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Today's News

  • ‘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.

  • Carroll bus tragedy claims two children

    By KRISTIN SHERRARD and JEFF MOORE
    The News-Democrat

    A school bus accident on Boone Road in Carroll County claimed the lives of two Head Start students Monday afternoon when the bus veered off the road to the left, partially overturned onto its side and hit a tree.

    Kentucky State Police Post 5 spokesman Trooper Brad Arterburn said there were nine Head Start students on the bus at the time of the wreck.

  • 4-H members learn good cleansing habits

    By Shelby Wilcoxson

    Today in 4-H we talked about people getting sick and ways to keep from getting sick.  One way to keep from getting sick is to wash your hands.  You sneeze on yourself then you start touching things and spreading germs.  

    The first step in washing your hands is to get warm water and apply soap.  When you get cold water your pores shrink and trap the dirt and germs.  When you use warm water the pores on your skin expands.  This allows you to get the dirt and germs out.  

  • Eating healthy around the holidays: For people with diabetes

    The holiday season is generally a time for celebrating and enjoying the company of friends and family. Unfortunately, it is also a time when people eat more high-fat, high-calorie foods than they normally would. If you have diabetes, it is sometimes difficult to  maintain your blood glucose within the target range set by your doctor.  Some careful thought and planning can go a long way to help you manage your blood glucose and still have a good time around the holidays.

  • Time to plant spring flowering bulbs during fall season

    Fall is the time to think about all those flowers we associate with spring: daffodils, crocus, and other easy-to-grow flowering bulbs. If you aren’t growing spring-flowering bulbs in your landscape, you are missing out on some easy-to-grow plants that provide early color to your garden, according to Rick Durham, UK Extension Specialist in Consumer Horticulture.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY

    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Oct. 29: Bosco stick, marinara sauce, glazed carrots, green beans, orange slices or baked apples.

    Tuesday, Oct. 30: Chicken nuggets, pinto beans, potato wedges, apple or pear half, corn bread.

  • County has new driver’s license software, cameras

    Installation of software and cameras for Kentucky’s new driver’s license required a one-day suspension of license-issuing activity in the Trimble County Circuit Court Clerk’s office this week.

    Driver’s licensing operations resumed Tuesday, and the new license will be available to Trimble County residents. 
               

  • Panthers dominate first half as Raiders fall 59-13

    By JAMES LINE
    The Trimble Banner

    In an eagerly anticipated game between two close rivals, the Carroll County football team defeated the Trimble County Raiders 59-13 on Friday, Oct.19.

    The Raiders faced an onslaught of tough offensive plays from the Panthers, as Carroll scored two touchdowns by John Michael Adams and Tyshaun Embs minutes after kickoff, 13-0.

  • Trimble runners impressive at Woodford Invitational

    The Trimble County “Runnin’ Raiders” made a strong showing in the Woodford County Invitational cross country meet held Saturday at the Woodford County Park in Versailles.

    Eighteen schools participated in the boys’ meet, 13 fielded complete teams and Trimble’s boys’ team placed fourth overall.

    “This is pretty darn remarkable,” Trimble Coach David Apel said, “considering all but one other school who participated were bigger schools than Trimble -- only Paris and Trimble were 1A schools.”

  • Forgiveness and ‘forgetness’

    (Editor's note: A Chronicle reader requested that we reprint this column that first ran in July 2004. It’s a good one, so here goes.)

    Several weeks ago, a friend and I were talking about ghosts in closets -- things that people say they’ve forgiven and forgotten, but they really haven’t.