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Trimble County

  • Donations aid Youth in Need program

    One way to find out how a bad economy is affecting a community is through programs that help families in need.

    Trimble County, it seems, is still facing hard times, as 215 local families signed up for this year’s Youth in Need Holiday Assistance Program, operated by the county’s Family Resources and Youth Services Center. That’s a 43 percent increase over the 150 families aided by the program last year.

  • Court OKs new voting machines

    Trimble County voters will use a new voting system in 2011.
    Fiscal Court on Monday approved a request from County Clerk Jerry Powell to replace the voting system provided by Omaha, Neb.-based Election Systems and Software to a system provided by Lexington, Ky.-based Harp Enterprises.
    The total cost for the changeover is $77,500, which will be partially offset by a $54,000 in federal grant from the state Board of Elections this year for the purchase of new machines.

  • Board considers sports complex proposal

  • TCMS sets sights on 'top 100'

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    It doesn’t look like much in print, but the combination of letters and numbers represents Principal Mike Genton’s goal for 2011 – bringing Trimble County Middle School up among Kentucky’s top 100 middle schools.

    With TCMS standing at No. 250 of roughly 375 middle schools statewide, it is a lofty goal, indeed. But Genton believes in his students and staff, and believes the school will succeed.

  • Church youth group starts freestore

    Teens in the youth group at Mount Byrd Christian Church in Milton saw a need in their community and decided to help fill it.

    The need became apparent when some members had noticed other kids at school who didn’t have coats to wear on cold days. Others realized there are families in the area who don’t have enough to eat.

  • Milton mayor, commissioners sworn in

    Members of the Milton City Commission elected in November were sworn in Thursday, Dec. 9, by city attorney Genon Hensley, following the regular meeting.

    Denny Jackson officially starts his first elected term as mayor on Jan. 1, as do returning commissioners Jerry Harmon and Gerald Owen and newcomers Cecil Robak and Tom Mahoney.

  • Alleged victim files civil suit against physician

    Landmark News Service

  • Alleged victim files civil suit against physician

    Landmark News Service

  • Alleged victim files civil suit against physician

    Landmark News Service

  • Webb retires after 32 years carrying mail

    Snow, rain heat and the gloom of night are nothing compared to the hazards mail carriers face on the job these days.
    Bedford resident Bob Webb said he’s been bitten by dogs, attacked by a rooster and even shot at during the 32 years he carried mail for the Bedford Post Office. Webb retired from that job Friday, Dec. 3, amongst friends and co-workers who honored him with an open house at the post office.
    Oddly, it was the rooster that did the most damage. Lifting up his left pantleg, he showed several patches where the wounds have yet to heal.