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Today's News

  • Valiant Raider effort falls short

    An aggressive comeback attempt by Trimble County had Walton-Verona running scared in the late minutes of last week’s opening round game of the 8th Region All A Classic played at Williamstown. After cutting their deficit to two points, the Raiders began firing blanks and Walton-Verona took advantage of three straight turnovers in the final 30 seconds to escape with a 57-48 victory.

  • A letter to my sons

    In Thanksgiving 2007, I had a disappointing experience in which my sons had planned a trip to see me on the holiday and they canceled at the last minute due to a confusion of agendas. This was my response in a letter to my two college age sons, Patrick and Kevin.

    To My Sons,

  • The power of a soggy stamp

    Twenty years ago this year we had a devastating storm blow through our area that we call the No-Name Storm.

    I hadn’t thought about it in a while, but the other day a woman came into the newspaper office and mentioned it. She still lives in one of the hardest hit areas.

    When she left, I started thinking about that storm and its aftermath. For many people around here it was our area’s Hurricane Sandy or a mini Hurricane Katrina, blowing in and surprising everyone, wreaking havoc.

  • LOOKING BACK

    Jan. 27, 1983 (30 Years Ago)

    Trimble County School Superintendent Dr. Billy Stout submitted his resignation from the position effective Feb. 15. The resignation followed on the heels of the termination and subsequent reinstatement of boys’ basketball coach Harold Taylor who tendered his resignation following his reinstatement.

    Candidates for basketball Homecoming King and Queen are seniors: Chris Carder and Shelly Staples, juniors Chris Liter and Lee Pierce, sophomores Steve Stark and Karen Horn, and freshmen Billy Adams and Angie Couch.

  • Natl. Champ thanks Oberto Nation fan base

    “Well, that was interesting” might be the best summation I’ve seen of the 2012 Oryx Cup. All of Nature’s wonders were present: Fire, Wind and Water, just not always where or when you wanted.

    The H1 officiating team in concert with the QMSF conducted a masterful event in spite of challenging conditions. When the curtain fell after Saturday’s final heat, Jimmy Shane in the U-5 won the Oryx Cup and the Oh Boy! Oberto won the National Championship regaining the U-1 title for the 2013 season.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Legislators face school safety, other issues in short session

    While most legislative sessions are often remembered for one or two major accomplishments, there are always other new laws that may not be as publicized but are important as well in their own right.

  • Federal benefit checks to go electronic March 1

    Washington, D.C.  –The U.S. Department of the Treasury has reported that 5 million checks continue to be mailed to federal beneficiaries each month. With just two months remaining until the March 1, 2013, electronic payment law goes into effect, the Treasury Department is urging Social Security and other federal benefit recipients to not delay and switch now to either direct deposit or the Direct Express® Debit MasterCard® card.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday, Jan. 24
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders basketball team hosts Shawe. Varsity  game begins at 7:30 p.m.

    Saturday, Jan. 26
    The Trimble High School basketball Homecoming. The Raiders host Beth Haven. Varsity  game begins at 7:30 p.m.

    Tuesday, Jan. 29
    The Trimble County Public Library will host two showings of the new documentary, “Wonder: The Lives of Anna & Harlan Hubbard,” at 3 p.m. and 7 p.m.

  • Circuit Clerk’s Office launches new Organ Donor Heart on License

    Starting Jan. 23, 2013, you can add a symbol that stands for hope and generosity on something you carry with you everywhere: your driver’s license. Like Indiana, Ohio and several other states, Kentuckians will soon have the option to have an organ donor heart printed on their license.