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Today's News

  • Betta Fish

    Betta fish, also known as Siamese fighting fish, are the pugilists of the fish keeping world. The Betta is a small creature with elaborate, filmy fins that float around their owner like silk.
    The Betta comes in a variety of jewel tones. Like snowflakes and fingerprints, no two are ever alike. These tiny treasures are indeed a masterpiece of creation.

  • At the farmers market: fresh Kentucky apples

    As summer comes to a close and September approaches, not only does fall bring corn mazes, squash and pumpkins, it is also a perfect time to visit local orchards to pick the freshest apples.
    A medium size apple—about 2 to 2.5 inches in diameter—contains approximately 75 calories and provides bulk in the diet, helping the body digest food. Apples are low in sodium and high in potassium, making them a great natural snack.

  • Board considers 7 options in levying general fund tax

     “The only thing that doesn’t abide by majority rule is a person’s conscience.”
                     ---Harper Lee

    Dear Readers,

  • Cardinal Hills to host Senior Citizens Benefit Scramble

    Cardinal Hills Golf Course will host the 25th Annual Trimble County Senior Citizens Benefit Golf Scramble on Saturday, Sept. 23. Tee off time will be at 9:00 a.m.
    Bring your own four-man team. The $55 per person entry fee includes a cart, green fee, lunch and drinks. All proceeds will benefit senior citizens.
    The scramble will also feature a $10,000 Hole in One contest.

  • Middle school teams take 2nd in Trimble Invitational

    The Trimble County cross country program hosted the Backwoods Invitational Saturday at the Trimble County Park. Students representing 13 schools competed in the event.

  • Visiting Carroll too much for young Lady Raiders

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    Carroll County traveled to Bedford to take on the Trimble County Lady Raiders and came home with the win 2-0, (25-13, 25-14), Aug. 23, which snapped a seven match losing streak.  Carroll County head coach Lynn Eaglin said she had looked up the last time “we had beaten them and it was Sept. 16, 2014 and we won 2-0 (25-16, 25-22).”

  • Tate wins Saturday’s President’s Cup with Bill Muncey-like start

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    DETROIT---Talk about throwbacks.
    Andrew Tate’s flying start for Saturday Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest President’s Cup championship final heat was reminiscent of the late, great hydroplane driver Bill Muncey.  Muncey was known for great, flying starts as he blew by the opponents to go on and win a race.

  • Miss Homestreet/Madison wins Gold Cup in Detroit

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    DETROIT---Jimmy Shane knew he had the team and boat to make some noise at the Metro Detroit Chevy Dealers Hydrofest and when he did put it all together, Shane came home with the most prestigious trophy of the weekend. Shane in the U-1 Miss Homestreet/Miss Madison made a perfect start in the five-lap championship final heat from lane two and then ran away from the field to capture to the oldest active trophy in all of the motorsports—the APBA Gold Cup for the team’s third win in four years.

  • Raiders win 53-18 but QB Kelton suffers fracture

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Last Friday night the Trimble County High School Raiders football team hosted Shawnee High School and claimed their first victory of the young football season with a 53-18 shellacking of the Golden Eagles.

  • Church Briefs

    Bedford Springs to host Beth Moore study
    The Beth Moore Bible Study, “Entrusted,” a study of 2nd Timothy will begin Tuesday, Sept. 5th from 9:30-11:30 a.m., will meet every Tuesday for 6 weeks at Bedford Springs Church, 43 Shepherd Ln. Everyone is welcome.

    Trimble hymn sing Sept. 7 at Milton Baptist
    Trimble County Hymn Sing will be held 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 7, at the Milton Baptist Church, 100765 Hwy 421 N. in Milton