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Today's News

  • Cutting the TV cable cord

    If you are like every other cable consumer in the United States, you have most likely noticed a sharp increase in the cost of cable over the past decade.  As a result of these rising costs, many consumers have chosen to cut the cable cord.  Fortunately, increasingly widespread home internet access and the introduction of streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon, Hulu, and HBO Now have made cutting the cable cord much easier.

  • Routine tractor maintenance

    Don’t let the maintenance of your tractor go by the wayside when you get busy. There’s a tendency to put maintenance on the back burner as spring and summer field activities get into full swing. Often when we do think about maintenance, it is the implement we think about, and we ignore the tractor.

  • Hanover College scholars, civic group examine area zip-line feasibility

    Students in the Hanover College Business Scholars Program are working with ENVISION Jefferson County to determine the feasibility of establishing a zip line in the Madison, Ind., area.
    The scholars are conducting research regarding pricing, potential sites and other important factors. As part of this effort, the students seek to gauge local interest and collect opinions through an online survey. The survey is available at www.hanover.edu/ziplinesurvey and on the ENVISION Jefferson County and the City of Madison Facebook pages.

  • Trimble County Advisory Board covers wide range of topics

    By Angela Stethen
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    After having a wonderful year last year, the JCTC Trimble County Adult Education center is experience extremely low numbers of students. Our rankings in the state are very bad at this time. As mentioned in the last notes, we desperately need assistance from our community partners to let students know about our services.  At this time and while funds are available, we are paying for students to take the GED Test for free. We offer other testing for free, as well.  

  • OVEC and iLEAD Academy school districts breaking new ground again

    Students in Carroll, Gallatin, Henry, Owen and Trimble counties will get a jumpstart on Ky’s highest demand health care careers

    The Ohio Valley Educational Cooperative (OVEC) and five of its member school districts collaborating to operate iLEAD Academy, Kentucky’s first regional high school, are breaking new ground again. 

  • Milton’s Greenwood has successful outing in Fight for Air Climb in Louisville

    Milton resident Gary Greenwood won his age group for the third year in a row at the Fight for Air Climb, held recently in Louisville.
    The event involves climbing 38 floors, 780 steps, at the National City Tower in downtown Louisville. Greenwood placed 26th out of 282 competitors with a time of 7 minutes 23.4 seconds—14 seconds faster than his previous best time.

  • Lady Raiders Softball Schedule

    Wed. March 15—host Eminence, 5:30 p.m.
    Mon. March 20—host Shelby County, 6:00 p.m.
    Mon. March 27—at Williamstown, 6:00 p.m.
    Wed. March 29—host Oldham County, 6:00 p.m.
    Thur. March 30—host Lloyd Memorial, 6:00 p.m.
    Fri. March 31—opponent & time TBD*
    Fri. March 31—DuPont Manual, 7:00 p.m.*
    Sat. April 1—opponent & time TBD*
    *Carroll County Classic
    Wed. April 5—host Eminence, 5:30 p.m.
    Thur. April 6—at Simon Kenton, 5:30 p.m.

  • 2017 Raiders Baseball Schedule

    Fri. March 17—host Atherton, 5:30 p.m.
    Sat. March 18—host Spencer County, 11:00 a.m.
    Thur. March 23—host Henry County, 5:30 p.m.
    Sat. March 25—at Williamstown, 12:00 p.m.
    Tue. March 28—at Carroll County, 5:30 p.m.
    Wed. March 29—host Gallatin County, 5:30 p.m.
    Thur. March 30—at Southwestern, 5:30 p.m.
    Fri. March 31—at Eminence, 5:30 p.m.
    Mon. April 3—host Frankfort, 6:00 p.m.
    Wed. April 5—host Lloyd Memorial, 1:00 p.m.

  • Lady Raiders sidelined in 8th Region opener, 64-53
  • Mass Transit

    Welcome to Cuidad de Mexico! We had finally arrived in Mexico City! This city has embraced mass transit. The urban planners recognized the logic of employing a system to remove a percentage of vehicles from the crowded roadways while continuing to shuffle people along.