http://www.mytrimblenews.com/todaysnews/rss.xml en EPA suggests alternate plan for LG&E ash http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/epa-suggests-alternate-plan-lge-ash <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/lge_2010.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" width="79" height="85" /><p> A federal agency has weighed in on the latest application by Louisville Gas &amp; Electric Company for a federal permit to construct a 189-acre coal ash landfill at the utility&rsquo;s Trimble County Generating Station. In a letter to the district engineer of the Louisville District of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, a regional administrator for the United States Environmental Agency recommended the utility seek an alternative underground storage site for coal combustion residuals generated by the Trimble plant.<br /> <br /> Don’t give SS numbers by phone http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/don%E2%80%99t-give-ss-numbers-phone <p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> <br /> Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons is cautioning local residents not to reveal their Social Security number in any telephone conversations.<br /> <br /> The sheriff&rsquo;s office has received complaints about &ldquo;someone calling local residents and telling them they are not registered to vote,&rdquo; Coons said. The caller then offers to register the call recipient to be eligible to vote and asks for the recipient&rsquo;s Social Security number to be able to process the registration.<br /> <br /> Trimble County Apple Festival welcomes visitors this weekend http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/trimble-county-apple-festival-welcomes-visitors-weekend <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/apple_festival.jpg" alt="" title="" align="left" hspace="6" /><p> SCHEDULE OF EVENTS<br /> SATURDAY<br /> 10:00 a.m. Festival Opens<br /> 10:00 a.m. &ndash; 6:00 p.m. Vendor Booths Open<br /> 10:00 a.m. Miss Apple Festival<br /> Little Miss &amp; Mr. Pageant<br /> 11:00&nbsp; Sweetheart &amp; Princess Pageant<br /> 11:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Bands and Entertainment<br /> Louisville Dulcimer Society<br /> TCMS/TCHS Band<br /> Madison Community Concert Band<br /> Barefoot Best Friends<br /> Total Strangers<br /> SUNDAY<br /> 11:00 Community Worship Service<br /> (non-denominational)<br /> Coopers Bottom Road gets new bridge http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/coopers-bottom-road-gets-new-bridge <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/cooperbottom_bridge_2.jpg" alt="Taking a break from their work on the new bridge on Coopers Bottom Road Friday were (from left): Marty Hon, Ron Jenkins, Kujo Galleger, John Hughes and Bobby Reed. The new bridge will allow drainage from the hillside to flow into a trough beneath and allow county workers to keep the road open after heavy periods of rainfall." title="Taking a break from their work on the new bridge on Coopers Bottom Road Friday were (from left): Marty Hon, Ron Jenkins, Kujo Galleger, John Hughes and Bobby Reed. The new bridge will allow drainage from the hillside to flow into a trough beneath and allow county workers to keep the road open after heavy periods of rainfall." align="left" hspace="6" /><p> By TEENA DRAKE<br /> Special to The Trimble Banner<br /> Water district to seek grant for improvements http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/water-district-seek-grant-improvements <p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> The Trimble Banner<br /> Trimble County Fiscal Court approved a resolution allowing the Trimble County Water District No. 1 to seek a grant through the Department of Homeland Security for improvements to the water system. The vote came during last week&rsquo;s regular monthly meeting of the magistrates. Randy Stevens, Water District manager, informed the magistrates that the deadline to file for the grant is June 30.<br /> Bedford awards bid for sidewalk replacement http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/bedford-awards-bid-sidewalk-replacement-0 <p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> The Trimble Banner<br /> The Bedford City Commission approved a bid from local contractor Chris Bell to repair sections of sidewalks in the city during their regular monthly meeting last week. Commissioner Harold Greene said there are three areas in Bedford where sidewalks had deteriorated to the point of needing to be replaced.<br /> 3 incumbents, 2 newcomers win http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/3-incumbents-2-newcomers-win <img src="http://www.mytrimblenews.com/sites/www.mytrimblenews.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/front_photo_0.jpg" alt="Primary winners in the Trimble County magistrate races compared numbers following the vote tabulations Tuesday. Pictured from left are Don McCarty, Kenny Green and Nolan Hamilton, Jr. David Scott was not present. Hamilton faces a Republican opponent in November." title="Primary winners in the Trimble County magistrate races compared numbers following the vote tabulations Tuesday. Pictured from left are Don McCarty, Kenny Green and Nolan Hamilton, Jr. David Scott was not present. Hamilton faces a Republican opponent in November." align="left" hspace="6" width="128" height="85" /><p> By DAVE TAYLOR<br /> The Trimble Banner<br /> There will be two new members of next year&rsquo;s Trimble County Fiscal Court as a result of Tuesday&rsquo;s Democrat Primary Election. Don McCarty and Kenny Green will join incumbent David Scott and a fourth magistrate who will be determined by the Nov. 4 General Election. While incumbent Nolan Hamilton, Jr., defeated Travis Webster in the Democratic Primary for the District 1 seat, Hamilton faces Republican challenger William E. Sizemore in the fall.<br /> 82 deficiencies identified in LG&E landfill plan http://www.mytrimblenews.com/content/82-deficiencies-identified-lge-landfill-plan <p> The Kentucky Division of Waste Management, Solid Waste Branch has found 82 deficiencies in a permit application filed by LG&amp;E and KU Energy for a proposed 189-acre special waste landfill to be located at the utility company&rsquo;s Trimble County Generating Station.<br /> <br /> In a certified letter to LG&amp;E and KU Energy engineer W. Paul Puckett, Solid Waste Branch Manager Ronald Gruzesky, P.E., said that the deficiencies were discovered during a review of the application filed by the utility on Jan. 4, 2014.<br /> <br />