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Today's News

  • Dunaway inducted into 8th Region Hall of Fame

    Trimble County School Superintendent and one-time Lady Raiders basketball shooting ace Marcia Haney Dunaway was inducted into the prestigious Eighth Region Hall of Fame Saturday.

    The induction came during festivities surrounding the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Eighth Region girls’ basketball tournament held at Grant County High School.

    Following is the script read by the announcer during the ceremonies:

  • McConnell discusses Northern Ky. drug issues with area leaders

    By PHYLLIS McLAUGHLIN
    The Trimble Banner
    An unforeseen side-effect of the successful fight against abuse of prescription and over-the-counter medication has been a spike in the popularity of heroin — especially in Northern Kentucky.
    That was the message delivered Friday to U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell by local experts, law enforcement agencies and even one former heroin addict.

  • Baldwin attorneys seek bond reduction

    A bond reduction hearing for Robert L. Baldwin III has been set for 8 a.m. Tuesday, March 25, in Oldham Circuit Court. Baldwin, of 68 Kenlee Drive Bedford, is accused in the brutal killing of 24-year-old Angela Long, whose remains were discovered Nov. 27 in the mobile home residence of her father at 34 Kenlee Drive south of Bedford. Baldwin is being held under $1 million bond at the Oldham County Jail on charges of murder and tampering with physical evidence.

  • DISLODGED BEARING CLOSES BRIDGE INDEFINITELY

    Staff Report
    Crewmen from Walsh Construction closed the U.S. 421 Milton-Madison Bridge around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning, March 11, after a steel bearing dislodged between a pier and the bridge. This incident happened at Pier 2, the first land pier on the Milton, Ky., side of the Ohio River.

    Closure

  • Jacking Up Corner of Milton-Madison Bridge Will Allow for Slide

    Workers plan to use jacks to lift the southeast corner of the new Milton-Madison Bridge steel truss in order to replace a steel bridge bearing that dislodged on Tuesday, March 11. This will allow the planned slide of the new steel truss to proceed.

  • BRIDGE CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

    The U.S. 421 Milton-Madison Bridge across the Ohio River between Madison, Ind., and Milton, Ky., is closed effective immediately and until further notice. The official detours are the
    Markland Locks and Dam Bridge connecting Kentucky Route 1039 and Indiana State Road 101, 26 miles upstream, or the I-65 Kennedy Bridge in Louisville, 46 miles downstream.
    Crews closed the bridge around 3 a.m. this morning after a steel bearing between the bridge and the pier dislodged, injuring a construction worker.

  • Tentative dates announced for upcoming closure and slide of Milton-Madison Bridge

    Closure of the Milton-Madison Bridge is tentatively scheduled to occur Friday, March 14 at 12:01 a.m. with all lanes shut down until Friday, March 21 at approximately noon. Traffic will be reduced to one lane beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 13, in order to move equipment into place. During this time, a flagger will allow traffic in each direction to pass. Inclement weather and other factors could alter the schedule.

     

  • Farm Bureau members going to Washington

    Louisville, KY -- Equipped with national priority issues established during their annual meeting in December, 185 Kentucky Farm Bureau volunteer leaders are heading to the nation’s capitol during the last week of February. The group has scheduled a series of strategic discussions with Kentucky’s Congressional Delegation to examine issues facing agriculture in the Commonwealth.

  • Trimble County School Lunch Menus

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY
    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.95
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Feb. 24: Bosco Stick, Marinara Sauce, Glazed Carrots, Green Beans, Orange Slices or Baked Apples.
    Tuesday, Feb. 25: Chicken Nuggets, Pinto Beans, Potato Wedges, Apple or Pear Half, Corn Bread.
    Wednesday, Feb. 26: Pizza, Garden Salad, Corn, Grapes or Pineapple.

  • Remedies for battling colds

    Cold Remedies
    It is not fun to have a cold.  Colds are most common in the winter when the air is dry.  Most of the time, when you have a cold, you have to wait for the virus to pass.  There is no cure for the cold.  There are however, a few things that help your body handle the cold virus.