Today's News

  • ‘Runnin’ Raiders’ compete at Danville

    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County’s “Runnin’ Raiders” were in action Saturday at the E.G. Plummer Invitational cross country meet at Danville. Trimble’s girls fielded enough runners to compile team scores in the event. The varsity girls placed seventh out of 11 teams, although 20 schools sent runners to compete. Trimble’s middle school girls placed third out of 10 teams.

  • Trimble blasted by Bishop Brossart

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    It was homecoming for the Trimble County High School Football Raiders last Friday night when they hosted the Bishop Brossart Mustangs. The early going of the game was rough for both teams. During the first minute and a half of play, there were two fumbles by each team. Unfortunately for the Raiders, the Mustangs settled down and went on to blow out the Raiders 31-0 before half time.

  • HomeStreet Bank San Diego Bayfair concludes H1 Unlimited season this weekend on beautiful Mission Bay

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    SAN DIEGO-- Folklorists say the belief that good or bad things come in threes are an ancient superstition that remains a strong modern belief. For the H1 Unlimited Hydroplane finale on Mission Bay this weekend, the digit ‘3’ is once again in play. The number three could play out two-ways this coming weekend at the HomeStreet Bank San Diego Bayfair Championship (Sept. 16-19).

  • Lady Raiders toppled by Walton-Verona in All ‘A’ final

    Landmark News Service
    The Trimble County volleyball team won easily in its opening match at the 8th Region All ‘A’ Classic Saturday at Carroll County High School. The Lady Raiders defeated Gallatin County 2-0 (25-11, 25-12), to move on to the second round against the winner of Carroll County and Williamstown.

  • Ten Commandments come down

    By Richard Nelson
    After a threatening letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation (FFRF), a Trigg County official removed the Ten Commandments from the county Courthouse. All is right with Trigg County’s world now, at least according to FFRF. Or is it?

  • A prayer God ALWAYS answers

    Want a surefire prayer that God will absolutely answer?
    Ask him to show you your sin “so I might hate it as much as you do.”
    Be forewarned: The answer probably won’t come as a lovely handwritten note on lavender-scented stationery or even as a text message with clever emojis.
    It might come as a gentle whisper in your ear, but probably not. Probably it will come when you’re right in the middle of doing something you always do and maybe have occasionally thought you shouldn’t.

  • When electricity came to Walker’s Bend

    I have an idea that the Appalachian foothills of North Alabama and the culture it inspires is not very different from many of the rural settings across our great country, North, South, East and West.  


    Sept. 18, 1986 (30 years ago)
    The Trimble County Board of Education last week employed Marsha Haney as girls’ basketball assistant coach for the ’86-’87 season. She will assist coach J.T. Peniston and will also be coaching the junior varsity girls’ team. Haney, a second grade teacher at Bedford Elementary, played on the Eastern Kentucky University Lady Colonels’ team. A TCHS graduate in 1981, she was named to the Kentucky All Stars after playing successfully on the Trimble County Lady Raiders team.

  • Fall festival season underway across the Commonwealth

    If there is one theme binding the numerous festivals that take place across the commonwealth each year, it’s that if we raise it, grow it or use a lot of it, there’s almost certainly a community that celebrates it.
    Most of these festivals take place over a 10-week period that begins in late August and runs through Halloween, and food is often the focal point. During that time, you can find events dedicated to apples, chicken, country ham, sorghum, bourbon, honey, barbecue and even salt.