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Today's Features

  • 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.

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    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.

  • Monday, Feb. 8
    Baby & Me 10:30-11 a.m. at the Trimble County Public Library. Story time is for babies, too! Introduce your little one to the library and enjoy reading, singing and playing together! All babies 0-12 months are welcome to bring a favorite adult and learn about the library! Call Trimble County Public Library at (502) 255-7362 for more information.
    Trimble County Public Library Yoga Event Join us at the library for a free one-hour yoga class led by a certified instructor at 6 p.m.
    Tuesday, Feb. 9

  • By CHARLES LISTON
    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.

  • I suffer from a rare malady. It’s called Unintentional Clamor Syndrome. Basically, the more I try to be quiet, the louder I become. When my condition is active I will manage to tip over objects which have been in the same location for years. The ensuing crash is usually spectacular and deafening. Once I’ve created an unexpected noise it is guaranteed to cause the dogs to bark, the cats to flee, my mother-in law to drop a stitch in her knitting, and the neighbors to shake their heads in dismay.

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    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.

  • If you find yourself feeling down, depressed, moody or irritable during a particular time of the year, you may suffer from Seasonal Affective Disorder.
    According to the Mayo Clinic, SAD is a type of depression linked to seasonal changes, and it begins and ends around the same time every year. For the majority of people, symptoms start in the fall or winter but quit with the coming of spring or early summer.

  • 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.

  • By TEENA DRAKE
    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.”