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Today's News

  • TCMS eighth graders create real life connections

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Middle School students have recently visited a wide variety of places allowing students to begin planning their future. These included: LG&E, Carrollton Area Technology Center, iLead Academy and the National Guard Armory. As the students toured the  facilities they were given a sneak peek of each program.

  • Black History Month at Milton Elementary
  • Tim Harmon: Trimble County Adult Education success story

    By JENNIFER GOODIN
    Trimble County Adult Education Center
    “I give all the credit to God,” Tim Harmon exclaimed when he found out he passed his GED in January, 2016. He continued with advice to those seeking their own GED in Trimble County, “Don’t give up, and they won’t give up on you.”

  • USDA offers protections for noninsured crops against weather losses

    By John W. McCauley
    USDA Farm Service Agency   State Executive Director
    In agriculture, opportunity is often created from overcoming challenges. So when I hear people say “work for the best and prepare for the worst,” it is the American farmers and ranchers who come to mind because they characterize the optimism and resilience of the very concept, especially when it comes to overcoming severe weather.

  • KDA seeks applications for specialty crop projects

    FRANKFORT — Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced that farmers and other eligible applicants in Kentucky may seek funding from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture for producing and marketing “specialty crops.”
    Specialty crops are defined by the U.S. Department of Agriculture as fruits, vegetables, tree nuts, dried fruits, and horticulture and nursery crops.

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  • Farmers across Kentucky celebrate National Ag Day

    Louisville, KY – Kentucky Farm Bureau joined the Agriculture Council of America and farming organizations across the country to celebrate National Agriculture Day on Tuesday, March 15. This day has been set aside annually since 1973 to highlight the many ways America’s food system improves the quality of life for everyone.
    “Farmers contribute so much to our nation’s prosperity, independence, security and overall well-being that it just makes sense to designate a day celebrating their accomplishments,” said KFB President Mark Haney.

  • What you should know about routine home maintenance

    Home ownership is a major financial investment. Maintaining your home is a daily commitment that helps to protect your investment and ensures that you and your family are living in the safest environment possible. Over the years, routine home maintenance will save you time, money, and effort.

  • Choosing housing for small poultry flocks

    Raising small poultry flocks on the farm or in the backyard has become very popular. The most important things to remember when choosing the type of housing are provisions for adequate shelter from weather, adequate ventilation and also protection from predators.
    You should choose housing that is easy to build from readily available materials. Housing should also have a low maintenance cost and support the changing needs of your flock.

  • Congratulations Lady Raiders!

    Dec 1    Bullitt Central    (W) 39-36            
    Dec 4     Carroll County     (W) 66-39
    Dec 5     Dixie Heights         (W) 57-42     JT. Mulligan Classic
    Dec 7     Gallatin County     (W) 54-37
    Dec 11 Oldham County     (W) 73-52
    Dec 12 Eminence         (W) 68-32