Today's News

  • ‘Christian’ - adjective or noun?

    This past week I got an email from someone who has emailed me before, always with thoughtful, thought-provoking comments.
    In this one he wrote, “Permit me to posit the following: Why not consider the word ‘Christian’ more as an adjective than a noun? That is, ‘I try to live a Christian life’ rather than tagging oneself with a label that could suggest a holier than thou attitude….”


    October 16, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Kentucky State Police have issued a warning that a rapist, responsible for the rape of a Trimble County woman Sept. 23, is on the loose. According to KSP Lieutenant Dan Davidson, police are confident they can bring the case to a successful conclusion. However, police are cautioning local women that the rapist is still on the loose and that in the meantime, every precaution should be taken.

  • Rallying the community for elevated goals

    By Charles R. Liston
    Well, through a combination of studying the issues surrounding the “nickel” tax,” and personally observing the physical condition of our TCHS/MS, and seeing that much needed improvements can be realized with state matching and potential “urgent needs” state funding, I am now a committed property owner supporting the “nickel tax.” This, though my son graduated long ago from TCHS (2001), and I have no children now in the system.

  • Kentucky remains a safe place to live

    One of the best things about Kentucky is that it remains one of the safest places in which to live.
    According to the website 24/7 Wall St., we have the sixth-lowest violent-crime rate among the states, while several south of us rank among the top 10 highest. Tennessee’s rate, for example, is nearly three times the size of ours.

  • Fire Prevention Week

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Kentucky State Fire Marshal Mike Haney joins the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in educating Kentuckians during Fire Prevention Week, which runs through Oct. 15.
    “The best way to practice fire safety is to make sure a fire doesn’t break out in the first place,” said Haney.  “Look around for potential problems, like overloaded electrical outlets and the use of too many extension cords.  These are all easy fixes,” he added.

  • Two Owenton residents killed in fatal shooting in Carroll County

    By Kristin Beck
    Landmark News Service
    Kentucky State Police Post 5 is investigating the fatal shooting of a man and a woman Friday, Oct. 7, at the Double H Farms in Carroll County.

  • Baptist Health La Grange now offering state-of-the-art 3D mammography

    La Grange, KY – Baptist Health La Grange Diagnostic Imaging is excited to offer its patients access to the latest in 3D mammography. 3D mammography has been shown to improve the detection of breast cancers, particularly in women with dense breast tissue, while simultaneously decreasing the number of women asked to return for additional testing.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Oct. 13
    Milton City Commission meets at the Milton Municipal Building at 7:00 p.m.
    Saturday, Oct. 15
    Sligo Baptist Church, 65 North 42 Loop in Pendleton, will hold a Handshake & Pancake Breakfast, 8:30 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., Saturday, Oct. 15. Free. Everyone welcome.
    The Milton Elementary School Parent Teacher Organization will host their annual Fish Fry and Auction on Saturday, Oct. 15. The Fish Fry will begin at 11:00 a.m. and continue through 6:00 p.m.

  • Kentucky State Police to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of Oct. 1 - 31. 
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.