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Today's News

  • Warning: Colder temperatures increase the risk for carbon monoxide poisoning

    Kentucky Press News Service
    As temperatures drop and the risk for carbon monoxide poisoning increases, Kentuckians are urged to be aware of the dangers of carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning due to improper use of heating or cooking devices.
    A press release from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) offers the following life-saving information:
    Items such as kerosene or propane gas stoves and ovens have been used as alternative heat sources indoors, sometimes with tragic results.

  • Bell choir

    I was recently invited to join the Bell Choir at my church. I have seen these choirs perform and I‘ve always enjoyed the experience. I was assured that I would be responsible for a mere two notes. Two notes? How hard can that be? I was in band in school and I was responsible for a lot more than two. Famous last words.

  • Create a car winter emergency kit

    Wintertime can be dangerous for travelers. Not only do you sometimes have to contend with deteriorating road conditions caused by snow and ice, but life-threatening situations can arise if you find yourself stranded on the road for a significant amount of time. Here are some tips to help you prepare and make your wintertime travels safer.
    It is always helpful to have the following in your car in case of an emergency:
    lA cell phone, portable charger and extra batteries
    lJumper cables
    lBlankets and extra layers of clothing like hats, coats and mittens

  • Managing horses in winter

    When winter arrives, horses feel it. You can lessen the blow and help your animals thrive in cold weather.  Ultimately, the ideal time to prepare for winter is in the fall, but there are still things you can do now.

  • Recent Trimble County Middle School basketball action
  • 2016-17 Trimble County High School varsity Raiders
  • Volleyball awards night
  • Lady Raiders wallop Walton-Verona, suffer loss to Cooper

    Trimble County jumped out to a quick lead in their home contest with Walton-Verona on Dec. 20 and never looked back. Although the game was extremely physical the Lady Raiders kept their poise and broke the game wide open in the second half, powering to a 58-30 win.
    Trimble senior Shelbe Black led all scorers with 21 points in the game and grabbed eight rebounds. Classmate Kaylee Clifford scored a double-double, scoring 16 points and hauling in 12 rebounds.

  • Joy to Charlie, joy to the world

    When I first met Charlie Campbell, he was at the end of his rope -- the end of his hope.
    Earlier this year, his wife had a series of strokes that left her paralyzed on her right side and bedridden.
    Himself disabled, he has been caring for his wife and two daughters, one who is autistic.
    A man in the community told me about Charlie and his need, among other things, for a wheelchair-accessible van so he could get his wife out of the house so she could feel normal again.

  • Christmas Greetings

    As the days got shorter and colder in this season between Thanksgiving and Christmas, I found myself reflecting on how truly blessed we are to live in the United States of America. As we approach the Christmas holiday, I am grateful for the opportunity and freedom we have to celebrate the birth of a Savior and the reminder to spread peace, joy, love and goodwill toward those around us.