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Today's News

  • Reserves help lift Lady Raiders in home loss to Shelby County

    The coaching staff of the Trimble County Lady Raiders continues to struggle with the inexperience of a young team that has yet to experience a win after 11 games. Head coach Kerrie Stewart expressed continued determination following her team’s 55-24 shellacking by visiting Shelby County Thursday.

  • Survey seeks input on nickel tax opposition

    By STEVE MIRACLE
    Trimble County Schools Superintendent

    Dear Readers,

  • Alternate state mottos

    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO

    My family traveled to Arizona to see family. During the drive, it occurred to me that I couldn’t remember Arizona’s state motto. Despite bullying my memory to give up the goods, the answer stubbornly remained in hiding. In true Grinch fashion, I decided, “If I can’t remember the motto I’ll make one instead.” After making this decision the rest came easy. None of these are intended to mock Arizona or Arizonans. Some of my most beloved people live in this fascinating state.

  • Preventing slipping, falling on ice during winter months

    During the snowy and icy months, a person’s risk of falling increases. Typical injuries include broken ankle, hip, arms and shoulders as well as head and back injuries. LIM College recommends the following safety steps to help you be careful in the winter:

    Walk like a penguin—flat footed and take short steps.

    Wear footwear that provides traction, such as flat and waffled rubber soles versus heals or leather.

    Step down, not out from curbs so that your foot does not slide.

  • Candidate filing deadline is Jan. 30

    Even though the year is coming to a close and the May primary election is more than five months away, a key deadline is approaching for those wanting to run in a county election race.

    The deadline to file as a candidate for a county race is 4 p.m. Jan. 30, said Trimble County Clerk Tina Browning.

    So far, the number of candidate filings is similar to previous years, Browning said. Candidates will usually file for office early, although there are some who like to hold off until closer to the deadline to make it more of a surprise, she said.

  • Influenza enters peak season in Kentucky

    As the state enters peak flu season over the next month or two, health department officials are still urging people to take proper precautions to reduce the chance of contracting influenza.

    A map dated Dec. 23 from the Center for Disease Control reported widespread flu activity in Kentucky, Indiana and Ohio, in addition to widespread activity in 33 other states.

  • Milton crews work 3 fires Thursday

    The volunteer firefighters from Milton Fire and Rescue were kept busy with not one, not two, but three fires Thursday.

    The first call was received just before noon Thursday as crews responded to a combine fire on Webster Lane. Fire chief Jason Long said the fire was confined to the engine compartment.

    “We’ve had two or three (combine fires) this year but it’s not usually in December,” Long said.

  • Year in review: Top stories from second half of 2017

    Compiled by DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

    July 6, 2017

  • Library provides children’s activities during winter break

    By THOMAS CIFRANIK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    While the winter break may be a wonderful way for students to relax and decompress after the first semester, it also introduces the struggle of preventing boredom, due to the newfound free time.

  • Trimble County Sheriff’s Department Call Log

    Tuesday, Dec. 26

    8:27 a.m., property damage accident, 24 U.S. 421N

    3:10 p.m., motorist assist, 143 Palmyra Road

    4:12 p.m., traffic stop, 11556 U.S. 421N

    4:38 p.m., traffic stop, 12000 U.S. 421N

    5:45 p.m., traffic stop, 13 U.S. 42W

    5:50 p.m. property dispute, 1718 Joyce Ridge Road

    7:36 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 42E

    8:15 p.m., traffic stop, KY 36 at U.S. 421N

    8:22 p.m., traffic stop, U.S. 421N

    8:28 p.m., traffic stop, 12000 U.S. 421N