Today's News

  • Runnin’ Raiders keep active pace

    Trimble County’s “Runnin’ Raiders” cross country team has gotten off to a rapid start competing in three events since the season-opening event at the St. X Tiger Run on Aug. 27.


    Monday, Sept. 12: Corn dog, *uncrustable, baked beans, potato smiles, mandarin oranges, fresh fruit choice

    Tuesday, Sept. 13: Taco salad, *burrito, refried beans, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit choice

    Wednesday, Sept. 14:  Chicken tenders, *ham on bun, baked potato, broccoli w/cheese, sauce, fruit cup, roll, fresh fruit choice

    Thursday, Sept. 15: Lasagna, *pizza, tossed salad, peas, pear half, fresh fruit choice, garlic cheese breadstick.

  • Trimble students graduate at Indiana Wesleyan University

    Two students from Trimble County were among the 1,400 students who received degrees during graduation ceremonies Aug. 13 at Indiana Wesleyan University’s main campus in Marion, Ind.

    Locals graduating were: Adam Benecke, 2527 Bells Ridge Road, Bedford, M.B.A., applied management; and Amy Liter, 3482 Liberty Road, Milton, M.B.A., applied management.

  • Engagement

    Randal & Patricia Smith of Bedford, Ky., and Anita & John Nevils of Carrollton, Ky,, are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Ashley Smith, to Justin Whipple, son of John & Lisa Whipple of Galeton, Pa., & Michelle & Chris Piaquadio of Fort Walton Beach, Fl.

    The bride-elect is a 2003 graduate of Trimble County High School and is employed at Gulf Coast Immediate Care Center.

    The groom is a 2000 graduate of Galeton High School in Pennsylvania, and is employed at Transfield Services.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday-Sept. 8
    Circle of Light Women’s Monthly Meeting will be held from 7-9 p.m. at 125 1/2 E. Main St., LaGrange, KY  (Upstairs between LaGrange Arts & Crafts and Karen’s Books). For information, call (937) 631-5581

    Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 8- 10

  • News of Public Record 09-07-11

    Items published in court news are public record.
    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard in court the week of Aug. 29-Sept. 2, 2011.


  • Girls defeat Williamstown on links

    The Trimble County girls’ golf team defeated Williamstown with season’s best team score of 204 to Williamstown’s 227.

    Haley Baker posted her best round of the season with a 48 by sinking a 30 foot putt on hole 7.

    Brooke Huff shot a 51 and Charissa Huff and Kate Staples had solid rounds with a 52 and a 53.  Kaitlin Harmon shot a 69.  Trimble’s girls hosted Carroll County yesterday. Results were not available at press time..

  • Two Trimble golfers qualify for state meet

    On Thursday, Aug. 25, the Trimble County boys’ golf team participated in the All “A” Classic regional at Fairway Golf Course in Wheatley, Ky. The team placed third with a combined score of 331. Owen County took second with a 329 and Walton-Verona won the event with a score of 313 and their team will move on to the state finals on Saturday Sept. 10.

    The Trimble boys played well despite the fact that Walton and Owen use Fairway as their home course. Tanner Stark shot an 89, Craig Ward had his best 18-hole match with a 90 and Conner Beard shot a 92.

  • Trimble roasts Carroll in sweat match

    The Trimble County High School gymnasium was much like a sauna on a sultry Thursday evening last week as the Lady Raiders hosted Carroll County in volleyball. Trimble jumped to an early lead and never trailed in either contest en route to wins of 25-17 and 25-14.

    Trimble Head Coach Ruth Staples noted her team at times had a tendency to coast after building a large lead. In the opening contest Trimble fronted 22-10 before allowing the Lady Panthers a run that brought them within 24-17 before Trimble closed the door.

  • Lady Raiders take Class A title

    Trimble County’s dominance was tested only once in Saturday’s Class A Volleyball Tournament at Williamstown. With simultaneous action happening on dual courts the Lady Raiders opened the tournament by easily sidelining Eminence with scores of 25-12 and 25-13. At the same time Owen County battled to wins of 25-20 and 25-19 over Carroll County. In the other first-round game, Walton-Verona beat the host team 25-21 and 25-16.