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Today's News

  • Health and safety issues for Kentucky’s aging farmers

    Because farmers are exposed to multiple hazards throughout extended careers, physical problems can start early. To maintain health, Kentucky farm workers, whose average age is 57, higher than the average worker, must pay attention, particularly as they age, to issues caused by their way of life. Fifty-seven is also the average age of Trimble County’s 489 farmers, 46 of which are female.

  • Trimble honors fall sports seniors
  • Raiders fall on Senior Night

    By JAMES LINE

    For The Trimble Banner

    “I, along with the rest of the Raider nation, thank you.” Trimble County’s assistant football coach Ron Logan expressed his gratitude to the school’s two senior football players before Friday’s game.

  • Runnin’ Raiders compete at S.O.

    The Trimble County High School cross country team traveled to Crestwood Saturday to compete in the South Oldham Dragon Invitational.

    Trimble’s boys took sixth place of 11 teams competing in the 5k run. The top  five runners for the Raiders were Christian Apel, who finished 17th overall; Kevin Bailey, 20th; Connor Ball, 22nd; Kyle Puckett, 46th; and Tray Robbins, 50th. There were 88 runners in the pack who finished the run.

  • Lady Raiders’ record run ends

    A timid performance Tuesday against number one seed Oldham County in the second round of 31st District tournament play in Crestwood spelled the end of Trimble County’s most successful season in volleyball history.

  • Postsecondary education in Kentucky

    When the General Assembly overhauled the state’s postsecondary system in 1997, it set some ambitious goals to reach by the year 2020.

    Last month, the Council on Postsecondary Education gave us an update  on just how far we have come since then – and how much further we need to go in the next few years to stay on track.

  • Thoughts on death and life

    Ed Preston died Oct. 5. He lived across the street from us. He had been at the Hospice House and his wife, Lillian, asked my husband to watch over their house while she stayed with him.

    They were married 64 years. Ed turned 94 on Sept. 30.

    The evening of Oct. 5 — it was a Wednesday — I saw our other neighbor drive off with Lillian. When they returned a few hours later I knew something had happened.

    My husband and I went across the street, and as Lillian got out of the car she said, “Ed died.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Oct. 22, 1981)

     The Bedford zoning commission opened their public hearing Wednesday night with the swearing in ceremony of Charles Cochran. A KIPDA planner was there to answer questions on the 2-mile subdivision regulations from the 25-30 people who attended.

    Carl Cooper Jr. has maintained a quarter century of membership and service in the American Academy of Family Physician-the nation’s largest medical specialty organization.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Lady Raiders took volleyball to a new level this fall

    Trimble Countians should all be pleased with the outstanding volleyball season our Lady Raiders put together this fall! The stellar 22-9 record compiled by this team of girls ranks with some of the best records ever compiled in any sport – basketball included – by some of the best teams ever fielded by good old Trimble High and Milton High schools in days of yore.