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Today's News

  • LADY RAIDERS STATE BOUND AGAIN!!!

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    For the third time since 2014 the Trimble County Lady Raiders have advanced to a state tournament in basketball. Last week, the ladies battled hard for wins against Gallatin County, Owen County and Walton-Verona in the Eighth Region All A Tournament held in Warsaw to advance to the Sweet Sixteen of next week’s Touchstone Energy All A Classic in Frankfort.

  • Webster left indelible mark on Trimble students

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    Managing Editor
    Many Trimble County High School alumni are mourning the passing last week of longtime home economics teacher Betty Saylor Webster whose personality, influence and passion for her students left an indelible mark on all who sat under her training.

  • Oldham to celebrate birthday of film pioneer D.W. Griffith

    Come celebrate D. W. Griffith’s birthday with the Oldham County History Center!  In honor of one of Oldham County’s most famous residents, the Peyton Samuel Head Family Museum (located on the Oldham County History Center campus) will be showing a selection of D.W. Griffith’s most famous silent movies. Visitors to the museum, now open on Sundays from Noon – 4 p.m., will also be invited to enjoy a slice of cake to celebrate what would have been Griffith’s 142nd birthday.

  • Bedford officials attend city training in Lexington

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Each year, the Kentucky League of Cities (KLC) offers a vast array of educational classes, training, seminars, and webinars for city elected officials across the commonwealth. Mayor Todd Pollock recently attended the City Officials Academy sponsored by KLC in Lexington with newly elected Commissioners Tammy Liter-Scott, Gary “Newt” Johnson, and Johnathan T. Pollock. City Clerk Jennifer Thompson and City Attorney Amy Eversole also attended the training conference.

  • KCARD announces series of 2017 winter grant workshops

    The Agribusiness Grant Facilitation Program (AGFP) of the Kentucky Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (KCARD) will be hosting a series of grant workshops to assist agricultural producers and rural businesses identify grant opportunities and develop a strategy for seeking out those funds.

  • Fun indoor activities during the winter months to teach reading skills

    During the cold winter months, it is harder to find activities to do with younger children. It seems all too easy to allow a child to spend more time on the computer or in front of the television. However, these activities can get in the way of time together as a family and can even impede development of important kindergarten readiness skills. What are some ideas that families can do instead to help young children learn reading skills?

  • Shane, Madison team take home top honors at H1 Champions Gala

    Staff Report
    SEATTLE—H1 Unlimited hosted the annual winter meeting and awards gala for the sport of Unlimited hydroplane racing last weekend. The event involves the H1 Board of Directors, representatives from current race sites, potential race sites, team owners, drivers, crew members and others associated with providing America’s greatest spectacle on water.

  • HomeStreet Bank continues sponsorship of National Champion Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison hydroplane

    SEATTLE, Wash. – HomeStreet Bank has announced that it will continue in its role as sponsor of the Miss Madison Racing Team for H-1 Unlimited hydroplane racing in 2017.
    The Miss HomeStreet won the 2016 H1 Unlimited National Championship. In 2016, Miss HomeStreet and championship driver Jimmy Shane also won the HAPO Columbia Cup, Indiana Governor’s Cup and Bill Muncey Cup.

  • Lady Raiders win All A Eighth Region
  • Idiot Lights

    My car has become a hysterical mess. Like many cars it’s fully equipped with a plethora of indicator lights. For example, the car will tell me when it needs gas, an oil change, the seatbelts fastened and much more among an infinite variety of status updates. While it’s true that these lights can be extremely helpful for the motorist, my car has managed to take these helpful alerts to a new level.