Today's News

  • Youth football squad: Winless no more

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    After three consecutive seasons without a win, the drought is over for the varsity squad of the Trimble County Youth Tackle Football League. On Saturday, Aug. 27, the young Raiders demolished the Eastern Henry County Colts 26-0 a week after being beaten 14-0 by the Campbellsburg Bengals.

  • Speedway parking fix accelerated

    By Kevin Kelly
    The Kentucky Enquirer

    SPARTA - The rows of tobacco and corn growing on land across from Kentucky Speedway will be replaced next year by rows of cars.

    This week the speedway bought a large tract near Ky. 35 in Gallatin County from Jo Wischer. The 84-year-old Florence resident did not say Thursday how much the speedway paid for the “couple hundred acres,” but said she knows how it intends to use the property.

    “The speedway will be taking care of parking with it,” Wischer said.

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  • Kasi Fogle to play Division I tennis at IU/PU in Ft. Wayne

    Dreams do come true! For 2011 Trimble County High School graduate Kasi Fogle that dream was to play for a NCAA Division I-level college tennis team. With TCHS Athletic Director Frank Ragland, Superintendant Marcia Dunaway, Principal Sterling Sampson and her mother Vanita Fogle, Trimble’s tennis coach, looking on, Kasi signed a letter of intent to play for Indiana/Purdue at Fort Wayne in May.

  • Raiders battle to first win, edging Clinton County 14-13 in road game

    Special to The Banner

    They came, they saw, they conquered on the football field of Clinton County High School as the Trimble County Raiders achieved their first win of the season in an agonizingly neck-and-neck game Friday night, ending with a score of 14-13.

  • A vacation fishing experience

    Last week while on my stay-at-home vacation, I went fishing.

    For billions of people around the world, that news would be a big fat no big deal because it’s done all the time so ho hum, tell me something I don’t know.

    However, for me going fishing was a big fat very big deal because it was my first time ever.

    At 56, I had never fished before, and for months now I have been wanting to, almost to the point of it being an obsession. I don’t know why I’ve been wanting to fish so badly, only that I have.


    30 Years Ago (Sept. 3, 1981)
    TCHS’s 58-piece band was ranked No. 1 in Class A Marching band competition in Cynthiana. Michelle Craig was judged No. 1 Field Commander at the Saturday Band Festival in Class A high schools and she ranked highly among the 21 bands participating in the festival.

  • Frankfort offers many educational opportunities

    While the classroom experience for Kentucky students invariably changes from decade to decade, there is still one constant that binds one generation to the next: A field trip to the state capital.

    Thousands of children make the trek each year, seeing such common sites as the larger-than-life statue of President Lincoln in the Capitol Rotunda and, just a few miles away, the Old State Capitol’s self-supporting staircase, which for more than 180 years has been anchored by a well-placed keystone.

  • 3 injured in 421 crash

    Three persons were injured in a traffic accident on U.S. 421N at 5:51 p.m. Friday. Kentucky State Police said a vehicle driven by Josh Wainscott, 24, of Carrollton, pulled from a body shop into the path of a vehicle driven by Caileigh Kidd, 22, Madison. Kidd and a passenger, Angela Ledcke, 42, of Bedford were transported to The King’s Daughters’ Hospital in Madison and Wainscott was transported to Baptist Northeast Hospital for on-life threatening injuries.

  • Apple Festival pie contest

    The Trimble County Apple Festival Committee will hold its annual Apple Pie Contest on Saturday, Sept. 10, 2011. Judging will take place at 11 a.m. at the Bedford Inn Bed and Breakfast, located on the courthouse square in Bedford, Kentucky.

    Rules for the Apple Pie Contest are as Follows:

    1. One entry per person.

    2. Disposable aluminum pie plates must be used!

    3. Entries will be taken from 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. at the Bedford Inn Bed and Breakfast side entrance.

    No late entries will be accepted!