Today's News

  • TCHS credit recovery program gets school board approval

    Trimble County High School will introduce a Credit Recovery Program during the 2011-12 school year. The plan won unanimous approval during last Wednesday’s meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education. The board members had begun discussion of the plan during their May 4 meeting.

    “We had a program similar to this a few years ago at the high school,” Trimble Superintendent Marcia Dunaway said, “but we had to close it when funding for it was cut by the state.”

  • County continues weapons discussion

    The members of Trimble County Fiscal Court continued their discussion regarding a proposed weapons ordinance but chose not to include a second reading of the ordinance on the May 16 meeting agenda. The county government body had taken a first step to prohibit possession of weapons in and on property belonging to the county during their April 18 meeting by holding the first reading of a ordinance which would ban “firearms and other weapons” by non-law enforcement personnel on county properties.

  • Musical a hit with all ages
  • Bridge Work Resumes
  • Trimble among counties eligible for emergency loans due to flooding

    On May 4, President Barack Obama declared 14 Kentucky counties as disaster areas due to damages and losses caused by severe storms, tornadoes, and flooding that occurred from April 26, 2011, and continuing.

    Those counties include: Boone, Bracken, Campbell, Carroll, Carter, Fleming, Gallatin, Kenton, Lawrence, Morgan, Nicholas, Oldham, Owen and Washington.

  • Farmers markets and CSAs support the local agricultural economy

  • Handy tips for enjoying summer activities on a budget

    As the temperature starts to rise outside, many families start look­ing forward to spending more time with friends and family, vacationing, and other summer activities. Often, people are tempted to do and spend more money during the summer months.

    It is important to realize that with proper planning, you can still enjoy all of the fun that summer has to offer without spending more than your budget will allow.


    Monday, May 23: Chicken nuggets, *pizza, mashed potatoes, green beans, peach half, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, May 24: Breakfast for lunch, sausage, egg pattie, biscuit, jelly, hash browns, tropical fruit, orange wedges, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, May 25:  Pizza, *Asian Day at TCMS, TCHS; tossed salad, California vegetables, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Thursday, May 26: Ham/turkey/cheese sub, *grilled cheese, lettuce, tomato, dill spear, broccoli/carrots/dip, sun chips, pear half, fresh fruit, cookie

  • End of school programs set

    Trimble County schools have a number of activities scheduled through the end of this month as the 2010-11 school years draws to a close. Following is a list of events set for the various schools, including music and art programs, academic awards presentations, moving up ceremonies and the Class of 2011 Commencement Exercises.

    Thursday, May 19: Trimble County Middle School Band/Chorus/Art Showcase, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at TCMS

    Friday/Saturday, May 20-21: Trimble County High School Drama Production of “Cinderella,” 7 p.m. TCHS Gymnasium