.....Advertisement.....
.....Advertisement.....

Today's Sports

  • Trimble County Raiders...
  • Football Raiders slide to 3-5...

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Legislation targets payday loans

    By BRAD BOWMAN
    Kentucky Press News Service

    FRANKFORT – A new Kentucky bill could make business more difficult for quick and easy payday loan companies to operate by capping interest rates.

    State Sen. Reginald Thomas, D-Lexington, pre-filed legislation Friday for Bill Request 37, which proposes a tiered system for interest rates and violation penalties for cash advance and payday loan companies.

    At each of the seven businesses located in Frankfort, the companies will offer some competitive edge on payday loans.

  • Four Runnin’ Raiders turn in...

    Four Trimble County Runnin’ Raiders set new personal records in Maysville, Ky. for the Mason County Invitational on Sept. 13.

    Johnathon Papai set a personal record time-18:30 (5k), beating his previous time of 19:02, for 33rd place.

    Two seconds behind Johnathon, Brennan Kunkel ran 18:32 (5k) and placed 36th. New Runnin’ Raider Colton Fox had a race time of 24:22 (5k) for 177th place.

  • Fourth title out of reach

    Trimble County High School hosted the 2014 All “A” volleyball tournament Saturday, Sept. 13.

    The team was hoping for its fourth championship title in as many years, but that was not to be.

  • Raiders break losing streak on...

    The Trimble County High School Football Raiders finally raised their hands in victory after trouncing the Jackson County Generals, 30-22, on Friday, Sept. 12.

    This is the first win since the Raiders defeated the Clinton County Bulldogs, 10-8, on Aug. 12, 2012.

    The 20-game winless drought came to an end last Friday night when the Raiders beat the Jackson County Generals 30-22.

  • NASCAR invades Kentucky this...

    Kentucky Speedway
    SPARTA, Ky. - When NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Brian Vickers learned Kentucky Speedway’s 1.5-mile tri-oval is being billed as the roughest track on the circuit, he quickly replied with an affirmative, “mission accomplished. It’s extremely rough, extraordinarily rough.”

  • Raider cagers busy in June

    The Trimble County boys’ basketball team has had a very busy month of June, according to Varsity Coach Johnny Leep.
    The team has played more than 40 games during the past month. The Raiders traveled to Transylvania University to participate in Brian Lanes Team Camp. Trimble County had 25 boys participate in the camp ranging from 6th grade to 12th grade. The team also traveled to Asbury University to participate in Asbury’s team camp.

  • There’s a new kid in town:...

    New Oberto/Miss Madison driver Jimmy Shane spent Saturday in the team’s boat shop in downtown Madison getting fitted for the cockpit and acclimating himself to his new surroundings. The 2013 H1 Unlimited Series High Point Driving Champion was hired during the off-season to succeed longtime fan favorite Steve David who retired at the end of last year’s campaign.

  • Racing teams gearing up for 2014...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    The 2014 H1 Unlimited Hydroplane racing season gets underway in two weeks. Hydro enthusiasts from all over the country will descend on the local area for the Madison Regatta, featuring the Indiana Governor’s Cup Race, over the July 4 weekend.
    Volunteers with Madison Regatta, Inc., hope for outstanding weather and river levels for this year’s event after high water cancelled the racing activities a year ago.