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Today's News

  • Scenarios envisioned if the school nickel tax vote is successful in Nov.

    Dear Readers,
    In the past week I have continued to hear of questions regarding the Nickel tax and urgent needs funding. It is my goal to answer those questions in this week’s article. The questions asked are:
    •What if the nickel tax does not pass? What are the consequences?
    •What if the tax passes but the legislature does not give Trimble any urgent needs funds?
    •What is the cost to the citizens of Trimble County should the nickel tax pass?
    •Why should renters care?

  • Adult Education open house set Sept. 15 at former middle school

    On Thursday, Sept. 15, 2016, JCTC Trimble County Adult Education will be holding an Open House and Drawing. There will be 12 Free GED Tests drawn with a total value of $240.
    Adult Education moved this summer to the former middle school facility at 116 Wentworth Avenue, Room 112, Bedford.  Everyone is invited to the Open House that is from 12 – 2 p.m. We will provide refreshments and the drawing will be held at 1 p.m.

  • The 2016, We just don’t want to be left out… games

    I hold the Olympic athletes in very high regard. I simply cannot imagine the level of dedication required to perform at that level of excellence. I also have much respect for the Para Olympics. The athletes in these games are admirable by having the heart and fortitude to not allow that which others may perceive as disabilities limit them in any fashion. Finally, we have the Senior Olympics. As someone once said snow on the roof does not necessarily equate to no flame in the furnace. Self confidence, no matter the odometer reading, gives me hope for my own future.

  • Wearing contact lenses

    If you wear corrective lenses for vision, you may have chosen to wear contacts.  Contact lenses can be a great alternative to wearing glasses.  However, when wearing contact lenses, you will want to make sure that you are safely handling them on a day-to-day basis, taking care of them making sure that you visit the eye doctor on a regular basis.
    Here are some healthy habits for contact lens wearers:
    lWash hands. Before you ever touch your contact lenses you should wash your hands with soap and water and dry your hands with a clean cloth.

  • Make the most of manure

    Manure can be a valuable fertilizer, if you know how to correctly use it. Having a nutrient management plan (NMP) can help you to understand how much manure your farm produces, to pinpoint what areas need manure and to identify crops that can best use the manure without losing nutrients via leaching or runoff.

  • Mike Kelly, Graham Trucking win APBA Gold Cup

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    DETROIT-- For J. Michael Kelly, Sunday’s UAW-GM Spirit of Detroit Hydrofest APBA Gold Cup was his third successive day of battling from behind. He had been racing hard while watching the two-time defending Gold Cup Champion Jimmy Shane lead the fleet in qualifying on Friday, watching the young local rookie favorite Andrew Tate win three heats on Saturday (one unlimited and two Grand Prix).

  • Norton Sports Health opens Saturday sports clinic for Trimble County athletes

    LOUISVILLE, Ky. – With the fall sports season in full swing, injured athletes can now get treatment on the weekends without having to go to the emergency room.
    Norton Sports Health’s Saturday Sports Injury Clinic is now open. The clinic, at the Norton Orthopaedic & Hand Center, 9880 Angies Way off Brownsboro Road in far eastern Jefferson County, treats athletes of all ages and sports for concussions, as well as ankle, hamstring, knee, shoulder and elbow injuries.

  • TCHS football suffers 43-8 defeat in Clinton County
  • ‘Runnin’ Raiders’ host Backwoods Invitational

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Trimble County Middle/High School’s cross country program hosted the Trimble County Backwoods Invitational Saturday at the Trimble County Park.

  • Experience is key to Trimble’s domination of Carroll

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Experience and size were cited by both coaches as keys to Trimble County’s 2-0 win (25-9, 25-10) over visiting Carroll County in high school volleyball action Monday.