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Today's News

  • Water recreation guidelines issued

    FRANKFORT, Ky. -- With summer approaching, The Kentucky Division of Water and the Kentucky Department for Public Health offer these safety tips to help Kentuckians enjoy the many rivers, lakes and creeks in which to boat, fish, swim, canoe or otherwise enjoy our abundant water resources.
    Despite many water quality improvements, there is the potential for human health risks in any body of water. By using a common sense approach, your risks of experiencing water-derived health issues can be greatly decreased.
    DOW and DPH recommend that the public:

  • Seasons end for TCHS baseball, softball

    Staff Report
    Trimble County High School’s diamond teams were defeated in first round action of their respective 29th District Tournament action closing out the season for both softball and baseball.

  • Wilson is regional shot put champ

    By LAUREN HOLLOWAY
    Trimble Banner Intern
    The Trimble County High School track and field team competed in the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s Region 5 Meet Saturday, hosted by Lexington Christian High School. While Trimble’s boys failed to field enough competitors for a team score, Trimble’s women placed sixth with 28 points among their Class A counterparts. Danville took first place with 112 points followed by Nicholas, Owen, Lexington Christian, and Burgin teams.

  • Gonterman to play college volleyball at Berea

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    As this year’s senior volleyball players are graduating from Berea College, one Trimble County High School senior is packing her bags and gearing up to take one of the team’s vacant spots. On Wednesday, Katie Gonterman signed a letter of intent to play volleyball for NCAA Division III Berea College.

  • Uncle Willis

    Uncle Willis, my alcoholic Uncle Willis, spent a year and day in the Jackson County, Alabama jail. Let me explain how it happened….
    Grandma said, “Willis is a good Christian boy, he just got baptized in dirty water.”

  • How not to ‘flunk’ sainthood

    On my last birthday I turned 61.
    I thought by this age I’d get the hang of the whole sainthood thing, at least the Protestant definition of a saint as simply being a follower of Jesus, although that somehow doesn’t seem to be enough. Shouldn’t there be more to it than that? Hitting a benchmark of obedience? Praying without ceasing? Saying no to temptation eight out of 10 times, or at least two out of 10?
    If so, then I’m a poor excuse for a “saint.”

  • LOOKING BACK

    May 29, 1986 (30 years ago)
    Alumni Banquet Enjoys 21st Gathering
    The twenty-first fathering of the Trimble County Alumni Association was held May 17 at the high school with approximately 175 in attendance. Owen Lee Clifford was Master of Ceremonies.
    Pierce Retires As TCHS Cook After 30 Years

  • Honor the fallen and their families

    This weekend we honor the brave men and women who gave their lives for this great country. Originally referred to as “Decoration Day,” the holiday originated after the Civil War as Americans would decorate the graves of fallen soldiers with flowers each year. Following WWI it took on new significance and all of America’s wars were from then on included and observed in the holiday we now know as “Memorial Day.”

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Remember the fallen this Memorial Day

    On Monday, our nation will pause as it has for more than 150 years to remember and pay tribute to those who gave their lives protecting our nation.
    There are more than 1.2 million names on that list, about half of which were added during the four years of the Civil War.