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Today's News

  • My Car

    The Wee Beastie (my Car) has determined that the time has come to pull more, sinister tricks on me, its hapless owner and pilot. These latest stunts are blatant acts of revenge. The Beast is miffed because I toyed with the idea of purchasing a new car. I reconsidered and decided that the time was not quite right to make this change.
    This arrangement has suited me just fine. I know my Beast and all of her eccentricities. However, I neglected to take one thing into consideration; my car is nursing a grudge of monumental proportions.

  • Homecoming Royalty
  • Active Aging
  • Archaeology dig set Sunday

    The Oldham County History Center will be hosting a public archaeology dig from 11 a.m. - 2 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17, 2017. This is a continuing investigation at the Gatewood Plantation site, located on Fairground Road outside of Bedford. It is associated with freedom seeker Henry Bibb, who was enslaved at Gatewood Plantation before escaping north to Canada. In Ipswich, Canada he became the first black editor of a Canadian newspaper and ardent abolitionist.

  • District judges ask communities for grant ideas

    By Amanda Manning
    Landmark News Service
    In 2014, a Senate Bill passed that revamped the way the juvenile justice system was organized.
    SB 200, which guides juveniles into community-based treatment instead of detention centers, has saved tens of thousands of dollars. Now, local judges are seeking proposals for grants to help local juveniles in the community with that money.

  • High School Sports
  • Runnin’ Raiders compete in Rumble

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Runners with the Trimble County High/Middle School cross country team competed in the Rumble Through the Jungle, hosted Saturday by North Oldham High School. The event was held at the Creasey Mahan Nature Preserve in Goshen.

  • H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes in pursuit of resilient change

    SEATTLE, WASH.–The H1 Unlimited hydroplane racing series has raced around the U.S. for more than 100 years. And to make sure this unique form of motorsports continues for many years into the future, H1 Unlimited hydroplanes have begun a search for a permanent chairperson. The company oversees the racing activities of the 200 mph race boats and have acknowledged this is a critical point in the sport’s history.

  • Battle for natl. title comes down to San Diego Bayfair

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    SAN DIEGO—When the H1 Unlimited Hydroplanes take to Mission Bay for the HomeStreet Bank presents San Diego Bayfair this weekend not only will the teams be racing for the prestigious Bill Muncey Trophy they will also be battling for the 2017 H1 National High Point Championship in this season’s final event.

  • Retired Army chaplain to speak at Smithfield Baptist, Sept. 17-20

    Major General Douglas Carver, US Army (Retired), highly decorated and former Head of All Chaplains, US Army, will be speaking at Smithfield Baptist Church on Sept. 17-20, 2017.
    Speaking times are 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. on Sunday, September 17 and 6:30 p.m. nightly September 18 through 20.