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Local News

  • Battle lines: How Trimble defines magisterial districts

    All of the signs in front yards and fields along the main roads can only mean one thing: It’s county election season in Trimble County.

    With a lot of candidates on the slate this primary, some have asked about what district they live in, which either narrows or widens their crop of candidates to pick from for elected positions like magistrate or constable.

  • Fraud scheme cost Carroll County man $8,500

    CARROLLTON — The Kentucky State Police are investigating an electronic fraud scheme that resulted in a Carroll County victim losing $8,500.

  • Trimble students take part in protest

    BY JACOB BLAIR AND THOMAS CIFRANIK

    Students from Trimble County middle and high schools joined districts nationwide Wednesday as part of protests over gun violence.

    TCHS Principal Michael Slider said although he knew of the national event Wednesday, he wasn’t sure if anybody from the school was organizing anything until Tuesday afternoon.

    Slider arranged for the group, led by seniors Mary Williamson and Ella Aponte, to use the gymnasium for the protest.

  • A lesson for all the kids

    The Christian faith has been an important part of Ann Babel’s life since growing up in Milton and she’s continuing to share that message as a lesson to a young audience with the publication of her children’s book “Mosey Learns to Listen.”

    Babel, the former Ann Jones, will have a signing for her book at 11 a.m. Saturday at the Trimble County Public Library. She will also have a reading of the book for the children. Her other two prior books, “His Lamb I Am” and “Little Tree” for sale as well.

  • Fiscal court gets KentuckyWired update

    Magistrates were able to get an update on the status of KentuckyWired at Monday’s Trimble County Fiscal Court meeting.

  • Construction rubs Ogden Ridge Road residents the wrong way
  • Cleanup from February flooding continues

    Cleanup from February’s flood is progressing in the city of Milton and across Trimble County.

    As of press time, 46 properties reported some form of damage from the late February flooding, said Trimble County Emergency Management Director Andrew Stark.

    Eight county roads sustained damage from the flooding, he said.

    “Either the road was actually damaged or there was damage to the side of the road, like the creek bank,” Stark said.

  • KIPDA's World Cafe

    “A cafe of ideas,” is how Madri Hall-Faul described the concept of a World Cafe hosted by the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency (KIPDA) Wednesday night at the community center in Bedford.

  • Commission hears first reading of vacant property ordinance

    The City of Milton took a step toward keeping tabs on vacant properties with the first reading of an ordinance that would require vacant residential property to be registered with the city.

  • Friday fire displaces family

    A midday fire Friday just off Willard Wilson Road displaced a family and resulted in the loss of a mobile home.

    Bedford Fire and Rescue was dispatched to the fire at 11:50 a.m. Friday at 414 Ridgewood Court, a Campbellsburg address. The fire also prompted a response from Milton, Campbellsburg, Lake Jericho and New Castle fire departments.

    A woman and her three children were living at the residence, said Andrew Stark, emergency management director. The structure was a total loss and the Red Cross is assisting the family, he said.