Trimble County

  • Arrests made in local cases

    A Milton woman is being held in the Carroll County Detention Center following her Wednesday, Oct. 17, arrest in connection with missing funds from the Milton BP station.

    Trooper Brad Arterburn, Public Information Officer for the Kentucky State Police Post 5 at Campbellsburg, said Beverly D. Baxter, 50, was arrested by Trooper Mick Gonterman and charged with one count of theft by unlawful taking over $10,000. Baxter is an employee of the BP station, Arterburn said. Baxter was booked into the CCDC at 11:09 a.m. Wednesday.

  • Watch out for deer!

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Attention motorists: watch out for deer while driving Kentucky highways this fall.

    Deer movement peaks in late October through early December, during the rut, the whitetail’s annual mating season.

    Motorists should be on the lookout for deer crossing roads, especially at dusk and dawn, when deer are feeding and bucks are beginning to follow or chase does.

  • Thinking of taking creek gravel? State requires permit from DNR

    Many landowners and small enterprises, including local governments, routinely obtain gravel from creeks and streams for road maintenance and fill.

    While this is an inexpensive way to obtain gravel, it is also illegal. Kentucky regulations clearly require anyone (including governments) to obtain a permit from the Department for Natural Resources before removing gravel from a creek. Anyone found removing gravel from a creek without a permit is subject to citation and monetary penalties up to $5,000 per day.

  • Local judges attend training

    FRANKFORT, Ky – District Court Judges Jerry D. Crosby and Diane E. Wheeler, who serve Henry, Oldham and Trimble counties, participated in the 2012 Kentucky District Judges College that took place Sept. 16-19 at Lake Barkley State Park in Cadiz. The Administrative Office of the Courts provided the judicial education program for the state’s District Court judges. The program included 19 hours of continuing education credit for the judges.

  • TC Emergency Search Unit plans demonstration of AlertWorks Friday at Bedford bank

    The Trimble County Emergency Search Unit wants to help make all homes and buildings safer places to work and live. We have partnered with Alert Works to offer safety devices that will help protect you and your family from Severe Weather Disasters and House Fires. The County Emergency Search Unit is pleased to offer all area citizens the opportunity to purchase an Emergency Alert Weather Radio delivered to your home for a special discounted price. Receive advanced warning for over 65 Emergency Threats such as Tornadoes, flash flood, Amber Alert and chemical spills.

  • Milton Fire & Rescue urges residents to ‘have two ways out!’

    If you woke up to a fire in your home, how much time do you think you would have to get to safety? According to the nonprofit National Fire Protection Association, one-third of Americans households who made and estimate they thought they would have at least 6 minutes before a fire in their home would become life threatening. Unfortunately, the time available is often less.

  • Milton Methodist congregation to celebrate 180th anniversary

    The congregants of the Milton United Methodist Church will celebrate the 180th anniversary of the congregation during the morning worship service at 10:30 a.m. this Sunday, Oct. 7.

    Bro. Jack Couch will give the morning message at the celebration. Several members will be honored for their past and current service to the church. A pitch-in meal will be served at the conclusion of the service.

  • Relay kickoff set Oct. 16 at library

    The Trimble County Relay For Life Kick Off Celebration will be held at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 16, at the Trimble County Public Library.

  • Fire roasts Milton cornfield

    At 4 p.m., Monday, Milton and Bedford Fire Departments responded to the report of a field fire on Riverview Drive on the Milton hilltop. The fire was located in a field east of the Milton Fire Station No. 1 and west of Moffett Cemetery.

    Firefighters arriving on the scene found a large cornfield on fire. The fire quickly spread to around 40 acres of the cornfield, from which the crop had recently been harvested.