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Today's News

  • Water hazard

    I am able to swim, it’s just not pretty. I’m really not built for swimming. I have the most pathetic set of shoulders to ever grace a human; Therefore, no swimming muscles. Be that as it may, I have spent my share of summers floating in the water.

  • Can I can in my electric pressure cooker or multi-cooker?

    Electric pressure cookers or multi-cookers can be great time savers in cooking family meals, but they should not be used for pressure canning.  In order for any pressure cooker to be safely used as a pressure canner, it must meet three requirements:
    Be large enough to hold at least 4 quart jars standing upright. This minimum size ensures that the canner will not heat and cool too quickly and helps maintain the high temperature needed to kill any spores of Clostridium botulinum (the bacterium that causes botulism) that might be present.

  • Advanced grazing school about warm-season grasses

    Adding warm-season grasses into a grazing system can help livestock producers better manage the summer months, when cold-season pastures typically take a hit. Producers can learn how these forages can enhance their operations by attending the Advanced Kentucky Grazing School Aug. 17 at the University of Kentucky Spindletop Research Farm in Lexington.

  • Keselowski returns to Victory Lane at Kentucky Speedway

    By Kevin Kelly
    SPARTA, Ky. - Brad Keselowski sensed an opportunity approaching and pounced when it materialized Friday night.
    A lapped car slowed Erik Jones long enough that it allowed Keselowski to pass the 19-year-old phenom for the lead in the NASCAR XFINITY Series race and earn yet another victory at Kentucky Speedway.
    Keselowski led the final nine laps of the Kentucky 300 and returned to victory lane for the third time in XFINITY Series competition and fifth time overall at the 1.5-mile track.

  • Crafton wins UNOH 225 after crash halts race short of finish

    By Kevin Kelly
    SPARTA, Ky. - Matt Crafton earned his first career Camping World Truck Series victory on Thursday at Kentucky Speedway after NASCAR stopped the UNOH 225 five laps from the scheduled finish.
    The trucks driven by Ben Kennedy, David Gilliland and John Wes Townley were involved in a wreck that resulted in damage to the catch fence in Turn 1. Kennedy’s truck lifted off the ground, slid along the top of the SAFER barrier while hitting the fence.

  • Trimble County Fair baby contest pageant winners
  • Busch wins Quaker State 400 for second time

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Kyle Busch, driving the No. 18 M&M’s Crispy Toyota for Joe Gibbs Racing, won Saturday’s Quaker State 400 presented by Advance Auto Parts at the Kentucky Speedway.

  • How far will love go?

    Years ago, my granddaughter Caroline couldn’t be trusted to not make a run for it in a crowd.
    As a toddler, she was notorious for breaking loose from my daughter’s grasp and taking off running. She was also fearless and overly friendly when it came to approaching strangers and, if given the chance, would follow anyone anywhere, especially if offered candy or a puppy or a sip of Diet Coke.

  • LOOKING BACK

    July 18, 1985 (30 Years Ago)

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?