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Today's News

  • Bedford’s Carla Boyer thankful for second chance at life

    What do you say to a family whose loss has given you a second chance at life?

    That’s a question Bedford resident Carla Boyer, 46, has been asking herself since she received a kidney transplant just over two months ago.

    Boyer knows the gender of her donor, though in an effort to protect the family, she prefers to keep that information to herself. She also knows her donor was the same age as she, and that this person’s last wish was to donate every viable organ doctors could take.

  • Trimble topped by Gallatin, 65-58

    A very young group of Trimble County Lady Raiders weathered an onslaught of long-range guns Monday night and threw a scare into visiting Gallatin County as the 2012-13 high school basketball season got underway. Trailing by 11 at halftime, Trimble roared back to pull within a pair of points several times in the second half before falling by a 65-58 final score.

    While Gallatin’s long-range artillery misfired most of the night – the Lady Cats were only one of 21 shots from downtown – the game within the arc made the difference.

  • ‘Tis the season to be ‘noisy’
  • Proficient students celebrate

    Milton Elementary School held a special recognition event recently to celebrate their recent Proficient score in the Statewide K-Prep testing.

    To celebrate a proficient score of 64.6 and a ranking of 78, MES students were rewarded with a day of fun on November 5th.

    The day began with an assembly where every student was individually recognized. Each student was given a ribbon for their hard work and achieving their individual goal.

  • Walsh apparent winner to build Downtown Crossing for Louisville

    FRANKFORT – Walsh Construction Co. -- contractors for the Milton-Madison Bridge replacement project here -- is the apparent winning team that will build the Downtown Crossing of the Ohio River Bridges Project, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet announced.

    The team’s “apparent best value” bid included a projected completion date of December 2016 at a construction cost of $860 million. That is more than a year and a half ahead of deadline and $90 million less than the cabinet’s preliminary cost estimate of $950 million.

  • McConnell re-elected Sen. Republican Leader

    WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senator Mitch McConnell was unanimously re-elected by his colleagues on Nov. 14 to serve as Republican Leader for the 113th Congress. Senator McConnell is only the second Kentuckian to lead his party in the U.S. Senate.  The other Senator from Kentucky to serve as his party’s leader was Alben Barkley.

  • Milton Fire joins Sparky’s Wish List™

    To protect lives through community-based fire-safety education, Milton Fire & Rescue invites its neighbors to join in support of Sparky’s Wish List™. Sparky’s Wish List: Partnering for Fire-Safe Communities, a project of the National Fire Protection Association, brings Milton businesses and the community together with local fire departments to fund life-saving fire safety educational materials. 

  • Early bird grain meeting is Nov. 27

    The 2012 drought this spring and summer was tough on grain producers in Kentucky. Hopefully expectations will be better next year.

    Trimble County corn producers can get a leg up on the 2013 grain production season by attending the Early Bird Grain Meeting on Tuesday, November 27, 2013 at the Trimble County Extension Office.

    This program is coming to Trimble County via a live Lync session from the Fayette County Extension Office. The meeting will begin at 1:30 p.m. and end at 4:30 p.m.

  • Navigating the holidays as a caregiver

    Caregiving can be stressful, and these stresses can be exacerbated around the holidays as you are faced with added responsibilities and obligations.

    Whether this is your first holiday season as a caregiver or you have been providing care for years, you can do several things to make the holidays easier on you, the person you’re caring for and your extended family and friends by following the recommendations below.

  • Middle School recognizes 7th grade Students/Staff of the Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced the school’s Seventh Grade Students of the Month and spotlighted teacher and staff member of the month for October.