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Letters

  • Join Milton Dept., make a difference

    Editor:

    This letter is in response to Mr. Graves’ Letter to the Editor.

    If the fire department is making most of their money to stay in operation from the numerous fish fries, in turn to help the community, how feasible would a tent be? And what about health inspection? I feel that a person should base their opinion after checking with all sources. That is the difference between reality and fiction.

  • Concerns answered

    Editor:

    I am the president of Milton Fire and Rescue writing in response to Mr. Graves’s letter in the April 4 Trimble Banner. This letter and these comments are my own.

    These are some things the people of Milton and Trimble County need to know about.

    First, the Tornado Victims Benefit Concert, held for all those affected by the March 2 tornadoes—although light in turnout—was a success.

  • Reader has concerns about fire department

    Editor:

    This is something the people of Milton and Trimble County need to think about. First off, I hope the Tornado Victims Benefit Concert on Saturday, March 31, was a great success. There were several victims in Trimble County that lost everything they own and others that needed help. I wish them the very best.

  • EPA regulations need support from all

    Editor:
    New EPA regulations proposed for limiting carbon pollution, soot, toxic mercury and other pollutants coming from coal-fired power plants are long overdue and can result in better health for our citizens, create jobs and counter climate change.

  • TCEM director thanks all for help after storm

    Editor:

    Trimble County Emergency Management would like to thank the following for their help and support during the recent tornado that hit our county.

    Trimble County Emergency Search Unit, Milton Fire and Rescue, Bedford Fire and Rescue, Trimble County Sheriff’s Dept., Ky State Police, Trimble County EMS, Ky Fish and Wildlife, American Red Cross, Shelby Energy, KU, Trimble County Road Dept., Rita Davis, Paul Whitman, Shelby County EMA, and anyone and everyone who helped in any way.

  • Milton Fire & Rescue seeks local donations

    Editor:

    On March 2, 2012, Milton Fire & Rescue Station No. 2 in Milton Kentucky was hit by an EF-3 tornado. We lost the Station, a 1983 Spartan Fire Engine, a mobile fish fry trailer, some gear, radios and pagers, and some other items that were stored at this station. Our Fire Department is an all-volunteer department that relies on donations only since we are not a taxing department.

  • Hotel group calls for opposition to tax hike

    Editor:

    Please take up the voice of Kentucky citizens to defeat another tax increase.

    House Bill 368 is working through the Legislature. This bill will enable cities across the state to charge an additional three percent tax on restaurant sales. This is a fifty percent tax increase on restaurant meals. This is a sneak attack to raise taxes on every citizen in the Commonwealth.
    These taxes will just be passed on to the citizens, and make every restaurant meal more expensive.

  • Time to clean up Bedford Cemetery

    Editor:

    Spring is just around the corner and it is time to clean up the Bedford Cemetery.

  • Bedford Fire Department soliciting subscriptions

    Editor:

    All citizens and members of the community are reminded that it is the time of the year when the Bedford Volunteer Fire & Rescue Department is asking for your help with yearly subscriptions. These subscriptions are used to fund the department with utilities, training, fuel, equipment, maintenance of building and equipment, and other needs to serve the community in the Bedford Fire District.

  • Fair board sets dates, theme for 2012 fair

    Editor:

    The Trimble County fair dates this year are June 18-23, 2012.

    Our theme this year is “ Help Us Support Our Troops and Honor our Veterans.”

    We have the same Carnival as last year. There will be rides to fit anyone’s taste. Fun for the whole family is our goal and we hope to see everyone this year.

    Local booths and exhibits at the 4-H building. The pageants, talent show and musical entertainment will delight young and old alike.