Local News

  • Fair Board hopes for homegrown pageant field

    Shouldn’t Miss Trimble County be a Trimble County girl?

    That’s the question many were asking last summer when a Henry County girl claimed the title and a Carroll County girl took first runner-up honors. The Trimble County Fair Board was forced to open the pageant to contestants from other areas after an insufficient number of Trimble County girls entered the pageant.


    By Karen Long
    While members of Congress were wrestling with the threat of a government shutdown last week, students and staff from Trimble County High School were in our nation’s capital to visit the monuments and show respect to the many people who have shaped and protected our country.

  • JCTC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Society
  • Bedford bank earns 5-star rating

  • Trimble graduate speaker at Kentucky School Board Association Conference

    By Malinda Beauchamp

    Trimble County High School alumnus Joshua Powell, an emerging national expert in turnaround schools, shared proven strategies for dramatically turning around persistently low-performing schools and districts with Kentucky school board members and superintendents during the recent Kentucky School Boards Association Annual Conference.

    Known as “Josh” to his friends and family here in Trimble County, Powell is the son of Trimble alumni Billy Joe Powell, Carrollton, and the late Suzanne Graham.

  • City officials eye campaign for publicity

    Milton mayor Denny Jackson gave Milton city commissioners an assignment following last Thursday’s special meeting: make lists of what the city’s new Web site should include.

    The assignment came at the end of a meeting with representatives of New West, LLC, the Louisville public relations firm hired by the state of Kentucky to promote the city. The $40,000 campaign will be paid for by bridge-project mitigation funds.

  • Bedford to hire cemetery employee

    The Bedford City Commission has voted to hire a seasonal mowing and maintenance person to perform duties at the Bedford Cemetery and other city property.

    The unanimous vote came during a special meeting Friday. The commissioners had discussed the cemetery situation briefly during their regular monthly meeting on March 21, but took no action.

  • Bedford man arrested after church bell heist

    The Kentucky State Police have arrested a Trimble County man in connection with the theft of a bell from a Henry County church.

    On March 11, 2011, KSP Post 5 received a complaint in reference to someone stealing the church bell from the Sulphur Christian Church
    Following an investigation, 34-year-old Eric C. Klink, Bedford, was arrested late Tuesday by Trooper Josh Noble. Klink was charged with theft by unlawful taking over $500 and lodged in the Carroll County Detention Center.

  • Charges brought in check scam case

    Charges have been brought against a couple arrested earlier this month for allegedly forging and cashing checks stolen from mailboxes in Trimble, Carroll and Henry counties, and possibly elsewhere. 

  • Trimble County Historical Society