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

Today's News

  • School officials review safety procedures in wake of Conn. shooting

    State law requires all Kentucky public schools to have in place procedural guides for handling emergencies, and the Carroll and Trimble county school districts are no exception.

    In light of the tragic school shooting in Newtown, Conn., on Friday, Carroll Superintendent Lisa James said Monday afternoon that the main goal at her schools was to stick to the normal routine, which is exactly what officials at the Kentucky Center for School Safety at Eastern Kentucky University encourage districts to do.

  • Milton-Madison Bridge Project reaches milestone

    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Milton-Madison Bridge Project reached another milestone this week as the last steel beam was lifted into place on the new truss bridge. But, with the truss – or steel framework – still sitting on temporary piers, there are several crucial steps that must take place before the new bridge is complete in late spring 2013. 

  • Christmas production at Trimble High
  • Hunting runs in the family
  • Celebrate Christmas with the beauty of poinsettias

    Poinsettias combine the traditional red and green colors of the Christmas holidays. Poinset-tias are the most popular holiday flowers, and they are spectacular this year! You can find them in abundance in many of our area stores. When I think of Christmas flowers, the poinsettia is always at the top of my list. There are other holiday flowers like cyclamen, Christmas cactus, kalenchoe and even orchids, but the poinsettia is my favorite Christmas flower!

  • Keeping stress out of the holidays for your kids’ sakes

    Did you know that 91 percent of children are aware of parent stress?  Although there are a lot of fun things to do this time of year, it can also be very stressful.  Along with the holidays comes stress related to spending, entertaining, travel and changes in routine.  Follow some of these tips to help reduce the stress that your family may feel:

  • Bring holiday cheer to the elderly: give your time

    The holidays are supposed to be a time of joy, but for some older adults, especially those living alone or in long-term care, holidays can be met with stress, confusion and feelings of sadness and loneliness, often intensified because holidays can be further reminders of the loss of loved ones, health and even independence. During this time of year, older adults can become isolated from their friends, family and community, leading to an increased risk of depression. There are several ways to make the holidays brighter and more tolerable, however.

  • Raiders set to open at home after vigorous road schedule

    Fans of the Trimble County high school boys’ basketball team will welcome the Raiders to the friendly confines of TCHS gymnasium for the first time this season when they entertain Oldham County Friday.

    The Raiders, 2-3 on the season, have faced five opponents on the road so far during the young 2012-13 basketball season. Trimble opened the season with a hard-fought loss at Carroll County on Nov. 29. Since we last went to press with last week’s edition of The Trimble Banner the Raiders have had a busy travel schedule.

    Owen County

  • Lady Raiders dismantle young Switz. County team

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders went after visiting Switzerland County early and often in Thursday’s interstate basketball romp Thursday. The Lady Raiders jumped out to a 23-13 advantage after the first eight minutes of play and never looked back en route to a 62-40 victory.

    Trimble’s first quarter offensive display included three treys from junior forward Erin Gonterman and a fourth from junior point guard Paige Black.

  • State police plan safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of December 17 - December 31, 2012.

    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles and the licensing of drivers.  Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.