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Today's News

  • Commissioners retreat from ‘hardball’ position

    The Bedford City Commission sent mixed signals to the city’s sewer customers during that government body’s meeting on Monday.

    After instructing City Clerk Joyce Teague to “play hardball” with delinquent customers at the August meeting and to disconnect water service to customers who did not make payment within 30 days of the billing date, the commissioners voted to refund the $110 disconnect fee for one delinquent customer who complained.

  • Bedford Elem. celebrates new playground

    “You’re experiencing history today!”

    Bedford Elementary School Principal Debbie Beeles was enthusiastic as she welcomed the BES student body to a ribbon cutting ceremony celebrating the opening of the school’s newly refurbished playground, Wednesday, Sept. 19.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 10
    3:41 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    7:50 a.m., alarm, U.S. 42E
    8:47 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    10:15 a.m., civil complaint, U.S. 42 and Latta Rd
    10:44 a.m., drug information, Trimble County
    12:06 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:11 p.m., littering complaint, Wises Landing area
    2:56 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County High School
    4:01 p.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    7:57 p.m., stolen vehicle recovery

  • Farm income above expectations

    LEXINGTON-You might not think that the U.S. would post near record net farm income this year given widespread drought and poor crop conditions, but think again.

    The USDA is projecting that inflation-adjusted national net farm income for 2012 will reach its highest level in 42 years, according to the USDA Economic Research Service.

  • Assault reports investigated

    Separate incidents listed as entries in last week’s Trimble County Sheriff’s Department log have been under investigation by local law enforcement authorities.

  • Middle school salutes 7th Grade Students of Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced the school’s 7th Grade Students of the Month for August and the Teacher/Staff Spotlight.

    “We are extemely proud of these people and their hard work,” Genton said.

  • Marching Raiders 2nd in class at Campbell Co.
  • Plan for October cattlemen mtgs

    Trimble County cattlemen have the opportunity to participate three livestock programs starting October 1, and continuing through December 19, 2012.

  • Hemp would be a boon to Commonwealth, lawmakers say

    By Scott Wartman
    The Kentucky Enquirer

    Politicians on both sides of the aisle can envision fields of hemp growing among the tobacco and corn fields of Kentucky.

    Many cite a flagging economy, social media and the advocacy of U.S. Rep. Ron Paul and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul as reasons why they think the legalization of industrial hemp is closer than ever.

    Sen. Paul, R-Ky., and Agriculture Commissioner Jamie Comer promoted efforts to legalize hemp at the Kentucky State Fair in August.

  • Gear up for the Eco-Bot Challenge

    Finding solutions to environmental problems is a focus of scientists around the world. To develop a better understanding of these issues and gain an interest in science-related fields, Trimble County 4th and 5th graders are participating in the Eco-Bot Challenge in their 4-H school clubs.