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Today's News

  • Fall Forestry Webinar Series set for woodland owners

    Area land owners, with an interest in woodlands, may want to check out one of the Fall Forestry Webinar Series being offered at the Trimble County Extension Office beginning on October 18th and continuing into November. Each webinar will be carried live from UK’s Lexington campus and will be conducted by UK Extension Forestry Specialists. Sessions will start at 6:30 PM and conclude by 8:00 PM. The schedule, program topics and speakers are as follows:

    October 18

  • Creating more holiday enjoyment with less expense

    Have you started the Christmas holiday shopping countdown yet? It may sound crazy since we are still enjoying the last days of summer, but with only slightly over 100 shopping days left, it is time to start thinking about a holiday budget. To avoid the holiday crunch on your wallet at the end of the year, plan for holiday expenses throughout the year.  

  • 1862 battle broke spirit of resident Henry Bottom

    Perryville resident Henry Bottom–known commonly as Squire Bottom to his many friends–was a farmer and justice of the peace whose home was caught in the crossfire of Kentucky’s largest battle.  After the fight, Bottom’s house became a field hospital. According to one eyewitness, a pile of amputated arms and legs, “some with shoes on, others with socks,” stood “four or five feet high” in one corner of the yard.

  • Perryville Battlefield hosts annual Civil War reenactment Oct. 1-2

    PERRYVILLE, Ky. – Perryville Battlefield State Historic Site will again play host Oct. 1-2 to the reenactment of the largest battle of the Civil War in Kentucky.

    The two-day event will include demonstrations of infantry, cavalry and artillery, along with authentic campsites and battleground tours. The highlight each day will be a military demonstration at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, and at 1 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 2.

  • Emergency management training
  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    Milk, juice, yogurt and chef salad offered daily.
    Menu subject to change due to availability of food.

    Mon.-Pizza, *cheese sticks & dipping sauce, tossed salad, corn, pineapple, fresh fruit choice

    Tues.-Ham/turkey/cheese, on bun, *uncrustable, lettuce/tomato, french fries, apple crisp, fresh fruit choice

    Wed.-Chicken nuggets, macaroni & cheese, green beans, glazed carrots, applesauce, fresh fruit choice

  • Sports briefs

    Girls’ Golf

    Trimble County was defeated 209-214 in a meet at Carroll County last week. Individually, the Lady Raiders shot the following rounds: Charissa Huff and Kate Staples both shot a 52, Hayley Baker, 53; Brooke Huff, 57; and Kaitlin Harmon, 69. Carroll County’s scoring included Quincy Hogan, the medalist shooting a 40; Taylor Hayden, 52; Hannah McMahan, 58; Ashli Childs, 59; and Ciara Hamilton, 64.

  • Warriors overwhelm Raiders in 3rd qtr

    The Trimble County Raiders and visiting Eminence Warriors had played to a draw, at 6-6, through the first half of Friday’s football battle.

    The Raiders drew first blood after a 58-yard kickoff return by Dylan Stethan put the ball on the Eminence 44 yard line. Trimble advanced to the end zone and scored on a carry by Kyle Sparks to light up the scoreboard for what would be the home team’s only points of the night.

  • Lady Raiders enjoy ‘invaluable’ experience in All A Classic

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    “I did not see a bad team in the tourney!”

    That was Trimble County Coach Ruth Staples’ assessment of the competition in Saturday’s All A Classic state tournament in Paducah.

    Trimble came in third in pool play, landing the Lady Raiders in the Bronze Division, according to Staples.  

    Trimble was defeated by Bardstown Bethlehem, 0-2, and Allen Central, 0-2, before defeating Burgin, 2-1. Trimble then fell to Raceland, 1-2.

  • The healing power of forgiveness

    Betty had what is called “a just grievance” when she came to me.   She had been treated with disrespect and broken promises in a relationship. I asked her how much time each day she spent thinking about the injustice and venting about the way she had been treated. Betty had worked herself up into a frenzy and her stress level had risen considerably. I asked Betty if she was constructively taking responsibility for what she could do to become more at peace with the situation by what she was saying and thinking, or was she dwelling on the betrayal.