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Today's News

  • It’s time we work together

    Our world is at a point of crisis that most of us could never have imagined. Factors of climate, war, culture, environmental destruction, resources, unemployment and financial decline are creating fear and uncertainty of the future. We are at what some predict as the end times.

    Whether you agree with this or not, one thing that we all agree on is the need to set aside our differences and focus on mutual goals of restoration. We can no longer divide the focus by remaining in conflict within ourselves, our families, our communities, our country and our world.

  • Trimble at National FFA Convention

    By  Lori Whitehead
    Special to The Trimble Banner

    The Trimble County High School Chapter of the Future Farmers of America recently attended the 85th National FFA Convention.  The convention was held Oct. 24-26 in Indianapolis.

    Trimble County students were joined by Carroll and Henry counties as well.  Students saw people from all over the United States, even some from Puerto Rico!  The majority of students concluded that this was the best trip they had ever been on.

  • Soil testing after dry conditions

    Dry weather conditions this past summer may lead to lower soil pH and potassium levels in fall soil samples according to Frank Sikora, UK Extension Soil Testing Coordinator. Measuring the accurate levels of pH and potassium in soil after harvest will provide the proper amount of potassium fertilizer and lime needed in the spring to supplement the soil’s nutrients to provide suitable growing conditions.

  • 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.