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Today's News

  • Tate wins Saturday’s President’s Cup with Bill Muncey-like start

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    DETROIT---Talk about throwbacks.
    Andrew Tate’s flying start for Saturday Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest President’s Cup championship final heat was reminiscent of the late, great hydroplane driver Bill Muncey.  Muncey was known for great, flying starts as he blew by the opponents to go on and win a race.

  • Miss Homestreet/Madison wins Gold Cup in Detroit

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    DETROIT---Jimmy Shane knew he had the team and boat to make some noise at the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest and when he did put it all together, Shane came home with the most prestigious trophy of the weekend. Shane in the U-1 Miss Homestreet/Miss Madison made a perfect start in the five-lap championship final heat from lane two and then ran away from the field to capture to the oldest active trophy in all of the motorsports—the APBA Gold Cup for the team’s third win in four years.

  • Raiders win 53-18 but QB Kelton suffers fracture

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Last Friday night the Trimble County High School Raiders football team hosted Shawnee High School and claimed their first victory of the young football season with a 53-18 shellacking of the Golden Eagles.

  • Church Briefs

    Bedford Springs to host Beth Moore study
    The Beth Moore Bible Study, “Entrusted,” a study of 2nd Timothy will begin Tuesday, Sept. 5th from 9:30-11:30 a.m., will meet every Tuesday for 6 weeks at Bedford Springs Church, 43 Shepherd Ln. Everyone is welcome.

    Trimble hymn sing Sept. 7 at Milton Baptist
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 100765 Hwy 421 N. in Milton

  • Reclaimed, restored, better than new

    Last week my husband and I took a short trip to Winter Garden, a town not too far from Orlando.
    We went to the historic downtown district with its trendy businesses housed in restored storefronts from as far back as the early 1900s.
    A restaurant we went in was originally Cappleman Brothers Grocery Store, built in 1912.
    As my husband read the menu, I read about the history of the building -- the original brick, the gothic stained glass panels in the front window that came from an old Presbyterian church.

  • LOOKING BACK

    Aug. 27, 1987 (30 Years Ago)

  • Laborers’ rights evolved over time

    Labor Day is a day off for many workers. But what is Labor Day, and what does it really mean for America’s workforce?
    Certainly, the American worker has come a long way and we can be thankful that we have traveled the distance. We have the right to a safe environment and compensation when we are injured. We are entitled to fair and equal hiring and management practices. And we are entitled to a minimum wage.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Legislature must ensure obligation to state retirees

    Bringing about a flurry of facts and a storm of misconceptions, Kentucky’s pension crisis has become one of the most dominating news stories in recent months. One thing is for certain: if our state pensions are not addressed in the very near future, we will face huge cuts in state funding. Education, Medicaid, and other government services would likely be affected—a risk our state is not in a position to take.

  • Trimble County Challenge Walk set Sept. 16

    The Kentucky Coalition for Healthy Communities is hosting the annual County Challenge Walks again this year. Thanks to the help of several important community partners, organizers have expanded the challenge to seven counties for the 2017 event. Walks will be held this year in Barren, Bullitt, Henry, Oldham, Shelby, Spencer and Trimble counties. The walks are scheduled for Sept. 16th with registration starting at 9:30 a.m. and the walks taking place from 10:00-11:00 a.m., local time.