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  • Trimble graduates 71 seniors

    After a few words of wisdom, celebration, hugs and tears, this year’s graduates of Trimble County High School walked out with diplomas in hand, ready to take on the next challenge that awaits them.

  • McArter to retire after 19 years at Milton UMC

    When Bro. Mike McArter was appointed as a United Methodist minister, many of his church placements required a move after several years. However, once he reached Milton United Methodist Church in 1999, his feet were planted here as he became part of the community for 19 years. That 19-year pastorate ends on Father’s Day, when McArter retires from full-time ministry.

    McArter’s ministry journey began 41 years ago while he was at the Alexandria United Methodist Church in northern Kentucky, where he first received the call to ministry.

  • Relay for Life is Saturday night

    Break out the walking shoes because it’s time for the annual Trimble County Relay for Life this Saturday at Bedford Elementary School.

  • Connector Road bridge still on schedule

    Since April 16, the narrow bridge spanning Connector Road has been closed, demolished and work has progressed on its larger replacement.

    “There’s still a lot of work to be done,” said Andrea Clifford, public information officer for the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet. She added that rain has hampered some of the work progress.

    Crews have worked on the end bents on both sides of the bridge approach and worked on the first of two piers on the new bridge. However, the first pier still needs to be capped before moving on to the next one.

  • Couch is coach: TCHS hires ‘91 alum to guide Raiders basketball

    Trimble County High School’s new basketball coach is no stranger to the school or the county, having walked the halls and worn a Raiders uniform himself.

    Ron Couch, a technology teacher for Madison Consolidated Junior High School, was introduced as the new head coach to parents and players last Wednesday. Principal Michael Slider spoke highly of his newest hire, putting him “through the ringer” during his interview.

  • Hano to attend Governor's Scholars Program

    Throughout the years, several Trimble County High School students have had the distinction of attending the Governor’s Scholars Program. Junior Alyssa Hano will get the same opportunity this summer at Murray State University.

    Hano was Trimble County’s only acceptance into the program, despite the school sending four applicants to the state level. According to the program’s website, only 1,060 students or so are accepted for the program.

  • Coalition community survey now available online

    The Trimble CARES Coalition is seeking community feedback with an annual survey about substance abuse.

    Patty Gregory, a member of the coalition and the division director for prevention with Centerstone, said the survey has been conducted for the past seven or eight years.

  • Callis, Pollock to vie for judge-executive in November

    In a primary that drew only 28 percent of Trimble voters to the polls, Eddy Callis and Todd Pollock would be the two on top getting the nod for moving on to the general election in November.

    Callis brought in 873 votes on the Democrat side of the ballot compared to second place David Scott, who had 653 votes. Eric Haller pulled 144 votes and Jason Hankinson had 42.

  • Hayes is guest speaker for Memorial Day service

    Trimble countians will get the opportunity to remember those who sacrificed their lives while serving in the United States Armed Forces during a community-wide Memorial Day service at 10:30 a.m. Monday in front of the Trimble County Courthouse.

  • Fiscal court debates AOC reimbursement

    Part of Monday’s Trimble County Fiscal Court discussion centered on a reduced reimbursement from the Kentucky Administrative Office of the Courts (AOC).

    The county would receive $22,000 less in the 2019 fiscal year for the space used by the courts in the Trimble County Courthouse, compared to the 2018 fiscal year.