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Today's News

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Monday, Sept. 10
    3:41 a.m., traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    7:50 a.m., alarm, U.S. 42E
    8:47 a.m., school visit, Milton Elementary School
    10:15 a.m., civil complaint, U.S. 42 and Latta Rd
    10:44 a.m., drug information, Trimble County
    12:06 p.m., school visit, Trimble County High School
    2:11 p.m., littering complaint, Wises Landing area
    2:56 p.m., school zone traffic detail, Trimble County High School
    4:01 p.m., federal overtime traffic detail, 12000 U.S. 421N
    7:57 p.m., stolen vehicle recovery

  • Farm income above expectations

    LEXINGTON-You might not think that the U.S. would post near record net farm income this year given widespread drought and poor crop conditions, but think again.

    The USDA is projecting that inflation-adjusted national net farm income for 2012 will reach its highest level in 42 years, according to the USDA Economic Research Service.

  • Assault reports investigated

    Separate incidents listed as entries in last week’s Trimble County Sheriff’s Department log have been under investigation by local law enforcement authorities.

  • Middle school salutes 7th Grade Students of Month

    Trimble County Middle School Principal Mike Genton has announced the school’s 7th Grade Students of the Month for August and the Teacher/Staff Spotlight.

    “We are extemely proud of these people and their hard work,” Genton said.

  • Marching Raiders 2nd in class at Campbell Co.
  • Plan for October cattlemen mtgs

    Trimble County cattlemen have the opportunity to participate three livestock programs starting October 1, and continuing through December 19, 2012.

  • Hemp would be a boon to Commonwealth, lawmakers say

    By Scott Wartman
    The Kentucky Enquirer

    Politicians on both sides of the aisle can envision fields of hemp growing among the tobacco and corn fields of Kentucky.

    Many cite a flagging economy, social media and the advocacy of U.S. Rep. Ron Paul and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul as reasons why they think the legalization of industrial hemp is closer than ever.

    Sen. Paul, R-Ky., and Agriculture Commissioner Jamie Comer promoted efforts to legalize hemp at the Kentucky State Fair in August.

  • Gear up for the Eco-Bot Challenge

    Finding solutions to environmental problems is a focus of scientists around the world. To develop a better understanding of these issues and gain an interest in science-related fields, Trimble County 4th and 5th graders are participating in the Eco-Bot Challenge in their 4-H school clubs.

  • Safely store and dispose of prescription medication

    The week of Sept. 23-29, 2012, The Partnership at Drugfree.org is launching the Medicine Abuse Project, a multi-year effort to raise public awareness about and curb prescription drug abuse.   Most of us will take a prescription medication at some point in our lives. It’s important to remember that medicine a doctor prescribes you is only intended for your use.

    Here are some tips for safely storing medication:

  • 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, Sept. 24: Corndog, baked beans, potato smile, carrots, watermelon or pears.

    Tuesday, Sept. 25: Taco on whole wheat tortilla, tomato, lettuce, salsa, refried beans, grapes or Mandarin oranges.