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  • JMK repeats as Governor’s Cup champion

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    J. Michael Kelly in the Graham Trucking U-5 won the Indiana Governor’s Cup H1 Unlimited Hydroplane race Sunday, taking home the historic Governor’s Cup trophy for the second consecutive year.
    Kelly pulled away from second-place finisher Jimmy Shane in the U-1 Oberto/Miss Madison on the first lap of the winner take all championship heat.

  • Bedford Rotary discusses ‘Kindergarten Ready’ status during June 16 meeting

    By CHARLES LISTON
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Rotarian David Eddy led a discussion at the June 16 meeting on the general status of “Kindergarten Ready” programs for our county designed to assist parents and teachers in preparing pre-school kids for public school in the lower grades. Eddy serves as a Family Resources Coordinator for TCPS, focusing on pre-school children on up to fifth graders.

  • Ky. Labor Cabinet urges workplace caution in heat

    FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Kentucky Labor Cabinet wants to remind all employers and employees that high temperatures and humidity can have devastating effects if workers do not take proper precautions and procedures.
    “Hot weather can make for dangerous conditions both outdoors and inside,” said Labor Secretary Larry L. Roberts. “In many cases, precautions such as water, rest and shade can be the difference between life and death for workers.”

  • Support given to Trimble’s adult education

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    Support for the Trimble County Adult Education program was unanimous last week among the members of the Trimble County Fiscal Court as the county government body voted to approve a request by that organization for a $3,500 contribution. A service of the Jefferson Community and Technical College, the adult education program serves the community in facilities located on the Trimble County High School campus behind the former elementary school building.

  • Donors give hair for Children With Hair Loss

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Ralph Hance, Trimble County Extension Agent for 4-H, hosted a hair donation event for Children With Hair Loss (CWHL), a non-profit organization helping children with hair loss.

  • Sachleben is new postmaster

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner
    Angela Sachleben is Milton’s new Postmaster. Beginning her postal career 23 years ago in Indiana, her pleasant smile and bubbly attitude creates a happy atmosphere in the Milton Post Office.  
    For five years Sachleben was a mail carrier in the Madison area. She moved to management in Indianapolis, later became a customer service analyst in Louisville Kentucky. The past 15 years Angela worked in labor relations.

  • TCMS BETA seeks donations

    Staff Report
    National Beta Club is a premier youth organization in our country with over 7,600 clubs in 45 states. Trimble County Middle School, with an enrollment of 311 students, has a chapter of the National Beta Club with 75 members. National Beta Club is a student-centered honor society that promotes character, recognizes achievement, develops leadership skills and encourages community service.

  • Trimble Relay total to exceed $21,000

    By DAVE TAYLOR
    The Trimble Banner
    “I have been overwhelmed with kindness from this community!”
    The speaker was Trimble County’s Relay for Life Chairperson Michelle Griffith as she reflected Monday on the success of Saturday’s Relay event at the Bedford Elementary School. Griffith said that while there are still some late donations coming in, “I can comfortably say that it is over $21,000.00!

  • Trimble students GEAR UP for summer camp program

    By TEENA DRAKE
    Special to The Trimble Banner    
    GEAR UP is an acronym for Gaining Early Awareness and Readiness for Undergraduate Program. GEAR UP is a federally funded program that focuses on soft skills; for example: time management, study skills, college/career availability, budgeting, and much more. Students are guided to search education and career possibilities that are suited towards their personal interest.

  • Mt Byrd youth on mission