Today's News

  • Rand assessment: ‘So much harm in so little time’

    I fought hard during this first week of the 2017 session of the Kentucky General Assembly to protect the interests of Kentucky’s working families against a rising tide of wealthy corporate interests, but in the end, our best efforts were blocked by the new ruling majority in the Kentucky House of Representatives.

  • Bedford author publishes first book

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    Your Identity is the title of new book published by Bedford resident Chan Smith. Born and raised in Trimble County, Smith said Your Identity is his first published book and was written “in order for Christians worldwide to know their identity. Without knowing your identity, you can’t walk in who you really are in Christ,” he writes in the introduction to the book.

  • Hanover grad selected to lead Indiana Economic Development Corporation

    Elaine Kops-Bedel, a 1974 Hanover College graduate, has been appointed by Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb ’90 to serve as president of the Indiana Economic Development Corporation.
    The IEDC is the state’s lead economic development agency, focusing its efforts on growing and retaining businesses in Indiana and attracting new business to the state.

  • Cookie Monsters

    My first attempt at Christmas cookies may well be my last. Along with vegetable gardens, flower beds, painting and large car parking, baking the iconic Christmas sugar cookie is fraught with unexpected perils. Sugar cookies are a wonderful tradition during the holiday season and I determined that I would join in on the fun. When will I ever learn?

  • Be safe when heating your home this winter

    During the winter there are many different ways that you can keep your home warm. No matter the way you choose, do it safely! Here are some tips for staying safe all winter long:
    q You should have your furnace examined by a qualified technician each year.
    q If you use a fireplace or wood stove, make sure that there is ventilation which will guide the smoke outside and not leak gas into the home.
    q You should not burn paper in the fireplace.
    q If your heater uses a certain type of fuel, make sure that you use that fuel and do not substitute.

  • Make 2017 the ‘Explore the Great Outdoors’ year

    For many of us, our fondest childhood memories were made outdoors, swinging, running, fishing and exploring nature. That’s not the case for many children today. Many of them spend very little time outdoors and too much time in front of computers, tablets and other electronic devices. Let’s change these statistics by making getting outdoors a priority for our families in 2017.

  • Recent Trimble County Middle School basketball action
  • Raiders struggle to find winning form in tournament

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    The Trimble County Raiders suffered defeat in all three of their outings in last week’s Mountain Schoolboy Classic, played at Belfry, Ky.

  • Lady Raiders break drought in final tournament game

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    The Trimble County Lady Raiders captured one win in three games at the Gateway Holiday Classic in Montgomery County last week and snapped a three-game losing streak that began with a loss to Cooper in a regular season home game on Dec. 22.