Today's News

  • Raiders show strength in 4 game home stand, suffer defeat on the road to Walton-Verona

    The Trimble County Raiders baseball team racked up a combined 53 runs in four home victories Tuesday through Friday before heading up the road Saturday to take on Walton-Verona. The exhausting stretch unfortunately caught up to the Raiders as the Bearcats put on a clinic, defeating Trimble 24-1.

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  • Lady Raiders fall to rival Carroll in close contest

    BY TIM HENDRICK | Landmark News Service

    Carroll County starting pitcher Andrea Searcy was also the batting hero as she drove in the winning run with a walk off single in the Lady Panther’s 4-3 win over Trimble County, May 14.

    Searcy was also dominate in the pitching circle for most of the game as she only allowed two hits and struck out 14 batters.

    Trimble County scored three unearned runs in the sixth inning as the Lady Raiders opened up a 3-1 lead.

  • Girls emerge victorious with win over Williamstown

    The Trimble County Lady Raiders sported pink jerseys in their final regular season home appearance – a game played for cancer awareness. The game turned out to be pretty in pink for the home team as they overpowered Williamstown, 11-4.

    Trimble unloaded 11 hits in the game and took advantage of seven Williamstown errors while scoring in four of the six innings in which they came to bat.

  • iLEAD Academy takes home 24 awards at Technology Student Association state competition

    iLEAD Academy participated in the Technology Student Association state competition on April 23 in Louisville. Students in all grade levels at iLEAD (freshmen, sophomores and juniors) competed individually or in small groups in various STEM-related events ranging from animatronics to CAD engineering to STEM careers to fashion design and technology. The three-day event was held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel and culminated with the award ceremony on Wednesday morning.

  • Keys to embracing aging

    Positive Attitude

  • Never trust a goose

    I love animals. It doesn’t matter if they are furry, finny or feathery. I still love them. I hold fast to that sentiment but I have met an animal that has tested my patience. This animal is the goose. Geese are mean. It doesn’t matter if they’re barnyard geese, Canada geese or snow geese, geese are mean. I suspect even Mother Goose had her bad days.

  • Public records | May 10, 2018

    Items published in court news are public record.

    The Trimble Banner publishes all misdemeanors, felonies and small-claims judgments recorded in district court, as well as all civil suits recorded in circuit court. Juvenile court cases are not published.

    Crime reports are provided by local law enforcement agencies. Charges or citations reported to The Trimble Banner do not imply guilt.

    The following cases were heard the week of April 30 by the Honorable Judge Jerry D. Crosby II.


  • Community center hosts smoking cessation class


    A misunderstanding of meeting time proved to be an interesting and entertaining event for me Thursday night.

  • Teacher appreciation week is more important than ever

    In the early 1940s, a teacher in Arkansas decided that her profession deserved more recognition, so she gave herself an assignment: She wrote a letter to every governor and numerous other political and educational leaders, asking for their help.

    One of Mattie Whyte Woodridge’s letters eventually came to the attention of Eleanor Roosevelt, the former First Lady who not only agreed, but actually petitioned Congress to consider setting aside a day to honor those who teach.

  • Are you saving enough for retirement?