Today's News

  • Reps Rand, Keene pre-file gaming bill to address pension shortfall

    Taking a bold step towards addressing the pension shortfall, Representatives Dennis Keene (D-Wilder) and Rick Rand (D-Bedford) pre-filed legislation Sept. 20 that will bring hundreds of millions of dollars into Kentucky through expanded gaming. To be overseen by an expanded Kentucky Lottery Board, the gaming legislation calls for a constitutional amendment to be voted upon by Kentuckians that open the door for local-option casinos in up to ten facilities across he Commonwealth.

  • Trimble alumnus featured in natl.business periodical

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    The Resource Network, founded by 1966 Trimble County High School graduate Rick Rodgers, was recently featured in U.S. Business Leadership Network News.
    The Resource Network, located in McLean, Va., brings together people and organizations in creative ways to achieve improved individual and group results, helping organizations develop world-class business initiatives through innovative information sharing and delivery mechanisms, according to the company’s website www.resnet.org.

  • School board reviews working budget

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    The Trimble Board of Education reviewed the 2017-2018 working budget during their Sept. 20 meeting at the Board office. The structurally balanced budget was presented for Board approval at this meeting. A local school board is required to submit a working budget by September 30.
    2017-18 Working Budget:
    Kentucky Department of Education defines “total Budget” as the budgeted expenditures in the General and Food Service Funds excluding the Contingency.

  • Large amount of blood found on bridge still a mystery

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    Law enforcement authorities are still puzzled over the mystery surrounding a large amount of blood found on the walkway of the Milton-Madison Bridge last week.

  • Large amount of blood discovered on walkway of Milton/Madison Bridge


  • Battle of Perryville commemoration scheduled for Oct. 7-8

    PERRYVILLE, Ky. – The commemoration of the 155th anniversary of the Battle of Perryville will be Oct. 7-8 at Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site.
    The 1862 battle was the largest Civil War conflict in Kentucky, leaving more than 7,000 casualties.

  • Adopt-a-Highway program accepting entries for 2017 Art Contest

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet is asking the Commonwealth’s art teachers and students to get started on this year’s Adopt-a-Highway Art Contest and submit their entries before the deadline on Oct. 31.
    The Adopt-a-Highway Program’s Art Contest is held annually to increase public awareness about the damaging effects of litter, change attitudes and behaviors about littering and educate Kentuckians about the Adopt-a-Highway program.

  • Pumpkin spice

    Unfortunately for me my favorite season is coming to an end. The days have grown shorter. Much to my disgust I find myself wearing a jacket in the mornings and evenings. The flower beds and the gardens are playing out, and that little fiend Jack Frost is lurking somewhere in the shadows waiting for his chance to spoil my mornings.

  • Couponing in the digital age

    Couponing has moved beyond the Sunday paper and flyers received in the mail to the digital age. While you will still find great deals on paper, you will find many more online or on smartphone apps. Clipping coupons on websites and smartphone apps will result in more savings by giving you a greater number of coupons and a chance to search for the brands that your family uses. Below are a few pointers digital coupons:

  • Fall fertilizer applications to hay fields and pastures

    You may be wondering if it’s necessary and economical to apply fertilizer to your pastures and hay grounds this fall.