Today's News

  • Trimble Youth League Basketball
  • No tuition increase for returning JCTC students

    Returning students at each of the 16 colleges in the Kentucky Community and Technical College System (KCTCS) will receive guaranteed tuition, with no rate increase, for the 2011-12 academic year, if they enrolled during the fall 2010 or spring 2011 semesters. These students are eligible for a guaranteed tuition rate of $130 per credit hour, the same rate they paid during the 2010-11 academic year.

    The KCTCS Board of Regents approved the guaranteed tuition rate during their June 2010 board meeting to enhance student retention and credential completion rates.

  • Woody earns PhD from Georgia facility

    Kathy Beckner Woody has recieved her Ph.D. in Chemistry from Georgia  Institute of Technology.
    Kathy is a 2001 Trimble County High School graduate and graduated from University of Kentucky in 2005 with a Bachelor of Science degree in  Chemistry. During her time at Georgia Tech, she received several national  honors, including a fellowship from the American Chemical Society Organic Chemistry Division.

  • McKinney-Mehas on Dean’s List at L. Wilson

    Lizabeth McKinney-Mehas of Trimble County accepted a certificate for being named to the Dean’s List from Lori Sargent, Associate Dean of Academic Affairs for Lindsey Wilson College in a ceremony held on March 24.

    Lindsey Wilson College is a four-year liberal-arts college affiliated with the Kentucky Conference of The United Methodist Church.LWC is located on more than 200 partially wooded acres on a hilltop in Columbia, Ky., a small town about 20 miles from Lake Cumberland in Southcentral Kentucky.

  • JCTC students inducted into Phi Theta Kappa Society
  • Lanier Home to host Civil War event

    April 12th marks the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the most traumatic event in American history, the Civil War. To commemorate this momentous event in our nation’s history, a free program Disunion! The War Begins! will be held at the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site, on Tuesday, April 12 at 8 p.m.

    “It is appropriate that we are holding this event at the Lanier Mansion State Historic Site since J.F.D. Lanier did so much to help Indiana during the Civil War,” said Lanier site manager Gerry Reilly.

  • New laws in place after special session

    While the just-completed legislative sessions will likely be remembered for two things – averting a crisis within Medicaid and enacting a far-reaching reform of our penal code – that should not overshadow the fact that quite a few other prominent bills are also now law.

  • Senate seeks to override vetoes

    Last week, I reported that both the House and the Senate voted for a responsible approach to resolving the Medicaid budget shortfall. Unfortunately, late Friday, the Governor vetoed all the key accountability provisions and is now left with an open checkbook combined with an unlimited credit card funded with your tax dollars.


    30 Years Ago (April 2, 1981)

  • Louden, Leap to wed April 9

    Darius and Sandy Louden of Campbellsburg, Ky. announce the upcoming wedding of their daughter, Carmen F. Louden to Travis A. Leap, son of Donna Ritch of Lakeland, Fla. and Bill and Rose Leap of Vevay, Ind.

    The bride-elect is a 2006 Kentucky Community and Technical College System graduate and is employed as waitress and model.

    The groom-to-be is a 1997 Vincennes University graduate and is employed as a contractor.