Today's News

  • Hemp would be a boon to Commonwealth, lawmakers say

    By Scott Wartman
    The Kentucky Enquirer

    Politicians on both sides of the aisle can envision fields of hemp growing among the tobacco and corn fields of Kentucky.

    Many cite a flagging economy, social media and the advocacy of U.S. Rep. Ron Paul and U.S. Sen. Rand Paul as reasons why they think the legalization of industrial hemp is closer than ever.

    Sen. Paul, R-Ky., and Agriculture Commissioner Jamie Comer promoted efforts to legalize hemp at the Kentucky State Fair in August.

  • Gear up for the Eco-Bot Challenge

    Finding solutions to environmental problems is a focus of scientists around the world. To develop a better understanding of these issues and gain an interest in science-related fields, Trimble County 4th and 5th graders are participating in the Eco-Bot Challenge in their 4-H school clubs.

  • Safely store and dispose of prescription medication

    The week of Sept. 23-29, 2012, The Partnership at Drugfree.org is launching the Medicine Abuse Project, a multi-year effort to raise public awareness about and curb prescription drug abuse.   Most of us will take a prescription medication at some point in our lives. It’s important to remember that medicine a doctor prescribes you is only intended for your use.

    Here are some tips for safely storing medication:



    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, Sept. 24: Corndog, baked beans, potato smile, carrots, watermelon or pears.

    Tuesday, Sept. 25: Taco on whole wheat tortilla, tomato, lettuce, salsa, refried beans, grapes or Mandarin oranges.

  • Great weekend for TC youth

    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • TCMS Raiders edged by Gallatin
  • Raiders upended at home
  • Finish of San Diego race in dispute, under review

    In a controversial finish that took well over an hour of tech inspection to become final, Jimmy Shane was declared the winner of the Championship Final Heat of the San Diego Bayfair on Mission Bay, the final United States stop on the 2012 Air National Guard H1 Unlimited tour.

    Shane drove the U-5 Graham Trucking to a second place finish behind Steve David in the U-6 Oh Boy! Oberto/Miss Madison but H1 officials disqualified David after determining there had been a flagrant fuel violation by the apparent winner

  • Trimble cross country competes at Louisville meet

    Trimble County’s cross country runners returned to action Friday in the prestigious Trinity/Valkerie Invitational, held at Tom Sawyer State Park in Louisville. The event drew teams from schools in four states.


  • Lady Raiders topple W-V, battle hard in All A Classic

    In a final tune-up prior to the Touchstone Energy All A Classic State Volleyball Tournament the Trimble County Lady Raiders overcame a determined team of Walton-Verona Lady Bearcats to win 25-21 and 25-23 Thursday at home.

    The largest lead of either team was Trimble’s 8-2 advantage in the first game. In that contest the score was tied six times. The score was knotted nine times in the second game. Trimble led 24-20 but allowed the Lady Bearcats to score three times to pull within one point, at 24-23, before Trimble closed the door.