Community News

  • Milton school awarded grant
  • Taylor named to Hanover College fall term Dean’s List

    HANOVER, Ind. – Trent Taylor was one of more than 300 Hanover College students who earned Dean’s List honors for the fall 2015 semester. To qualify for Hanover’s Dean’s List, students must have a GPA of 3.5 or better.
    Taylor, a junior political science major, is the son of Tim and Michelle
    Taylor, Milton. He is a graduate of Trimble County High School.
    Located on 650 acres overlooking the Ohio River in southeastern Indiana,
    Hanover is a premier, nationally ranked, liberal arts institution that has

  • Robert Haney named to Fall Dean’s List at Georgia Tech

    ATLANTA, GA -- Robert Haney of Bedford made the Dean’s List for the Fall 2015 semester at the Georgia Institute of Technology. This designation is awarded to undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or higher academic average for the semester.    
    One of the nation’s leading research universities, the Georgia Institute of Technology is in the business of creating the next--the next idea, the next technology, and the next legion of agile minds well equipped to imagine and engineer our future.

  • TCMS academic team repeats as Quick Recall Champs!

    The Trimble County Middle School Academic Team has been crowned Quick Recall District Champions once again. This past week TCMS hosted the Governor’s Cup District Academic Tournament.
    Quick Recall is much like that of the game show Jeopardy except it is four on four as opposed to one on one. There are two 12-minute halves comprised of 40 questions each. When a team member buzzes in and answers correctly, their team receives a point.

  • Rotary meets new principal

    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Bedford Rotarians welcomed new Trimble County High School Principal Michael Slider who provided a half hour of information on his priorities and goals for TCHS for the next five years in their Jan. 19 meeting. Slider, a graduate from Western Kentucky, comes to Trimble County with many years of teaching experience in Kentucky public school systems, having only recently moved into school administration activities following completion of training for his administration certification.

  • 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