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Trimble County

  • LaHood to attend ground-breaking

    U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood will make another trip to Madison, Ind., next week on behalf of the Milton-Madison Bridge Project.
    LaHood last visited in February to announce that the project had received $20 million in federal funding through the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery grant program. The TIGER grant was provided as part of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the economic stimulus program.

  • Games raise $600 for family

    Soon after Megan Ellegood discovered she was pregnant, the then-Trimble County High School student also found out her son had spina bifida, a birth defect.

  • New part-time deputy sworn in
  • Stabbing victim leaves hospital

    A 22-year-old man who was stabbed during an argument at a party on Clark Road in Bedford early Saturday, Nov. 6, is home recovering from his injuries.
    Andrew Sullivan was one of six people injured after another partygoer pulled a knife during an argument. He was stabbed twice in the back, with the blade slicing his spleen, pancreas and one kidney, according to his sister, Kristin Sullivan.
    She said earlier reports that her brother had been stabbed in the abdomen were incorrect and called The Trimble Banner last week to clarify Andrew’s injuries.

  • Milton woman found passed out with grandchildren in car

    By CINDY DiFAZIO
    The Henry County Local

  • Fiscal Court releases funds to Bedford VFD

    Officials with the Bedford Volunteer Fire and Rescue Department turned over financial reports to Trimble County Fiscal Court earlier this month.
    On Monday, Nov. 15, the court voted to send the county’s contribution to the department this week.
    The financial reports were requested over the summer by Magistrate Nolan Hamilton Jr., who wanted to scrutinize the needs of both Bedford and Milton’s volunteer departments before turning over $15,000 in county funds set aside to help the department offset costs.

  • Bedford man charged with harassing cyclists

    A Bedford man is charged with second-degree wanton endangerment after authorities say he attempted to run bicyclists off the road during the summer in his truck.
    Following a two-month investigation, Oldham County Police on Tuesday arrested Robert James Wagner, 22, after he reportedly confessed he had attempted to run a cyclist off an Oldham County roadway in August.

  • Fiscal Court to review animal control

    Trimble County Fiscal Court plans to discuss animal control in the county at the Dec. 20 regular monthly meeting.
    County Attorney Perry Arnold told the court that several residents recently have complained that calls to Dan Flinkfelt, the animal control officer assigned to the county by the Kentucky Humane Society, are going unanswered.
    The county contracts with KHS for animal control, paying $55,000 annually for the service. Flinkfelt is based at the KHS Henry County animal shelter in Eminence.

  • TCHS seniors clean up for ‘Light Up Bedford’

    When Trimble County High School guidance counselor Brigette Kunselman saw a story in The Banner that said Bedford may not host its annual Christmas event this year, she had an idea.
    With permission from Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson, she asked the senior class the following day if anyone would be interested in pitching in to help save “Light Up Bedford.”

  • Driver crashes into parked cars