Local News

  • Fire leaves family in need

    An early morning fire on Easter Sunday, April 24, destroyed a home and sent one if its occupants to University Hospital in Louisville for treatment of severe burns.

    According to the Milton Volunteer Fire and Rescue website, firefighters from the Bedford Volunteer Fire and Rescue and Milton were called to 1065 U.S. 421 South at 4:36 a.m.

    The home was fully engulfed and the occupant, Timothy Andrew, had escaped the structure when crews arrived on scene.

  • Court hears first reading of weapons ordinance

    Trimble County Fiscal Court took its first step toward prohibiting possession of weapons in county property during it’s April 18 meeting.

    The court heard a first reading of an ordinance to ban anyone, except law-enforcement personnel, to carry “firearms and other weapons” onto county-owned property.


    It’s been one of the wettest Aprils on record, with an average rainfall in Trimble County of just under 6 inches from April 20-26, according to data from the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network, CoCoRahs.org.

  • Grads feted April 30

    The Trimble County Alumni Association Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 30, at the Bedford Elementary School.

  • Community service set for Easter

    The Community Worship Service is planned for 8 a.m. Easter Sunday, April 24,  at Bedford Baptist Church.

    The Rev. Ralph Yantz, pastor at New Life Assembly of God,  will lead the service. Everyone is invited to attend.

  • Band members plan car wash Saturday

    The Trimble County High School band will have a car wash at Little Town and Country restaurant Saturday, April 23, beginning at 10 a.m.  It is a free wash, but donations are appreciated. Support the band!

  • City, county offices closed for holidays

    Milton Municipal Building offices and Bedford city offices at Morgan Community Center will be closed Friday, April 22, for Good Friday observances.

    The Trimble County Courthouse will close at noon Friday and will remain closed Saturday for the Good Friday and Easter holidays.

  • Bridge reduced to one lane April 26

    The Milton-Madison Bridge will be reduced to one lane from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 26.

    Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in the 2009 in-depth inspection. These items are to be inspected every two months to ensure the bridge remains operational during the superstructure replacement project. The 80-year-old span will be replaced in September 2012.

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  • Bedford City Commission OKs proposal for skateboard facility

    Skateboard enthusiasts will soon get their own skate arena in Bedford.

    Warren Wheeler and Codey Johnson presented a proposal for building a skate facility to Bedford City Commission at its Monday meeting, April 18. Last month, Wheeler had asked the city to provide land for a skate arena, which he said he would help the skaters fund.

    The request was tabled, with the commissioners asking for more information on the project. So Wheeler returned with the proposal – and with backup.