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Today's News

  • Fire prevention: Cooking safety tips

    Carrollton Fire Prevention Office

    Spring is here and it is time to talk about cooking safety – especially around the grill. As we  head outside to enjoy the nice weather, we should also be mindful of the dangers of gas and charcoal grills. Grills placed and used too close to a structure can cause unwanted damage and even a home fire. Please allow extra space between your grill and your residence.

  • Grant funding available for farm energy efficiency items

    The Kentucky Agricultural Development Board, chaired by Governor Steve Beshear, reminds producers of the availability of $2 million in Kentucky Agricultural Development Funds for on-farm energy efficiency or production projects. Application  and guidelines for the KADB’s new On-farm Energy Efficiency & Production Incentives Program are available online at ag-energy.ky.gov.

  • Use disaster grants wisely

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Disaster recovery officials urge recipients of federal grants to use the money wisely and to keep receipts and other documentation for at least three years as proof the funds were spent as intended.

    Upon releasing the funds by direct deposit or check, the Federal Emergency Management Agency sent every recipient a letter providing important information about the grant and outlining how the money can be spent.

  • USDA announces milk income loss contract program payment rate for February production

    The Farm Service Agency State Executive Director John W. McCauley has announced the February payment rate for the Milk Income Loss Contract program. The February MILC payment rate is $0.3895043 per hundredweight. This is the first time there has been a payment for MILC since April 2010.

  • Trimble Extension Office Garden Series 2012 to begin

    Join us over the next couple of weeks at the Trimble County Extension Office for Gardening 2012.

    April 12, 6:30 p.m.

  • Early greening inspires spring cleaning fever for many

    With what appears to be an early spring, many people may have already started spring cleaning.  As you prepare your house by dusting and cleaning, remember that spring cleaning should not be limited to only the physical space of your house.  

  • Third Nine Weeks Honor Roll Milton Elementary School

    All A

    Grade 2: Colton Auxier, Chloe  Boehnlein, Jubilee Burnham, Hayden Carmichael, Kagan Craig, Brody Cull, Harrison Felts, Kaci Huff, Andrew Meador, Morgan Overton and Klayton Welty.

    Grade 3: Elly Buchanan, Jackson Consley, Rachael Liter, Jesse Peak, Marissa Snow, Allie Wilberding and Shelby Wood.

    Grade 4: Russ Crawford, Mackenzie Herman, Quentin Huff, Alex Nichols, Hayley Snelling and Mason Tilley.

    Grade 5: Logan Clifford and Alexis England.

    All A/B

  • Garrison is Rotary speech winner

    On March 6, the Bedford Rotary Club completed its annual speech contest with three Trimble County High School students participating. This year’s contest theme was “Reach Within to Embrace Humanity.”

    Each year Trimble County High School is encouraged to involve students in this worthy enterprise. Students gain experience in public speaking and have opportunity to win prize money and move on to higher contests with Rotary’s district 6710.

  • TCHS Tennis Wrapup

    By JAMES LINE
    Special to The Banner

    Trimble County High School’s boys and girls tennis teams lost four matches in the past two weeks, against teams from Shelby County High School, Frankfort High School, North Oldham County High School, and Western Hills High School.

    According to boys coach Leslie Cutshaw, however, “the final match scores don’t entirely reflect the performance of the players throughout the games.”

  • Trimble track results from Henry, Oldham

    The Trimble County High School track team competed in the Henry County All Comers Meet at New Castle on Tuesday, March 27, with both girls’ and boys’ teams bringing home second place finishes.

    Trimble’s girls, with 64 points, were runners-up to North Oldham (132 pts), and placed ahead of Henry County (43) and Eminence (6).

    Trimble’s boys, with 79 points, were runners-up to Henry County (117 pts), and placed ahead of Eminence. North Oldham did not bring a team to the boys’ meet.