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  • Three things to consider for...

    By LEE McCLELLAN
    Kentucky Afield Magazine
    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The weather forecast calls for a redbud winter to hit this week. This old saying refers to cold snaps that occur in early April when the redbud trees bloom.
    The up and down nature of spring weather can cause consternation among anglers when planning fishing trips. Concerns about the weather is one of three things to consider when planning fishing trips this spring.
    1.    Barometric pressure is key to unlocking fish behavior in spring:

  • Detroit to host two Unlimited...

    By BRUCE MADEJ
    Special to The Trimble Banner

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  • Fire safety for turkey hunters

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - With the start of youth spring turkey hunting season, the Kentucky Division of Forestry is urging hunters carrying on the state’s rich hunting traditions to be especially careful during Spring Forest Fire Season.
    KDF offers the following tips for a wildfire-safe hunting experience.
    ·BE CAREFUL WITH ALL FIRES: Whether a campfire, gas lantern, cook stove, barbecue, etc., all can quickly start fires in dry forests.

  • Lady Raiders best Juggernauts,...

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    A stiff wind, portent of an approaching spring storm, violently whipped the American flag during the playing of the National Anthem Thursday, as the Trimble County Lady Raiders took the field to host Lloyd Memorial.
    As play began the wind calmed and the rains held off long enough for Trimble to power their way to a 11-1 win in five innings.
    The Lady Raiders were on the receiving end of an 11-1 defeat at the hands of Oldham County the night before.

  • ‘Probably the best team we’ve...

    By KRISTIN BECK
    Landmark News Service
    Trimble County drew a tough opponent in the opening round of The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic Friday night, losing 14-3 to eventual tournament champion DuPont Manual. But the Lady Raiders didn’t give up. Down 13-0 in the fourth, the girls scored two runs in the bottom half and one more in the fifth.  

  • Trimble wins first round with...

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    The first Carroll County verses Trimble County softball border war game went to the Lady Raiders as they won round one 4-3 at the Carroll County Classic tournament sponsored by The News-Democrat, April 1.

  • Trimble takes 5th in Carroll Co...

    By TIM HENDRICK
    Landmark News Service
    Two big scoring innings led Trimble County to a fifth place finish when they defeated Milan, Ind., 10-4 in The News-Democrat Carroll County Classic, April 1.

  • Parks assessing alternative uses...

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – Kentucky State Parks announced last week that it will look at alternative recreational uses for the 9-hole golf courses at Carter Caves State Resort Park and Kincaid Lake State Park.
    The parks previously sought proposals for private businesses to manage the golf courses, but did not receive any responses.
    As a result, the course at Carter Caves will close permanently April 2. The course at Kincaid Lake will remain open through Oct. 31, 2017.