Local News

  • 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.

  • Trimble author pens book for dads

    Trimble County resident Jerry Hines has begun what he hopes will be a whirlwind tour of media outlets, libraries and bookstores to promote his new book: Be the Dad You Wish You Had.

    Hines penned the inspirational work “to encourage men to understand the incredible role they play in the physical, emotional and spiritual development of the children around them,” according to publicity materials distributed with the book.

  • Four injured in three-vehicle wreck
  • Hit and run vehicle sought

    The Trimble County Sheriff's Office is seeking the help of the public in identifying and/or locating a pickup truck that was involved in a hit and run accident with a pedestrian on Monday, April 11.

    At approximately 8:45 p.m., 18-year-old Chelsea Ash, Milton, was walking eastbound on Greenbriar Road in Milton when she was struck by a pickup truck at the intersection of Greenbriar and U.S. Hwy. 421N, according to a news release from Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons.

  • Milton City Commission to meet

    The regular monthly meeting of the Milton City Commission will be held Thursday, April 14, at 7 p.m. at the Milton Municipal Building.

  • Bedford Rotary to host author

    Author and retired Ford Motor Company executive Bob Terrell will be the guest speaker at the Bedford Rotary Club meeting on Tuesday, April 19, at noon. The meeting will be held at the Trimble County Public Library.

    Terrell, who grew up in Corbin, Ky., played high school sports with longtime Bedford restaurateur Bill Hughes and attended college at Georgetown with longtime Bedford attorney Bobby True.

  • Trimble Alumni Banquet is April 30

    The Trimble County Alumni Banquet will be held on Saturday, April 30, at the Bedford Elementary School. The banquet is open to all graduates of the former Milton High School and Trimble County High School.

    A special invitation has been extended to members of the Trimble County Retired Teachers’ Association to attend and share an evening with former students.

  • Apple Festival commitee seeking volunteers, leaders

    The Trimble County Apple Festival committee will meet on Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 7 p.m. at the Fiscal Court meeting room.  The purpose of this meeting will be to determine the future of the Trimble County Apple Festival.  Unfortunately, the committee is low in volunteers and needs participation now in the early planning months to continue.  Those willing to serve in a leadership position are highly encouraged to attend this meeting.

  • Bedford officials launch citywide cleanup

    The City of Bedford is taking steps to enforce a nuisance ordinance that has been in effect since 1995.

    Bedford City Clerk Joyce Teague issued a news release on April 8 announcing that properties within the city limits need to be cleaned up by May 1.

  • 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.