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Today's News

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Monday, Oct. 10: Chicken nuggets, *shaved ham on bun, mashed potatoes, green beans, peach half, fresh fruit, white/wheat bread

    Tuesday, Oct. 11: Breakfast for lunch: sausage, egg pattie, *turkey wrap, hash brown, baked apples, ff-orange wedges, biscuit

    Wednesday, Oct. 12:  Pizza, *chili, cheese & chips, tossed salad, California style vegetables, pineapple, fresh fruit choice

    Thursday, Oct. 13: Ham, turkey, cheese sub, *uncrustable, lettuce, tomato, dill spear, broccoli/carrots/dip, chips/baked cookie, fresh fruit

  • Young Farmers’ Ag Adventures
  • Hornaday scores 50th career win in Ky. 225

    SPARTA, Ky. - Ron Hornaday, Jr., scored his 50th career NASCAR Camping World Truck Series victory, his third series win at Kentucky Speedway through eight starts and third this season in Saturday’s “Kentucky 225.”

    The 14-year NCWTS veteran and his No. 2 Hollywood Casino Chevrolet crossed the finish line 0.438 of a second ahead of Richard Childress Racing driver Austin Dillon and his No. 3 Bass Pro Shops/Tracker Boats Chevrolet in the fifth-closest series finish through 13 all-time events at the track.

  • Carpenter wins closest race in Ky. Speedway history but will IndyCar Series return to Kentucky in 2012?

    Ed Carpenter, driving Sarah Fisher Racing’s Dollar General-sponsored car, ran down series point leader Dario Franchitti in the waning laps of Sunday’s IZOD Indycar Series race at Sparta’s Kentucky Speedway to win the “Kentucky Indy 300.”

  • Lady Raiders earn first 20-win season in TCHS history

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders inscribed their names in the Trimble County High School record books Monday night by securing the school’s first-ever 20-game winning season in volleyball. Trimble upended visiting Eminence in two games by scores of 25-11 and 25-19.

  • Playing blame games with ourselves

    My daughter Alison writes a blog, “The Neurotic Housewife” (www.neuroticalison.wordpress.com).
    Recently she fumed about a woman named Beverly who, unknowingly — or maybe not — “stole” her spot at the gym. Alison wrote:

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Oct. 8, 1981)
     Vincent Oakley cut the ribbon to officially open Shelba’s Country Inn in Milton.

    In special session Friday, the Trimble county Fiscal Court accepted the bid of Kief-Con, Madison, Ind., to install fuel tanks at the county maintenance barn.

    Southern Health Services in Atlanta, Ga. are soliciting the people of Trimble County to help approve certificate of need for 120-bed hospital in Oldham County.

  • Kentucky has a rich history in the arts

    While Kentucky is widely recognized for such things as fried chicken, horses and bourbon, it could be argued that our connections to the arts are just as considerable.

    Legend has it, for example, that Kentucky was the first state to see a performance of a Beethoven symphony, which was conducted in Lexington in 1817.

    Several weeks ago, meanwhile, the world marked the 100th birthday of an American legend, William “Bill” Monroe, the founder of Bluegrass music whose Ohio County home has become a shrine to many.

  • Fire safety is theme of week

        Milton’s Fire & Rescue is teaming up with the National Fire Protection Association this week to let our community know: “It’s Fire Prevention Week. Protect your Family from Fire!” This year’s campaign focuses on preventing the leading causes of home fires -- cooking, heating and electrical equipment, as well as candles and smoking materials. Additionally, it urges people to protect their homes and families with life-saving technology and planning.