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Today's News

  • Trimble County 4-H members’ 2016 Kentucky State Fair entries

    Photography
    Oliva Morgan, Single photo Still Life, Blue Ribbon
    Isabella White, Single photo Animal, Blue Ribbon
    Isabella White, Single photo Horticulture, Red Ribbon
    Paige Heinz, Single photo Person, Blue Ribbon
    Paige Heinz, Single photo Community, Red Ribbon
    Colton Auxier, Single photo Landscape, Red Ribbon
    Colton Auxier, Clover Photograph, Blue Ribbon
    Field Crops
    Beau Turner, ½ Bale Alfalfa Hay, Blue & Class Champion Ribbon
    Arts & Crafts

  • Kentucky pumpkins

    Season: August through October
    Nutrition Facts: Winter squash, which includes acorn squash, butternut squash, pumpkin, and other varieties, is low in fat and sodium and an excellent source of vitamin A and fiber.
    Selection: Winter squash should be heavy for its size with a hard, tough rind that is free of blemishes or soft spots.
    Storage: Store it in a cool, dry place and use it within 1 month.
    Preparation:

  • Difficulty with alfalfa establishment in 2016
  • Golf scramble to benefit senior citizens

    The 24th Annual Trimble County Senior Citizens Benefit Golf Scramble will be held Saturday, Sept. 17, with tee off at 9:00 a.m. at the Cardinal Hills Golf Course in Bedford.
    Bring your own four-man team. The $55 per person entry fee includes cart, green fee, lunch and drinks. All proceeds benefit senior citizens.
    Lots of prizes will be given, and the event will feature a “Win $10,000 Hole in one Contest.”

  • Kentucky Afield Outdoors: Proper shotgun fundamentals critical to wingshooting success

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – A dove comes into your section of the field on opening day. You crouch behind a row of sunflowers and excitedly wait for the dove to come into range.
    The dove keeps coming and you jump up, shoulder your shotgun and fire, followed by another shot and then another, none of them threatening the bird. The dove keeps flying out of the field.
    The opening weekend of dove season can bring frustration to wingshooters as dove hunters, even highly experienced ones, start missing shots they normally make. The misses snowball and aggravation mounts.

  • ‘Runnin’ Raiders’ compete at Danville

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    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

    By TODD POLLOCK
    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

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    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

    By KRISTIN BECK
    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?