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Today's News

  • Whether it’s things or feelings, hoarding is never good for you

    When we moved to Florida from California 23 years ago, we did so with only the things we could fit into two vehicles.

    That meant getting rid of 15 years’ worth of possessions to start over, which was both sad and exciting.

    I especially hated parting with the coffee table my husband had accidentally autographed. He tends to write hard and had been signing checks. After that, at a certain angle you could see a half-dozen “Barry Kennedy” indentations in the table top.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY NEWS OF PUBLIC RECORD

    FELONIES

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Saturday
    Sept. 20

    Handshakes and Pancakes Free Breakfast, 8:30-10:30  a.m. at the Sligo Baptist Church basement, 65 N. 42 Loop. Free pancakes, bacon, sausage, eggs, coffee, juice and milk. Everyone welcome. Contact Karen Eldridge 502-222-0918, email: info@kaensbookbarn.com.

    Friday
    Sept. 19

    Arthritis Exercise with Shirley at 12:30 p.m. at the Trimble County Senior Citizens Center. Bring cookies or brownies for a golf scramble.

  • Celebrate golden wedding anniversary

    Gilbert and Betty Heaton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 16.

    They were treated to a surprise dinner at Belterra Casino’s buffet with their children, Martha Carol and  Ronnie Hunt and Jackie and Trent Jeffries, and grandchildren Christopher Heaton and Sheena Jones, and Jordan Hunt and Autumn Edens, as well as their great-grandson, Braden Hunt.

    The couple was married Aug. 14, 1964, at Poplar Ridge Baptist Church. They have farmed and operated a dairy farm during their life together.

  • Training consortium scholarship opened doors for local student

    I am very thankful for my scholarship and co-op opportunities.

    Near the end of my high school career, I received a full scholarship from the Carroll County Training Consortium to attend Jefferson Community and Technical College in Carrollton, Ky. This was only the beginning of great opportunities for me.

    Three days after I graduated from Trimble County High School, I started a summer job at the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant in Ghent, Ky.

    I worked throughout the summer full time, painting and cleaning inside and out.

  • Trimble County School Lunch Menus

    BEDFORD/MILTON
    ELEMENTARY

    Monday, Sept. 22:Corn dog, baked beans, potato smiles, carrots w/dip, peaches.

    Tuesday, Sept. 23:Taco on WG tortilla, tomato/lettuce, salsa/queso, refried beans, grapes.

    Wednesday, Sept. 24:Chicken tenders, broccoli w/cheese sauce, baked potato, Kiwi, WG roll.

    Thursday, Sept. 25:Pizza, fresh garden salad, corn, pineapple.

  • Coalition spreads the word on substance abuse prevention

    On Aug. 27, the Trimble CARES Coalition met at the Trimble County Extension Office. During the meeting Director Denise Hall and Seven Counties Prevention Specialist Patty Gregory shared resources and data that they received while at the CADCA training this summer.

    Trimble County Attorney Perry Arnold shared information on a recent conference including raising awareness on clothing, such as “710” means OIL upside down referencing marijuana oil and DGK indicating drug use.

  • Legislation targets payday loans

    By BRAD BOWMAN
    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – A new Kentucky bill could make business more difficult for quick and easy payday loan companies to operate by capping interest rates.

    State Sen. Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington, pre-filed legislation Friday for Bill Request 37, which proposes a tiered system for interest rates and violation penalties for cash advance and payday loan companies.

    At each of the seven businesses located in Frankfort, the companies will offer some competitive edge on payday loans.

  • Four Runnin’ Raiders turn in personal bests at Mason

    Four Trimble County Runnin’ Raiders set new personal records in Maysville, Ky. for the Mason County Invitational on Sept. 13.

    Johnathon Papai set a personal record time-18:30 (5k), beating his previous time of 19:02, for 33rd place.

    Two seconds behind Johnathon, Brennan Kunkel ran 18:32 (5k) and placed 36th. New Runnin’ Raider Colton Fox had a race time of 24:22 (5k) for 177th place.

  • Fourth title out of reach

    Trimble County High School hosted the 2014 All “A” volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 13.

    The team was hoping for its fourth championship title in as many years, but that was not to be.