Community News

  • Big Brothers/Sisters may come to Trimble

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Gina Lawrence-Freeman has been employed the past 19 years with Big Brothers Big Sisters in Madison, helping disadvantaged kids improve themselves through adult mentoring services. On Jan. 26, she provided a thought-inspiring overview of this program, now active in Jefferson County, Ind., and in Carroll County, to the Bedford Rotary Club. Importantly, she is now working with local educator and Rotarian Dave Eddy, and others, to establish a BBBS for Trimble County also.

  • TCHS student earns scholarship

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    On January 16, 2016, Brennan Kunkel received a scholarship from the Kentucky Association of Fair and Horse Shows Youth Scholarship (KFHAS). Each county fair may nominate one person for the scholarship. “I was notified in August by Trimble County Fair Board president, Linda Craig, that I was nominated by the Trimble County Fair Board. The next step was to complete the application,” Kunkel explained.

  • JCTC announces Dean’s List

    The Carrollton Campus of Jefferson Community Technical College has announced the Dean’s List of scholars for the Fall 2015 semester. The announcement was made this week by Heather Yocum, JCTC Counselor and Assistant Professor.
    Dean’s List students include Whitney Boatman, Eileen Cifranik, Travis Creech, Joshua Matthew Dancy, Veronica Anne Dunlap, McKenzie Paige Durand, Tori Jo Moreland, Rachel M Phelan, Timothy Lawrence Vest, Jason Nathaniel Weaver, Sydney Michelle Young and Andrew Norman.

  • Graduate David Marsh returns to motivate eighth graders

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    David Marsh visited TCMS last week to inspire and encourage students to plan for their future. He discussed his accomplishments in middle school, high school and now college.
    “If you want something the first step is to create a plan of action,” Marsh strategically explained. “As early as seventh grade I had a mind-set, I wanted to play football in college. I knew it would take hard work and dedication.”


    All A
    Fourth Grade: Farrah Rucker and Bree Turner
    Fifth Grade: Jet Chu, Audrey Howerton, Olivia Jones, Kinley Kunkel, Mitchell Lacefield, Shelby McKinney, Kaylee Payton, Halie Purvis, Madelin Stark and Adelyn Weaver
    All A/B
    Fourth Grade: Cayden Blackaby, Austin Bohanon, Macee Callis, Laura Gibson, Ciara Gilley, Sam Gossom, Drew Herman, Ethan Horn, Adeline Howerton, Thomas Karcher, Raya McWhorter, Keylee Smith, Hope Smith, Katie Townsend, Justin Vittitow and Connor Walker

  • Patron Appreciation holiday reception planned at Trimble Co. Public Library

    The Trimble County Public Library will host a special Patron Appreciation Holiday Reception on Monday, Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m.
    Library visitors will be treated to live music featuring acoustic guitar at 11 a.m. and dulcimers at noon. Refreshments will be provided, including hot chocolate, coffee, punch, sweet treats and small bites.
    A community wreath display will be presented with wreaths created by businesses, organizations, families and other groups from around the county.

  • Warm up with a winter luau at Trimble’s library

    The Trimble County Public Library will host their annual open house on Friday, Dec. 11 from 6-7:30 p.m. The library will be transformed into a Winter Luau, with activities and fun for all ages to enjoy.
    The Newport Aquarium will be bringing their tide pool animals for guests to meet. Children will be able to get up close with a horseshoe crab, sea star, anemone and sea urchin.

  • Holocaust survivor makes presentation to Bedford Rotary


    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Give something that means something — Give blood or host a blood drive

    The American Red Cross encourages individuals and organizations to give something that means something this winter by making a lifesaving blood donation or hosting a blood drive.

    Blood donations often decline from now to New Year’s Day when holiday festivities pull people away from their donation appointments. Seasonal illnesses, such as colds and the flu, can also have a serious impact on blood donations

  • Crystanomoly Cats: Cats are bad micromanagers