Today's News

  • KFB hosts candidate forum

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Kentucky Farm Bureau’s Board of Directors met recently with agriculture commissioner candidates Ryan Quarles and Jean-Marie Lawson Spann to discuss their positions on issues affecting the state’s agriculture industry.
    In sharing their vision for the future of the Kentucky Department of Agriculture and how they will operate from that office if elected, Quarles (R) and Lawson Spann (D) fielded questions from the KFB leaders and explained their positions during the two-hour meeting at the farm organization’s state office.

  • Rodeo Day

    My husband is much less stubborn than I; or perhaps more intelligent. He knows when it’s time to make a change in strategy when the first course fails. He has not once been flown like a kite.

  • All about pumpkins

    Few things say fall better than pumpkins. Whether you use them to cook, decorate or carve, chances are a pumpkin in some form or fashion will be a part of your seasonal celebrations. In fact, 80 percent of the U.S. pumpkin supply is available in October.
    Here are some interesting facts about the season’s favorite gourd.
    Pumpkins originated in Central America and get their name from the Greek word pepon, which means large melon. Pumpkins are in the same family with cucumbers, squash, zucchini and melons.

  • Fall tree color in Kentucky

    All summer they’ve remained hidden beneath a green cloak. But as fall continues, the parade of brilliant tree leaf colors will slowly put on a spectacular show across Kentucky.

  • Treasurer warns of new phone scam

    Kentucky Treasurer Todd Hollenbach says scam artists are at it again, this time calling Kentuckians and identifying themselves as a “pre-trial intervention” organization leaving behind a vague and mysterious message.
    The messenger says they have “a pending case in our office that requires your immediate attention!” and goes on to state, “It is imperative that I speak to you or your attorney of record immediately today.”   

  • Trimble girls attend Young Women LEAD conference
  • Chris Coggeshall is latest success story at JCTC Trimble Adult Education

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Chris Coggeshall, one of five students who just recently got his GED, learned there is way more to life than just playing video games. He realized that with a little effort he could open many doors with a GED.  People with a GED earn $9,400 more per year than people without a GED or high school diploma. Chris came to JCTC Trimble Adult Education and in three weeks got his GED, a Silver National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC), and created a resume and cover letter.

  • Dangers of social media

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  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors:

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Hunters and anglers take great care to ensure they have all the equipment, gear and appropriate licenses needed for their next outing because nobody likes reaching their destination only to realize they forgot something.
    A good checklist can help eliminate those instances, and it’s always a good idea to include a well-stocked first aid kit on any such list.

  • Bearcats hammer Trimble, 49-14

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Raiders were tripped up by Walton-Verona, 49-14, Friday in the Raiders’ final home outing of the 2015 season.
    The temperatures were dropping when the 0-8 Raiders hosted the 3-4 Bearcats. The Raiders entered the contest scoring an average of just 7.5 points per game while the Bearcats were scoring about 23 points per game. The Bearcats had opened the season at 0-4, but won their last three consecutive games before coming to play the Raiders.