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Today's News

  • Finding ways to meet physical activity guidelines for youth

    Children’s activity levels have dropped in recent decades through a number of factors, among them, cultural shifts in the way parents and supervisors address issues of child safety and supervision, differences in built and outdoor environments, to an increase in screen time. The days of neighborhood kids safely playing kick-the-can in bucolic suburbs have given way to supervised meetings and organized activity, increased school hours with less physical activity built into the day and greater use of electronic media.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Jan. 23: Chicken nuggets, mashed  potatoes, green beans, peach half, fresh fruit, white/wheat bread

    Tuesday, Jan. 24: Breakfast for lunch, sausage, egg pattie, *turkey wrap, hash brown stick, baked apples, fresh fruit-orange wedges, biscuit

    Wednesday, Jan. 25:  Pizza, *bosco stick, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit

    Thursday, Jan. 26: Ham/turkey/cheese sub, lettuce, tomato, broccoli/carrots/dip, dill spear, soup, pear half, fresh fruit, cookie

  • Punishment Wrestling competes in holiday tourney

    The Youth Wrestling Club, Punishment Wrestling Academy, which is located in Milton, Ky., competed in the North Oldham Holiday Classic Wrestling Tournament on Dec. 30 at North Oldham High School in Goshen, Ky.

    Fifteen Punishment Academy wrestlers competed with 12 of them placing in the top four of their respective classes and bringing home medals. Approximately 600 wrestlers competed.

  • Puppy mill defendant makes court appearance

    Terri L. Smith made her first court appearance Monday, Jan. 9, since being arraigned on 218 counts of second-degree animal abuse stemming from the Dec. 12 puppy mill/animal hoarding bust at her home in rural Campbellsburg.

    Judge Diane Wheeler gave Henry County Attorney Virginia Harrod until Feb. 6 to respond to a request for discovery, filed by Smith’s attorney, George R. Carter, of Louisville, and scheduled the next pretrial hearing for Feb. 20.

  • Stop playing games to resolve differences

    When two people argue, it means they are looking at two different perspectives of a situation.

  • Sign language: messages from God

    For the most part I’m not a fan of the “Messages from God” billboards (“What part of ‘Thou Shalt Not’ didn’t you understand?” “Keep using my name in vain and I’ll make rush hour longer,” “You think it’s hot here?”).

    Launched a few years ago by a Fort Lauderdale advertising agency, there are 17 messages in all, each one signed simply “God.” I do, however, like the one that says, “Well, you did ask for a sign.” That always makes me laugh.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Jan. 21, 1982)
     Below zero temperatures for the past week has caused a fruit kill across the county. But it is  not a complete kill reports local fruit marketers J.C. Bray and Clarence Callis, The wind chill factor at times  in the past week was –40 degrees.

    The county has let bids for sand and gravel dredging. The court decided not to accept any of the bids submitted for petroleum service because of the fluctuations in bid prices. Bidders have been notified to meet Friday morning to clarify their bid prices.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Kentucky Senate update

    The second week of session saw several significant issues begin to be debated in committees. Drug abuse, weaknesses in child-protective services, and the state’s debt level were all topics of discussion. The committee process is intended to inform the legislators of the pros and cons of each bill. Lively debate accompanied each piece of legislation.

  • Redistricting among legislative items of consideration

    During the opening days of most legislative sessions in even-numbered years, the primary focus is getting bills moving through committee and readying for the governor’s budget proposal.

    As many of you may know, however, this year is somewhat different, as the General Assembly is also taking on the once-in-a-decade task of redrawing the population boundaries for itself, the Kentucky Supreme Court and the state’s six congressional seats. It’s something all states do after each Census.