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Today's News

  • TCHS one of 19 low achieving schools

    Trimble County High School is among 19 schools statewide identified as “persistent low-achieving” schools based on the results of last year’s Kentucky Core Content Testing under the state’s Commonwealth Accountability Testing System for 2010.

    The problem, says Principal Stirling “Buddy” Sampson, is mathematics. “We know we have a math need; that’s nothing new,” Sampson told the Trimble County Board of Education at its regular meeting Wednesday, Oct. 19. “We’ll keep moving forward.”

  • Autumn in Trimble
  • Milton Elementary Fish Fry and Auction held Saturday
  • Making the most of Halloween

    As holidays go, Halloween ranks as one of the big events of the year. Over time, Halloween celebrations have changed, with a definite shift away from costumed kids walking through neighbors after dark with little to no supervision to the current emphasis on organized fall festivals and trick-or-treating during designated hours in business, community or downtown centers. This change also lessens the emphasis on overeating, since organized activities and sports, such as archery, are now part of some community festivities.

  • New Internet resource links Kentuckians to local foods

    In an effort to provide more opportunities for consumers to access local foods, Kentucky first lady Jane Beshear and University of Kentucky College of Agricul-ture Dean Scott Smith unveiled the Kentucky and Local Food Resources Web page recently at the American School Health Association meeting in Louisville.

  • 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.