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Community News

  • ‘Thimble’ quilts to be exhibited at Trimble’s Kentucky State Fair booth

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    The Trimble County booth at the Kentucky State Fair will have the theme “Quilting in Trimble County” during August 14 -24 at the Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center in Louisville.

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  • TCHS grad receives elite scholarship

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Congratulations are in order for 2014 Trimble County High School graduate Conner Ball for receiving the Otis A. Singletary Scholarship—one of the most prestigious scholarships offered at the University of Kentucky. Through perseverance and a strong support group Conner has received a gigantic jumpstart on his educational goals. The opportunities that accompany this honor are amazing.

  • Muncie is EKU grad

    Eastern Kentucky University recognized 1,707 graduates at the conclusion of the Spring 2014 semester. The graduates honored at commencement ceremonies on May 10 included Milton resident Eric Lee Muncie, who earned a PSYS in School Psychology.
    The new degree holders join more than 137,000 Eastern alumni in Kentucky and across the United States and world. Eastern Kentucky University is a comprehensive university serving approximately 15,500 students.
     

  • Middle school has successful STEM program

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    While many local students have begun their summer vacation several students chose to attend the program entitled STEM at Trimble County Middle School. They are actively engaged in project-based learning that encourages critical thinking. Dow Corning Corporation helped in funding a large portion of the program because they recognize the need for our future citizens to acquire the qualities of problem solving, inferring, planning a design and testing prototypes.

  • Trimble children score above state in screening

    By JACOB BLAIR
    The Trimble Banner Intern
    Some of Trimble County’s youngest students helped the school district surpass the state average scores during the first year of a standardized kindergarten screening.

  • Lexie Roberts on TCHS Honor Roll

    Lexie Roberts made the A/B Honor Roll for Trimble County High School for the 4th nine weeks. Lexie’s name was inadvertently omitted from the honor roll list, which was published in the June 12 edition of The Trimble Banner.

  • Trimble County bands present spring concert

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    A beautiful afternoon full of musical arrangements and a vast array of talented young people was the setting at Trimble County High School Sunday afternoon. The Jazz band, 6th grade band, 7th and 8th grade band, and high school band performed, led by director Matt Leedy.

  • Middle School Beta Club accomplishments feted
  • Celebrate golden wedding anniversary

    Gilbert and Betty Heaton celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary on Saturday, Aug. 16.

    They were treated to a surprise dinner at Belterra Casino’s buffet with their children, Martha Carol and  Ronnie Hunt and Jackie and Trent Jeffries, and grandchildren Christopher Heaton and Sheena Jones, and Jordan Hunt and Autumn Edens, as well as their great-grandson, Braden Hunt.

    The couple was married Aug. 14, 1964, at Poplar Ridge Baptist Church. They have farmed and operated a dairy farm during their life together.