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Today's News

  • Congratulations!

    There were smiles. There were hugs. There were tears. There was music. There was applause. There were cheers. There were words of reflection, encouragement and congratulations. There were goodbyes.

    The Trimble County High School gymnasium was packed to capacity Saturday morning as family members, friends and faculty came to celebrate the completion of the secondary education of 90 young scholars.

  • Finding money to save this summer

    After a snowy, cold winter and a spring filled with heavy rain and thunderstorms, it’s no surprise that Kentuckians are welcoming the arrival of summer.  With that excitement, however, comes the temptation to overspend.  Between rising gas and grocery prices, vacations, and extra expenses for summer outings such as golf, the community pool, or summer camp, it can be easy to splurge.  Learning simple ways to stretch your dollar will help your family enjoy the decadence of summertime without breaking the bank.

  • Marching orders from the White House

    Because childhood obesity is an epidemic in the United States, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama have made physical activity, a key component in fighting obesity and increasing health, a priority. The first lady has launched the Let’s Move! initiative, whose goal is to solve the problem of obesity within a generation. This ambitious plan draws heavily on partnerships between families, educators and community leaders to make substantive changes that will allow for greater childhood health. Let’s Move! lists its five pillars as the following:

  • Trimble’s Courtney is state runnerup in track

    “Our kids definitely put Trimble County track on the map this weekend!”

    Jeff Vincent, Varsity Coach of the Trimble County High School track team, bubbled after his team’s performance at the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Class 1-A state meet on the University of Louisville campus, held Friday.

    Sophomore Kelsie Courtney brought home state runnerup honors in the high jump.

  • LOOKING BACK

     30 Years Ago (May 21, 1981)
    Debbie Shelton, first year band director at Trimble County High School, took the band to Cincinnati to enter for ratings only class against schools for West Va., Ind., Ill. and other schools in Ky. Then she decided to go for competition in the concert class, thinking a third place would be nice, but it wasn’t third. It was first and the “enthusiasm reveled that of any triumphant event” commented one band booster.

  • Kentucky’s postsecondary report card is good

    With summer vacation now in full swing, the last thing students may want to think about is school. But that shouldn’t stop the rest of us, because, overall, the report card is pretty good.

    Consider the number of students who secured a degree or certificate from Kentucky’s colleges and universities this past year. There were nearly 63,000 altogether, according to the Council on Postsecondary Education, an 11 percent increase when compared to 2009-10.

  • Memorial Day offers opportunity to recall America’s sacrifices

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following address was delivered during Monday’s  Community Memorial Day ceremonies at the Trimble County Courthouse by the Rev. Tom Starks, Pastor of Milton Baptist Church. Rev. Starks served in the United States Coast Guard from 1992-1996.

  • Richmonds married 50 years ago

    Ronald and Shirley Clifton Richmond will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary on June 3, 2011.

    They have lived their 50 years of marriage in Trimble County. They have two children, Ruth Richmond and David (Cindy) Richmond, six grandchildren: Sara, Matthew, Aaron, Andrew, Katie and Scott (Joyce) and two great grandchildren: Kole and C.J.

    The children are honoring their parents with a small celebration at the couple’s home.
     

  • Thankless job
  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Wednesday, June 8:  Chicken rings with barbecue sauce, baby carrots with dip, mixed fruit cup, sun chips, milk

    Thursday, June 9: Pizza strips, cheese stick, broccoli florets with dip, fresh grapes, milk, dressing

    Friday, June 10: Taco meat/cheese, corn chips, shredded lettuce/salsa, strawberry applesauce, cookie, milk