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Today's News

  • Tips for creating a festive holiday meal on a budget

    The holiday season can bring financial stress that burdens your spirit. From purchasing gifts to traveling to planning an elaborate holiday meal, extra expenses make it hard on families this time of the year. Many families skip holiday traditions to avoid overspending. Skipping the big Thanksgiving or Christmas meal may not be the answer to pinching pennies; choosing to eat a nutritious meal can help you avoid the extra spending and extra calories.

  • TRIMBLE COUNTY SCHOOL LUNCH MENUS

    BEDFORD/MILTON ELEMENTARY

    Offered @ Breakfast Daily:Milk/Juice/Fruit/Cereal/Toast
    Breakfast -- free
    Lunch -- $1.85
    Milk  -- .45
    Offered Daily:  Milk / Juice / Chef Salad / Yogurt
    All bread is whole grain

    Monday, Nov. 19: Pizza, garden salad, corn, grapes or pear half.

    Tuesday, Nov. 20: Beefaroni, glazed carrots, peas, apple pineapple.

    Wednesday-Friday: No School. Happy Thanksgiving!

    TRIMBLE COUNTY MIDDLE/HIGH SCHOOL

  • Runnin’ Raiders compete at state cross country meet

    Trimble County’s Runnin’ Raiders took 10th place in the boys’ state cross country meet Saturday while the girls placed 15th. The event was held at the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington.

  • Youth Tackle Raiders claim league championship

    By TODD POLLOCK
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County Youth Tackle Football League ended the season in a bittersweet fashion.

    The Junior Varsity Raiders beat the Campbellsburg Bengals 19-12 on Saturday to earn the right to play Sunday in the championship game against the Eminence Warriors 20-13. The game was well contested between the Raiders and the Warriors, but it would be the Warriors to come up with the victory in overtime.

  • Carroll ministers helping bus crash families

    The Carroll County Ministerial Association is administering a fund to help the families of those involved in the tragic bus accident on Boone Road last Monday.

    The Rev. Dr. Chris White of First Baptist Church, who heads the ministerial group, said the fund came together to aid families with the financial burdens they are facing day-to-day.

    The ministerial association fund is designed to help all those who had children involved in the accident. But he said the needs of the families differ based on their individual situations.

  • Phantoms and mirror magic

    A month or so ago, I met a man with part of his right arm missing -- he was a tree trimmer and had an accident involving a chain saw.

    I asked him if the missing part ever hurt. He said as a matter of fact, it was bothering him as we were talking.

  • LOOKING BACK

    30 Years Ago (Nov. 18, 1982)
     Burley market opened yesterday and there will be sales every day in Carrollton. With 16 days until the closing for Christmas, tobacco growers have time to makes the sales. The average support price is now $1.751 per pound, 7 percent above last year’s average. This year’s crop seems to be of much better quality than last year’s according to warehousemen.

  • DO YOU REMEMBER?
  • Kentucky’s new test scores attracting national interest

    Over the last two decades, Kentucky has built a national reputation for its willingness to blaze new paths when it comes to education.  Early this month, we took another major step forward with the release of the latest round of school accountability scores.

  • Trimble County Community Calendar

    Thursday-Friday
    Nov. 15-16
    Trimble County Emergency Management is hosting an 8-hour CPR class at the Trimble County Extension Office Building from 6:30-10:30. This two day class is Red Cross Training and is only $5 to be paid on the day of sign up.

    Friday, Nov. 16
    Trimble County Public Library will host a Basic Computer Class from 10-11 a.m. If you are a beginner to the world of computers, come and ask question.  This class will be repeated on Dec. 21. Sign up by calling 502-255-7362.