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Today's News

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING THIS WEEK IN TRIMBLE COUNTY

    Thursday, Sept. 3

    Trimble County Hymn sing at Antioch Baptist Church, US Hwy 421S. at 7 p.m.

    Friday, Sept. 4

    Co-ed softball league for 16 years and older is being formed with registration deadline today. For more information call James Demaree at 502-663-3573.

    Friday-Saturday,

    Sept. 4-5

  • Trimble County agencies eligible for FEMA disaster funds

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    State representatives from the Federal Emerency Management Agency and other agencies descended on Trimble County to help local officials start the process to apply for disaster relief funds.

    The county is eligible for FEMA Public Assistance funds to help pay for damage caused by the torrential rainstorm Aug. 4. At Gov. Steve Beshear’s request, President Obama signed the disaster declaration Aug. 14, and Trimble and Jefferson counties were declared eligible for funding Aug. 24.

  • Here's my 2 cents on the Milton-Madison Bridge project

    I’m not really what you’d call a gambler, but I do enjoy going to Belterra on occasion to play video poker. I never take much to spend – or, I should say, lose; I’m fully aware of my limitations. It’s a good thing, too. A month ago, I would have bet everything I own that the last option Milton-Madison Bridge Project officials ever would choose was to

  • Milton beefs up nuisance ordinance

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    The city of Milton is placing a cap on the amount of time that can lapse between approval of sewer and water service to new developments and construction in Milton city limits.

    The number of approved sewer extensions has the city’s system at near capacity – at least on paper. However, most of the developments that have been approved still don’t exist, City Clerk Shannon Hoskins told Milton City Commissioners at the Thursday, Aug. 27, meeting.

  • SMOOTHING THE ROAD IN BEDFORD

    The city of Bedford was the recipient of $396,000 worth of paving along U.S. 42, from south of the city limits to Starks Lane east of the city limits toward Carroll County.

    Andrea Clifford, public information officer for District 5 of the Kentucky Department of Highways, said the project is part of the district's annual resurfacing program. The program covers the eight counties in the district and each year the roads in most need of paving are chosen to receive funding. This year, the program divided a $6.7 million budget among 20 projects on state primary routes.

  • Carroll drops home opener

    In the first home game under new coach Kristen Arbinger, the Carroll County Lady Panther varsity volleyball team fell to visiting Dixie Heights.

    The Lady Panther varsity volley ball team hosted the Lady Colonels of Dixie Heights losing the final two matches 27-25 and 25-21 after winning the first match 25-20, Tuesday September 1.  

  • Special Olympians
  • Hogan headed to state

    Sophomore Quincy Hogan medaled in the Eighth Region class A girls golf tournament qualifying for the All A state tournament in Richmond September 12.

    Hogan finished as the number two qualifier for the state tournament and is a serious golfer with aspirations of  being a college scholarship player and beyond. Hogan had to overcome a less than stellar outing to put herself in the running for a state title.

  • Technology focus enhances learning experiences

    It’s never too early to begin learning about technology as first grade students at Kathryn Winn demonstrated recently.

    Amy Roos, a first grade teacher at Winn is just one of many teachers using a program named photo story to teach technology and other topics such as sentence structure, syllables, capitalization, punctuation and picking out and writing the details of a story.

  • Panthers remain purr-fect after pawing Ludlow 36-21

    With a full moon as a backdrop the Carroll County Panthers would not be denied on their first home game of the season dominating the entire game with a packed house watching.

    The Ludlow Panthers who have defeated Carroll County for the last seven years had no answer for the Panthers as they came out strong, scored first, often and last with a final of 36-21.