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Today's News

  • Rejuvinate New Year’s resolutions: Get active this spring

    New Year’s resolutions to lose weight or get healthier may be long forgotten, but spring, with its beautiful flowers and warmer weather, is the perfect time to rejuvenate those resolutions by getting active outdoors.  

    Most of us know that regular physical activity can help prevent heart disease and type 2 diabetes, reduce the risk of some cancers, help you maintain a healthy weight; strengthen muscles and bones and improve your mental health. Regardless, most of us do not get the exercise we need.

  • Moving houseplants outside; good care of hanging baskets

    In about 10-15 days or so, it will be time to start moving some of your larger houseplants outdoors for the summer. They will get better air circulation and light exposure. This also is a good time to repot your container-bound plants according to Rick Durham, UK Extension Horticulture Specialist.

    Make sure the weather is consistently warm. Since most houseplants have a tropical origin, temperatures below 40 to 45 degrees Fahrenheit might damage them.

  • Leadership students ‘make a difference’

    Teen Leadership Trimble recently completed its fifth year of helping students “make a difference.”  Twenty-two freshmen and sophomores learned about their community through trips focusing on industry/agriculture, government, history, arts and humanities, and educational empowerment.

  • TCMS names 7th grade Students of the Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced the TCMS Seventh Grade Students of the Month and Teacher Spotlights for April.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, May 7: Pizza, *Gilardi cheese sticks, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Tuesday, May 8: Hot ham & cheese on bun, *hoagie on bun, lettuce/tomato, french fries, fresh fruit

    Wednesday, May 9: Asian Day: General Tso chicken, *chili, cheese, chips, rice pilaf, Prince William veggies, fresh fruit/fruit, fortune cookie

    Thursday, May 10: MANAGER’S CHOICE

    Friday, May 11: Pork BBQ on bun, *chicken patty on bun, potato wedges, coleslaw, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit

  • Kentucky state tests coming soon to TCMS

    By AMBER CISSELL

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The tests are coming! The tests are coming!

    What I am referring to when I say the tests?

    I mean the State tests given every spring. In an interview with the Trimble County Middle School Principal, Mike Genton, he stated that “The students did remarkably better compared to the previous years” in reference to last year’s scores.

  • CAC writing excellence students
  • TCMS SBDM council elected

    The Trimble County Middle School teachers elected their new SBDM council members last week. The teacher representatives for the year of 2012-2013 are: Steve Gamble Kristy Center and Teena Drake.

    Friday the TCMS PTSA elected their new SBDM parent reps for the council.  They are: Jill Sachleben and Jennifer Aponte.

    Mike Genton, Principal, expressed appreciation  Tom Sibley and Sara Spurr for their work as members of the SBDM council for the 2011-2012 school year.

  • Postmaster issues alert for bogus emails

    Bedford Postmaster Denise Dewitt has issued a crime alert notice.

    A number of postal customers have been receiving bogus emails regarding a package allegedly sent through the postal service. When the email recipient opens the email it activates a virus in their computer.

    “We would like to warn people not to open the link,” Dewitt said. “The post office does not send notices of packages, nor do we charge for holding packages.”
     

  • Burrows attends National School Boards Conference

    Scott Burrows of the Trimble County Board of Education joined more than 5,000 school board and state school boards association leaders, administrators and other education leaders in attending the 2012 National School Boards Association’s Annual Conference that took place April 21-23 in Boston, Mass.