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Today's News

  • Harris reviews State of Commonwealth address by Beshear

    The first week of the 2012 Session was a combination of the ceremonial and the new. We gaveled in on Tuesday with the traditional establishment of the membership of the Senate and approval of our chamber’s rules. Over 200 bills have already been filed in the General Assembly and will start making their way through the committee process beginning in earnest next week.

  • Keith Harmon: Former jailer served in U.S. Army Air Force

    War had been raging for several months in various parts of the globe when the Japanese attacked United States military installations in Hawaii on Dec. 7, 1941. Most young Americans knew the handwriting was on the wall. It was only a matter of time before military duty would call.

  • 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.