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Today's News

  • Could painting rooftops lower carbon footprint?

    BY CHARLES LISTON

    Well, it looks like our global carbon dioxide emissions have soared to another record in 2018.

  • Feed Trimble Children thankful for ongoing community effort

    Dear Editor,

    We are writing to first thank everyone that has contributed to the ongoing efforts to feed the children of Trimble County. We are aware that during this season of goodwill and giving, that we are all approached daily to help a praiseworthy cause. It humbles us to see so much good and kindness in our community. If you have given of your time, or financially, we are very grateful to you. Many of you have dropped change into a jar at a local business, and that has purchased hundreds of meals for children in Trimble County. Again, we thank you.

  • Looking Back and Do You Remember? | Dec. 13, 2018

    Dec. 15, 1988

    (30 years ago)

    Kevin Daigle, a 27-year-old prizefighter from Granville, N.Y., was preparing to fight in the Louisville Championship boxing match against Bradley Williams. To prepare for his first fight in 10 months, he trained in a gym converted from a garage owned by Reggie Rand. Daigle’s brother, Craig Daigle, resided in Bedford.

    Trimble County Judge-Executive Jack Couch was named secretary/treasurer for the Kentuckiana Regional Planning and Development Agency’s Board of Directors.

  • The greatest gift for all

    If you’re like me, you think this is the best time of the year. After all Christmas is here. That means there will be gifts, and great food, Christmas music, gifts, visiting with family, gifts, Christmas movies, gifts, Christmas trees, gifts...Come on, we all know Christmas is special because of gifts. It’s the time of year when the toy companies bring out the best toys. But what is the best gift?

  • Rejoice: It's good for the soul

    During Advent, one of the first Christmas carols we sing at my church is “O Come O Come Emmanuel.”

    It’s a melancholy song of Israel’s lament, of their crying out to God for relief from bondage and slavery, begging God to come and free them.

    But then the chorus goes: “Rejoice, rejoice, Emmanuel shall come to thee, O Israel.”

    Rejoice — to feel and/or show great joy or delight.

  • High-scoring Oldham offense defeats Raiders

    The Trimble County Raiders opened district competition Friday night against the Oldham County Colonels. But the end result left the Raiders thinking about the next step as the Colonels left town with a win, 75-41.

  • Lady Raiders take 1st quarter lead but fall to Oldham's Lady Colonels

    Trimble County’s Lady Raiders came out of the gate on fire during Friday’s home matchup against 29th District opponent Oldham County, but as many horses who have set an early pace have learned it’s not the first mile that wins the race, it’s the last mile when day is done that tells the story. In the end, Trimble was overwhelmed by the more experienced Lady Colonels, 67-34.

  • Cross-country teams recognized for state competition

    Trimble’s boys’ and girls’ cross-country runners were recognized for participating in the state meet this fall at halftime of Friday’s girls’ varsity basketball game with Oldham County.

  • Be thankful for caregivers

    It is not uncommon for spouses to become caregivers for their partners at some time in the relationship. This role is often met with many rewards, but it is also associated with stress. It can be emotionally and physical draining to witness pain, suffering and decline in a loved one.

  • Tax law changes for trade-ins

    In the past, personal property that farmers used as a trade-in on a purchased item was treated as a “like kind” exchange. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act changed the wording to accommodate only real property as eligible for like kind exchanges. Starting in 2018, we will have to treat personal property, such as equipment and livestock, as being sold when a trade occurs.