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Today's News

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Jan. 12
    Trimble County Project Prom will meet at 6:30 p.m. at TCHS in room 209.

    Milton City Commission will meet at the Milton Municipal Building for their regular monthly meeting at 7 p.m.

    The Trimble County Raiders will host Williamstown in high school boys’ basketball. The freshmen game begins at 5 p.m. followed by junior varsity and varsity action.

    Friday, Jan. 13

  • Teach your children to use social media responsibly

  • Practice & teach safety while working with livestock

    I grew up on a dairy and tobacco farm. My main job in the dairy was to feed the cows as they were being milked by my older brothers and to bucket feed the calves. At the time, we probably never thought much about the danger of working with livestock, but there is always the possibility of injury. Fortunately, we were never seriously hurt.  Injuries from livestock-related accidents are, however, a major source of injuries to children in agriculture.

  • Boys’ Class A here next week

    The Trimble County High School gymnasium will be the scene of four nights of exciting basketball action next week as TCHS hosts the 8th Region Class A boys’ basketball tournament.

    Action begins at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 17, with the opening round contest between Owen County and Gallatin County.

    Wednesday night’s (Jan. 18) schedule features host Trimble County entertaining Eminence at 6 p.m., followed by a matchup between Walton-Verona and Williamstown. There will be no games on Thursday, Jan. 19.

  • HARD AT WORK
  • Education commissioner visits Trimble
  • Trimble home puts state above milestone

    A registry with detailed information about historic buildings and sites throughout the Commonwealth has now topped 90,000 entries, according to the Kentucky Heritage Council/State Historic Preservation Office.

    The survey form listing the 90,000th entry is for a 1½-story log residence in Bedford, in Trimble County, topped by a side-gable, wood-shingle roof and built on a cut-stone foundation, documented by Wilbur Smith Associates.

  • Flowering trees available from Arbor Day Foundation

    Residents of Kentucky can ring in the New Year by receiving 10 free flowering trees by joining the Arbor Day Foundation any time during January 2012.

    By becoming a member of the nonprofit Arbor Day Foundation, you will receive two white flowering dogwoods, two flowering crabapples, two Washington hawthorns, two American redbuds and two goldenraintrees.

    The free trees are part of the nonprofit Foundation’s Trees for America campaign.

  • USDA stewardship cutoff is Jan. 13

    The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service announced that the ranking period cut-off date for the Conservation Stewardship Program is Jan. 13, 2012. Producers interested in CSP should submit applications to their local NRCS office by the deadline so that their applications can be considered during the first ranking period of 2012.

  • Why everyone should pursue healthy physical activity

    You may see more and more information on TV, in magazine and newspapers, and online telling you that it is important to be more physically active. 

    Have you ever wondered what all the fuss was about?  These days, our lives are filled with many things that we have to do on a daily basis.  Making time to be physically active is not always easy. 

    Here are a few reasons that may help you understand why being physically active really is important!