Today's News

  • 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.

  • Lady Raiders top Williamstown to close regular season

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders closed their regular season with a 2-0 win over Williamstown Tuesday, Oct. 13. In the process Trimble feted two seniors who made the final home appearance of their high school volleyball careers.
    The Lady Raiders eked out a 28-26 win in the first game before settling down to win the second game, 25-10.

  • Hope, like light, scatters the darkness

    The other morning I ate breakfast in the moonlight.
    The temperature outdoors was several degrees cooler than the temperature indoors, so I took my bowl of Cinnamon Chex/Fiber One with unsweetened almond milk and my cup of coffee, opened the sliding glass door that separates the living room from the back screened-in porch and sat at the high-top tile table.
    It was early — I’m a ridiculously early riser — and it was still dark out except for a sliver of a moon.


    Oct. 24, 1985 (30 years ago)
    The Public Service Commission has ordered Louisville Gas and Electric Company to delay completion of its Trimble County plant until at least 1991. In an order signed this week, the Commission said the evidence presented in the case supported the delay for three reasons: ample generating capacity already exists in Kentucky; LG&E failed to demonstrate its ability to successfully market any excess power from the Trimble County unit; and the PSC needs more time to pursue statewide power planning options.