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Today's News

  • Out of the blue and broken planes
  • Trimble County FFA
  • 911: Things to know before you dial

    We all know to call 911 to report life-threatening emergencies, but knowing what to say to a dispatcher can help increase police, fire or EMT response time, which in some situations can save a life.

  • New Boone marker unveiling

    By Fred Petke
    The Winchester Sun
    A new historical marker will be unveiled in Clark County Friday, marking the kidnapping of Daniel Boone’s daughter and two other girls.
    The marker, which was approved by the Kentucky Historical Society and sponsored by the Winchester-Clark County Heritage Commission, was placed near the Waterfront Restaurant on Athens Boonesboro Road along the Kentucky River.
    The official unveiling will be at 2 p.m. Friday, followed by a reception at the restaurant.

  • Noah Perry is new Eagle Scout
  • Free employment and education assistance available from Adult Ed

    Have you ever wondered how Trimble County Adult Education can help you or a family member? We have four programs available (Adult Education / Kentucky Career Center / Kentucky Career Youth / Work and Learn) to Trimble County residents who have employment and/or work needs. They provide a wide range of services that are all free.  

  • School leadership teams developing innovative schedule for student needs

    Dear Readers,
    Recently our district middle and high school leadership teams have been meeting to create an innovative school schedule that will better meet the needs of our students and more effectively utilize our limited resources. Somehow this has turned into a belief that the district is going to do away with Honors classes at the high school.

  • Raiders bow out in tournament first round game

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County’s youthful Raider basketball team may have been outmatched in terms of experience and size in their 29th District Tournament tilt with top seed Oldham County last week, but the Raiders played hard from the opening tip to the final buzzer. Oldham, enjoying the home team and home crowd advantage with the game being played in Buckner, raced out to a 16-4 advantage after the first quarter of play and never looked back en route to a 82-49 win.

  • Girls top North Oldham in first round game

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County’s Lady Raiders, the number one seed in last week’s 29th District Tournament, came ready to play in the opening round game Tuesday against North Oldham, eventually sweeping the floor with the hapless Lady Mustangs to the tune of a 50-28 final score. The tournament was held at Oldham County High School’s gymnasium in Buckner.

  • Ladies savor third straight title

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    “It’s been a long time coming!”
    Trimble coach Kerrie Stewart enjoyed a thrill of a lifetime Friday as she and her Lady Raiders finally cut down the nets from the Oldham County High School gymnasium after handily defeating longtime nemesis Oldham County, 64-48,  to claim the school’s third consecutive district title. This was a first, however. The previous titles had been won at North Oldham in 2015 and at home last year.