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    Monday, March 14: Hot Dog w/chili sauce, *rib-e-q, potato smiles, baked beans, sauerkraut, broccoli, carrots & dip, fresh fruit, chips
    Tuesday, March 15: Spaghetti w/meat sauce, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, pineapple/cottage cheese, garlic cheese bread, fresh fruit
    Wednesday, March 16: Chicken tenders, *turkey on bun, mashed potatoes, green beans, Jell-O w/topping, whole wheat bread, fresh fruit


    30 years ago
    March 5, 1980

  • Trimble County eighth grade excels in EXPLORE

    Trimble County Middle School eighth graders scored at or above state averages in the Kentucky Department of Education’s EXPLORE Assessment administered last fall.
    “I am really pleased with the scores,” TCMS Principal Mike Genton said in a telephone interview Friday. “It shows that the teachers and the students have really been putting in a lot of hard work and it paid off.”

  • Local students score well in state assessments

    Trimble County High School sophomores scored well above the state average in the Kentucky Department of Education’s PLAN Assessment given last fall.

  • Heinz family welcomes baby girl

    Paige Laurel and Ethan Brock announce the birth of their sister, Emery Grace Heinz. Emery was born Jan. 8, 2011, at Baptist Hospital East in Louisville, Ky. She weighed 8 pounds, 13 ounces, and was 20 inches long.
    Parents are Bobby and Bree Heinz of Milton. Maternal grandparents are David and Teresa Ginn, also of Milton; paternal grandparents are John and Sandy Heinz, Milton. Maternal great-grandfather is Wyman Callis of Bedford.

  • 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.