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Today's News

  • Magistrates sworn in
  • EPA falls short on coal ash rule

    Lexington Herald Leader
    Regulations issued last week by the Environmental Protection Agency for waste from coal-fired power plants are welcome but fall short of fully protecting the public.
    Coal ash — the residue left over after coal is burned to produce electricity — contains varying amounts of carcinogenic and toxic metals such as arsenic, barium and lead.
    Kentucky produces about 9 million tons a year of the waste, which is stored in ponds and landfills.

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  • Economic growth reflected in report

    Although there is no doubt that we still have a long way to go to recover fully from the national recession that began seven years ago, there have been some encouraging signs in recent days.
    Early last week, for example, the U.S. Commerce Department reported that the economy grew by five percent between July and September, the fastest quarterly uptick in a decade.

  • Hanover receives recognition

    Staff Report
    For the fourth consecutive year, Kiplinger’s Personal Finance has included Hanover College on its list of the country’s best values in private education. The New York-based publication’s annual list ranks 100 liberal arts college and 100 private universities.
    Citing Hanover for its high first-to-second-year retention rate, Kiplinger’s also noted the College’s low average student debt at graduation, good student-to-faculty ratio, excellent on-campus resources and overall great value.

  • Kentucky Chamber reports on state’s 2014 economic performance

    Staff Report
    The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce has released a report on the state’s economic conditions, with detailed county-by-county employment data and summaries of the nine economic regions of the state. The study, conducted by Dr. Paul Coomes, the Chamber’s senior economic advisor, looks at the latest data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics on job and payroll growth since the bottom of the 2008-09 national recession. Download the full report at kychamber.com/2014economicdata.

  • Circuit court clerk promotes gift of life

    This time of year, most of us are busy buying gifts, making plans, and celebrating with family. Two years ago, Kenedy Maze and her family were just trying to make it through the holidays alive.  Kenedy, of Fleming County, Kentucky, was missing a lot. She missed her friends because she was not allowed to go to school due to the advancing Cystic Fibrosis disease taking over her lungs. She missed being able to run and play because she was now tethered to 6 liters of oxygen just to breathe. She missed her sister, Kaylee, who lost her fight against CF in 2007. 

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY COMMUNITY CALENDAR

    Thursday, Jan. 1
    The Albert Pike Scottish Rite Club cordially invites all Master Masons in Trimble County to attend a New Year’s Day Reception from Noon to 3 p.m. at Fortitude Lodge #47, Main and Walnut Streets in LaGrange.
    Monday, Jan. 5
    Work Ready Community will meet at the Trimble County Public Library  at 6 p.m.
    SPECIAL NOTICES

  • Taking the oath
  • Trimble Co. Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Dec. 15
    1:20 p.m., traffic stop, 12921 Hwy 421N
    1:22 p.m., theft complaint, 12921 Hwy 421N
    3:46 p.m., welfare check, 100 block Cable Ln
    6:01 p.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    Tuesday, Dec. 16
    3:02 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County High School
    5:08 p.m., school visit, Trimble County Middle School
    Wednesday, Dec. 17
    7:38 a.m., lockout, 2300 block New Hope Rd
    8:59 a.m., process service, 5400 block Peck Pke
    9:36 a.m., process service, 100 block High Ridge Ct