Today's News

  • Pumpkin spice

    Unfortunately for me my favorite season is coming to an end. The days have grown shorter. Much to my disgust I find myself wearing a jacket in the mornings and evenings. The flower beds and the gardens are playing out, and that little fiend Jack Frost is lurking somewhere in the shadows waiting for his chance to spoil my mornings.

  • Couponing in the digital age

    Couponing has moved beyond the Sunday paper and flyers received in the mail to the digital age. While you will still find great deals on paper, you will find many more online or on smartphone apps. Clipping coupons on websites and smartphone apps will result in more savings by giving you a greater number of coupons and a chance to search for the brands that your family uses. Below are a few pointers digital coupons:

  • Fall fertilizer applications to hay fields and pastures

    You may be wondering if it’s necessary and economical to apply fertilizer to your pastures and hay grounds this fall.

  • Trimble County Middle School football in action
  • ‘Runnin’ Raiders’ compete at Lexington

    Staff Report
    The Trimble County “Runnin’ Raiders” competed in the Franklin County Invitational, held Saturday at the New Horse Park in Lexington.
    Two Trimble ladies ran in the girls’ varsity 5000 meter event.  Freshman 55 Rachel Liter placed 55th with a time of 22 minutes 36.93 seconds. Seventh grader Kinley Kunkel placed 108th with a time of 24:21.53. A total of 222 girls raced in the event.

  • Trimble gridders fall to Dayton
  • Trimble drops close battle

    The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County Lady Raiders were one score away from clinching their first win of the season Thursday in a matchup with Williamstown but the fickle disposition of momentum turned quickly against the host ladies and the win slipped from their grasp. Instead, Williamstown forced a best-of-three playoff and went on to win 1-2 (25-19, 26-28, 16-25).

  • HomeStreet-sponsored Miss Madison claims championship

    SAN DIEGO, CALIF. –Andrew Tate took home the Bill Muncey Cup presented by HomeStreet Bank at San Diego Bayfair on Sunday and U-1 Miss HomeStreet/Miss Madison’s Jimmy Shane won the 2017 H1 Unlimited national championship.
    Tate in the U-9 Realtrac/Delta gear saved his best for the last race of the season by jumping out to an early lead and holding off a hard-charging J. Michael Kelly in the U-12 Graham Trucking boat. Kelly nearly passed Tate but by Lap 4 Tate pulled ahead for good. Kelly finished second and Shane took third in the final.

  • Grace in the storm

    I’ve started this column at least a dozen times today, and there are a dozen wadded up pieces of paper in my trash can.
    How do I even begin to put into words the events of this past week? My heart overflows with awe and gratitude -- and shame that I had doubted the love and kindness of God my Father.
    So, I guess I’ll begin with my confession: In the days leading up to the arrival of Hurricane Irma on Sunday, even though God said, “Fear not,” I feared.


    Sept. 17, 1987 (30 Years Ago)