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Today's News

  • Police to be out in force through Memorial Day weekend enforcing seat belt use

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Motorists who refuse to wear their seat belts - beware.  The 2012 national “Click It or Ticket” Memorial Day seat belt enforcement mobilization kicks off May 21 to help save lives by cracking down on those who don’t buckle up.

    Despite a wealth of data showing that seat belts save lives - and also despite implementation of a primary seat belt law - Kentucky’s 82 percent seat belt usage rate lags behind the national rate of 84 percent.

  • Fiscal Court holds first reading of budget

    The members of the Trimble County Fiscal Court on Monday held a first reading of the proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2012-2013. The summary of appropriations and expenditures amounts to nearly $3.3 million.

    The General Fund, projected at $2 million, includes appropriations and expenditures of $660,742 for general government operations, $358,775 for protection of persons and property, $121,280 for general health and sanitation among others.

  • Mandatory motor vehicle insurance notices begin in June

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - As mandated by the Kentucky Legislature, uninsured motorists across the Commonwealth will begin receiving notices in June that registrations for their personal vehicles will be canceled if they do not obtain required insurance or show proof of existing insurance.

    Registered owners of personal vehicles shown to have been without insurance for more than 60 days will receive the notices. The owners will have 30 days in which to obtain or present verification of coverage.

  • Healthy choices for healthy families: Low fat dairy products

  • Ticks emerging earlier than normal in Trimble County

    Typically ticks begin to appear in late spring and early summer as warm weather sets in, but this year, ticks have been active much earlier than normal. I actually picked off my first tick on a walk in late March.

  • Milton’s Girl Scout Troop #1861 enjoys Chicago tour

    By Cindy and Maddie Withrow

    Troop Leader and Senior Girl Scout

    Do you ever wonder where the money from the sale of Girl Scout cookies goes? I know there are faithful cookie buyers in every town and every county—the wonderful people that pay the price for the yummy Samoas and Thin Mints and never question where DOES the money go.

    Well, let me tell you about the recent adventures of Troop #1861 from Milton—adventures made possible by their loyal customers, families and local shoppers.

  • Summer Lunch Menus

    Tuesday, June 5: Hamburger on bun w/ Cheese, Lettuce/Tomato/Pickles, Pretzels, Orange with Milk.

    Wednesday, June 6: Chicken Rings w/Bar-B-Q Sauce, Broccoli Florets w/Dip, Peach cup, Ritz snack chips with Milk.   

    Thursday, June 7:  Corn Dog, Baby Carrots / Dip,
    Strawberry Cup, Juice or Milk.

    Friday, June 8: Taco Meat /Cheese, Corn Chips, Shredded Lettuce /Salsa, Applesauce, Cookie with Milk.

  • TC School District to participate in summer meal program

    The Trimble County School District is participating in the Summer Food Service Program. Meals will be provided to all children without charge and are the same for all children regardless of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability, and there will be no discrimination in the course of the meal service.  Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows:

    Sites of meals and dates of operation are as follows:

  • Lady Raiders conclude regular season with losses

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders closed out the 2012 regular season last week with losses to Martha Layne Collins High School and Spencer County.

    Collins blanked Trimble, 3-0, in the Lady Raiders’ final home appearance at the home field at Trimble County Middle School on Wednesday.

    The Lady Raiders, visiting Spencer County on Thursday, were on the short end of a 3-1 score.

  • Raiders fall to So. Oldham in 29th District Tournament

    The Trimble County Raiders baseball team closed out their 2012 season on Monday, falling to South Oldham, 10-0, in the opening game of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s 29th District Baseball Tournament at Crestwood.

    The Raiders closed out regular season play last week with a hectic schedule of games on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Trimble traveled to Williamstown on Wednesday and bedeviled the Demons in an 11-1 rout. On the following night Trimble blanked Eminence behind a no-hit pitching effort by senior Dylan Staples.