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Trimble County

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  • Trimble school board welcomes Tony Walker

    Local contractor Tony Walker was sworn in Monday as the newest member of the Trimble County Board of Education. He succeeds Joey Martin, whose term ended at the end of 2012. Martin chose not to run for re-election and no other candidate appeared on the ballot in November for the vacancy.

    School administrators advertised for candidates who were interviewed by the Kentucky School Board Association. Following the interview process, Walker was selected to fill the vacancy.

  • USDA accepting applications for EQIP wildlife habitat initiative

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is currently accepting applications for Environmental Quality Incentive Program Wildlife Initiative.   EQIP Wildlife is a voluntary program available to landowners to improve wildlife habitat on private property.

    Landowners accepted into EQIP Wildlife can apply for assistance in enhancing wildlife habitat.  Practices such as native grasses, tree/shrub planting, edge feathering and forestry patch clearcuts are just a few of the available options.   

  • Two arrested at Trimble meth lab

    A husband and wife were arrested Wednesday morning, Dec. 26, after law enforcement officers found a meth lab in their home at 2286 Kidwell Pike in Bedford.

    Kentucky State Police dispatch received a 9-1-1 call at 9:42 a.m. stating that a woman had sustained burns to her body after an explosion.

  • New Year’s Day holiday closings

    The following business  and office closures have been announced for the New Years Day holiday:
    Trimble County Schools are closed through Wednesday, Jan. 2 and  will reopen Thursday, Jan. 3,.

    Bedford City Hall and Morgan Community Center will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, for New Years.

    Rumpke Garbage pickup will be on Wednesday, Dec. 26.

    Milton City Hall and Water and Sewer Dept. will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.
     

  • Local government briefs

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Milton Commission

    A number of items were addressed during the business conducted at the Dec. 13 meeting of the Milton City Commission.

    Jeff Woods of Raisor, Zapp and Woods updated the commission on the city’s yearly audit. According to Woods, the city’s anticipated $108,000 general fund expenditures cost $33,000 more than expected.

  • Christmas Holiday Closings

    The following business closures have been announced for the holidays:

    Trimble County Schools are closed Thurs., Dec.20 through Weds., Jan. 2, 2013 and will reopen on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013.

    Bedford City Hall and Morgan Community Center will be closed Dec. 24-26 for Christmas. They will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 1, 2013 for New Years.

    Rumpke garbage pickup will be on Dec. 26.
    Milton City Hall and Water and Sewer Dept. will be closed Dec. 24-25 and Dec. 31 and Jan. 1.

    Courthouse closings:

  • Bedford Commission tackles sewer bills, awards Rumpke bid

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    Special to The Trimble Banner


    At the final 2012 meeting, members of the Bedford City Commission voted to more strongly enforce the city’s sewage service turn-off policy and accepted Rumpke’s 2013 trash pick-up bid.

  • Milton Commission OK’s smoking ban, new projects for needy

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    Special to The Trimble Banner


    Next year, those who smoke could face fines if they light up too closely to city-owned Milton buildings.


    The Milton City Commission approved a new ordinance that prohibits smoking within city-owned buildings and not less than 10 feet from entrances. Violators could face $50 fines for each occurrence.
    The new smoking rule will go into effect upon publication. Signs posted at city properties will advise residents of the regulations.

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