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Today's News

  • TCMS sets sights on 'top 100'

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    It doesn’t look like much in print, but the combination of letters and numbers represents Principal Mike Genton’s goal for 2011 – bringing Trimble County Middle School up among Kentucky’s top 100 middle schools.

    With TCMS standing at No. 250 of roughly 375 middle schools statewide, it is a lofty goal, indeed. But Genton believes in his students and staff, and believes the school will succeed.

  • Church youth group starts freestore

    Teens in the youth group at Mount Byrd Christian Church in Milton saw a need in their community and decided to help fill it.

    The need became apparent when some members had noticed other kids at school who didn’t have coats to wear on cold days. Others realized there are families in the area who don’t have enough to eat.

  • Hunter feared dead after boat capsizes in Ohio River

    WARSAW, Ky. – The search for a missing Worthville, Ky., man continued Tuesday on the Ohio River between Warsaw and Markland Dam.

    Justin Hearn, 20, was one of three Carroll County men duck hunting from a boat Monday morning. The three went into the river when the boat was struck and overturned by a wave, according to Chris Curtis of the Gallatin County Emergency Dispatch Office.

    Two men, Joseph McDermott, 21, and Jeremy Pence, 23, both also of Worthville, were rescued.

  • Milton mayor, commissioners sworn in

    Members of the Milton City Commission elected in November were sworn in Thursday, Dec. 9, by city attorney Genon Hensley, following the regular meeting.

    Denny Jackson officially starts his first elected term as mayor on Jan. 1, as do returning commissioners Jerry Harmon and Gerald Owen and newcomers Cecil Robak and Tom Mahoney.

  • Nursery owner goes beyond show's request to aid grieving family

    By KAY HARROD
    KPA News Service

  • Stark completes ‘Civil War Obituaries’

    Frankfort genealogy researcher Donna Stark has completed a new book, entitled “Civil War Obituaries,” featuring death notices of men from Trimble County who fought in the war.
    The book cover features the likeness and obituary of Sen. William O. Coleman, who was wounded in the war.
    The 24-page book features the original obituaries of each soldier, with four to six obituaries per page.
    Stark also is offering “People and Places of Trimble County,” Volume II.

  • Rethinking what the holidays mean to you can reduce stress

    Look around you -- what do you see? People are rushing around getting ready for the holidays.
    It’s all too easy to get yourself stuck in the same old stressful cycle year after year. Many of us, it seems, fail to recognize this self-destructive pattern and come to dread the holidays.
    Perhaps this feeling is, in part, due to a lack of conscious thought about what the holiday season really means to us. If we can take this into consideration, then we might be better able to spend time doing what we really think is important.

  • Lunch Menu for Trimble County Schools

    Monday, Dec. 13: Chicken pattie on bun, *jalapeno burger, lettuce/tomato, French fries, peach half, fresh fruit
    Tuesday, Dec. 14: Chili dog, *burrito bar, potato rounds, baby carrots, dip, sauerkraut, applesauce, fresh fruit
    Wednesday, Dec. 15:  Pizza, *rib e q on bun, tossed salad, California style vegetables, pineapple, fresh fruit
    Thursday, Dec. 16: Turkey roast/dressing, *baked ham, mashed potatoes/gravy, green beans, cranberry sauce, sweet potatoes, hot roll, fruit salad

  • Fisher family 
celebrates birthday

    J.D. Fisher celebrated his birthday on Monday, Dec. 6, 2010.
    He is the son of Hannah and Jimmy Fisher of Indianapolis, Ind. His grandparents are Alan and Suzanne Sachleben of Bedford, Ky.; Jim and Kim Fisher of Whitestown, Ind.; and Rae and Johnny Huff of Avon, Ind.

  • Carroll bests Lady Raiders in Panther home opener

    CARROLLTON, Ky. – In the battle of the trenches between border rivals Carroll and Trimble counties, the Lady Panthers came out on top, winning 58-51 Friday night in their season-opener.
    “We’re tickled to death to get our first win,” Carroll County head coach Randy Mefford said. “I saw them play last Monday when they just destroyed Gallatin County, and they’re a much improved basketball team.”