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Today's News

  • Kentucky’s jobless rate increases in December

    While Carroll County’s unemployment numbers have improved slightly, Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary unemployment rate rose to 10.7 percent in December 2009 from a revised 10.6 percent in November 2009, according to the Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

  • Carrollton infant dies at home

    An autospy is being conducted to determine the cause of death of a five-month-old Carrollton infant who died at her home Sunday, Jan. 24

  • Hamilton to seek re-election to Trimble Fiscal Court

    Editor: I am announcing my candidacy for re-election to the office of District 1 magistrate. I have filed all the necessary papers with the Trimble County clerk’s office. It has been an honor and privilege to serve you the past three years. If you have any county problems or issues in District 1, feel free to contact me 24 hours a day

  • WINTER WONDERLAND

    The first winter storm of the year dropped at least 4 inches of snow on Trimble County and Bedford, above, closing schools Thursday and Friday, Jan. 7-8, and cancelling Friday's homecoming game. Trooper Michael Webb of KSP Post 5 and county Sheriff Tim Coons both reported only minor traffic accidents during Thursday's storm. Lauren Smith, 4, of Bedford got to work immediately on a snow angel, while Gizzie Wood seemed less than impressed by the white stuff.

  • Panel reconsiders emergency transport plan

    Project leaders for the proposed Milton-Madison Bridge replacement are considering additional options for emergency medical services to Trimble County during the six to 12 months the span could be closed in 2011. At the same time, transportation officials from Indiana, Kentucky and the Federal Highway Administration are awaiting word on the status of a $95 million federal grant fo

  • Harris plans to seek fifth senate term

    State Sen. Ernie Harris said last week that he will seek re-election in November. Harris, who is in his fourth term in the Kentucky Senate, said Thursday, Jan. 14, he would be filing as a candidate this week. “It’s really been a pleasure to represent my district,” he said in an interview following the public hearing at Milton Elementary School for the Milton-Mad

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

    Public invited to Sachleben reception An open house to honor retiring Board of Education member J.W. Sachleben will precede this month’s regular board meeting. The public is invited to the reception from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, today, Jan. 20, at Milton Elementary School. The board meeting will follow immediately at 7 p.m. in the sch

  • In 2010, no woman should die of cervical cancer

    I am passionate about preventing cervical cancer. I firmly believe no woman should die from this disease, particularly in the United States. If I have to, if it helps save even one life, I’ll tell the following story over and over again. Parts of what I’m about to say are mildly graphic; but, if we don’t talk about the

  • No All-A win for Trimble

    The Trimble County High School Lady Raiders varsity team gathered momentum near the end of the All-A Classic playoff game Wednesday, Jan. 13, against the Owen County Lady Rebels at Gallatin County High School. But it was too little, too late, as the Raiders couldn’t get the baskets they needed to best Owen’s lead from the start of the game. Above, Sara Kate Long, No. 43

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Wednesday, Jan. 20 Trimble CARES Coalition meets at noon at the Trimble County Family Resource and Youth Services Center. located in the back of Trimble County High School. Lunch is provided; please register by calling Marla or Denise at (502) 255-5110, Ext. 1044. The Trimble County Board of Education meets at 7 p.m. today in the library at the new Milton Elementary School. A rec