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Today's News

  • Hydroplane racing world mourns historian Fred Farley

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

  • Miss Madison team regroups after key resignations

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Work in preparation for the upcoming H1 Unlimited hydroplane racing season continues at the Miss Madison boat shop on Milton Street in downtown Madison despite the exit of two key members of the local racing team last week. Two-time back-to-back National Champion driver Jimmy Shane and crew chief Larry Hanson both abruptly announced their resignations mid-week, fueling speculation among the extended hydroplane racing community of inner turmoil within the team.

  • Trimble tennis results

    Trimble County’s boys’ tennis team fell to a 0-5 defeat at home Monday against Frankfort. In singles action, Kenny Payton was defeated by Sam Midkiff 1-6, 1-6. Nathan Gibson fell to defeat vs. Myles Stumbo 0-6, 0-6. Frankfort won the third singles and both doubles matches by default.

  • Raiders are runnersup in 8th Region All A held at Gallatin
  • Lady Raiders take second in 8th Region All A softball meet
  • Middle school wins NCKC track & field conference titles

    The Trimble County Middle School track team won the conference title Thursday in New Castle during the North Central Kentucky Middle School Conference Championship. The girls’ team collected 162 points and the boys’ team earned 159 points during the meet to gain the conference titles.

  • Erin Gonterman helps Berea women to 4x800 relay record

    WILLIAMSBURG, KY- The Berea College Mountaineers traveled to the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg recently to compete in an invitational hosted by the Patriots. The Berea women’s 4x800 relay team competed on Friday night in the cold, rain and windy conditions. Despite the harsh conditions the team won the event and shattered the previous school record by twenty-six seconds running a time of 9:51.73. This team was made up of Gabriella Sabino, Trimble County’s Erin Gonterman, Layne Callow and Jenna Hughes.

  • Sundays on Walker’s Bend

    Every Saturday morning I go to the Panera near my house and write my column for the following week.
    I order an egg white and cheese breakfast sandwich and a small coffee and sit at the table that faces the big window so I can watch the traffic go by.
    I spread my stuff out, my notepad and pen and laptop and assorted notes. Most weeks I already know what I’m going to write about, but not always.

  • A God I can yell at

    Every Saturday morning I go to the Panera near my house and write my column for the following week.
    I order an egg white and cheese breakfast sandwich and a small coffee and sit at the table that faces the big window so I can watch the traffic go by.
    I spread my stuff out, my notepad and pen and laptop and assorted notes. Most weeks I already know what I’m going to write about, but not always.

  • LOOKING BACK

    April 24, 1986 (25 years ago)
    The fiscal court voted to set the Deputy County Clerk’s salary at $12,000 upon recommendation by County Judge-Executive Jack Couch. The salary setting came about after an investigation of several months after a request  by County Clerk Robert Moore. The salary funds will be derived from fees of the clerk’s office.