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Today's News

  • Career Fair winner
  • End of year school schedule

    The end of the 2014-15 school term is a week away with the final day for students being next Thursday, May 28. Following is a schedule of end of year school activities for local students:
    Bedford Elementary School
    Thursday, May 21—5th Grade Event Night at 6 p.m.
    Wednesday, May 27—Awards Day; Kindergarten Graduation at 9 a.m.
    Milton Elementary School
    Tuesday, May 26—5th Grade Parent Breakfast, 8:15 a.m.; 5th Grade Talent Show, 9 a.m.; 5th Grade Moving Up Ceremony, 6 p.m.

  • Six from Trimble track qualify for state meet

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Six members of the Trimble County High School track & field team have qualified to compete in this weekend’s Kentucky High School Athletic Association State Meet to be held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington.
    “I am extremely proud of their performance,” Trimble coach Teena Drake said of the state contenders.

  • Rabies clinic set Sat. June 6 at Trimble County Park

    The Phoenix Animal Clinic, in conjunction with the Trimble County Health Department Environmental Services, will be hosting a rabies clinic in June. Dr. Mary Zink will be administering shots on Saturday, June 6, between the hours of 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Trimble County Park under the shelter by the ball fields.

  • Stairs

    Our house has a type of staircase which is fairly typical in an older home. The stairs are very narrow and steep. They climb in their steep, narrow way to a second story, which must have been designed for Lilliputians. Not only are the stairs unsuitable for any member of my tall family, the ceilings in the upstairs rooms slope down. I can’t count the times I’ve nearly concussed myself when I forgot the clearance level in my closet.

  • 4-H’ers, get ready to go camping

    Spring has sprung and before you know it, summer will be here. 4-H Camp is a great way to fill those lazy summer days. At 4-H Camp, young people learn independence, responsibility, have a lot of fun and make many friends.

  • Safe canning practices keep everyone healthy

    Gardens are beginning to bear the fruits of our labor. Soon, it will be time to start thinking about preserving some of the excess produce for winter months. Safety is of utmost importance for those of us who will be preserving food, because, let’s face it, no one wants to get sick from poorly processed food.

  • Help livestock beat the heat

    Summer is almost here. We’ve already experienced some heat and within the past couple of weeks little to any rainfall. It could be just a taste of what’s to come. Humans aren’t the only ones who suffer when the temperatures rise. Farm animals feel it, too. You need to be aware when your livestock may be in danger from the heat and what you can do to increase their comfort.

  • Lady Raiders celebrate Senior Night with win

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders closed out their regular season by claiming a 5-2 win over border rival Carroll County while sending their four seniors out in a big way on Senior Night.
    Carroll County’s Kyra Kane scored a run in the first inning to put the Lady Panthers on the scoreboard. Kane drew a walk, was advanced to second on a fielder’s choice ground out, then scored on a single by Mackenzie Hawkins.

  • Trimble closes out regular season with wins, lose in District opener, 9-0, to Oldham County

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Raiders wrapped up the baseball regular season with a convincing 11-3 win over Eminence in their final home game on Thursday, and a 2-1 defeat of Spencer County in a road game the following night.
    The Raiders scattered six hits in the Eminence contest but most came when they could do the most damage after Eminence struggled to contain the Raiders from the mound.