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  • Schools to host events to honor Veterans Day

    Trimble County’s schools will be hosting several programs honoring Trimble County veterans during the next several days. The first event is scheduled today at the Milton Elementary School. Veterans are invited to join the student body for lunch at 12:30 p.m., followed by the program at 1:15.

  • Community shares grief with prayer service, vigil

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD BECK and JEFF MOORE
    The Trimble Banner

    After one of the most tragic events in local history, the Carroll County community took time to mourn and to begin to heal this past week.

  • Runnin’ Raiders on to state!

    The Trimble County High School cross country team enjoyed an outstanding day at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Region 5 Class A Meet in Danville Saturday. Trimble took top honors in the region in the boys’ run and finished second overall in the girls’ run.

    “I thought that the entire team rose to the occasion and ran well,” Trimble Coach David Apel said Monday. “We were very happy with our performances Saturday at the Regional meet.”

  • Trimble County General Election Results

    There were 3,579 persons voting –53 percent of those registered in the county.

    President—Mitt Romney, 2,133; Barack Obama, 1,355; Jill Stein, 16; Randall Terry, 11; Gary Johnson, 25.

    U.S. House District 4 General—Thomas Massie, 1,805; Wm. Adkins, 1,470; David Lewis, 126.

    U.S. House District 4 Unexpired Special —Thomas Massie, 1,727; Wm. Adkins, 1,424; David Lewis, 127.

    State Representative 47th District—T.K. Broecker, 990; Rick Rand, 2,527.

  • Trimble County General Election Results

    There were 3,579 persons voting –53 percent of those registered in the county.

    President—Mitt Romney, 2,133; Barack Obama, 1,355; Jill Stein, 16; Randall Terry, 11; Gary Johnson, 25.

    U.S. House District 4 General—Thomas Massie, 1,805; Wm. Adkins, 1,470; David Lewis, 126.

    U.S. House District 4 Unexpired Special —Thomas Massie, 1,727; Wm. Adkins, 1,424; David Lewis, 127.

    State Representative 47th District—T.K. Broecker, 990; Rick Rand, 2,527.

  • Principals update school board members

    By JULIE BALL HAMBRICK
    The Trimble Banner

    The principals of the schools in the Trimble County School District gave updates of activities in their facilities during the Oct. 17 regular meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education. The reports are as follows:

    Trimble County High School

  • Clocks change this weekend back to Standard Time

    Daylight Savings Time will come to an end this weekend when Standard Time returns.

    At 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, clocks will be turned backward one hour. At that moment, the time will become 1 a.m. Standard Time.

    The best practice, of course, is just to set clocks backward 1 hour before going to bed Saturday night. The time will then be correct when you awaken Sunday.
     

  • Grimes urges voters to make informed choices

    Kentucky Press News Service

    With the Nov. 6 General Election just over one week away, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging voters to educate themselves about the candidates and issues they will see on their ballots.

    “Voting is a cherished right,” Grimes said in a news release today, “but it is also a responsibility. I hope voters will take that responsibility seriously and make informed choices on Election Day.”

    Offices that will be on the ballot Nov. 6 include:

  • ‘Unbridled Learning’ test scores due out Friday

    The Kentucky Department of Education will release test score and school/district accountability data this Friday, Nov. 2. This marks the first release of data from the Unbridled Learning accountability model, which Kentucky implemented beginning in the 2011-12 school year. The data to be released reflects test scores and other information from that school year.

  • Carroll bus tragedy claims two children

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD and JEFF MOORE
    The News-Democrat

    A school bus accident on Boone Road in Carroll County claimed the lives of two Head Start students Monday afternoon when the bus veered off the road to the left, partially overturned onto its side and hit a tree.

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 spokesman Trooper Brad Arterburn said there were nine Head Start students on the bus at the time of the wreck.