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Trimble County

  • Judge dismisses portions of Hoskins lawsuit

    Circuit Court Judge Karen Conrad upheld a motion to dismiss several portions of a civil case brought against the City of Milton and its mayor, Denny Jackson.

  • McCane to undergo evaluation; trial rescheduled

    Judge Karen Conrad last week upheld a motion to prevent the attorney for Marion “Frank” McCane to introduce information regarding a court case in Georgia,  in which similar charges were brought against another man by the minor who alleges McCane had sexually abused her.
    McCane was indicted May 20 on 19 counts ranging from first-degree rape, sodomy and sexual abuse to second-degree sodomy. The charges stem from a complaint by the minor that he had been abusing her since September 2002, when she was 8 years old.

  • Time, distance challenges for animal control officer

    With two counties to cover, animal control officer Dan Flinkfelt has his work cut out for him, according to his Kentucky Humane Society supervisor Mike McNutt.
    Trimble and Henry counties share a contract with KHS in Louisville that provide services such as picking up strays, taking in pets surrendered by their owners for various reasons, enforcing animal cruelty laws and handling any animal-related complaints from residents.
    Flinkfelt is based at the KHS animal shelter in Eminence and oversees both counties’ animal issues and complaints.

  • 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.