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Today's News

  • Celebrate golden wedding anniversary

    Gilbert and Betty Heaton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 16.

    They were treated to a surprise dinner at Belterra Casino’s buffet with their children, Martha Carol and  Ronnie Hunt and Jackie and Trent Jeffries, and grandchildren Christopher Heaton and Sheena Jones, and Jordan Hunt and Autumn Edens, as well as their great-grandson, Braden Hunt.

    The couple was married Aug. 14, 1964, at Poplar Ridge Baptist Church. They have farmed and operated a dairy farm during their life together.

  • Training consortium scholarship opened doors for local student

    I am very thankful for my scholarship and co-op opportunities.

    Near the end of my high school career, I received a full scholarship from the Carroll County Training Consortium to attend Jefferson Community and Technical College in Carrollton, Ky. This was only the beginning of great opportunities for me.

    Three days after I graduated from Trimble County High School, I started a summer job at the Kentucky Utilities Power Plant in Ghent, Ky.

    I worked throughout the summer full time, painting and cleaning inside and out.

  • Trimble County School Lunch Menus

    BEDFORD/MILTON
    ELEMENTARY

    Monday, Sept. 22:Corn dog, baked beans, potato smiles, carrots w/dip, peaches.

    Tuesday, Sept. 23:Taco on WG tortilla, tomato/lettuce, salsa/queso, refried beans, grapes.

    Wednesday, Sept. 24:Chicken tenders, broccoli w/cheese sauce, baked potato, Kiwi, WG roll.

    Thursday, Sept. 25:Pizza, fresh garden salad, corn, pineapple.

  • 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.