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Today's News

  • Teacher appreciation week is more important than ever

    In the early 1940s, a teacher in Arkansas decided that her profession deserved more recognition, so she gave herself an assignment: She wrote a letter to every governor and numerous other political and educational leaders, asking for their help.

    One of Mattie Whyte Woodridge’s letters eventually came to the attention of Eleanor Roosevelt, the former First Lady who not only agreed, but actually petitioned Congress to consider setting aside a day to honor those who teach.

  • Are you saving enough for retirement?
  • Looking Back and Do You Remember? | May 10, 2018

    May 12, 1988

    (30 years ago)

    “The Best of Kentucky” was announced as the 1988 Trimble County Fair Theme. Carrie Rector, a Milton Elementary fifth-grader, won a $50 savings bond for coming up with the theme. Dates for the fair were June 14-18 at the Trimble County High School.

  • Seeking His clarity for our cloudy vision

    “Finally, brothers and sisters, whatever is true, whatever is noble, whatever is right, whatever is pure, whatever is lovely, whatever is admirable—if anything is excellent or praiseworthy—think about such things. Whatever you have learned or received or heard from me, or seen in me—put it into practice. And the God of peace will be with you” Philippians 4:8-9 (NIV).

  • Raiders baseball pulls off victory over Carroll

    BY TIM HENDRICK | Landmark News Service

    Trimble County senior pitcher Evan Kunkel kept Carroll County off balance all evening as he carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning as the Raider won 6-2.

    “Everyone knew he had the no-hitter going,” Trimble County head coach Frank Ragland said. “No one said anything and left Evan alone in the dugout. Evan moved down to a corner as the game progressed.”

  • Softball shellacks Lloyd Memorial, but falls to Madison’s Lady Cubs

    It may not always be the best thing for a team to hand someone a 21-0 drubbing on the road, for the next outing may be a rude awakening. Such was the case with the Trimble County Lady Raiders Monday in their home matchup with Madison in which the Trimble gals seemed stale in almost every aspect of the game, falling to the Lady Cubs by a 10-3 score.

  • Harvesting blueberries, blackberries for full flavor

    It’s almost summertime, which means it will be prime harvest season for blueberries and blackberries, both of which have the potential to grow very well in Kentucky. Blueberries, native to North America, are ready to harvest from early June through early August. Blackberries are ready to harvest from mid-June to early October. These delicious fruits offer health benefits, but best of all, they capture the essence of summer in their sweetness.

  • Fitness Beginnings: Exploring lesser-known benefits to exercise

    At one time or another, we have all heard that exercise has benefits. Some of the most common benefits we tend to hear about are how exercise can help lower your risk for chronic diseases such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, but the benefits only start there.

  • Problems at the Pump

    My latest crime against intellect occurred at the gas station. I have pumped more gas in my time as a driver than I care to remember. In the past I commuted far distances for work so I found it necessary to buy gas more than once a week. In short, I know how to pump gas; except on this particular day.

    My kids and I were just finishing a quick trip to pick up a few items. I noticed that as was custom, my car was nearly out of gas. I pulled into a nearby gas station and that’s where my humiliation began.

  • Historical Society works on Veterans Memorial Park

    The Trimble County Historical Society’s Cemetery Commission has been busy in the first week of May.

    The City of Bedford donated a 30-foot by 30-foot plot for a Veterans Memorial Park at the Bedford Cemetery. Trimble County Historical Society Cemetery Commission members Chris Liter, David Masterson, Chase Masterson and Lewis Popp, along with magistrate Kenny Green, moved the cemetery’s flagpole to its new location Saturday in the Trimble County Veterans Memorial Park.