Today's News

  • Trimble baseball opens All 'A' Classic with shutout victory

    The Trimble County Raiders drew blood early and often in Monday’s opening round of the Eighth Region All A Classic, claiming a 11-0 shutout victory over Eminence in five innings.

  • Fair weather finally arrives for start of Trimble's baseball season

    Local baseball teams finally beat the weather odds and got in some valuable field time last week. Carroll County’s Panthers motored Thursday to Bedford and finally battled with Trimble County in a game that was postponed from March 26, due to weather. The contest was an exciting match-up with the two teams trading the lead back and forth as the innings progressed.

  • Trimble triumphs in softball season opener with 2 wins

    After nearly three weeks of dealing with weather cancellations, the Trimble County Lady Raiders finally got the 2018 fast pitch softball season underway Thursday with not one, but two wins over Eminence. The wins were the first varsity triumphs for new head coach Kala Judy.

  • Miss Madison announces team's first female crew chief

    The Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison hydroplane team has announced Kentucky native Cindy Shirley as the new crew chief, becoming the first woman to ever hold the leadership position on a championship-level team in the turbine-era (or modern era) of professional hydroplane racing.

    Shirley, who has been with the Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison team for 15 years, most recently served as the boat chief. Shirley has been in charge of driver safety systems, general cockpit maintenance and also communicates with the driver during races.

  • Tips for trying a small-scale garden this year

    With more people living in urban areas, many think they do not have the space to garden. A new publication from the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service, ID-248: “Gardening in Small Spaces,” describes how you can garden in a limited area.

  • Tetanus prevention is important when banding bulls

    In the United States, more than 17 million bulls from 1-day-old to 1-year-old are castrated yearly. Tetanus is a potentially life-threatening neurologic disease affecting all species of domestic livestock, including cattle, so it’s important for producers to take steps to prevent it.

  • Creating fun

    Originally planned as a “military highway” between two U.S. Army installations in Kentucky – Camp Knox south of Louisville and Fort Thomas south of Cincinnati – the ribbon of concrete known as U.S. 42 served nearly four decades as the main thoroughfare between Louisville and Cincinnati.

  • District prepares for graduate profile rollout

    The world is changing and the method of education should adapt. That is the mentality Trimble County schools are taking along with several other districts as they construct curriculum around a new graduate profile.

    Superintendent Steve Miracle said the legwork for much of the process began three years ago as the district worked on its strategic plan and began an accreditation process with AdvancED, an international non-profit that accredits primary and secondary schools.


    BY KATHERINE KNOTT | Landmark News Service

    FRANKFORT — For Woodland Elementary School first­grade teacher Penny Ellis, Monday’s rally in Frankfort wasn’t about teachers.

    “It’s about our kids and getting them the best education,” she said.

    As many districts are out for spring break, Ellis and thousands of current and retired educators from across Kentucky stormed Frankfort on a chilly Monday morning to rally for public education. They packed Capitol Avenue to send a message to state lawmakers.