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Today's News

  • FALL SPORTS PREVIEW: FOOTBALL

    While the 2011 season may be what first-year Head Coach William Blair calls an exercise of “building from the ground up,” the future looks bright for Trimble County High School football. Of the 33 Raider uniforms on the field this season 21 will be worn by freshmen.

    Blair says he will depend on seniors Stuart Barnes and Josh Baker for leadership and expects big plays from juniors Tyler Drumm, Aaron Blanton and Kyle Sparks, all of whom saw a lot of action last year.

  • TRIMBLE TRAVELS
  • 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.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    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.