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Community News

  • Recent grads of JCTC Adult Education share success stories

    There are a multitude of reasons that a student struggles academically, but the most detrimental is the lack of confidence. It is with hope that two recent graduates at JCTC Trimble County Adult Education prove to others that the power to overcome lies within yourself. Kelsie Metz and Deborah Thompson, both struggled with a lack of confidence and uncertainty, but walked away with a diploma in their hands.
    “Many people said I would not amount to anything. Getting a GED was the place to start,” Kelsie said.

  • Raker descendants planning July 29 reunion in Madison

    The annual RAKER reunion gathering is set for July 29 this year.  It will be held at the American Legion Post 9 Shelter, at 707 Jefferson Street in Madison, Indiana.
    Descendants of Ernst and Mary Buscher RAKER, and the related families of Strautmann, Titkemeyer, Uhlmansiek, Bulthaup, Obertate, Diekmann, Thiemann, and Detmer, and friends are invited to come join the reunion.

  • Your donations appreciated for July 28 Back to School Fair

    The Trimble County Youth Services Center and Family Resource Center are teaming up to host a Back to School Fair again this year.
    This will be a community-wide effort to provide clothes and shoes for those students and adults who are living on a tight budget. Be sure to tell anyone you know might be in need of this outreach effort to make them aware of this opportunity.

  • The importance of buying local

    By TREVOR BROWNING
    Special to The Trimble Banner

  • Raker reunion planned July 29

    The annual RAKER reunion gathering is set for July 29 this year.  It will be held at the American Legion Post 9 Shelter, at 707 Jefferson Street in Madison, Indiana.
    Descendants of Ernst and Mary Buscher RAKER, and the related families of Strautmann, Titkemeyer, Uhlmansiek, Bulthaup, Obertate, Diekmann, Thiemann, and Detmer, and friends are invited to come join the reunion.

  • Church Briefs

    Bedford Baptist VBS picnic supper
    Bedford Baptist Church, Galactic Starveyors VBS for infants through the 6th grade concludes tonight!  Parents are invited to come at 7 p.m., to see what their children have learned this year and then enjoy a picnic supper. The church is located at 1425 U.S. 42E.

  • Commissioner reports, sewer billing, insurance discussions for Bedford

    By HILDA PARRISH
    The Trimble Banner
    Mayor Todd Pollock called the regular monthly meeting of the Bedford City Commissioners to order at 6 p.m. Tuesday, June 20. During the meeting, Commissioner Gary Johnson reported he is checking into prices of pumps for the lift stations, and that a light in Lift 1 is not working. He can replace the bulb if that is the problem.

  • Daniel Haney earns Georgia Tech degree

    ATLANTA, GA -- Robert Daniel Haney of Bedford has earned a Bachelor of Science in Aerospace Engineering from the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta. He is the son of Robert and Dawn Haney, Bedford.
    Haney was among approximately 3,800 undergraduate and graduate students who received degrees during Georgia Tech’s 253rd Commencement exercises on May 5-6, 2017, at the McCamish Pavilion.

  • Consent items dominate board’s agenda

    Trimble County Board of Education Meeting
    By CRYSTAL CAUDILLO
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    During the June 7 regular meeting of the Trimble County Board of Education, the board granted approval of the following items:
    4The minutes of the May 24, 2017 regular meeting

  • Rotarians hear overview of chaplain duties on June 13

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner