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Today's News

  • Lady Raiders’ All A tourney run ends in Elite Eight

    Trimble County’s exciting run in the Touchstone Energy All A Classic tournament came to a disappointing end with a 65-48 second round loss to Newport Central Catholic on Friday.

  • Lady Raiders stun Murray in opening round of All A

    “That was the most exciting game I’ve seen in years!”

    Those were the first words off the lips of many an excited fan of the Trimble County Lady Raiders following the “never-say-die” team’s thrilling come-from-behind double overtime victory over Murray last Wednesday in the opening round of the Touchstone Energy All A Classic Tournament at Frankfort’s spacious Convention Center.

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  • Scott named to President’s List at Pensacola Christian

    PENSACOLA, FLORIDA – Elizabeth Lynn Scott, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Troy Scott of Florence, Ky. and granddaughter of Betty Delph of Bedford, Ky. was named to the President’s List by Dr. Troy Shoemaker, president of Pensacola Christian College, for academic achievement during the 2013 fall semester. This was a result of earning an A average. Elizabeth plans to pursue a degree in Nursing.

  • Hornback’s communication infrastructure bill gets nod

    This week in Frankfort, the Senate passed key pieces of legislation that help our students and school districts, provide economic development and access to better communications, and give law enforcement time-saving investigation procedures.

  • State’s education gets attention of General Assembly

    With more than half of state government’s revenue dedicated to education, it shouldn’t be a surprise that many of the bills considered by the General Assembly every year are also centered on the subject.
    That was certainly the case last week in the Kentucky House of Representatives, which sent to the Senate several pieces of legislation designed to improve different facets of our schools.

  • Locals on UK Dean’s List

    The University of Kentucky has released its Dean›s List for the Fall 2013 semester.  A total of 5,887 students were recognized for their outstanding academic performance.
    To make a Dean’s List in one of the UK colleges, a student must earn a grade point average of 3.6 or higher and must have earned 12 credits or more in that semester, excluding credits earned in pass-fail classes.  Some UK colleges require a 3.5 GPA to make the Dean’s List.

  • CCMH welcomes new surgeon

    By JEFF MOORE
    The News-Democrat
    The first day on the job at Carroll County Memorial Hospital was a busy one for Dr. Farooq Mirza.
    Not only was he busy getting settled into his new offices, he also performed two of surgeries and consulted on another that he scheduled for next week.
    Mirza joined the team at CCMH Monday as the new full-time surgeon. Educated at Yale University and the University of Cincinnati, he is a board certified general surgeon.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, Feb. 6
    Trimble Citizens for Energy Reform will meet at the Trimble County Extension Office, at 6:30 p.m. to plan for the Division of Waste Management’s Public Meeting on February 20th regarding LG&E’s coal fly ash landfill permit application. If you have questions or want to become involved, contact Sonia at 502-268-9321.
    Saturday, Feb. 8

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Jan. 27
    9:52 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    10:44 a.m., custody dispute, Milton Elementary School
    Tuesday, Jan. 28
    8:59 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    9:52 a.m., assisted motorist, U.S. 42 at Lawson Ave
    10:51 a.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    11:04 a.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:31 p.m., social services referral, 100 block Moffett Rd
    3:00 p.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    5:21 p.m., traffic hazard, 12000 U.S. 421N