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Today's News

  • Milton Lions present Opry in the Park
  • KSP seeking teen drivers for ‘Drive to Stay Alive’ program

    (FRANKFORT, KY.) - The Kentucky State Police are accepting applications for the 10th Annual ‘Drive To Stay Alive’ teen driving academy that is planned for Sept. 5 - 9, 2012 at KSP Headquarters in Frankfort.

  • Sara Kate Long receives scholarship

    Philip Morris International Management SA, a subsidiary of Philip Morris International Inc., is delighted to be awarding an educational scholarship to Sara Kate Long of Milton.

    Sara Kate will attend University of Kentucky this fall and plans to study Animal Science. She is the daughter of Randy and Karen Long of Milton.

  • High School at Rotary
  • Youth League Football
  • Mary Stratton is new principal at technology center

    When students walked through the doors of the Carroll County Area Technology Center for the first time this school year, they were greeted by a new face at the helm.

    Former area supervisor Mary Stratton was named the new principal at the school that educates students from Carroll, Trimble, Gallatin and Owen counties.

    “I’ve worked with this school before,” she said. “It’s a great school, and I’ve already workedwith the superintendents of the other five schools in the past so it was a good fit for me.”

  • Ready, Set, Grow initiative provides “A Kid’s Guide to Gardening” in Ky.

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - First Lady Jane Beshear and Agriculture Commissioner James Comer recently launched Ready, Set, Grow: A Kid’s Guide to Gardening - a joint initiative by the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and the Governor’s Office of Agricultural Policy. This project includes an interactive guide and website to promote growing and/or buying local food.

  • Drinking enough water is essential for our health

    Ever notice how lifeless a houseplant looks when you forget to water it? Just a little water and it seems to perk back up. Water is just as needed for our bodies because it is in every cell, tissue, and organ. That is why getting enough water every day is important for your health.

    According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, water helps keep body temperature normal.  Water lubricates and cushions your joints, protects your spinal cord and other sensitive tissues. Water gets rid of wastes through urination, perspiration, and bowel movements.

  • September is time for area farmers to reseed pastures

    As with many of the state’s crops, Kentucky cool-season forages have taken a hit from the drought and high temperatures. Accor-ding to the Kentucky Weekly Crop and Weather Report released Aug.13, more than half of the state’s pastures were considered in poor or very poor condition. At this writing we haven’t received any rain in over eight days in Trimble County. Pastures are in poor condition and will take time to recover.

  • TCMS Raiders open with win

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Middle School football Raiders kicked off their season in grand fashion last Thursday evening when they hosted Carroll County Middle School Panthers. The Raiders routed the Panthers 38-12 by playing exceptionally well on three out of four phases of the game.

    Bradey McCane, who leads the offense as quarterback, ran for one touchdown and threw for another to connect with Kaje Brummett.