below flood stage. See photos for more on this story.

     

    WWII presentationsubject of March 19
    Historical Society meeting at library