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Today's News

  • WHAT'S HAPPENING IN TRIMBLE COUNTY THIS WEEK

    Wednesday, June 16 Simply Sharing Homemak-ers meet at 10:30 a.m. at the Trimble County Extension Office. This month’s lesson is on The Kentucky Quilt Trail, presented by Extension agent Jane Proctor. Open to members and guests. Pitch-in lunch follows; bring a dish to share. (502) 255-7188 Trimble County Board of Education meets at 6

  • A TRIUMPHANT RETURN

    The Trimble Banner The sweltering heat and late-evening threat of rain may have forced an early end to this year’s Trimble County Relay for Life, but didn’t dampen spirits of the volunteers. Relay is a community event – held nationwide – that raises funds for the American Cancer Society. During the event, teams sell items and offer activities to raise fund

  • Academy aims to ease transition to middle school

    The Trimble Banner The transition from elementary to middle school can be one of the toughest for young people, but a program at Trimble County Middle School is designed to ease the stress for incoming sixth-graders this year. Principal Mike Genton is hoping for 100 percent turnout for the Sixth-Grade Academy at TCMS

  • CPA assists city during clerk's leave

    The Trimble Banner While the city of Milton is waiting to see what happens with the clerk-treasurer position, Karen Hardin, a certified public account based in Madison, Ind., has been helping to keep the books straight. Hardin, who is in Milton to conduct the city’s audit for the 2009-10 fiscal year, handed Mayor Denny Jackson an

  • Raider’s teams fare well at CCHS Invitational meet

    SPECIAL TO THE BANNER The Trimble Co. Track team competed with 12 other schools in the Carroll County Invitational on Friday, May 7, at Carroll County High School in Carrollton.  Injuries and a school field trip left the Runnin’ Raiders a little short-handed, but team members who participated still managed to break school records. The Lady Raiders fared well despite

  • County awarded state assistance after flood

    Carroll County is among three counties designated by Gov. Steve Beshear to receive state financial help and 17 counties designated for all categories of public assistance as part of Kentucky’s federal disaster declaration following a May 1 storm. On June 11, Beshear and the Department for Local Government announced the award of Flood C

  • Senator should support horse racing industry

    Editor: When I think of what I am most proud of, it is driving along Hwy. 42, taking me through each county in the 26th District and enjoying the beauty of horse farms along the way. Their important roles in Kentucky’s signature industry have always been taken for granted by me, until the last few years. The thoroughbred business and

  • Logano wins again at Ky. Speedway

    SPARTA, Ky. – Joe Gibbs Racing driver Joey Logano tightened his stranglehold on Nationwide Series competition at Kentucky Speedway by earning his third consecutive “Meijer 300 presented by Ritz” victory from the pole position by 0.662 of second over Carl Edwards Saturday. Logano led the 200-lap battle five times for 106 lap

  • Writer supports Tona Barkley’s election

    Editor: One of the lessons we all should have been learning through the last couple years is that large corporate enterprises can run extremely askew from the public interest. We have even seen them operate against their own best interests as their executives helped themselves to personal financial rewards while steering their companies into

  • A Week of Fun at the County Fair