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Today's News

  • Prison measure signed into law, other measures wait

    Long after a legislative session is in the history books, it is often remembered by just one or two of its most prominent bills. Early last week, the General Assembly gave its overwhelming approval to the one that will almost certainly top this year’s list.

  • Stethen is earns dean's honor at WKU

    Angela Stethen has achieved the designation of dean’s scholar at Western Kentucky University for the Fall 2010 semester. This honor is given to students who earn a grade average of 3.4-3.79.
    Stethen is a 2008 Trimble County graduate and is in her junior year at WKU, majoring in psychology. She is the daughter of Michael and Donna Stethen of Bedford and the granddaughter of Elizabeth Middleton of Claymont, Del., and James and Mary Stethen of Bedford.

  • TCMS Jr. Beta chapter to compete in Nashville

    The Trimble County Middle School chapter of the National Junior Beta Club attended the 22nd Kentucky Junior Beta Convention at the Louisville Convention Center last week.
    Sixty TCMS Beta members were involved in two days of activities and competitions with the theme: “Beta – A Volunteer State of Mind.” Out of the approximately 4,400 students in attendance, the Trimble chapter placed first in decorated wreath and first in "Spotlight your club" competitions.

  • Academic Raiders qualify for state

    For the second year in a row, the Trimble County High School academic team will have to do some extra fundraising. The Raiders’ quick recall team once again made it to the KAAC’s Governor’s Cup state-level competition, placing second in regionals behind Oldham County. 
    “I thought we did a fine job competing today,” said Jon Graham, TCHS coach. “The kids wanted to finish out the year with a win, but we’ll take state for sure. Oldham County has a great team.” 

  • Milton students Jump Rope for the Heart

    Students at Milton Elementary School recently jumped all over heart disease and stroke by participating in Jump Rope For Heart. The school had set a goal to raise $1,500 but far exceeded that goal, collecting a total of $7508.93 for the American Heart Association.

  • Bridge project earns state, national awards

    The expediency with which the planning phase of the Milton-Madison Bridge replacement project was completed has caught the attention of the nation’s engineering firms.The American Council of Engineering Companies will present its 2011 National Recognition Award to representatives of the bridge project in Washington, D.C., during the organization’s Engineering Excellence Awards Gala on Friday, April 1.
    The project also received an Honor Award from the Indiana Chapter of ACEC on March 5 and was awarded the Grand Award by Kentucky’s ACEC chapter Feb. 8.

  • Keep stretching your brain

  • Raiders romp at Mason Dixon Games

    The Trimble County “Runnin’ Raiders” track team tested their skills against 24 Class A schools from around the state Saturday taking fourth place among the girls and seventh place among the boys. The event was the Mason Dixon Games, held at Louisville’s Broadbent Arena. The Mason Dixon Games is considered the Indoor State Track Championship in Kentucky.

  • 4-H Communications Contest set

    The Trimble County 4-H Communications Contest will be held on Thursday March 31, at 6 p.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office. This event is open to all Trimble youth ages 9 – 19. Partici-pants can phone 255-7188 by March 28. 

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCHES

    Monday, March 14: Hot Dog w/chili sauce, *rib-e-q, potato smiles, baked beans, sauerkraut, broccoli, carrots & dip, fresh fruit, chips
    Tuesday, March 15: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, pineapple/cottage cheese, garlic cheese bread, fresh fruit
    Wednesday, March 16: Chicken tenders, *turkey on bun, mashed potatoes, green beans, Jell-O w/topping, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit