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Today's News

  • TURNING THE PAGE

    The skies were drenching the rich farmlands of Trimble County but the dark skies and sloppy conditions didn’t deter local residents from celebrating the Grand Opening of the community’s new library. The facility’s meeting room was overflowing as dignitaries praised the work of the locals, architects and contractors for the beauty of the state-of-the-art library.

  • Ohio River bridges highlight nation’s aging infrastructure

    By John Cheeves
    Lexington Herald-Leader

    President Barack Obama is using a crumbling Kentucky bridge over the Ohio River as a prime example of the need to rebuild the nation’s aging infrastructure.

    “There are private construction companies all across America just waiting to get to work,” Obama told Congress on Sept. 8, unveiling his newest job-creation plan. “There’s a bridge that needs repair between Ohio and Kentucky that’s on one of the busiest trucking routes in North America.”

  • Conservation recruits sought

    FRANKFORT, Ky. The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources is seeking to fill 28 conservation officer recruit positions.

    Applicants must create an account online through the Kentucky Personnel Cabinet website and apply to the posting, which will be open for 10 days.

    The size of the recruit class depends on the vacancies at the time, said Capt. Myra Minton, acting assistant director of the Law Enforcement Division of Kentucky Fish and Wildlife.

  • Statewide 2nd Sunday is Oct. 9 to promote activity

    Mark your calendar today—the next statewide 2nd Sunday is Oct. 9. 2nd Sunday is designed to get individuals, families and children moving and engaged in activity—whether they bike, walk, run, play or participate in fun and healthy activities.

  • Good planning a necessity to meet winter hay needs

    Hay availability in Kentucky may be short this winter because of multiple, compounded issues. Due to weather events—last year’s drought and this year’s early record rainfall—both hay quality and yield are down. It is important to protect the hay crop you have and use it wisely—that smart conservation and planning will help make hay last longer through the winter according to Tom Keene, UK Extension hay specialist.

  • Madison Regatta installs new officers, releases community impact data

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Madison Regatta Incorporated, during their general membership meeting held on September 7th, installed new officers for 2012. President Crystal McHargue passed the gavel to Herb Parker who will lead the organization for the coming year. This will be Mr. Parker’s second term, having served as president in 2001. Also installed were Kim Washer-vice-president, Pat Brooks-Race Chairman, and Jeff Chandler-Treasurer. Outgoing president Crystal McHargue completed a record four consecutive terms as Madison Regatta president from 2008 through 2011.

  • TC SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Sept. 26: Chili dog, *rib-e-q, potato rounds, baby carrots/dip, sauerkraut, applesauce, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, Sept. 27: Spaghetti/meat sauce, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, cottage cheese w/pineapple, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, Sept. 28:  Chicken tenders, *shaved ham on bun, mashed potatoes, green beans. fruit cup, fresh fruit, white or wheat bread

    Thursday, Sept. 29: Hamburger, *turkey on bun, cheese, lettuce, tomato, pickle, french fries, sliced peaches, fresh fruit choice

  • MARCHING RAIDERS in ACTION
  • Senior Scramble Saturday

    The 19th Annual Senior Citizens Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 24, beginning at 9 a.m. at Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford.

    Golfers are invited to bring your own four-man team. The event will feature a $10,000 hole in one contest.

    The $55 entry fee includes the green fee, cart rental and lunch. Call 502/255-7770 to register your team.

    Everyone is invited to come out and support our senior citizens.

  • Lady Raiders in Action

    The Lady Raiders competed in the Seneca Invitational Volleyball Tournament in Louisville on Friday and Saturday. Trimble placed second in their pool and third for the Gold in the event.