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Today's News

  • Kentucky’s new test scores attracting national interest

    Over the last two decades, Kentucky has built a national reputation for its willingness to blaze new paths when it comes to education.  Early this month, we took another major step forward with the release of the latest round of school accountability scores.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday-Friday
    Nov. 15-16
    Trimble County Emergency Management is hosting an 8-hour CPR class at the Trimble County Extension Office Building from 6:30-10:30. This two day class is Red Cross Training and is only $5 to be paid on the day of sign up.

    Friday, Nov. 16
    Trimble County Public Library will host a Basic Computer Class from 10-11 a.m. If you are a beginner to the world of computers, come and ask question.  This class will be repeated on Dec. 21. Sign up by calling 502-255-7362.

  • Signature to hold Hall of Fame induction

    Signature HealthCare of Trimble County will host a Hall of Fame Café celebration on Friday, November 15, 2012, to honor residents at the local nursing home.

    The purpose of the Hall of Fame program is to recognize residents for their accomplishments.  Employees, volunteers and community members are also honored for their contributions to the home and the Trimble County community as a whole.

  • Thanksgiving meal is Tuesday

    The City of Bedford in conjunction with local churches and civic organizations will offer a free Thanksgiving Dinner on Tuesday, Nov. 20, at 6 p.m. The event will be held at the Morgan Community Center in Bedford. Everyone is invited.

    “We encourage everyone to bring their family and friends and sit down and enjoy a delicious Thanksgiving dinner,” Bedford Deputy Clerk Rita Davis said. “We ask that if you have a large group to please call and reserve a table so we can seat everyone together.”

  • Former Bedford couple wed 50 years

  • Milton-Madison Bridge reduced to one lane Nov. 16

    The Milton-Madison Bridge, which carries US 421 across the Ohio River from Milton, KY to Madison, IN, will be reduced to one lane on Friday, November 16 from 9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.  Engineers from the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) will be monitoring items on the bridge that were highlighted in recent inspections.

    The Cabinet implemented a monthly inspection frequency earlier this year to review these locations.  The goal is to keep the Milton-Madison Bridge operational during the super-structure replacement project.

  • Milton billing procedures approved

    The Milton City Commission approved a policy of billing procedures Thursday. The policy will become effective on Jan. 1, 2013.

    Commissioner Tom Mahoney was the lone dissenting vote as the commission approved the billing policy.

    “I think all of you know from previous meetings I don’t agree with this,” Mahoney said prior to the vote. “There’s quite a few things that’s going to have to be monitored. Who is going to monitor all of this? I think we’re babysitting too many people.”

  • 53 percent cast votes in local election

    The percentage of registered Trimble County voters who turned out to vote on Nov. 6 was the smallest in several years in a general election involving a presidential race. Of the 6,656 registered voters in the county 3,579 – or 53 percent – cast ballots in last week’s election.

  • Trimble school officials review test data from Unbridled Learning

    Trimble County Schools have the data from the first round of the state’s Unbridled Learning Accountability Model – the successor to the state’s Kentucky Core Content Test and CATS assessment models.

    Nationwide, 48 states have adopted the new “college and career readiness” accountability assessments, but Kentucky was the first state to implement it in statewide testing, said Trimble Superintendent Marcia Haney Dunaway. “Everyone’s watching Kentucky.”

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    Property transfer
    Gary Harp to Robert Stadelman and Victoria Keenan-Banville-property located at 40 Timberline Rd., Bedford. $45,000.
    Melvin E. and Cherry Lynn Liter and Larry and Robin Phillips to Ronnie and Sue Barnes-.57 acres on west side of Peck Pike. $25,500.
    Carolyn Mitchell to James A. Smith 4.696 acres at 2997 Palmyra Rd., Bedford. $137,500.
    Chris Mogehee and Carolyn Vonderharr, Trustee under Revocable Trust Agreement and Carolyn Vonderharr to Terry L. Fitzgerald and Amy L. Wright-lot 29, 2.9 acres of Adams Farm Division. $10,500.