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Today's News

  • Protect your home from termites

    Springtime brings warmer temperatures and more abundant rainfall, and it’s typically when many winged termites emerge inside homes and other structures. Termites swarm from their colony to disburse, fall to the ground, find mates and start new colonies in the soil.
    Through May, you might see swarms of winged termites, called swarmers, inside your home, signaling an infestation that can cause extensive and costly damage. Since swarmers are attracted to light, you often see them or their shed wings around windows, doors and light fixtures.

  • US 421 slide repairs complete in Trimble County

    LOUISVILLE, Ky.–The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet maintenance crews and contractors have completed slide repairs on US 421 south of Bedford in Trimble County. Both lanes of the roadway are now open near Rose Hill Road (mile point 4.9). KYTC maintenance staff discovered an embankment slide on March 31 where the shoulder of the road had broken away into Town Branch Creek. One lane of the roadway had been closed for the last two weeks.

  • Hydroplane racing world mourns historian Fred Farley

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner

  • Miss Madison team regroups after key resignations

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Work in preparation for the upcoming H1 Unlimited hydroplane racing season continues at the Miss Madison boat shop on Milton Street in downtown Madison despite the exit of two key members of the local racing team last week. Two-time back-to-back National Champion driver Jimmy Shane and crew chief Larry Hanson both abruptly announced their resignations mid-week, fueling speculation among the extended hydroplane racing community of inner turmoil within the team.

  • Trimble tennis results

    Trimble County’s boys’ tennis team fell to a 0-5 defeat at home Monday against Frankfort. In singles action, Kenny Payton was defeated by Sam Midkiff 1-6, 1-6. Nathan Gibson fell to defeat vs. Myles Stumbo 0-6, 0-6. Frankfort won the third singles and both doubles matches by default.

  • Raiders are runnersup in 8th Region All A held at Gallatin
  • Lady Raiders take second in 8th Region All A softball meet
  • Middle school wins NCKC track & field conference titles

    The Trimble County Middle School track team won the conference title Thursday in New Castle during the North Central Kentucky Middle School Conference Championship. The girls’ team collected 162 points and the boys’ team earned 159 points during the meet to gain the conference titles.

  • Erin Gonterman helps Berea women to 4x800 relay record

    WILLIAMSBURG, KY- The Berea College Mountaineers traveled to the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg recently to compete in an invitational hosted by the Patriots. The Berea women’s 4x800 relay team competed on Friday night in the cold, rain and windy conditions. Despite the harsh conditions the team won the event and shattered the previous school record by twenty-six seconds running a time of 9:51.73. This team was made up of Gabriella Sabino, Trimble County’s Erin Gonterman, Layne Callow and Jenna Hughes.

  • Sundays on Walker’s Bend

    Every Saturday morning I go to the Panera near my house and write my column for the following week.
    I order an egg white and cheese breakfast sandwich and a small coffee and sit at the table that faces the big window so I can watch the traffic go by.
    I spread my stuff out, my notepad and pen and laptop and assorted notes. Most weeks I already know what I’m going to write about, but not always.