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Today's News

  • Local nursing home elders share in once-in-a-lifetime Myrtle Beach adventure

    Last month, about 100 elders and caregivers from Signature HealthCARE nursing homes, including Signature of Trimble County, embarked on a vacation to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina with one thing in mind: the adventure of a lifetime.

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  • KSP: Watch out for little goblins

    Halloween. It’s time for candy, costumes and trick-or-treating! With many festivities kicking off this weekend, Kentucky State Police wants to make sure parents review safety tips with their little ‘goblins’.

    Sgt. Rick Saint-Blancard, Spokesperson for KSP, says the agency wants the children to have a fun but safe trick or treating experience.

  • State police plan safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of November 5 - November 19, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.
     

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  • County’s trick or treat to be observed tonight. Stay Safe!

    Trimble County’s Halloween treat or trick will be observed from 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012. Children up through 12 years old are allowed to dress in costume. Remember to use reflective tape and/or carry a flashlight. Motorists should be more alert at this time for children crossing the streets. Porch lights should be on to signify participation in giving treats.

  • Clocks change this weekend back to Standard Time

    Daylight Savings Time will come to an end this weekend when Standard Time returns.

    At 2 a.m. Sunday, Nov. 4, clocks will be turned backward one hour. At that moment, the time will become 1 a.m. Standard Time.

    The best practice, of course, is just to set clocks backward 1 hour before going to bed Saturday night. The time will then be correct when you awaken Sunday.
     

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  • Grimes urges voters to make informed choices

    Kentucky Press News Service

    With the Nov. 6 General Election just over one week away, Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes is encouraging voters to educate themselves about the candidates and issues they will see on their ballots.

    “Voting is a cherished right,” Grimes said in a news release today, “but it is also a responsibility. I hope voters will take that responsibility seriously and make informed choices on Election Day.”

    Offices that will be on the ballot Nov. 6 include:

  • ‘Unbridled Learning’ test scores due out Friday

    The Kentucky Department of Education will release test score and school/district accountability data this Friday, Nov. 2. This marks the first release of data from the Unbridled Learning accountability model, which Kentucky implemented beginning in the 2011-12 school year. The data to be released reflects test scores and other information from that school year.