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Today's News

  • 2012 Lady Raiders softball schedule

    March 13, at North Oldham, lost 3-6
    March 19, at Henry County, lost 1-2
    March 21, at Carroll County, won 3-2
    March 27, at Walton-Verona, lost 0-4
    March 28, host South Oldham, lost 1-11
    March 30, Danville, lost 3-4
    March 30, at Shelby County, won 8-5
    April 2, host Spencer County, 5:30 p.m.
    April 9, host Owen County, 5:30 p.m.
    April 11, host Eminence, 5:30 p.m.
    April 13, vs. Walton-Verona, 5:30 p.m.*
    *(8th region All A Classic at various sites)
    April 16, at Owen County, 5:30 p.m.

  • Softball: Trimble returns 7 starters

    Former Trimble County High School athlete and perennial assistant coach Tanya Black has taken the helm of the TCHS Lady Raiders softball program this year. Longtime coach Walter McHargue stepped down after a 2011 season that saw the Lady Raiders win only four of 22 games.

  • Dead man rising

    About six or so years ago, I met a man who said he saw a dead man raised to life.

    The dead man’s name was Bob and the man who told me about it said God had told him to go to Bob’s house to pray.

    He didn’t know Bob had died until he got there, but since God had told him to pray, he figured he better do it. So, he asked Bob’s wife if he could see him.

    The man had seen death before, and Bob was dead. Even so, the man started praying because God had told him so.

  • Bedford Methodist musical revival kicks off Saturday, April 14 with concert by Dave Stahl, Freddy Helm

    The Bedford United Methodist Church will host a Music Revival on Saturday and Sunday, April 14-15.

    Dave Stahl, well-known keyboardist/vocalist along with Freddy Helm, saxophonist will be in concert on Saturday evening, April 14th, beginning at 7 p.m.

    Dave and Freddy have been entertaining groups across the state for the past three years and have maintained a busy concert schedule. The duo entertain regularly for the Kentucky State Parks and play for town days, corporate events, conventions and churches as well.

  • Church On The Move
  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (April 8, 1982)
     Bobby Vest received the distinctive honor Friday night of being chosen Trimble County FFA Star Farmer. Allyson True was named Chapter Sweetheart of the Trimble FFA.

    Trimble County High School band receives excellent ratings barely missing a superior by one point. Band director, Debbie Shelton, said the festival was held a month earlier as well as ensembles, putting increased pressure and strain on the students. However, even these draw backs did not take away from the fine performances of her students.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Editor’s fascination with Wildcats spans five decades

    The Big Blue Nation celebrates again!

    University of Kentucky basketball followers all over the world are celebrating this week after the Wildcats held off a furious comeback attempt by Kansas Monday night to claim the school’s eighth national title. The win capped a monumentally successful season that saw the Cats claim victory 38 times in 40 game appearances.

  • What type of parent are you?

    By Deanna Felts  
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    Recently my husband was speaking with another parent with kids older than ours.  Eventually, they got around to discussing parenting. Not a controversial subject - at least that’s what my husband thought.  It turns out they were both surprised when they discovered each held such differing views on the topic of parental involvement.  What are your thoughts on parent involvement?  Is that a loaded question? Maybe it leads to lots more questions. Let’s see.

  • Ralston family welcomes baby girl

    Tom and Jill Ralston, Bedford, wish to announce the birth of their daughter, Sabrina Boone Ralston.

    Sabrina was born Jan. 27, 2012 at Baptist Northeast Hospital in LaGrange, KY.

    She weighed 6 lbs, 15.6 ounces and was 20 inches in length.

    Her siblings are brother, Logan, Bedford and sister, the late Amanda Ralston.

    Paternal grandparents are Nancy and the late Logan Ralston of Bedford.

    Maternal grandmother, the late Johnnie Cull and maternal grandfather, the late John and Frances Thacker.