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Today's News

  • Raiders riding high with four-game win streak

    The Trimble County Raiders were riding a four-game winning streak into the second round of the Silver Grove Coaches vs. Cancer Classic, following a first-round, 75-72 win over the host school Thursday night.

    The Raiders fronted 13-10 after a quarter of play and continued to hold a three-point (36-33) advantage at halftime. Trimble spread the margin to 57-44 after three quarters of play, but the Big Trains (yes, that’s the Silver Grove mascot) came chugging back to outscore Trimble 28-18 in the final eight minutes for the eventual three-point margin.

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  • USDA accepting applications for EQIP wildlife habitat initiative

    Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is currently accepting applications for Environmental Quality Incentive Program Wildlife Initiative.   EQIP Wildlife is a voluntary program available to landowners to improve wildlife habitat on private property.

    Landowners accepted into EQIP Wildlife can apply for assistance in enhancing wildlife habitat.  Practices such as native grasses, tree/shrub planting, edge feathering and forestry patch clearcuts are just a few of the available options.   

  • Apply for Farm Bill participation

    I have been asked to remind local farmers of the Natural Resources Conservation Service Farm Bill Program.

    The USDA-Natural Resources Conservation Service in Kentucky is encouraging landowners, farmers and producers to visit their local NRCS office now to receive information and apply for conservation technical assistance and possible financial funding opportunities.
     

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Wednesday, Jan. 2
    Trimble County High School basketball teams host Oldham County in a varsity doubleheader. The boys’ varsity  game begins at 6 p.m. The girls’ varsity game starts at 8 p.m.

    The American Red Cross will have an Adult and Pediatric First Aid/CPR/AED class on January 3rd, 2013 at the Madison Area Chamber of   Commerce. The class will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Advanced registration is required. Please visit http://www.redcross.org/ or call 1-800-733-2767 to register for this class.

    Thursday, Jan. 3

  • Ways to eat better In the new year

    To help with portion control, use the smallest plate that will hold your food.

    At mealtime, serve from the stove instead of putting a serving bowl on the table.

    Make double vegetables and serve them first, to take the focus off meat.

    Switch to whole wheat pasta.

    Eat vegetarian one night a week.

    Cut back on butter or margarine – newer whole-grain breads are tasty on their own.

  • For a ‘perfect’ new year

    One day at the library, a book fell off a shelf and hit a boy named Milo Crinkley on the head.
    The title, “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days,” was just what he needed.

    Wanting more than anything to be perfect, Milo checked the book out and set out to do everything the author, Dr. K. Pinkerson Silverfish, prescribed.

    So begins the 1982 children’s book “Be a Perfect Person in Just Three Days” by Stephen Manes.