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Trimble County

  • 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

  • Milton dog ordinance tabled; property safety questioned

    The Milton City Commission tabled the second reading of a dog ordinance until April after some discussion at Thursday’s meeting.

  • Commission studies plan for Milton marketing campaign

    Milton City Commissioners during their meeting Thursday reviewed a projected plan to market the city during the construction of the new span that will replace the 81-year-old Milton-Madison Bridge.

    The marketing campaign was developed by New West, LLC, a Louisville public relations firm hired by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet “to help us promote Milton,” according to Mayor Denny Jackson.

  • Couple arrested after alleged crime spree

    With the arrest of two people suspected of stealing mail from mailboxes in Trimble, Henry, Carroll and possibly more Kentucky counties, as well as counties in Indiana, law enforcement officials are now working to identify the couple’s victims during a crime spree that spanned several weeks.

  • Students cited in alleged assault

    An investigation by the Kentucky State Police into a reported assault on a student at the Bedford Elementary School “resulted in two 11 year old juvenile males being cited for allegedly assaulting another juvenile male,” according to Trooper Michael Webb.

  • TCMS Jr. Beta chapter to compete in Nashville

    The Trimble County Middle School chapter of the National Junior Beta Club attended the 22nd Kentucky Junior Beta Convention at the Louisville Convention Center last week.
    Sixty TCMS Beta members were involved in two days of activities and competitions with the theme: “Beta – A Volunteer State of Mind.” Out of the approximately 4,400 students in attendance, the Trimble chapter placed first in decorated wreath and first in "Spotlight your club" competitions.

  • Academic Raiders qualify for state

    For the second year in a row, the Trimble County High School academic team will have to do some extra fundraising. The Raiders’ quick recall team once again made it to the KAAC’s Governor’s Cup state-level competition, placing second in regionals behind Oldham County. 
    “I thought we did a fine job competing today,” said Jon Graham, TCHS coach. “The kids wanted to finish out the year with a win, but we’ll take state for sure. Oldham County has a great team.” 

  • Bridge project earns state, national awards

    The expediency with which the planning phase of the Milton-Madison Bridge replacement project was completed has caught the attention of the nation’s engineering firms.The American Council of Engineering Companies will present its 2011 National Recognition Award to representatives of the bridge project in Washington, D.C., during the organization’s Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, April 1.
    The project also received an Honor Award from the Indiana Chapter of ACEC on March 5 and was awarded the Grand Award by Kentucky’s ACEC chapter Feb. 8.

  • Trimble County eighth grade excels in EXPLORE

    Trimble County Middle School eighth graders scored at or above state averages in the Kentucky Department of Education’s EXPLORE Assessment administered last fall.
    “I am really pleased with the scores,” TCMS Principal Mike Genton said in a telephone interview Friday. “It shows that the teachers and the students have really been putting in a lot of hard work and it paid off.”

  • Local students score well in state assessments

    Trimble County High School sophomores scored well above the state average in the Kentucky Department of Education’s PLAN Assessment given last fall.