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Today's News

  • Trips planned retracing Daniel Boone’s journey

    RICHMOND, Ky. - Tours that retrace explorer Daniel Boone’s journey to Kentucky are being offered this summer by the Fort Boonesborough Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports Fort Boonesborough State Park.

    The tours offer guests a glimpse of the back roads as you retrace the route to Fort Boonesborough.

  • Tree identification book available from Arbor group

    The Arbor Day Foundation has a booklet that helps people identify trees in a simple, step-by-step process. The booklet, What Tree is That?, is available for a $5 donation to the nonprofit tree -planting organization.

    What Tree Is That? is a fun, easy-to-use tree identification guide that features hand-drawn botanical illustrations highlighting the distinct characteristics of many tree species.

  • Planning a vacation? Travel safe and smart this summer

    Summer is upon us, and for many, the season means at least one family vacation or weekend getaway.  According to a 2011 Trip-Advisor survey, 90 percent of Amer-icans were planning to take two or more leisure trips within the next year and 24 percent were planning five or more trips. Of those surveyed, 79 percent said they plan to spend at least $3,000 on these vacations. As you start planning your next vacation, you can take precautions to keep yourself, your family and your finances safe when you travel.

  • Temps and humidity high? Help livestock beat the heat

    Whow! What a difference a few days can make. It was just over a week ago that temperatures were in the low 90°’s. Now, this week, we are basking in the mid 70°’s. But, not to worry, there will still be plenty of hot, humid summer days ahead of us! We aren’t the only ones that suffer from the heat of summer. Farm animals feel the heat, too.

  • Terry Rowlett re-elected to national dairy farmers board

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Trimble County High School graduate Terry Rowlett, a dairy farmer from Campbellsburg, Ky., has been re-elected to serve on Dairy Farmers of America, Inc.’s Board of Directors, representing the Cooperative’s Mideast Area. He will serve a two-year term.

    In a family partnership with his wife and sister, Rowlett milks 120 cows and raises corn silage, grain, tobacco and grass hay on more than 600 acres.

  • Hannah Hudson on Dean’s List

    Hannah Hudson, Milton, has achieved a place on the University of Evansville Dean’s List for academic achievements during the Spring Semester 2012. Hudson is majoring in Science Education.

    To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale.

  • Local students accept merit-based scholarships to EKU

    Milton residents Michael Gonterman and Konnor Kimmel are among incoming freshmen and transfer students have accepted merit-based scholarships to attend Eastern Kentucky University. Gonterman, a 2012 Trimble County High School graduate, earned a Founders Scholarship. Kimmel, a graduate of Columbus East High School, received a Presidential Scholarship.

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  • Trimble residents among college grads

    Kindoll Ann Jones

    Kindoll Ann Jones graduated from Jefferson Community College on Monday, May 7, 2012, with a major in Nuclear Medicine Technology. She became a Certified Medical Nuclear Medicine Technologist on May 4. She is also a member of Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society.

    Kindoll is the daughter of Stanley and Debbie Jones and has an older brother, Josh. She is the granddaughter of Sue Nelson and Gene and Nancy Jones.

    Angela G. Stethen

  • JCTC Adult Education Graduates