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Today's News

  • TCMS Spirit Week

    By Brooke Humphreys

    Spirit is contagious, at least that is what the teachers, students and staff at Trimble County Middle School would say. The week of Sept. 17-21 was named Spirit Week at TCMS. During this week there were scheduled themes for each day. Everyone was encouraged to participate. The cheerleaders came up with the themes and set different incentives for those who showed the most school spirit.

  • Trimble grad raises achievement in 3 districts in 6 years

    EDITOR’S NOTE: The following article was published in the September 2012 issue of District Administration, the most widely read publication for K12 district-level school leaders nationwide. It spotlights the work of Josh Powell, a 1993 Trimble County High School graduate who is currently the District Superintendent of Montgomery County (Ky.) schools. Josh is the son of the late Billy Jo Powell and the late Suzanne Graham, both of whom were also TCHS alumni.

    By Jennifer Elise Chase

  • Watch out for deer!

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Attention motorists: watch out for deer while driving Kentucky highways this fall.

    Deer movement peaks in late October through early December, during the rut, the whitetail’s annual mating season.

    Motorists should be on the lookout for deer crossing roads, especially at dusk and dawn, when deer are feeding and bucks are beginning to follow or chase does.

  • Gun discharged at McDonald’s

    Customers having lunch at the Carrollton McDonald’s received quite a shock last week after a handgun fell from a woman’s purse and discharged inside the restaurant.

  • Lawmakers hear about state fuel lab problems from ag officials

    FRANKFORT—A transportation fuel testing lab that state Department of Agriculture officials say was losing around $900,000 a year under the department’s last administration is on track to save roughly $400,000 this year, according to department officials.

  • Thinking of taking creek gravel? State requires permit from DNR

    Many landowners and small enterprises, including local governments, routinely obtain gravel from creeks and streams for road maintenance and fill.

    While this is an inexpensive way to obtain gravel, it is also illegal. Kentucky regulations clearly require anyone (including governments) to obtain a permit from the Department for Natural Resources before removing gravel from a creek. Anyone found removing gravel from a creek without a permit is subject to citation and monetary penalties up to $5,000 per day.

  • Master Stocker program in October

  • Store home canned foods safely

    Did you preserve some of the goodness of your garden by home canning last summer?  If so, be sure to protect that goodness by storing your canned goods properly, away from high heat or freezing temperatures.

  • Owen woman charged with attempted murder

    An Owen County woman has been arrested by Kentucky State Police troopers from Post 5 after she attempted to shoot her father.  Heather Hammond, 35 years old from Glencoe, was arrested Thursday afternoon by Trooper Dave Roberts, according to Trooper Brad Arterburn, Post 5 Public Information Officer.

    Preliminary investigation shows that Heather Hammond, who is the daughter of Owen County Sheriff Zemer Hammond, pointed a loaded weapon at her father while at his home in Corinth, on October 5. When she attempted to shoot, the weapon jammed and did not fire.

  • Freshmen Lady Raiders Volleyball