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Letters

  • 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.

  • Locals encouraged to experience ‘Citizens’ Police Academy’

    Editor:

    Society has always been interested in police work and finds the issue of crime a fascinating topic.  Television programming has included shows about crime and police work from every angle and context throughout its history.

  • Resident supports Signature Healthcare

    Editor:

    My name is James Gividen. I am a resident at Signature HealthCare of Trimble County, and I’ve been here for 14 months.

    I am responding to an ad that was placed on the back page of the Trimble Banner (Dec. 14, 2011) that said our Signature nursing home is not a good place.

    I want to say that it is a good place. I’d recommend it to anyone who needs to be in a nursing home. The nursing staff is excellent. The kitchen staff is excellent. The place is very clean.