Today's News

  • Trimble County Little League
  • Sign-up for CRP Highly Erodible Land Initiative

    LEXINGTON, Ky. – John W. McCauley, State Executive Director for the Kentucky USDA Farm Service Agency, announced that continuous sign-up for the Highly Erodible Land Initiative under the Conservation Reserve Program started on July 23, 2012. Kentucky received a total allocation of 39,400 acres to enroll in the HEL CRP program. Offers will be accepted until either the state acreage allocation limit is reached or September 30, 2012 whichever occurs first.

  • Horse Show proves horses can do more than race in Kentucky

  • Extension office’s energy conservation tips to green up your home

    Between running air conditioners, watering plants and keeping the kids cool on a hot summer day, many of us are seeing our energy and water usage rise with the temperatures. By making some small adjustments to your home, you can conserve more energy and water. Not only is this good for the environment, but it’s good for your finances.

    Here are some tips for conserving energy and water at home during the warmer months:

  • Drought resources in County Agricultural Investment Program

    Well it looks like we missed the rain again this weekend.  We received 0.14 inches of rain at my office and 1.79 inches of rainfall for the month of July.

    In light of the current drought and extremely dry conditions in much of our Kentucky counties, the Kentucky Agricultural Development Board directed staff to develop a fact sheet, highlighting eligible investments through the 2012 CAIP that could help mitigate drought issues.  The investment areas are as follows:


  • Football photo day
  • Mustangs run wild in Trimble tourney

    The Henry County Mustangs played in the Trimble County tournament on the weekend of July 28th. The Mustangs won all four games they played, scoring 54 runs and hitting 6 home runs.

    The leading hitter was Jaydon Berry who hit .667, going 10-15 with 3 home runs and 13 RBI’s. Berry also won 2 games pitching, striking out 20 batters in 10 innings.

    Trimble County’s own Adam Young was an iron man, catching all four games. Bookie Ruff, Bobby Crisp and Evan McMahon all batted over .600 with a home run each.

  • Not all exotic fish are welcome in Kentucky

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - In the 1870s, fishery scientists began to consider stocking exotic fish species into U.S. waters to compensate for the loss of native species.

    The brown trout (Salmo trutta), a native of Europe, is arguably the biggest success story, having been first introduced into the Baldwin River in Michigan in 1884.Today, brown trout are thriving throughout North America, South America, Australia and New Zealand.

  • KHSAA moves Sweet 16 final to Sunday

    By Mike Dyer

    The Kentucky Enquirer

    For the first time in the 95-year history of the Kentucky High School Athletic Association Boys’ Sweet 16, the tournament championship game will be played sometime other than Saturday night.

    The traditional state tournament format will change for the 2013 event due to potential scheduling conflicts with Rupp Arena and the University of Kentucky men’s basketball team on Saturday, March 9.

  • Steve David, Oberto/Miss Madison win 3rd straight Seafair

    On a post card perfect Sunday morning in the Pacific Northwest, the final day of racing at the 2012 Albert Lee Cup at Seafair got underway.

    When the waters of Lake Washington settled at the end of an exciting day of racing, Steve David in the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto had won the fourth stop on the 2012 Air National Guard H1 Hydroplane tour and his third straight Seafair Race.