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Today's News

  • Family Night to feature graduates from the 50s

    Editor: To all who went to high school in Carroll County in the 1950s at Ghent, Locus, Carroll or English, we would like to honor you at our family night at Kathryn Winn on Feb. 11, 5:30-7 p.m. We are having a Family Night event and the theme is the 50s. Please dress in the style of the 50s. If you have any questions, please feel free to

  • Have you met ... Anna Frances Grobmeier is 101 years young

    One hundred and one years ago, Theodore Roosevelt occupied the White House, to be succeeded by William Howard Taft on March 4. According to Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter, only eight percent of Americans had a telephone in 1909. With the average wage being 22 cents per hour, the average worker made between

  • Baseball team offered ‘moments to remember’

    Editor: Recently, the News Democrat published an article titled “2009 Provided Moments to Remember.” This article was a highlight of the past year. Many memorable events were included and I realize that it is impossible to include everything and what might be memorable to some is not memorable to others. Both basketball teams, so

  • Students must look beyond high school

    I recently attended a conference devoted to college preparation. I left with an “eyes wide open” understanding of how much different the world is for our students than it was for previous generations. When I decided to relay this information to our student body, one huge obstacle stood before me. I wondered, “How am I to ch

  • A WOMAN WITH A MISSION

    The Trimble Banner Former Trimble County resident Kathie Yager Perkinson has seen first-hand the poverty of a Third World country that lies just a few hundred miles off Florida’s coast. And now she is concerned about how her friends and fellow missionaries in northern Haiti are coping with the horrific earthquake that devastated the c

  • Retiring Sachleben honored with reception

    The Trimble Banner Members of the community and former colleagues gathered at Milton Elementary School on Wednesday evening to wish J.W. Sachleben a happy retirement. Sachleben, a former teacher, principal and superintendent in Trimble County Schools, resigned earlier this month from his seat on the Board of Education. An emotional Sc

  • We must help starving children in Kentucky

    Editor: This letter is in response to Jane Proctor’s article in the last month about the 200,000 children in Kentucky who don’t know where their next meal is coming from. In the article, published just before Christmas, she asked for help for these children. I’m so glad she did this, because I had no idea we had hungry ch

  • County OKs subsidy funds for sheriff

    Trimble County Sheriff Tim Coons was granted $20,000 in subsidy funding by Fiscal Court on Monday, Jan. 18, to bolster his amended 2010 budget. Some of the funding, Coons said, will help pay for one new part-time deputy at the Sheriff’s Office. Coons has hired Larry “Bo” Simpson, a retired 20-year law-enforcement veteran from Oldham County, to work about 20 hour

  • NEWS AT A GLANCE

     Trimble library to host second Job Fair

    Trimble County Public Library is hosting a second Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 8.

    The event is organized by the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, a Kentuckiana Works One-Stop Partner.

    Representatives from employers will interview job applicants during the fair, which is free and open to the public. Applicants should bring a copy of their updated resumés and be sure to dress appropriately for interviews.

  • Trimble hoops teams enduring tough times in 2009-10 season

    TCHS Correspondent The Trimble County High School Raiders took on the Williamstown Demons on their home turf Saturday, Jan. 16, putting up a great fight but coming away without a win. The boys varsity team lost to the Demons by a close 60-55. “We played better as a group,” said Head Coach Bob Lauster. Our ball movement was pretty good. [But] we made some mental err