Today's News

  • Burkhardt snaps second in Kentucky Living photo contest

    Out of more than 1,400 photographs submitted as part of Kentucky Living’s annual photo contest, one from Milton garnered recognition.


    MADISON, Ind. — Race fans at last weekend’s Madison Regatta enjoyed pleasant weather, cool breezes in the shade and sizzling hot racing on the river that culminated in a big win for the hometown team.

  • Coping with grief shapes Gibbons' approach to ministry

    A former Hickory Grove United Methodist Church minister has returned to a Trimble County pastorate.

    For this go-around, Michael Gibbons has accepted a call as the pastor of Milton United Methodist Church. Gibbons, who initially retired in 2016 after serving as senior pastor at Memorial United Methodist Church in Elizabethtown, said the conversation of heading to Milton started with a phone call from the church’s district superintendent Susan Jinnett-Sack.

  • Return to Ky. leads Nyman to Bedford

    Megann Nyman is the new pastor at Bedford United Methodist Church. Not only is the church her first pastorate, it’s also a first for the church; Nyman is the church’s first female pastor.

    Nyman, who grew up in Independence, said she has been involved in ministry from a young age.

    “My dad was a part-time local pastor in northern Kentucky, the United Methodist Church,” Nyman said. “I gave my life to Christ in a little country church in northern Kentucky when I was 8.

  • AOC, fiscal court reach agreement.

    For weeks, the Administrative Office of the Courts and the Trimble County Fiscal Court had been deadlocked, feuding over the amount the county received in reimbursements for the AOC utilizing the courthouse. In half an hour on Friday, during a special called meeting, the issue became resolved.

  • Baldwin enters Alford plea for murder charge

    A Trimble County murder case that has traversed the Kentucky court system for four-and-a-half years is nearing a conclusion.

    Robert L. Baldwin III, 30, entered an Alford plea for a murder charge June 29 in Oldham County Circuit Court. In an Alford plea, the defendant does not admit guilt, but recognizes that the evidence indicates guilt if the case were to continue to a trial.

  • Connector Road bridge opening delayed

    The Connector Road bridge project will take some extra time before traffic can begin using the new crossing.

    The bridge, which was supposed to reach substantial completion by July 1, has faced several weather delays from heavy rains this spring and the recent round of inclement weather, said Andrea Clifford, public information officer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.

  • Payton's heart for evangelism rooted in Haiti

    Bedford Baptist’s new pastor has a heart for evangelism, specifically the mission field in Haiti.

  • TV crusade experience drives Shaw's evangelism

     A call to ministry answered by Jim Shaw in August 1977 in western Kentucky has now brought him to Milton Baptist Church.

    The church called Shaw to be its transitional pastor in May. The role of a transitional pastor, known previously as interim pastors, has started to take on a new perspective and expanded the role, Shaw said.

  • Cardinal Hills celebrates 50 years

    Driving the main highways in Trimble County, it might be easy to pass the two road signs directing visitors to the Cardinal Hills Golf Course just off Stark Lane outside of Bedford.

    The course will celebrate its golden anniversary next month, with 50 years in operation. The course opened for business in the summer of 1968 with Jerry and Sharon Stark operating the course alongside Jerry’s parents, Hubert and Lola Stark.

    “The day that he ever opened the course was dad’s first time of playing golf,” Stephen Stark said.