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Today's News

  • Riding the Storm Out

    On March 2, 2012, Jesse and Karan Pulliam were enjoying a quiet Friday afternoon in their tan and white mobile home, located at 120 Walnut Street just off Joyce Mill Road, near where that highway intersects with Mt. Pleasant Road in west-central Trimble County. They had no clue the old R.E.O. Speedwagon song from the 1970s was about to become their reality.

  • Four tornadoes rip Trimble

    Four touchdowns of tornadoes have been confirmed in Friday’s storm that swept through Trimble County. An undetermined number of residences were damaged, many destroyed completely, and the Milton Fire and Rescue Department’s Station No. 2, located on U.S. 421N near the “crossroads” intersection where Palmyra Road and Old Milton/Bedford Pike cross U.S. 421, is a total loss as a result of the storm.

  • NAP application closing dates near

    The deadlines to file an application for natural disaster protection under the Noninsured Assistance Program are March 1 and March 15.

    The crops for the March 1 deadline are: Alfalfa, Clover, Grass, Mixed Grass intended for grazing, hay, or seed, and TEFF.

  • Exercise and catching a cold

    It seems that this time of year the cold is a common occurrence.   There are certain factors that increase your risk of getting a cold such as: smoking, stress, poor nutrition and missing sleep.  Can being more physically active reduce the chances that you will get a cold?

  • NRCS high tunnel program available to Kentucky farmers

  • TCMS salutes 6th grade students, staff

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced recognition of the sixth grade Students of the Month and Teacher and Staff Member Spotlights for January.

    “We are very proud of these folks and celebrate their hard work and dedication to TCMS,” Genton said. “Great job!”

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (March 4, 1982)
    Hard Tell’n, a handclapping, knee slapping creative group, entertained the folks at the Trimble County Nursing Home Wednesday night.

    Letters were mailed last week telling Milton sewer prospective users that they should sign easements this past Saturday.

    Boys close out their regular basketball season without racking up a win. Coach Tom Sibley’s Raiders lost their last seasonal game to Western Anderson 85-69.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Harris reflects on week in Senate

    After a pause for President’s Day, the Legislature moved into the second half of the 2012 General Assembly Session. I had visits from groups representing adult day health care providers and developmental disabilities. Many Boy Scout troops came to Frankfort for the annual Boy Scout Day at the Capitol. It was a pleasure to see these civic-minded boys and young men and their dedicated troop leaders and parents.

  • Children’s welfare prompts House action

    In each legislative session, the Kentucky House of Representatives spends a considerable amount of time on those who comprise our youngest generation, looking for ways to help them at home and in the classroom.

    Last week was a high-water mark in both of those areas.  On Wednesday, for example, the House of Representatives put its unanimous support behind legislation that would make it illegal to intentionally view child pornography.