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Today's News

  • Coalition spreads the word on substance abuse prevention

    On Aug. 27, the Trimble CARES Coalition met at the Trimble County Extension Office. During the meeting Director Denise Hall and Seven Counties Prevention Specialist Patty Gregory shared resources and data that they received while at the CADCA training this summer.

    Trimble County Attorney Perry Arnold shared information on a recent conference including raising awareness on clothing, such as “710” means OIL upside down referencing marijuana oil and DGK indicating drug use.

  • Legislation targets payday loans

    By BRAD BOWMAN
    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – A new Kentucky bill could make business more difficult for quick and easy payday loan companies to operate by capping interest rates.

    State Sen. Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington, pre-filed legislation Friday for Bill Request 37, which proposes a tiered system for interest rates and violation penalties for cash advance and payday loan companies.

    At each of the seven businesses located in Frankfort, the companies will offer some competitive edge on payday loans.

  • Four Runnin’ Raiders turn in personal bests at Mason

    Four Trimble County Runnin’ Raiders set new personal records in Maysville, Ky. for the Mason County Invitational on Sept. 13.

    Johnathon Papai set a personal record time-18:30 (5k), beating his previous time of 19:02, for 33rd place.

    Two seconds behind Johnathon, Brennan Kunkel ran 18:32 (5k) and placed 36th. New Runnin’ Raider Colton Fox had a race time of 24:22 (5k) for 177th place.

  • Fourth title out of reach

    Trimble County High School hosted the 2014 All “A” volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 13.

    The team was hoping for its fourth championship title in as many years, but that was not to be.

  • Raiders break losing streak on gridiron

    The Trimble County High School Football Raiders finally raised their hands in victory after trouncing the Jackson County Generals, 30-22, on Friday, Sept. 12.

    This is the first win since the Raiders defeated the Clinton County Bulldogs, 10-8, on Aug. 12, 2012.

    The 20-game winless drought came to an end last Friday night when the Raiders beat the Jackson County Generals 30-22.

  • Beshear signs ‘Farms to Food Banks’ initiative, and bill to support crop-protection rights

    CYNTHIANA — Gov. Steve Beshear on Monday joined state officials and community leaders to recognize two bills that support the state’s farm families and food banks. In particular, the budget bill provided funding for the Farms to Food Banks initiative. A second bill designed to support landowner rights in protecting their crops and livestock from nuisance wildlife also has beneficial impacts for food banks.

    Beshear ceremonially signed House Bills 235 and 448 at the Harrison County Extension Office in Cynthiana.

  • Forestry, woodlands focus of Extension webinar series

    The University of Kentucky Forestry Extension specialists will be conducting a webinar series using the Adobe Connect webinar system.

    The webinars will be offered on five Tuesdays starting Oct. 7 and ending Nov. 11 and will be broadcast from UK Forestry Extension to the Trimble County Extension Office, except for the Oct. 14 webinar on Woodland Certification.

    All webinars will be broadcast from 7-8 p.m. Eastern time. The schedule of webinar programs is as follows.

  • Pasta perfect for quick, tasty, nutritious meals

    The Dietary Guidelines for Americans stress the importance of choosing a diet low in fat and saturated fat, and cholesterol. The best diet is one high in complex carbohydrates.

    But after a hectic day, you don’t want to work overtime in the kitchen. Pasta is the solution for quick, tasty and nutritious meals that can fit any budget. Pasta is an important source of protein, fiber and complex carbohydrates, as well as B-vitamins and iron.

    Pasta also is low in fat, cholesterol, sodium and calories.

  • Vampires, witches don’t scare local author

    A local woman is the proud new author of a book entitled “The Grey Curse,” a paranormal romance published Aug. 29.

    Christina McClellan, a.k.a. Krista Kelley, is a mother, wife and now a full-time writer who is excited to share her talent and love for writing.

    The 2009 Trimble County High School graduate is the daughter of Mike Albert of Bedford.

    Filled with suspense, romance, vampires, witches and a mysterious curse, this story is sure to top many Christmas lists this year.

  • Milton to seek bids for riverside restrooms

    The Milton City Commission will soon advertise for bids from contractors seeking to build a new riverfront restroom at the Milton boat ramp on Ferry Street. The announcement was made during Thursday’s commission meeting.