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  • Ride Richwood Railroad and help the NKY Children’s Advocacy Ctr.

    On Sept. 22, from 9 a.m.-12:30 p.m., families can enjoy a ride on the Richwood Tahoe Railroad while helping abused children. The half-scale steam locomotive will be open from 9:00 to 12:30 for the third annual event. In addition to the train ride, there will be food and child-centered games to enjoy, along with the magic of Chuck Arkin. Ticket prices are $10 for adults, $5 for children and $25 for families (2 adults, 2 children), and can be purchased in advance or at the event.

  • Kentucky Farm Bureau seeks nominations to ’12-13 LEAD program

    Recruitment for Kentucky Farm Bureau’s next group of participants in the two-year  Leadership Enhancement for Agricultural Development  program, or LEAD, is under way.

    Deadline to apply is Oct. 26.

    Up to 15 individuals will be selected for this intensive learning experience, intended to equip the next generation of agricultural leaders with the tools to manage tomorrow’s challenges.

  • Rand, Broecker discuss issues

    By BRAD BOWMAN

    Landmark News Service

    NEW CASTLE, Ky. – When it comes to two key policy issues facing farmers, the candidates for the 47th House District agree: Nothing should change.

    Incumbent Rep. Rick Rand, Democrat of Bedford, and Republican T.K Broecker of La Grange faced questions from chairmen of the Henry, Oldham and Trimble Kentucky Farm Bureau boards.

  • KSP offers school-bus safety tips everyone should know

    Summer break is over for thousands of Kentucky students as they headed back to school last week. For many children, getting to and from school will take place on a school bus. 

    Unfortunately, every year children are injured and even killed in school bus-related crashes.

    Last year, Kentucky had 1,627 school bus-related crashes resulting in 506 injuries and five deaths.

    Kentucky State Police Public Affairs Trooper Michael Webb urges motorists to be alert for loading and unloading school buses.

  • Two-vehicle crash in Trimble County kills motorcyclist Aug. 10

    A motorcyclist was killed Aug. 10 in a crash on Hwy. 42 in Trimble County.

    Dispatchers at Kentucky State Police Post 5 received a call at 7:28 p.m. of a crash between a motorcyle and a truck. Preliminary investigation shows Mark Rexroat, 43, of Bedford was traveling east on Hwy. 42 on his motorcycle. Perry Cook, 49, of Bedford was traveling west on Hwy. 42 in a truck, according to the KSP release.

  • Vietnam Veterans celebration in Clay City, Ky. Aug. 18-19

  • KHS to Display Artifacts at this year’s Kentucky State Fair

    The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) will display artifacts and exhibits related to the Civil War and Kentuckyís military history at the Kentucky State Fair, Aug. 16-26 at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville.

  • Geoff Davis resigns from Congress citing family health

    By Scott Wartman

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    U.S. Rep. Geoff Davis, a Republican who represents Kentucky’s 4th Congressional District, cited a family health issue when he resigned on Tuesday July 31, five months before the end of his term.

    Davis submitted his resignation Tuesday to Gov. Steve Beshear and Speaker of the House John Boehner and said it’s effective at the close of business that day.

  • Death of bridge worker results in fine

      By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    An investigation by the Indiana Occupational Safety and Health Administration into the April 30 fatal accident at the Milton-Madison Bridge construction site has resulted in $10,000 in penalties being levied against Walsh Construction Company by the Indiana Department of Labor.

    Walsh Construction Company, with headquarters in Crown Point, Ind., is the contractor for the replacement of the Milton-Madison Bridge.

  • 91.1 WHMO new Christian station in Trimble County

     By DAVE TAYLOR

    Landmark News Service

    Trimble County is the point of origin for the broadcast signal of a new radio station that joined the airwaves yesterday.