Today's News

  • Arnold named to Shelby energy board

    Diana Arnold of Bedford has been appointed to serve District III on the Shelby Energy Cooperative's Board of Directors. District III encompasses Trimble County and portions of Carroll and Oldham counties.
    A graduate of Berea College, Arnold earned graduate hours from Eastern Kentucky University and the University of Louisville to complete her master's degree in teaching. She later attained Rank I, which included course credit for participation in HumBio Summer Institutes at Stanford University.

  • What's happening in Trimble County

    Thursday, March 10


    Sign-ups under way
    for Babe Ruth program

    Sign-ups for the Trimble County Babe Ruth summer baseball program are currently being held. The league is open to youths, ages 13-15. Applications are available at the Milton Municipal Building. The deadline to sign up is March 31. For information call 268-5224.

    Fruit-tree pruning
    demonstration March 12



  • Tax refund advances: are they a good deal?

    This tax season, many tax preparers will advertise instant money through tax refund advance services.  In reality individuals who receive a tax refund advance are borrowing money at a very high price. A tax refund advance is a short-term money advance, similar to a payday loan. Both tax refund and payday loans are some of the most expensive ways to borrow money. The Consumer Action website, reports annual percentage rates as high as 774 percent for tax refund advance loans.  

  • Suspect nabbed after break-in at Farmer’s Bank branch office

    The News-Democrat

  • TCHS track at Oldham

    The Trimble County High School “Runnin’ Raiders” competed in the Spring Thaw Classic at Oldham County High School in Buckner last weekend.
    Kyle Howdyshell took second place in the boys’ 3000-meter run, breaking the school record with a time of 10:05.20. Christian Apel placed fifth. Kylie Wilberding placed fifth in the girls’ 3000-meter run.
    In the girls’ 4x800-meter relay, Brandi Chappell, Jessica Cooley, Erin Gonterman & Morgan Chappell took third.

  • Raiders close cage season with District loss

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    The Trimble County Raiders were ousted from post-season play early, falling on Feb. 22 to Oldham County 57-39 in the first round of the 29th District Tournament at South Oldham High School.
    Trimble trailed 14-6 after eight minutes of play and 27-13 at the half. The Raiders pulled to within 27-20 in the third quarter but trailed by 10, 32-22, after three quarters of play.

  • Ladies’ post-season hopes end in first round

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    Trimble’s Lady Raiders closed out their 2010-11 basketball season on Feb. 22, falling to host South Oldham, 68-23, in the first round of the 29th District Tournament.

  • Rotary Club speech winners honored

    The Bedford Rotary Club’s speech contest for high school students was held Feb. 22 at the Trimble County Extension Office.