Today's News

  • The National Museum of the United States Army

    A historic event is taking shape along the Potomac River just outside of Washington, D.C. A magnificent state-of-the-art facility will be built to honor America’s soldiers, preserve the history of America’s oldest military branch, and educate all Americans about the Army’s role in our nation’s development.

    The Museum, scheduled to open in 2015, will be the U.S. Army’s national landmark.

  • Hospital names chief nursing officer

    Karen Higdon has been named chief nursing officer at Baptist Hospital Northeast.

  • Concert lineup offers variety

    The free concert lineup at the 2011 Kentucky State Fair offers fairgoers a taste of all musical genres and a chance to see award-winning artists. The concerts begin at 8 p.m. (with the exception of the Aug. 26 Carnival of Madness concert, which will begin at 6:30 p.m.) at Cardinal Stadium, free with paid admission to the Kentucky State Fair.

    Thursday, Aug. 18 – Ted Nugent

  • Civil War exhibit new this year

    The Kentucky State Fair, an 11-day celebration of the history, heritage and culture of the Bluegrass State, opens tomorrow at the Kentucky Exposition Center in Louisville. Nearly 600,000 people attend America’s largest indoor fair, which uses all 1.2 million square feet of contiguous exhibit.

  • Horse owners grazing school

    Area Horse enthusiasts are invited to attend the second Area Horse Owners Grazing School, scheduled to begin next month. Participants will learn management tips for healthy horses, healthy pastures and lower feed costs.

    The schedule of seminars and locations is as follows:

    Sept. 13 at 6 p.m., Oldham County Extension Office: Forage Selection & Establishment

    Sept. 27 at 6 p.m., Shelby County Extension Office: Health Concerns on Pasture

  • Eggplant: Good source of fiber, low in calories, no fat

    Eggplant has not always been a popular vegetable in the United States, but it is a favorite in many areas of the South.  Thomas Jefferson, who experimented with many varieties of plants in his Virginia garden, is credited with introducing egg plant to North America.


    Week of Aug. 22-26

    Monday: Pizza, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit.

    Tuesday: Ham, turkey, cheese on sub, lettuce, tomato, chips, baby carrots w/dip, apple crisp, fresh fruit.

    Wednesday: Chicken nuggets, macaroni & cheese, green beans, glazed carrots, wheat bread, applesauce, fresh fruit.

    Thursday: Toasted cheese sandwich, broccoli/dip, tator tots, chilled pear, fresh fruit, cookie.

    Friday: Chicken pattie on bun, potato wedges, coleslaw, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

  • Trimble junior wins natl. academic award

    Trimble County teen James Line won the National Beta Club Social Studies Competition this summer, beating out contestants from across the nation in the prestigious event held in Nashville, TN.  Line, a junior at Trimble County High School, beat out approximately 50 other Beta Club test-takers who had placed either first or second in their state-sponsored events.  

  • Trimble ‘came ready to play’ in Carroll win

    The Lady Raiders continued their dominance over border rival, Carroll County, extending their win streak to five games continuing from last season. Consistent serving was the key to victory for the visitors. They missed four serves in the first game and only one in the second.

    “I think my girls came ready to play tonight,” Trimble head coach Ruth Staples said. “… I told them to be more mentally prepared serving, and it must have worked.”

  • Ladies open with win over Walton-Verona

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders impressed their coach and delighted the crowd in the friendly environs of Trimble County High School’s gymnasium Thursday. Trimble opened the 2011 volleyball season with straight set wins over Walton-Verona, 25-22 and 25-20.

    After losing by two in the third game of scrimmages against Carroll County’s Lady Panthers and TCHS alumni the Lady Raiders kept their composure in the late stages of each game against W-V when the Lady Bearcats made a run.